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626 Acquires Medical Imaging Solutions

CEO Hints at Additional Acquisitions 626 Holdings LLC recently announced the addition of Medical Imaging Solutions (MIS). “MIS could not be a better fit. The addition of MIS helps both our customers and our employees win on many different levels including the...

FDA Clears Symbia Pro.specta SPECT/CT Scanner

Siemens Healthineers has announced the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance of the Symbia Pro.specta, a single-photon emission computed tomography/computed tomography (SPECT/CT) system with advanced CT and SPECT imaging technologies. Capabilities include a...

KA Imaging Plans New Mobile X-Ray System

“Through the Ontario Together Fund, our government is making strategic investments in innovative homegrown businesses with the ideas and solutions to help us support Ontario’s vibrant innovation and medtech ecosystem,” said Vic Fedeli, minister of economic development, job creation and tra

ECRI Opens New Global Headquarters

“The new building symbolizes the transformation that ECRI has been undergoing over the past few years,” says Marcus Schabacker, MD, Ph.D., president and CEO of ECRI.

[Sponsored] The Right to Repair: Recapping the Debate

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The Right to Repair Medical Devices: Recapping the Debate

When you buy something, should you have the freedom to get it fixed any way you choose? It’s a question surrounding everything from cars and cell phones to gaming systems and life-saving medical devices.

The “right to repair” movement is making headlines, and the medical imaging community is a part of the ongoing debate. It’s been an issue for quite some time, but discussions over how much control manufacturers should have over repairability gained steam when the coronavirus pandemic hit the United States.

As hospitals saw the first influx of COVID-19 patients, ventilators quickly became critical devices for care. However, some healthcare providers found themselves with ventilators that needed repair and no way to do the work to fix them on their own. That’s because certain original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) did not allow it or do not make certain parts and tools publicly available.

Fill out the form to learn more about how right to repair legislation spurred by the COVID-19 pandemic could impact how medical imaging systems are fixed and maintained.

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