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Rx for burnout: value based care, smartphones and EMRs?

How breakthroughs in recent history reveal the way forward in healthcare

New proton technique enables more specific targeting of resistant cancer cells

Malignancies with repair pathway defects are more sensitive to concentrated proton therapy

SpinTech acquires MR Innovations

Gains protocol development for MR scans, image processing services and clinical research organization consulting

Caption AI allows inexperienced sonographers to obtain quality images: study

Could help reduce the shortage of capable ultrasound users, support timely diagnoses

IBM contemplating sale of Watson Health: report

Disappointing results attributed in part to physician hesitancy around AI

Clarity and transparency — a clear need in the capital process

Insights from the market experts at TractManager

European Commission gives nod for Siemens to acquire Varian

The deal marks Siemens' direct reentry into the radiotherapy market after 10 years

Swiss researchers 3D-print high-res X-ray detectors

The components may improve performance and lower radiation exposure in medical scans

Predictions for medical billing in 2021

The customer revolution in healthcare marches onward

New X-ray scanner 2.5x better at detecting cancer in breast-conserving surgery: study

UK researchers combine X-ray phase contrast imaging with CT 3D mapping

Infection Control Corner

Changing hospital work practices — alert for construction workers

August 19, 2020

Infection control practices in the COVID-19 era

Legionella exposure is real and can happen anywhere

May 29, 2019

Understanding the uptick in cases, and how to stay safe

Flu vaccines for staffers are part of patient safety

August 29, 2018

An often overlooked part of infection control

Rural hospital patient safety benefits and survival prescription

June 20, 2018

In the rural setting, hospital infections are fewer

HAIs shrink as trend for outpatient facilities grows

April 06, 2018

An unanticipated benefit of spreading out the patient population

Reducing infections in young patients

March 20, 2018

There are special considerations to make when ensuring sanitary care for children

Assessing the indirect costs of HAIs

November 08, 2017

Internal costs from $25,000 to $45,000 per incident are only the beginning

The unique challenges of keeping the MR environment clean

October 06, 2017

Eliminating bacteria in the magnetically charged MR suite

Gene-editing technology may cure deadly diseases

September 13, 2017

Assessing the game-changing potential of CRISPR

Training and empowerment are the keys to providing quality care

August 11, 2017

Understanding strategies for reducing the rate of HAIs

CMS considers making hospital inspection outcomes public

July 14, 2017

Agencies are not uncovering as many violations as government inspectors are finding

Infection Control Corner: Bacteria hits the floor

June 09, 2017

Floors are an under-appreciated source of pathogen dissemination

Five new products and innovations to reduce the danger of infections

May 19, 2017

The focus on HAIs is having a clear impact on the medical marketplace

The HAI tipping point has been reached

February 08, 2017

Change is required immediately