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

Latest version emphasizes cybersecurity and interoperability risks

2) Uncovering bacterial co-infections in COVID-19 patients with broader diagnostics

Insights from Oliver Schacht, CEO of OpGen

3) 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


Press Room

AdvaMed expands VentConnect platform to advance production of COVID medtech
August 03, 2020
Monteris Medical announces Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina expands policy coverage for NeuroBlate
August 03, 2020
CINDE and AAMI bring medical device industry training to Costa Rica
August 03, 2020
American College of Radiology to provide image coordination for national COVID-19 observational study
August 03, 2020
Studies demonstrate further evidence WTC responders are at risk for dementia
August 03, 2020
SNMMI receives $750K grant to assist nuclear medicine programs in sub-Saharan Africa
August 03, 2020
Frontline healthcare workers more likely to test positive for COVID despite PPE
August 03, 2020
Stryker's Neuroform Atlas Stent System granted an expanded indication
August 03, 2020
Innovative Health receives first-ever FDA clearances to reprocess transseptal needles
July 31, 2020
US Commercial Service offers trade show booth staffing program for events in Düsseldorf during travel restriction period
July 31, 2020

Risk Management

Less than a quarter of RNs in the US feel safe working at their facility
Only 9% of 21,000 nurses surveyed reported they did not have to reuse single-use PPE
Why practices with RamSoft's cloud-based RIS/PACS don't have to worry about changing times

COVID 19 or not, RamSoft's cloud-based RIS/PACS can help future-proof your healthcare practice. Here's how.

How scenario planning yields advantages for providers in unprecedented times
Mitigating effects of crises like the COVID-19 pandemic on practices
Simple device protects against COVID-19 transmission during endoscopic procedures
Mouthpiece prevents aerosolized droplets of the virus from spreading
Three ways payers and providers are improving collaboration during the COVID-19 pandemic
Insights from Steve Jax, alliance manager of strategic payer relationships for Availity
Nuclear medicine physicians break down COVID-19 game plan at SNMMI
Insights from the front lines at Mount Sinai in New York
Hitting the reset button on supply chain strategies
How COVID-19 is forcing us to rethink what we thought we knew
Supply chain lessons emerging from the coronavirus pandemic
Insights from Lars Thording, VP of marketing & public affairs at Innovative Health LLC
Five ways health systems can optimize care and minimize risk during COVID-19
Insights from Angie Franks, CEO of Central Logic
How COVID-19 has exacerbated burnout among care providers
Healthcare organizations need to get serious about making staff well-being a top priority
COVID-19 adding to clinician's cognitive overload
Insights from Sarah Williams, RT, director of product management—surveillance at Capsule Technologies
Reviewing some of the key considerations for cyber insurance
Cyber claims are becoming routine as security concerns have proved to be a permanent business threat
How to keep care—and hospital revenue—going during a pandemic
Banning elective procedures was not necessary for nearly the entire country at the same time: Here’s how we can keep care going
In device sterilization, education is the first line of defense
Exploring the distinctions between high-level disinfection and sterilization
Forgot your mask? Buy one from a vending machine
PPE distributor and vending supplier partner to support COVID-19 guideline compliance
New practice guidelines for interventional radiologists urged during COVID-19
Providing insight on how to conduct procedures and what should be postponed
What could we have done differently? PPE supply chain lessons from COVID-19
Leaders share insights on shortages faced by healthcare providers and the lessons they hope the industry will take away
Facilities must expand testing capacity over 200% before resuming elective procedures
Premier survey highlights lack of swabs and chemical reagents needed for testing
UV light reveals COVID-19 exposure due to improper PPE use
Can help foster adherence to PPE guidelines and protect against further exposure