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Siemens Healthineers Completes Acquisition of Varian

Siemens Healthineers AG has successfully completed the acquisition of Varian Medical Systems Inc. The acquisition was previously announced on August 2, 2020.

American Cancer Society Names Dr. Karen Knudsen as its Next CEO

Karen E. Knudsen, MBA, Ph.D., will be the next chief executive officer of the American Cancer Society (ACS) and its advocacy affiliate, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), starting June 1, 2021.

ACR Launches National Clinical Imaging Research Registry

The six current and eight planned ANCIRR registries can collect and curate images and diverse clinical data from multiple practice settings to produce large data sets that enable researchers to address complex scientific questions and produce results applicable across various care settings, geographic locations and multiple populations.

Philips Showcases Tele-Ultrasound at AIUM Virtual Event

Royal Philips announced its participation in the upcoming Annual Integrative Ultrasound Meeting (AIUM) virtual event, April 11-14, hosted by the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine.

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Imaging Matters: How to be More Valuable

Imaging Matters: How to be More Valuable

By John Garrett Everyone is looking for the most value for every dollar spent. This is not unique to the imaging industry. As the world becomes more and more of a global economy, it will only become more prevalent. So, how do you make...

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Imaging Matters: Partnerships

Imaging Matters: Partnerships

You will often hear a salesman talk about partnerships with a hospital or imaging center. They are all smiles and desire nothing more than to be your best friend.

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Imaging Matters: Letting Go

Imaging Matters: Letting Go

By John Garrett Knowing when to let go can be a challenge. You see it everywhere for various reasons. There are emotional attachments, the fear of something new and sometimes there are financial obligations that make it difficult....

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Imaging Matters: Letting Go

Rust, the Color of the Fall

By John Garrett The infection control department has to be concerned with every part of a hospital physically as well as how things are done. They are constantly trying to reduce the risk of infection just as their name would suggest....

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Imaging Matters: Covering the Topic of Covers

Imaging Matters: Covering the Topic of Covers

By John Garrett Imaging equipment covers have a special place in the hearts of those who service the equipment. Typically that place is in the depths where all things that one does not mention in polite company reside. It is most probable...

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Imaging Matters: Hiring Service

Imaging Matters: Hiring Service

Frequently there is a comparison of the service of medical equipment to the service of one’s automobile. The comparison is one most people can relate to easily and it helps to explain some of the service choices that are made by hospitals...

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Imaging Matters: New Vendors of Diagnostic Imaging

Imaging Matters: New Vendors of Diagnostic Imaging

By John Garrett There are new players in town. At least they are trying to establish themselves as such. Then, there is the rebranding that is going on as companies merge or buy out other companies. It is a very active time in the world...

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Imaging Matters: Surviving a Survey

Imaging Matters: Surviving a Survey

The CEO of the hospital calls your office or shop. You can hear the panic in their voice. The world is coming to an end. Nothing will ever be good again. Why? There is a surveyor from The Joint Commission, DNV, CMS or the state health department on campus.

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Imaging Matters: A Better World

Imaging Matters: A Better World

We all have some vision of a better world. A place where the challenges and problems that face mankind on both a macro and micro level are all overcome.

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Imaging Matters: The Training Matrix

Imaging Matters: The Training Matrix

By John Garrett Deciding on what service should be brought in-house seems fairly straight forward at first look. However, like most things in life, it grows more complex as it develops. Sending team members to schools without a plan on...

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