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1) Discussing the use of point-of-care ultrasound for evaluating COVID-19 patients

Q&A with Dr. Diku Mandavia, chief medical officer of FUJIFILM SonoSite

2) As industry steps up ventilator production, US military releases stockpiled gear

As many as 5 million single-use respirator masks, 2,000 deployable ventilators, and at least 14 testing labs

3) GE and 3M separately partner with Ford to meet equipment demands for COVID-19

GE and Ford will produce ventilators, 3M and Ford will produce respirators


People on the Move


Orlando Health welcomes new chief medical information and IT innovation officer


Butterfly Network names chief executive officer


Midmark RTLS appoints vice president


PTS Diagnostics announces new president and CEO

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Trump orders U.S. firms to stop exporting needed medical supplies
Homeland Security will work with FEMA to prevent the export of N95 respirators, surgical masks, gloves, and other PPE
Business Affairs Risk Management U.S. Healthcare
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.

Mount Sinai creates 200 makeshift ventilators to offset COVID-19 shortages
Deploying some to other hospitals with instructions on use
U.S. Healthcare
MITA asks FDA to speed up review of mobile imaging tools in radiology
A 'key component' for getting emergency imaging where it's needed most
Mobile Imaging U.S. Healthcare X-Ray
The cost savings potential of non-emergency transport
A novel approach to ensuring patients are able to arrive on time to their appointments
Harnessing the power of a daily management system
How Seattle Cancer Care Alliance leaned on team effort to implement a successful DMS
Getinge ramps up ventilator production by 160% to combat COVID-19
Brings ventilator capacity to 26,000, compared to the 10,000 the company developed in 2019
Business Affairs European News
COVID-19 pandemic boosts reliance on remote radiologists
'I think it’s going to be difficult to pry these home workstations from anyone at this point'
Business Affairs Telemedicine X-Ray
New York State paying 15x more for medical equipment than normal
A portable X-ray unit that typically costs between $30,000 and $80,000 was purchased for $249,000
Business Affairs Risk Management U.S. Healthcare
Improving pediatric access to proton therapy
What's being done to make sure children are receiving the best cancer treatments possible?
Rad Oncology Pediatrics Proton Therapy
University of Pittsburgh COVID-19 vaccine 'shows promise'
Administered through novel patch-based microneedle array to boost potency
Business Affairs U.S. Healthcare
Balancing in-house and outsourced medical physics services
Recognizing when and where to enlist outside support is critical for a safe and efficient radiology department
Business Affairs
Tesla ventilators bought from China will ship free to hospitals in need
1,255 FDA-approved ResMed, Philips and Medtronic ventilators coming to help support COVID-19 patients in the U.S.
RNs take action against HCA hospital chain over lack of COVID-19 preparedness
Ranked the worst among hospitals in pandemic preparedness in national survey
U.S. Healthcare
West Virginia tops states in hospital preparedness for COVID-19
Based on number of physicians and beds per 1,000 patients
Risk Management U.S. Healthcare
The problem with bidding wars during a national pandemic
Price gouging protections are triggered by disaster declarations
Business Affairs U.S. Healthcare
CMS puts a hold on paperwork requirements, expands access to telehealth
Doctors can spend more time and communicate remotely with patients during pandemic
Insurance U.S. Healthcare
CMS eases hospital regulations amid COVID-19 pandemic
Allowing hospitals to treat patients at outside facilities
U.S. Healthcare
Involving clinicians in procurement decisions
Tips for getting different hospital departments on board with supply chain initiatives
Ford and GE to produce 50,000 ventilators within 100 days to combat COVID-19
The collaborative effort is the second GE-Ford partnership formed this month
U.S. Healthcare

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The pediatric benefits of contrast enhanced ultrasound

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Improving pediatric access to proton therapy

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Press Room

3M and Trump administration plan to import 166.5 million additional respirators into the United States over next three months
April 07, 2020
Axonics submits PMA supplement to U.S. Food & Drug administration to expand full-body MR labeling for 3T scans
April 07, 2020
Shorter radiotherapy treatment for bowel cancer patients during COVID-19
April 07, 2020
Nanox partners with to integrate AI-based algorithms for medical imaging in the Nanox.CLOUD
April 07, 2020
Tampa company begins manufacturing respirators to help with Florida shortage
April 07, 2020
Dräger announces contract award to support US federal government in fight against COVID-19
April 07, 2020
Nurses: Reuse, decontamination of masks endangers health care workers
April 07, 2020
Independent site management organisation Panthera prepares for COVID-19
April 07, 2020
Siemens Healthineers launches remote clinical application training for CT in Canada
April 07, 2020
Midwest hospital banks on efficiency and dependability of Carestream diagnostic imaging systems
April 07, 2020