Medical Equipment Industry News

The May Issue of HealthCare Business News Magazine

Features and Industry Sector Reports

SIIM 2011: Entrevista exclusiva con presidente Elizabeth Krupinski
Ahead of next week's meeting, SIIM President Elizabeth Krupinski talked to DOTmed News about her field and the latest news from the society.
Mamáes de la ayuda de los mensajes del texto en cuidado infantil
New texting service provides women tips and reminders throughout their pregnancy.

Terapia del protón: ¿Puede usted permitirse lo?
Newer technologies promise to bring proton therapy centers within financial reach of more hospitals. Will they? And perhaps more importantly, should they?
Almacenaje de datos una edición crítica para el cuidado crítico
Data storage and exchange has emerged as one of the biggest problems facing radiology departments - especially among rural providers.

Informe especial: Movimiento de Refurbishers y de ISOs a continuación con el mercado del ultrasonido que se amplía
For third party service providers, one of the persisting challenges is efficiently servicing the latest, high-end equipment.
Informe especial: ¿Deben 50 ser los 40 nuevos?
Lingering questions remain about the USPSTF mammography guidelines.
Informe especial: Mercado de la densitometría del hueso en la reparación
Increased reimbursement and new public policy could increase access to screening.


Healthcare Chronicles

Anti-reprocessing tactics are anti-hospital tactics
Thording: "OEMs don't have to agree with reprocessing, but they shouldn't be preventing it."

Money Health

Assessing the ACO Model: Policy Meets Reality
What have we learned from the CMS Physician Group Practice Demonstration?

Point of Care

A nonprofit works to advance pediatric emergency care
R Baby Foundation strives to ensure that every pediatric resident is properly trained.
What's the skinny on thick, thin and zero client technology for diagnostic imaging?
Diagnostic imaging's move from film to filmless has significantly changed health care.
Special report: Fitting radiology into the MU puzzle
Experts believe "meaningful use" initiative will ultimately benefit radiology.
Equipment training: Do it now to save later
What is the most cost-effective method to develop qualified technicians to maintain the equipment at peak efficiency?
Medical Museum: May - Women's Health
Each month we visit Dr. Blaufox's Museum of Historical Medical Artifacts to take a look back at the medical equipment of yesterday.
DMBN May 2011 Mammo survey
Whose mammography guidelines do you follow? Take the survey and see how you compare to others.
ICD-10: Health care's Y2K bug or something more serious?
The impact of the transition to ICD-10 is widely expected to be invasive, costly and challenging.