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Abdominal ultrasound in Florida costs 308% more than national average

Hospital Pricing Specialists reveal staggering state-by-state price disparity

Is the nursing shortage worse in rural America? In Missouri, yes

Researchers highlight regional disparity and suggest ways to address it

Cybersecurity COO charged in hospital cyberattack

Allegedly conducted attack on Georgia hospital that employed his company for security

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

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

Humana bets on home health with One Homecare Solutions acquisition

Complements recent acquisition of Kindred at Home, an in-home healthcare provider

iCAD and Sectra partner on distribution for ProFound AI

Will be available on the Sectra Amplifier Marketplace

New 'super-resolution' technique improves brain PET imaging

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

Private-equity group reaches deal to acquire Medline for $30 billion

The company will use the funding to expand internationally and extend its product offerings

It’s time to improve diversity in the healthcare C-suite

Bringing in a broader range of voices may ultimately improve the organization as a whole

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

Infection Control Corner

How perfect storms sometimes create perfect opportunities

March 12, 2021

Looking at the silver lining in COVID-19

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