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1) US government permanently repeals medical device excise tax

Part of year-end government funding agreement

2) Top 10 HealthCare Business News stories of 2019

These are the current events that shaped the year for our readers

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

Latest version emphasizes cybersecurity and interoperability risks


People on the Move


CMS appoints new Innovation Center leader


Center for Diagnostic Imaging appoints chief development officer


Community Health Systems appoints chief financial officer


Midmark appoints vice president of finance

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New animation highlights TechGate Automated Caution Barrier for MR safety

The TechGate Auto - MRI Caution Barrier solution from Aegys provides superior MR room access warning that doesn't require manual deployment by staff.

Medical image security 'gets worse every day': report
Number of scans accessible on vulnerable servers now exceeds 1 billion: report
Cyber Security Health IT
Former radiology director sues Mercy Medical for more than $75k
Gender discrimination and harassment, unequal pay
U.S. Healthcare
MR procedure volumes in the US reached all-time high in 2019
IMV survey finds that usage jumped 8 percent over previous year to 42 million
MRI U.S. Healthcare
Google feels heat over medical record market quest: WSJ
Report highlights missteps in effort to become a health data leader
Business Affairs Health IT U.S. Healthcare
MGH performs five heart transplants using post-circulatory death donors, most in US
Addressing unmet demand for heart donors with the Transmedics Organ Care System
Cardiology Operating Room U.S. Healthcare
Virtual Incision raises $20 million to test surgical mini robot
MIRA system is designed for minimally-invasive colon resection surgeries
Endoscopy Operating Room
FDA gives nod to Aidoc's AI tool for large-vessel occlusion detection
Can be offered for stroke assessment alongside Aidoc's hemorrhage AI tool
Artificial Intelligence Cardiology Stroke
UPenn researchers perform proton flash therapy in clinical setting for first time
Demonstrates that existing accelerators can administer flash treatment
Rad Oncology Proton Therapy
Outpatient visits down for first time in 35 years
AHA report may signal healthcare's shift toward more consumer options
Business Affairs U.S. Healthcare
Healthcare’s race to catch up with millennials
Today’s tech-savvy younger adults have high expectations for consumer quality, convenience, and cost
Business Affairs U.S. Healthcare
Insured or not, unnecessary care is a problem among pediatric patients
Researchers find roughly one in ten children received unneeded services in 2014
Insurance Pediatrics U.S. Healthcare
Cancer mortality falls by 29 percent over nearly three decades
Driven by long-term drops in lung, colorectal, breast and prostate cancer
Rad Oncology Women's Health
NYU and UM researchers bring optical imaging and AI to brain tumor diagnoses
Accuracy similar to manual interpretation of conventional histological images
Alzheimers/Neurology Artificial Intelligence

The Nov/Dec Print Issue

Read the new issue of HCB News Magazine

CT trends from four angles

AI applications to legislative challenges, to calls for standardization and problematic trends

Radiologists find their voice in a patient-centric era

As new technology changes imaging, strong communication is key

What's new in radiography and detectors?

A look around the industry at the latest radiology tools entering the market

New diagnostic frontiers for MR imaging

Promising results for imaging new indications, and the new capabilities of 7-Tesla systems


Point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) oversight and safety

Fujifilm's Diku Mandavia discusses how providers can partner with accountable vendors to address concerns voiced by the ECRI Institute

My visit to Russia while things are changing

The Jacobus Report

The trajectory of data storage innovation drives the future of healthcare

Insights from Chip Elmblad, senior director of healthcare solutions at Infinidat

Press Room

Comparing cancer costs is challenging, despite new price transparency rules
January 17, 2020
Low doses of radiation used in medical imaging lead to mutations in cell cultures
January 17, 2020
PaxeraHealth awarded a supplier agreement with Vizient
January 17, 2020
Study finds disparity in critical care deaths between non-minority and minority hospitals
January 17, 2020
Brain imaging may improve diagnosis and treatment of mental health disorders
January 17, 2020
Draft Federal Health IT Strategic Plan supports patient access to their own health information
January 17, 2020
First patients treated with proton therapy in Spain at the Quirónsalud proton therapy center in Madrid
January 17, 2020
Robot surgical tech adds 3D visualization and voice-activated control with recent $25 million financing
January 17, 2020
Owens & Minor intends to sell Movianto business
January 16, 2020
Hospital readmission policy did not increase patients' mortality risk
January 16, 2020