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1) The future of MR

Insights from Dr. Arjen Radder, general manager for MR at Philips

2) RLS acquires GE Healthcare's radiopharmacy network

Makes RLS the largest pure molecular imaging focused firm

3) Siemens and CEA-Leti partner on photon counting CT detector module

Increases spatial resolution while reducing exposure and image artifacts

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People on the Move

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Geisinger appoints chief financial officer, chief operations officer of Geisinger Health Plan

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Midmark names new president

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NOUS Imaging appoints chief executive officer

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Caravan Health appoints new chief medical officer

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FDA approves ControlRad's radiation reduction tech for OEC 9900 Mobile C-arms
Reduces radiation exposure without compromising image quality
Risk Management X-Ray
These new MR features promise to help with the COVID imaging backlog
A look around the industry at some of the latest and greatest technology entering the MR marketplace
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GE Healthcare ramps up medical imaging production in Wisconsin
Will invest $50 million to increase product development and manufacturing in its West Milwaukee facility

Business Affairs CT X-Ray
Oncologists face huge backlogs, mounting burnout as pandemic rolls on
Patients at greater risk due to delayed treatments
Rad Oncology
Gilead Sciences acquires Immunomedics for $21 billion
The agreement also provides Gilead with a newly approved, novel breast cancer therapy

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Data breach potentially compromises data of 46,000 veterans
Unauthorized user hacked online application to divert healthcare payments
Cyber Security Health IT
Cancer care with limited resources: Six lessons from low-income countries
Navigating COVID-19 with an ethical framework for establishing priorities
Rad Oncology U.S. Healthcare
New national action plan aims to reduce medical errors, improve patient safety
A new patient safety effort, developed by 27 federal agencies, safety organizations, and patient and family advocates is now underway

Business Affairs Risk Management U.S. Healthcare
RLDatix acquires preventive maintenance resource, oneSOURCE
Will provide maintenance documentation to ensure devices are safe and effective
Business Affairs HTM Parts And Service
Preplanning for pandemic response
How Northwell Health prepared for the financial challenges of COVID-19
Business Affairs Risk Management
MEDICA trade show pivots to virtual format for 2020 meeting in November
In future years, the show will follow a hybrid virtual and in-person format
Business Affairs European News
Pandemic or not, MR remote monitoring saves money
Remote monitoring is an increasingly attractive method for monitoring the health of an MR
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Radiology Partners to acquire MEDNAX radiology unit for $885 million
Offers RP more access to subspecialty care and teleradiology services for patients and clients
Business Affairs Health IT Telemedicine
Radiologists indicate high levels of anxiety due to COVID-19 protections
Seen decreases in workload, questioning facility preparedness
U.S. Healthcare
MR safety evolves as hospitals grapple with COVID-19 and new regulations
Ferromagnetic detectors and better protocols are making a different in the MR suite
MRI Risk Management
Nanox to deploy 630 'cold cathode' X-ray units in Mexico for pay-per-scan exams
Signs exclusive distribution agreement with SPI Medical for minimum of $119 million over seven years
Business Affairs X-Ray
Mirion Technologies acquires Biodex Medical Systems
Deal will enhance Mirion's existing portfolio of radiation safety solutions
Business Affairs Molecular Imaging

The September Print Issue

Read the new issue of HCB News Magazine

These new MR features promise to help with the COVID imaging backlog

A look around the industry at some of the latest and greatest technology entering the MR marketplace

MR safety evolves as hospitals grapple with COVID-19 and new regulations

Ferromagnetic detectors and better protocols are making a different in the MR suite

A better MR experience

A patient-centric look at bringing greater efficiency and less anxiety to the MR suite

Scans are down but there’s no off-season for MR cooling

Maintaining the 'keep cold' components of your scanner

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FLASH therapy: An inside look at an innovative treatment technology

Insights from Agam Sharda, senior director of the flash program at Varian Medical Systems

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Healthcare M&A on the rise: Key considerations for buyers

The COVID-19 pandemic has created both challenges and opportunities in the industry

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Five minutes in healthcare - featuring Dr. Erin Jospe

Video The Jacobus Report

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My interviews with Dr. Joel Diamond, Joseph Chackola, Josh Weiner, Sonia Singh and Sean Callahan

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Press Room

Philips paves the way for faster lung cancer diagnosis and treatment with advanced 3D imaging and navigation platform
September 21, 2020
SyntheticMR’s software solution SyMRI receives regulatory approval in Saudi Arabia and Thailand
September 21, 2020
IMAGE releases PACS version with cross-system user authentication
September 21, 2020
VIDA receives 510(k) clearance for deep learning-based enhancements to its LungPrint solution
September 21, 2020
Montefiore notifies patients of security breach and potential identity theft
September 21, 2020
Titan Medical reveals new robotic surgical system brand identity and updated corporate brand identity
September 21, 2020
AngioDynamics announces commercial launch of Auryon Atherectomy System in the United States
September 21, 2020
Siemens Healthineers debuts new version of c.cam cardiac SPECT system in the U.S.
September 18, 2020
Versius Surgical Robotic System launched in France
September 18, 2020
Sectra signs enterprise imaging contracts with two top-rated health systems in U.S.
September 18, 2020