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The October Issue of HealthCare Business News Magazine

Features and Industry Sector Reports

Getting the most from your MR coils
As these systems get more complicated, so does repairing them
MR providers seek faster scans and simplified workflow
More efficient technology comes with myriad benefits
What’s new in MR scanners and coils?
A review of new innovations arriving on market


Cost Containment Corner

How to improve readmission rates with a population of at-risk patients
Neil Smiley, founder Loopback Analytics, on why data analytics must be leveraged at every step

Exclusive Q&A

Q&A with Joachim Schäfer, Managing director of Messe Düsseldorf
Medica is right around the corner, here's what to expect at the biggest medical fair on Earth in 2017

Future Of...

The future of AI in MR: Supporting clinical decisions
Insights from Murat Gungor, vice president of Magnetic Resonance (MR) at Siemens Healthineers North America

Hospital Spotlight

Q&A with Geoff Austin, executive director of the University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle
As other health care facilities struggle, the UW Medical Center is thriving through these uncertain times

Infection Control Corner

The unique challenges of keeping the MR environment clean
Eliminating bacteria in the magnetically charged MR suite

IT Matters

IT Matters: The vital role of imaging informatics
Two examples of how imaging informatics can improve the image ordering process

Technology Advisor

AI transforming data into health intelligence
The challenge of discovering the value buried beneath so much information

This Month in Medical History

Jonas Salk’s gift to the world
Polio was a scourge, his education matched well with what was needed to find a cure
MR elastography can replace a piecemeal approach to liver health
Increasingly utilized in staging liver fibrosis noninvasively
With an MR sound system the patient experience gets a tune-up
With the music of their choosing, patients anxiety is reduced
Contrasting viewpoints on gadolinium
Despite evidence of harm, the industry worries about brain retention
A new chance for interventional MR?
Progress toward using real time MR as guidance for therapeutic procedures
Purchasing Insights: The ABCs of buying an MR
Facilities must think about their scanning needs of tomorrow when investing today
Older MR scanners in UK must be replaced
Nearly one in three MR scanners in the UK are over a decade old