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Walgreens unveils mobile COVID-19 vaccine clinics in Chicago

Will launch additional ones across the country over the next two months

Imaging bone fragments suggests higher cancer rate in medieval England than commonly thought

Researchers estimate 9% to 14% of adults in medieval England had cancer at the time of death

Infusion pumps — a challenging technology or a technology challenge?

Learning about past problems and becoming familiar with common usage errors are essential

GE Healthcare acquires Zionexa

Will scale distribution of its tracer, Cerianna, to at least 75% of relevant patients by 2023

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

7 Tesla MR reveals potential biomarker for early Alzheimer's detection

Shows deficiencies in consumption and reserve of energy metabolism in the brain

Weekend cyberattack continues to keep Scripps Health offline

Not specified which systems were affected or how the attack occurred

Achieving patient-centered care in imaging

A three-phase approach throughout — before the exam, at the exam, and after the exam

Michigan Medicine invests $100,000 in 'recharge rooms' where healthcare workers can unwind

"On any given day, countless clinicians look for an oasis to pause, reflect and ready themselves for the next challenge"

Seeking clarity on medical device instructions for use

Could standardizing the way IFUs are written be the key to getting servicers and manufacturers on the same page?

The Jacobus Report

My name is Philip F. Jacobus, and I'm the CEO and founder of DOTmed.com, Inc., and the publisher of HealthCare Business News.

Generally, I spend between 5 to 6 hours a day visiting with people on the telephone, in person, or over video chat. These are their stories and the lessons that I have learned from them.

Philip Jacobus launched DOTmed.com in 1998. He has been involved in health care since 1977, when he visited China to sell equipment. He has done business in over 35 countries and still travels extensively. Phil is active in charity, helps rural clinics and always tries to help DOTmed users when he can.

Phil is a member of AHRA, AAMI, HFMA and the Cryogenic Society of America. He has contributed to a number of magazines and journals and has addressed trade groups.

Phil's proudest achievement is that he has been happily married to his wife Barbara since 1989, who helped him found DOTmed in 1998.

Voices

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Three ways to drive sustainability in healthcare

Insights from Robert Metzke, global head of sustainability at Philips

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How social determinants of health can enable value-based care

Insights from Rahul Sharma, CEO of HSBlox

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Improving diversity in the med tech industry

A discussion with Kwame Ulmer, cofounder and executive director of MedTech Color

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New biomarkers are changing the way we screen for illnesses

Insights from Andrew Lacy, CEO of Prenuvo

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Although the COVID-19 vaccine gets all the headlines, the world will always need rapid tests

Insights from Ron Chiarello, founder and CEO of Alveo Technologies

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April is minority health awareness month: Important time to screen patients with diabetes for liver disease

Insights from Jon Gingrich, CEO of Echosens North America

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Looking ahead to the annual ACC meeting

Q&A with Dr. Y.S. Chandrashekhar, editor-in-chief of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology: Cardiovascular Imaging

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What does it take to be a strong leader in the imaging department?

Q&A with Dr. Kernesha Weatherly, interim co-senior director of Radiology, the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB)

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The rise of robotic angio

Insights from David Pacitti, president and head of the Americas for Siemens Healthineers