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Siemens Healthineers to Acquire Varian

Siemens Healthineers AG and Varian Medical Systems Inc. have entered into an agreement, pursuant to which Siemens Healthineers shall acquire all shares of Varian for $177.50 per share in cash. This corresponds to a purchase price of approximately $16.4 billion....

MTMI Partners with Nautilus Medical Technologies

The Medical Technology Management Institute (MTMI), a division of The College of Health Care Professions, has announced a partnership with Nautilus Medical Technologies, developer of a cloud-based imaging sharing platform used by over a thousand health care providers...

Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare is the first U.S. hospital to image patients with EOSedge

EOS imaging, a provider of 2D/3D orthopedic medical imaging and software solutions for 3D anatomical modeling and surgical planning, has announced the first exams performed with EOSedge in the United States, at Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare’s main campus...

Webinar on FDA’s Regulation of Face Masks and Surgical Masks during the COVID-19 Pandemic

On Tuesday, August 4, 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m. ET, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will host a webinar on the FDA’s regulation of face masks and surgical masks during the COVID-19 pandemic. This webinar will expand the scope of the respirator webinar series to...

WHO Shares COVID-19 Rapid Advice Guide

A World Health Organization (WHO) rapid advice guide on the use of chest imaging in the diagnosis and management of COVID-19 was published today in the journal Radiology.

The rapid guide includes three diagnosis recommendations and four management recommendations covering patients with suspected or confirmed COVID-19 with different levels of disease severity, throughout the care pathway from outpatient facility or hospital entry to home discharge. It also offers considerations about implementation, monitoring and evaluation and identifies research needs.

This guide is primarily intended for health professionals involved in the diagnosis of COVID-19 and in the management of COVID-19 patients, but can also benefit hospital managers and planners, policymakers, hospital architects, biomedical engineers, medical physicists, logistics staff, and control officers involved in water/sanitation and infection prevention.

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