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1) X-rays at Yale New Haven Health are now apron-free

Does little to protect patients from overexposure, can lead to increased exposure in some cases

2) Siemens enters 10-year partnership with North Carolina health system

Will bring robotics and advanced imaging to WakeMed Health & Hospitals

3) FDA adverse event reporting form to include question as to third-party service

No guidance accompanied the change to Form 3500A


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SyntheticMR's Medical Advisory Board appoints new member from NYU Langone Health


Accuray appoints vice president and general manager of Americas Region


NOUS Imaging co-founder awarded MacArthur Fellowship


Intelerad Medical Systems names new CEO

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Philips inks deal with SimonMed Imaging for 3T MR scanners
The first six systems will be deployed in California, Arizona, Illinois and Colorado
Business Affairs MRI U.S. Healthcare
Dunlee launches liquid metal bearing CT replacement tube business

Tubes available for Revolution™ Evo and Optima™ 660. With Dunlee's high-quality replacement tubes at a competitive price, you can manage costs and maintain scanner uptime.

Harvard radiologists see unscheduled imaging orders drop by nearly 50%
Credits improvement to System for Coordinating Orders for Radiology Exams (SCORE)
Health IT U.S. Healthcare
Researchers critique Google Health mammo AI findings for lack of transparency
Concerns over data privacy lead to fewer details for validating algorithms
Artificial Intelligence Women's Health
Stryker introduces the first wireless hospital bed
Intelligent bed, ProCuity, expected to be able to reduce in-hospital patient falls by 50%
Patient Monitors
Teladoc files suit against Amwell for patent infringement
Involves digital scope, stethoscope and telemedicine carts developed by Amwell
Health IT Telemedicine U.S. Healthcare
Xilinx, Spline.AI unveil X-ray classification deep learning model
Can help in developing artificial intelligence applications for radiology
Artificial Intelligence X-Ray
Important factors to consider before embarking on a radiation shielding project
Good shielding may be out of sight, but it shouldn't be out of mind
First-ever dual heart-lung transplant on COVID-19 patient performed at Vanderbilt
The virus damaged the patient’s lung and may have contributed further damage to his heart
Operating Room U.S. Healthcare
Henry Ford Allegiance Health opens advanced hybrid operating room
Eliminates need to transport patients for open-heart surgery
Cardiology Operating Room
Radiation Oncology Product Showcase
Some of the latest technology entering the cancer treatment market
Rad Oncology Proton Therapy
Lunit AI algorithm detects lung cancer on chest X-rays better than radiologists
Showed higher sensitivity than radiologists in finding malignant pulmonary nodules
Artificial Intelligence X-Ray
MR approach shows fetal heart for the first time in 4D
Could help in diagnosing wide array of congenital heart disease pathologies
Cardiology MRI Pediatrics Ultrasound
Bipartisan bill aims to stop CMS from slashing imaging reimbursement
Some radiologists could face an 11% decrease in payments on January 1

U.S. Healthcare X-Ray
Smarter spending in the HTM department
Crunching the numbers for cost efficiency in clinical engineering
New study challenges notion that COVID-19 is not deadly to younger people
Among hospitalized young adults, the virus is twice as deadly as heart attacks

Risk Management U.S. Healthcare
Remnants of COVID-19 virus found in internal CT components
RNA from SARS-CoV-2 turning up in the scanner's inward airflow filter could be a good thing
CT Parts And Service Risk Management X-Ray
Culture, management and the impact on safety
Best practices for overseeing a radiation oncology department
Rad Oncology Risk Management
Varian announces first-ever clinical trial of FLASH therapy
Will use modified ProBeam accelerator with specialized FLASH module
Rad Oncology

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Press Room

Aidoc granted AI industry-first FDA clearance for triage of incidental pulmonary embolism
October 21, 2020
New risk model estimates likelihood of death or hospitalization from COVID-19
October 21, 2020
Umeå University finds mammography screening to be efficient for women over 70
October 21, 2020
ASTRO 2020 to feature latest MRIdian clinical experience highlighting outcomes in tough to treat cancer
October 21, 2020
Does the new heart transplant allocation policy encourage gaming by providers?
October 21, 2020
Quantib receives its sixth FDA clearance for their AI prostate solution
October 21, 2020
Siemens Healthineers invests in India, sets up innovation hub in Bengaluru
October 20, 2020
Digital health to be major focus at virtual.MEDICA
October 20, 2020
3M Littmann Stethoscopes and Eko announce new collaboration
October 20, 2020
New data supports iCAD’s Xoft Brain IORT as feasible treatment for recurrent glioblastoma
October 20, 2020