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Latest News

New 'super-resolution' technique improves brain PET imaging

Using head motion to enhance visualization, rather that detract from it

Under the hood of total body PET with its developers

A lot has changed since we first spoke to Ramsey Badawi and Simon Cherry in 2017

Clinicians hesitant to use AI, even in cases where algorithms are validated and reliable

Fear deploying a treatment plan made by an inadequate algorithm

Using CT, researchers show risk of delaying lung cancer surgery

Waiting more than 12 weeks leads to inferior outcomes

Molecular imaging current events recap

Some of the top stories from the last several months

SNMMI Product Showcase

Some of the products and services that will be on display during the virtual 2021 SNMMI

iCAD and Sectra partner on distribution for ProFound AI

Will be available on the Sectra Amplifier Marketplace

Impact of COVID-19 on the molecular imaging market

Insight from the clinical advisors at symplr

Microsoft gets U.S. antitrust nod for $16 billion Nuance buy

Will be the tech giant's biggest acquisition since LinkedIn in 2016

Houston Methodist workers suspended for refusing vaccine, lawsuit filed

Legal precedent suggests hospitals can require vaccines in the interest of protecting patients

Healthcare Chronicles

Provider Credentialing: Learn now or pay later

June 27, 2011

Real-time credentialing is the first line of defense in protecting your hospital's reputation.

Anti-reprocessing tactics are anti-hospital tactics

May 31, 2011

Thording: "OEMs don't have to agree with reprocessing, but they shouldn't be preventing it."

With a stormy economy, GPOs need a Safe Harbor

March 25, 2011

A perspective on the benefits of GPOs from an industry expert.

Health Care Chronicles: Privacy - not just another word

February 05, 2011

Dr. Barry P. Chaiken on protecting patient privacy in the era of digitization.

Managing health in an age of reform

January 26, 2011

Health management programs can help you cut costs.

Health Care Chronicles: Helping developing countries get radiology ready

January 03, 2011

Philips Healthcare's Ronald de Jong on increasing access to radiology.

Refurbished systems go green

November 12, 2010

Siemens Healthcare talks about the environmental impact of medicine.

Making health care work smarter

October 29, 2010

Imaging equipment manufacturers say imaging brings down health care costs in the long run.

Opening China's closed doors

September 13, 2010

China doesn't allow the import of used medical equipment. Are new voluntary industry standards the answer? A DOTmed News guest column.

Uncertainty at FDA Impacts Innovation and Patient Care

August 02, 2010

A columnist weighs in from DOTmed Business News.

Healthcare Chronicles: The Joint Commission Discusses Accreditation for Advanced Imaging Services

April 15, 2010

Read a DOTmed Business News column about accreditation requirements.

Healthcare Chronicles: The FDA's Take on Unique Device Identification

March 09, 2010

A columnist weighs in from DOTmed Business News.

Healthcare Chronicles: Access and Coverage for All

December 30, 2009

A columnist weighs in from DOTmed Business News.

Healthcare Chronicles: The Problems With Nuclear Are Clear

December 09, 2009

An expert look at nuclear medicine from the pages of DOTmed Business News.

Healthcare Chronicles: Read the Fine Print: Who Owns Your Operating Software?

November 10, 2009

An important subject tackled recently in DOTmed Business News.

Healthcare Chronicles: Without Customer Service, You Won't Have Customers

October 06, 2009

Sage advice from a veteran DOTmed Business News columnist.

Healthcare Chronicles: Crime Doesn't Pay - It Gets Reimbursed

August 05, 2009

Health care fraud costs our society between $70 billion and $300 billion per year. Read an exclusive column from DOTmed Business News by Dr. Barry L. Johnson of HCI.

Healthcare Chronicles: Changing for the Better

July 22, 2009

Guest columnist Craig Becker, president and CEO of the Tennessee Hospital Association, contributes to DOTmed Business News.

Healthcare Chronicles - Prescription For The Future: More Knowledge

June 10, 2009

A column by Dr. Henry Wagner sums up reform priorities.

Healthcare Chronicles: Are You Ready to Comply With the Red Flags Rule?

May 27, 2009

Read a DOTmed Business News exclusive by legal experts about new privacy and security requirements.

Healthcare Chronicles: Technology Assessment's Triumph?

April 22, 2009

Daniel Callahan, President Emeritus and Co-Founder of The Hastings Center weighs in on comparative effectiveness.

Healthcare Chronicles: Ray Stachowiak Shares His Views

February 05, 2009

An industry veteran's reflections on the market.

What Wall Street's Shake-up Means to our Industry.

November 06, 2008

Columnist and industry veteran examines implications of the financial crisis.