The shift toward value-based care has changed the radiology game for both the providers and the companies making new imaging technology.
Imaging - Industry Insight
An expert lays out how the medtech industry can adapt to Virtual and Augmented Reality changing the healthcare landscape.
The adoption rate for EMRs has remained low at many rural hospitals, yet the advancement of patient care, particularly in a specialized field such as radiology, can be greatly enhanced with such integration.
Convolutional neural networks and other machine learning algorithms are gradually transforming our reality. Dentistry is no exception.
Growth in procedures will overwhelm eroding pricing, and expanding niches could bring future growth opportunities.
It is crucial that archiving systems be upgraded in order to accommodate the increasing volume of medical images.
Big medtech companies are all developing devices whose functionality is not hampered when patients undergo magentic resonance imaging (MRI), a common diagnostic tools these days.
Understanding both commercial and on-chip graphics cards will help designers optimize long-term performance. Martin Rudloff
In the post-ACA landscape, vendors of medical imaging systems must focus on lowering the total cost of ownership of their products.
After two patients died and serveral more were sickened by drug-resistant bacteria traced to endoscopes, many want to know who dropped the ball, the manufacturer or regulators.
In a roundtable discussion at the event, clinical engineers were candid about the issues they have with medical imaging equipment.
As the video looking at the development of a 3-D medical imaging system illustrates, intuitive, graphical user interfaces and cross-platform support are becoming an increasingly critical element in modern medical devices.
Patients aren't typically that knowledgeable about the underlying technology used to treat them. And for that matter, device industry professionals may be well versed in their niche but not as much so in other disciplines.
Today's New York Times has an essay by cardiologist Sandeep Jauhar, MD that depicts and decries the excessive consultation and testing -- especially medical imaging -- that he believes is the prime driver of the United States' spiraling healthcare costs.
Eastman Kodak Co. (Rochester, NY) says it will sell its health business to Onex Corp. (Toronto) for about $2.55 billion because it wants to focus on the consumer market. Kodak's Health Group includes molecular imaging, digital X-ray technology, medical printers, X-ray film, and various forms of information technology. The sale includes all of the health group's plants. Onex, a diversified conglomerate, is one of Canada's largest companies.