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

Latest version emphasizes cybersecurity and interoperability risks

2) Supply chain lessons from COVID-19 at 2020 MedTech Conference

What does it take to keep the supply chain unbroken during a public health crisis?

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

Insights from Oliver Schacht, CEO of OpGen


Press Room

Confidence in artificial intelligence increases as health industry leaders project faster return on investment
October 27, 2020
18F-Fluciclovine PET/MR for prostate cancer staging, androgen deprivation evaluation
October 27, 2020
Ultrasounds show impact of COVID-19 on the heart
October 27, 2020
TractManager agrees to be acquired by symplr
October 27, 2020
Eon uses computational linguistics to identify incidental pulmonary nodules from CT, MR, and X-ray reports
October 27, 2020
Imbio partners with Siemens Healthineers to deliver image analysis tools to clinicians across the globe
October 27, 2020
Group trial bolsters case for stereotactic radiation therapy for tumors that travel to the lungs
October 27, 2020
Dunlee's liquid metal bearing CT replacement tube for Revolution Evo and Optima 660 scanners receives FDA clearance
October 27, 2020
RadNet creates an operating platform in Arizona through a new joint venture with Dignity Health/CommonSpirit Health
October 27, 2020
Dutch breast cancer research program installs Europe’s largest fleet of Barco Coronis Uniti display systems
October 27, 2020

Risk Management

New study challenges notion that COVID-19 is not deadly to younger people
Among hospitalized young adults, the virus is twice as deadly as heart attacks
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Remnants of COVID-19 virus found in internal CT components
RNA from SARS-CoV-2 turning up in the scanner's inward airflow filter could be a good thing
Culture, management and the impact on safety
Best practices for overseeing a radiation oncology department
STERIS acquires Key Surgical for approximately $850 million
Expected to expand STERIS disinfection and surgical offerings worldwide
Radiation safety training as risk management
Effective safety training requires not only mastery of the content but mastery of instruction
Supply chain lessons from COVID-19 at 2020 MedTech Conference
What does it take to keep the supply chain unbroken during a public health crisis?
FDA approves ControlRad's radiation reduction tech for OEC 9900 Mobile C-arms
Reduces radiation exposure without compromising image quality
Preplanning for pandemic response
How Northwell Health prepared for the financial challenges of COVID-19
New national action plan aims to reduce medical errors, improve patient safety
A new patient safety effort, developed by 27 federal agencies, safety organizations, and patient and family advocates is now underway
MR safety evolves as hospitals grapple with COVID-19 and new regulations
Ferromagnetic detectors and better protocols are making a different in the MR suite
AI technique helps medical devices avoid abiding by cyberattack commands
Could protect against over-radiation, manipulation of device components, functional manipulation of images
New method may enable splitting ventilators between two patients
Could be used beyond COVID-19 for acute disaster surge capacity or on a battlefield
Changing hospital work practices — alert for construction workers
Infection control practices in the COVID-19 era
Delaying radiation therapy has little effect on survival among prostate cancer patients
Can allow them to stay home and minimize their risk of contracting COVID-19
A dose of prevention for reducing radiation exposure
Tips for safety in the interventional suite
Rural hospitals are buckling under the weight of increasing COVID-19 cases
Preparedness plans and telehealth implementation may be critical to patient care
FDA approves Siemens' new SOMATOM mobile head CT
Bringing CT to the ICU may help reduce the spread of COVID-19 through hospitals
PPE is no silver bullet for keeping frontline staff safe
Healthcare workers remain more likely to test positive for COVID-19