MITA Calls for Strengthened Enforcement of Medical Device Remanufacturing

The Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance (MITA) has written a letter that calls for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) to strengthen its guidance on medical device remanufacturing and urged the agency to take the necessary steps to properly enforce the...

Perlin Named President of The Joint Commission

The Board of Commissioners of The Joint Commission have announced the appointment of Dr. Jonathan B. Perlin to lead The Joint Commission as its next President and CEO. The appointment is effective March 1, 2022. Widely known for his leadership in healthcare quality...

GE Healthcare Introduces New CT System

GE Healthcare has unveiled Revolution Ascend[i] with Effortless Workflow, offering clinicians a collection of artificial intelligence technologies that automate and simplify time-consuming tasks to increase operational efficiency and free up time for clinicians to...

United Imaging uCT ATLAS Earns FDA Clearance

United Imaging has announced FDA clearance for the uCT ATLAS, the latest in the company’s computed tomography (CT) portfolio of scanners and the 25th FDA clearance for the company overall.

Writer Profile: Laurie Schachtner

Meet Laurie Schachtner, another member of the ICE Editorial Board. Laurie is the Regional Director of Medical Imaging at AMITA Health: St. Joseph Hospital in Elgin, Illinois and Mercy Medical Center in Aurora Illinois. Her certifications include FACHE, CRA, RT (R) (M). Laurie has a doctorate in Applied Management and Decision Sciences from Walden University, a Master of Business Administration from the Keller Graduate School of Business, a bachelor’s degree in Business Management from National-Louis University, and attended the School of Radiologic Technology at Swedish American Hospital in Rockford, Illinois. In her free time, Laurie enjoys refinishing furniture, as well as doing puzzles to “unwind” at the end of a work day. She also teaches undergraduate and graduate level classes for Aurora University intermittently.

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