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1) As industry steps up ventilator production, US military releases stockpiled gear

As many as 5 million single-use respirator masks, 2,000 deployable ventilators, and at least 14 testing labs

2) What does the new MDS2 form mean for your medical devices?

Latest version emphasizes cybersecurity and interoperability risks

3) Uncovering bacterial co-infections in COVID-19 patients with broader diagnostics

Insights from Oliver Schacht, CEO of OpGen

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Universal preoperative COVID-19 screening improves pediatric patient safety
June 05, 2020
SK Telecom invests an additional $20 million in Nanox
June 05, 2020
Women's Imaging Associates implements ScreenPoint Medical's Transpara to bring cutting edge 2D and 3D breast AI to Alabama
June 05, 2020
World Molecular Imaging Society (WMIS) announces the World Molecular Imaging Congress (WMIC) will be virtual in 2020
June 05, 2020
Dr Richard Hausmann resigns as president and CEO of Elekta
June 04, 2020
Rostock-based company supplies mobile and portable X-ray equipment all over the world
June 04, 2020
Coala launches first real-time telemedicine solution for virtual diagnostics of heart and lungs
June 04, 2020
Coronavirus linked to stroke in otherwise healthy young people
June 04, 2020
Fitbit introduces Fitbit Flow, a low-cost emergency ventilator, to help address urgent global needs during COVID-19 crisis
June 04, 2020
Fear of COVID-19 keeping more than half of heart attack patients away from hospitals
June 03, 2020

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New practice guidelines for interventional radiologists urged during COVID-19
Providing insight on how to conduct procedures and what should be postponed
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What could we have done differently? PPE supply chain lessons from COVID-19
Leaders share insights on shortages faced by healthcare providers and the lessons they hope the industry will take away
Facilities must expand testing capacity over 200% before resuming elective procedures
Premier survey highlights lack of swabs and chemical reagents needed for testing
UV light reveals COVID-19 exposure due to improper PPE use
Can help foster adherence to PPE guidelines and protect against further exposure
As COVID-19 tests remain scarce, some physicians turn to CT for diagnosis
Aside from greater cost, the scanners can also become contaminated
Trump orders US firms to stop exporting needed medical supplies
Homeland Security will work with FEMA to prevent the export of N95 respirators, surgical masks, gloves, and other PPE
New York State paying 15x more for medical equipment than normal
A portable X-ray unit that typically costs between $30,000 and $80,000 was purchased for $249,000
MIT researchers develop technique to create 50,000 disposable face shields daily
Using die cutting process to prevent the spread of COVID-19
West Virginia tops states in hospital preparedness for COVID-19
Based on number of physicians and beds per 1,000 patients
Breathing-aid machine designed, built in UK in under a week
Such machines have already been used to good effect in China and Italy
GE and 3M separately partner with Ford to meet equipment demands for COVID-19
GE and Ford will produce ventilators, 3M and Ford will produce respirators
Henry Ford staff craft homemade face masks and eye shield PPE
Short-term fixes to supply chain shortages
As industry steps up ventilator production, US military releases stockpiled gear
As many as 5 million single-use respirator masks, 2,000 deployable ventilators, and at least 14 testing labs
Telemedicine becomes coronavirus frontline
Hospitals are ramping up their telemedicine strategies
SIR and AHRA call off meetings in wake of coronavirus
Will refund registrants and exhibitors
HIMSS conference canceled three days before starting
First time the event has been canceled in its 58 years