Butterfly Files Motion to Dismiss Claims in FUJIFILM Sonosite Legal Action

Butterfly Network Inc. has filed a motion to dismiss claims and specific patents from a complaint for patent infringement lawsuit filed on March 9, 2022, by FUJIFILM Sonosite Inc. Butterfly believes the lawsuit alleging infringement of U.S. Patent Nos. 7,169,108;...

ARTIS icono ceiling Angiography System Earns FDA Clearance

Siemens Healthineers has announced the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance of the ARTIS icono ceiling, a ceiling-mounted angiography system designed for a wide range of routine and advanced procedures in interventional radiology (IR) and cardiology. The...

New Fixed X-ray System Brings ‘Personal Assistant’ to Radiology Departments

GE Healthcare released its most advanced fixed X-ray system yet, the next-generation Definium 656 HD. Leading GE Healthcare’s portfolio of fixed X-ray products, this latest generation of the overhead tube suspension (OTS) system delivers consistent, highly automated,...

Exo Acquires Medo AI

Exo (pronounced “echo”), a pioneering health information and medical devices company, has announced that it is acquiring Medo, a Canadian developer of artificial intelligence (AI) technology, to make ultrasound imaging faster and simpler to use. By integrating Medo’s...

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Health Care Can Learn From Airline Industry

Health Care Can Learn From Airline Industry

The National Center for Biotechnology recently updated the informational page on medical error and reduction, and the extent of the challenge faced by the health care industry is daunting. Did you know medical errors result in 100,000 people dying each year and cost upward of $20 billion dollars a year? Missed diagnoses play a big role in these numbers. According to The Joint Commission, diagnostic errors lead to injury or death for 40,000 to 80,000 patients a year.

Health Care Can Learn From Airline Industry

Health Care Can Learn From Credit Card Companies

Health care has long struggled with detecting and addressing medical errors. It’s been more than 20 years since the groundbreaking U.S. Institute of Medicine’s piece To Err is Human and, as an industry, we’re far from achieving zero errors.