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Do it for the Children: Designing Medical Devices for Pediatric Patients

By Matt Skoufalos For more than 30 years, surgeon Alvin Crawford worked to help thousands of children with pediatric orthopedic conditions and spinal deformities correct...

Managing Emotions at Work – What do you show up with when you show...

By Matt Skoufalos Working in the medical imaging space is stressful. On the client side, patient satisfaction is critical to reimbursement; on the management side,...

Horizon Goals: Finding Imaging Technicians in a Dwindling Field of Engineers

By Matt Skoufalos How hard is it to retain talent on your HTM team, including in-house imaging service professionals? Mark Seago says he recently lost...

Empowered Management

To say that hospital decision-makers are inundated with data is an understatement. Analytics are used to justify any change in thinking at every level of management, from purchasing to servicing to staffing and beyond. But any department head will also tell you that the value of that information only goes as far as the meaning you can extrapolate from it.

The Masking Effect: Dense Breasts and Women’s Health

For years, women’s health care advocates have pushed legislators at every level of government to pass breast density inform laws: regulations requiring providers to notify their patients about whether they have dense breast tissue as a component of their mammogram reports.

Scanning the Unscannable: MRI Safety for Patients with Implanted Medical Devices

How can radiologists safely image the growing number of patients with implanted medical devices and replacement joints?

Is Certification Right For You?

By Matt Skoufalos In the early 1980s, just a few years after David Weaver graduated from his Indiana high school, its electronics program was cut...

Entering the Third Dimension

Since the introduction of commercially available 3D printers, the technology has been largely celebrated for its adoption by makerspaces, as an introductory method of teaching computing to children or as a novelty gift for gadget lovers.

A Radiology Manager’s Wish List

At the end of every fiscal year, imaging centers and health systems start making difficult choices about capital planning and budgeting for the future.

OEM: A Service Partner

Amid the vertical integration of parts, sales, and service providers, and greater consolidation in the hospital space, both ends of the customer relationship have tightened in the past decade-plus.

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