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Fluciclovine PET tracer improves recurrent prostate cancer treatment planning

Resulted in better disease-free survival than conventional imaging

Aetna to pay $1 million settlement over potential HIPAA violations

Allegedly exposed private patient information on three separate occasions

Imminent cyberthreat could disrupt hundreds of US healthcare systems

Ransomware could hold data hostage in exchange for more than $10 million per target

Intermountain Healthcare to merge with Sanford Health

Forming organizations with 70 hospitals, most of which will be in rural communities

Spectral CT may identify COVID-19 in earlier stages

Spectral CT improves visualization of ground-glass opacities

New evidence that MR scanning possible with non-MR-compatible cardiac implants

Study looks at groups not accounted for before, including pacemaker-dependent ICD patients

With DBT, synthetic mammo could be a radiation-free alternative to digital mammo

SM/DBT has similar efficacy in detecting breast cancer, compared to DM/DBT

ASTRO research demonstrates high-risk prostate cancer management with PSMA PET/CT

PSMA PET/CT has more sensitivity and specificity than conventional imaging

CT scan volume falls nearly 3.7 million below expectations for 2020

CT scans fell by 38,000 on average during worst days of pandemic

Proton therapy reduces risk of heart disease for lung cancer patients

Proton therapy spares the heart from radiation-related cardiac toxicity

Hospital Spotlight

Caring for growing families in uncertain times

October 23, 2020

Rochelle Johnson, director of nursing for the Birth Center at Regions Hospital

Q&A with Dr. Ed Sabanegh, president of the main campus and regional hospital system, Cleveland Clinic

August 18, 2020

How a military background provided effective healthcare leadership skills

Q&A with Dolan Dalpoas, CEO of Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital

July 21, 2020

Achieving environmental excellence at a small hospital in Illinois

Q&A with Amy Kavalewitz and Danny Blacker of Rice University

June 19, 2020

Sharing design plans for DIY ventilators free online for facilities facing critical shortages

Q&A with Brett Lee, president of Texas Health Frisco

April 24, 2020

Building up the culture and capabilities of a new team in a new hospital

Building success on culture and community

March 20, 2020

Q&A with Wesley Hoyt, COO for Hutchinson Regional Healthcare System

Q & A with Kris Gose, president of OU Medical Center

March 06, 2020

Opening a new patient tower in Oklahoma City over ten years in the making

Q&A with Jake Erickson, CEO of Bingham Memorial Hospital

November 19, 2019

Emphasizing compassion in an evolving healthcare ecosystem

Q & A with Bear Lake Memorial CEO Michael Blauer

October 04, 2019

Checking in with new leadership at a top critical access hospital in Idaho

Q & A with Art Gianelli, president of Mount Sinai St. Luke’s

September 02, 2019

Delivering healthcare in a 'Lean' framework

Q & A with Dale Surowitz, CEO of Providence Tarzana Medical Center

August 27, 2019

Building a new hospital, and a better future for patients in the San Fernando Valley

Q & A with Joel Seligman, president and CEO of Northern Westchester Hospital

July 05, 2019

A unique approach to patient-centered care and dedication to the community

Q & A with Dr. John Warner, EVP for Health System Affairs, UT Southwestern

June 28, 2019

Challenges and progress toward delivering quality outcomes to a large, growing population

Q & A with Dr. Marc Boom, president and CEO of Houston Methodist

May 31, 2019

Leading a culture of caring and patient safety

Q&A with Dr. Steve Narang, CEO, Banner-University Medicine Phoenix

April 12, 2019

Sharing insights on his background in medicine and the philosophy of his organization

Q&A with Adventist Health White Memorial CEO John Raffoul

March 12, 2019

A culture of caring in a community facing economic challenges

Q&A with Dr. Daniel Mitchell

February 15, 2019

Behind the scenes at Rutland Regional in Vermont with the medical director of Diagnostic Imaging

Q&A with Guy Medaglia, president and CEO of Saint Anthony Hospital

November 06, 2018

Find out what it took to get the facility designated as an official children’s hospital, and why it will make all the difference for the community.

Hospital Spotlight Q&A with Trisha Montague, chief administrator for Arkansas Children's Northwest

October 05, 2018

Get to know the nation’s newest standalone children’s hospital and how it’s poised to bring better pediatric care to its community

Q&A with Mark Kimball, CEO of Erlanger Murphy Medical Center

September 14, 2018

Bringing healthcare access and more primary care physicians to Murphy, North Carolina

Q&A with David Entwistle, president and CEO, Stanford Health Care

August 14, 2018

What does a location in Silicon Valley mean for a leading academic medical center?

