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Business Affairs

Three ways to drive sustainability in healthcare
Insights from Robert Metzke, global head of sustainability at Philips
US health system M&A activity shows no signs of slowing: Moody report
Large health systems look to scale up and expand geographic footprint, smaller hospitals look to stay financially stable during pandemic
GE Healthcare acquires Zionexa
Will scale distribution of its tracer, Cerianna, to at least 75% of relevant patients by 2023
Improving diversity in the med tech industry
A discussion with Kwame Ulmer, cofounder and executive director of MedTech Color
New biomarkers are changing the way we screen for illnesses
Insights from Andrew Lacy, CEO of Prenuvo
St. Jude to invest $11.5 billion in worldwide pediatric care
Will develop new treatments and create new research areas for cancer and other pediatric catastrophic diseases
Kansas hospital to shut down ED and inpatient hospital care
Closures due to financial and staffing challenges associated with rural health
Three steps for stabilizing advanced imaging pricing and utilization
Addressing the dysfunction of the current Medicare payment system for advanced imaging
Evernorth acquires MDLIVE
Will add virtual visits from home to Evernorth's healthcare portfolio, lower cost of care
Akumin to acquire six outpatient imaging clinics for $39 million
Expands geographic reach in Florida to a total of 78 clinics
COVID-19 spurs mega mergers despite lower number of transactions
Providers seeking affiliation with smaller, local established markets
Fujifilm to continue investing heavily in healthcare through 2023
$11 billion 'Vision 2023' plan follows acquisition of Hitachi's imaging business
American Securities to acquire SimonMed for $600 million
Practice consists of a large radiology group and 150 imaging centers in nine states
Agiliti poised to bring in around $2.6 billion in NYSE debut
Will use proceeds of $500 million IPO to pay off debt
Mayo Clinic launches two new companies
One will develop AI algorithms, the other will connect data to AI algorithms to collect diagnostic insights
Medline Industries considering possible $30 billion sale
Expected to attract private-equity bidders
Microsoft buys Nuance for $19.7 billion
Will integrate speech recognition technology with Microsoft Cloud solutions

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How the coronavirus has impacted OEM service

Nobody knows your equipment as well as the manufacturer, get to know the latest offers and trends shaping OEM maintenance contracts

Are you prepared for a major medical equipment moving job?

Installing and de-installing capital equipment is a collaborative operation, here's how your facility can get prepared

The advantages of third-party service in a COVID-19 world

The coronavirus pandemic has made the cost-saving benefits of an independent service organization clearer than ever

Scanning the CT tube technology and service marketplace

Like all X-ray equipment, your CT scanner is useless without the right tube