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The August Issue of HealthCare Business News Magazine

Features and Industry Sector Reports

An in-depth look at the FDA’s refurb docket
The pursuit of service oversight standards that won't limit hospital options
MD Buyline highlights six trends from AAMI 2016
In case you weren't at the show, here's what you missed
Will retirements produce stress for service training?
Keeping equipment humming as HTMs become fewer

Hospitals can save millions of dollars with MES contracts
Long term contracts with OEMs offer big advantages to facilities ready to commit
Challenges and solutions for asset management
Understanding your needs is the first step to meeting them


Cost Containment Corner

Cost Containment Corner - Critical value-based challenges
A look at specific ways health care is destined to evolve

Future Of...

The future of health care: becoming strategic partners
Insights from August Calhoun, Ph.D., senior vice president of North America Services at Siemens Healthineers

Hospital Spotlight

Q&A with Greg Poulsen, Senior Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer for Intermountain Healthcare
The 34-year Intermountain veteran shares his views on what makes his facility stand out

New Product Showcase

August New Product Showcase
The medical devices and equipment making headlines this month

This Month in Medical History

This Month in Medical History – WHO declares H1N1 pandemic stopped
August 2010 we closed the book on the outbreak of the so-called 'swine flu'
Population health from the molecular level at SNMMI
Some things you might have missed at the June meeting
Beyond a repair: How equipment service partners can provide added value
Insights from Alisandra Rizzolo, VP and GM of global customer experience, Stryker Instruments Division
Medical Museum - Kymograph
A quantitation device from 1900
View from the hill: ultrasound payments to drop under CMS’ proposed rates
Policy changes for OPPS and ASC systems for CY 2017
‘Survey says…’ What we learned from HTMs at AAMI
Insights from the floor of AAMI 2016
Who will step up after Mary Logan steps down?
Big leadership shoes to fill for the AAMI
Q&A with Christopher Contag, President of the World Molecular Imaging Society
Discussing the purpose and origins of the WMIS, and what to expect at its September congress
Technology advisor: innovation creates relationships
Bringing together stakeholders for a better care continuum
Saving green by going green: paperless post-acute care
Most companies agree, business at the speed of paper is unacceptable
Infection control corner: too many lessons in tragedy
Up close examples of the damage HAIs can go
Q&A with Simon Page, Managing Director, Informa Life Sciences Exhibitions (FIME)
Discussing FIME 2016, and how the Informa acquisition might impact the show's trajectory
The HCB News FIME exhibitors list
Here are some companies to look for in Florida this week
Making the IT service agreement work for you
Vendor support is crucial to keep equipment running — but at what cost?