A U.S. House committee grilled the agency on the efficiency of medical device regulation and its impact on medical innovation.
From vendor selection to maintenance, industry experts offer advice on getting the most value out of an RF shield.
The technology promises to slash costs and improve quality but reimbursement woes and technical troubles threaten to slow adoption.
A medical imaging consulting firm seeks to secure a bright future for imaging providers.
The device is the first breast tomosynthesis system to hit the U.S. market.
The agency will distribute the money among four 'critical priorities.'
Southard brings more than 30 years of experience to the company.
The agency urges manufacturers to warn providers and patients of potential health hazards associated with powdered gloves.
Dr. Blumenthal will be returning to his university position in the spring.
Recruitment and retention are difficult for hospitals trying to fill newly formed positions, a new survey finds.
Electronic health records don't contribute much to improving the quality of care, according to new research.
A nonprofit acts globally and locally through health care partnerships.
A DOTmed Business News report on industry's efforts to get PACS on speaking terms.
Health IT experts offer advice on getting up to speed in this exclusive DOTmed Business News report.
Find out how in a Q & A with Dr. Robert Rowley, CMO, Practice Fusion.
Significant proportions of hospitals and physicians plan to adopt electronic health records, according to a new survey.
Hospitals and eligible professionals can now register in order to demonstrate meeting Stage 1 meaningful use criteria.
The imaging software maker sealed the purchasing deal for about $12.9 million.
A U.S. biotech company is first to receive FDA clearance for two trials using human embryonic stem cells.
The health IT giant and the nation's biggest drug distributor completed its acquisition of the company for about $2.2 billion.
Ernest Jackson moves into CTO position; Bob Greer takes on the title of director of development and quality control.
DMC settles allegations of improper financial relationships with referring physicians.
A look back at the top stories that dominated the health care and medical equipment industries' news in 2010.
Physicians are significantly more likely to order magnetic resonance imaging exams if they own the scanner, a study finds.
Quinn assumes the role of director of client solutions for the company.
Health care providers consider upgrade options to cut costs.
The health system informed nearly 3,000 patients that some of their Protected Health Information was inappropriately disclosed.
The "death panel" controversy reemerges with a new policy by the Obama administration.
New research underscores persisting self-referral issues among some physician practices.
A Georgia hospital allegedly claimed public hospital status to receive additional funds from the state's Medicaid program.
The agency distributes a total of $206 million between 15 states.
The diagnostic imaging industry veteran Allen L. Smith, passed away on December 20.
Dr. Ana Pujols-McKee will serve as organization's executive vice president and chief medical officer starting in February.
This month in 1934, Marie Curie's daughter discovered artificial radioactivity.
The bill took a $2 billion cut as part of the compromise between Senate Democrats and Republicans.
Revolutionizing the wheelchair for the developing world.
A DOTmed Business News exclusive report into the developments in this sector.
An exclusive glimpse into the growth of CT in the ER and OR.
An exclusive DOTmed Business News report on CT dose reduction initiatives across the industry.
NYWA honored exceptional women leaders at its 2010 Star Breakfast.
The hospital furniture market gets a makeover to become more welcoming to patients. A DOTmed News exclusive report.
IMIX opens doors to DR; Fujifilm Medical sheds the cord; GE Healthcare reduces dose; and ICRco debuts a "never seen" imaging device.
Diabetes will cost the health care system $3.35 trillion in the next decade, a new analysis finds.
Walt Addison Linscott will serve at the company's general counsel and corporate secretary.
But some say the panel's close vote may not be viewed as a stamp of approval by the agency.
An exclusive glimpse into the work of physicians who perform pro bono surgeries around the globe.
Under new regulations, some hospitals will have to modify their visitation policies.
A new government study found that about 13.5 percent of hospitalized Medicare beneficiaries experience adverse events.
The agency's new initiative will focus on developing safer and more effective external defibrillators through enhanced design and manufacturing practices.