Q&A with Jack Kolosky, Executive VP and COO of Moffitt Cancer Center

July 06, 2018

The challenges and accomplishments of a Florida-based cancer center

Q&A with Marschall S. Runge, CEO of Michigan Medicine

June 30, 2018

How Michigan Medical has been able to combine the three missions of an academic medical center in an era where few are able to do so

Q&A with Paul S. Hochenberg, executive director for MidHudson Regional

May 11, 2018

Discussing the rich history of his hospital and how bringing together the right people has been the facility's greatest asset

Providing care in upstate NY at Rochester Regional Health

April 06, 2018

Insights from Mike Waller, the hospital's director of sustainability

Q&A with Dr. David Knoepfler, chief medical officer at Overlake Medical Center

March 27, 2018

How a unique background for a health care provider has proven a valuable asset

Q&A with Dr. Narendra Kini, CEO of Nicklaus Children’s Health System

February 09, 2018

Discussing his hospital's mission to be a partner in life to children, wherever they are, in wellness and sickness

Q&A with Don Mueller, CEO of Children’s Hospital at Erlanger

December 05, 2017

Making big strides toward Chattanooga's newest pediatric facility

Q&A with Geoff Austin, executive director of the University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle

October 20, 2017

As other health care facilities struggle, the UW Medical Center is thriving through these uncertain times

Q&A with Henry Ford Cancer Institute's Dr. Steven N. Kalkanis and Spencer C. Hoover

September 04, 2017

An update on the Brigitte Harris Cancer Pavilion, and much more

Q&A with Matthew Schreiber, chief clinical officer at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center and Children’s Hospital of New Jersey

August 11, 2017

Getting to know the final piece in a new C-suite team, and the challenges he hopes to tackle in his new role

Hospital Spotlight: Q&A with Jason Lewis of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

June 06, 2017

Get to know the director of the Center for Molecular Imaging and Nanotechnology at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Q&A with Guy Medaglia, Saint Anthony Hospital President and CEO

May 05, 2017

Chicago hospital looks to the future with a new facility

Q&A with Dana Bledsoe, President of Nemours Children’s Hospital Orlando

April 04, 2017

Pediatric patents must not experience a deterioration of access to care

Q&A with Ruth E. Hennessey, EVP and CAO of St. Francis Hospital, The Heart Center

March 28, 2017

Staff recruitment is a major challenge

Q&A with Billy Hayes, CEO of Northside Hospital Cherokee

January 31, 2017

Learn about the soon-to-be-opened facility and its leadership

Q&A with Dr. Norman Chenven, Founding CEO of Austin Regional Clinic

January 17, 2017

Assessing the state of health care and spotlighting the success of his institution

Q&A with Bob Anderson, COO of OSF Saint Francis Medical Center

November 17, 2016

Hospital executive predicts greater emphasis on wellness

Q&A with Ernie Sadau, President and CEO of CHRISTUS Health

October 28, 2016

Hospital executive discusses the challenges of handling an increasing patient load, and more

Q&A with Abram Gordon, executive director of Cincinnati Children’s pediatric proton center

September 13, 2016

'One of the things we pride ourselves in is our commitment to research'

Q&A with Greg Poulsen, Senior Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer for Intermountain Healthcare

August 09, 2016

The 34-year Intermountain veteran shares his views on what makes his facility stand out

Q&A with Bruce Slawitsky, senior vice president of human resources, Hospital for Special Surgery

July 04, 2016

Checking in with one of the largest independent specialty hospitals in NYC

Hospital Spotlight - Q&A with Ramon Soto, Chief Marketing and Communications Officer, Northwell Health

June 10, 2016

The North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System approved a name change to Northwell Health

Hospital Spotlight – Q&A with Tim Bollig, Operations Manager for Mercy Hospital, part of Allina Health

May 11, 2016

Nursing provides inspiration for entry into health care

Hospital Spotlight — Q&A with Tom Jackiewicz

May 03, 2016

Get to know the Senior Vice President and CEO of Keck Medicine of USC

Q&A with Stephens Mundy, CEO of University of Vermont Health Network (NY)

March 02, 2015

Read Stephens Mundy's thoughts on the latest changes to the healthcare sector

Hospital Spotlight: Q&A with Peter Makowski

February 27, 2015

The CEO of American Hospital Dubai in UAE talks about his unique role

Q&A with Dr. Roxane Townsend

January 15, 2015

CEO, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, talks with HCBN about her organization's goals

Q&A with Larry Coomes, CEO of Palm Beach Garden Medical Center

December 11, 2014

Bringing a unique perspective to health care management

Q&A with Dr. Michael A. Caligiuri of The James Cancer Center and Solove Research Institute

November 20, 2014

Caligiuri talks about the brand new cancer center