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GE Healthcare has introduced the Lunar Prodigy Primo, a new performance bone mineral density (BMD) system designed to ...

Time June 25, 2006
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Stryker Medical provides an innovative line of stretchers that safely accommodate patients, including the growing ...

Time June 25, 2006
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XKnife RT 4.0 is an update to XKnife RT 3.0 which is used by neurosurgeons, oncologists, physicists and dosimetrists. It ...

Time June 25, 2006
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Feature | rick dana barlow

Editor’s Note: This is the result of a “virtual” roundtable discussion on image-guided radiation therapy (IGRT) with Drs ...

Time June 22, 2006
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Feature | Daniel J. Valentino, Ph.D.

Digital imaging is now ubiquitous in medicine. Contemporary imaging modalities are generating an ever-increasing amount ...

Time June 22, 2006
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Feature | John Hall

Few medical devices are credited with preventing death and are used so rarely as automated external defibrillators (AEDs ...

Time June 22, 2006
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Feature | Cristen Bolan

Chest pain is a common complaint among ED patients, yet failure to diagnose acute myocardial infarction in the trauma ...

Time June 22, 2006
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ACT: What are some of the scenarios — decisions or investments — in which a hospital might want to consider doing a ...

Time June 22, 2006
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Feature | Rick Dana Barlow

Talk to the purveyors and supporters of digital radiography (DR) and you’ll hear that it’s the wave of the future and ultimately where the technology is headed – arguably replacing its earlier generation sibling, computed radiography (CR). However, raise that prospect with the CR crowd and you’ll likely hear something dramatically different.

Time June 22, 2006
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Feature | Afshad Mistri

Anyone who remembers – or for that matter, still uses – single-slice CT scanners can appreciate the dramatic ...

Time June 22, 2006
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Feature | Kim Phelan

About 10 years ago a close friend received some very bad news, but, oddly, she was happy about it. My friend was ...

Time June 22, 2006
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Imagine for a moment, if something along these lines actually had happened. Back in the early 1990s when the debut of ...

Time June 22, 2006
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Feature | Henry N. Wagner, Jr., M.D.

One of the most prominent figures in nuclear medicine in the last half-century is Dr. Henry Wagner of Johns Hopkins ...

Time June 22, 2006
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What are some of the noteworthy growth areas for computed tomography (CT) applications today and why are they so popular ...

Time June 22, 2006
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Feature | Rick Dana Barlow

Acquiring used equipment carries with it certain stereotypes that span the spectrum of good to bad. Facilities that ...

Time June 22, 2006
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Feature | Ryan Hiett

Even a representative from one of the nation’s leading single-use device (SUD) reprocessors says he understands the ...

Time June 22, 2006
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Mary Washington Hospital (MWH), part of MediCorp Health Systems in Fredericksburg, VA, has been the area’s premier ...

Time June 22, 2006
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Feature | Cristen Bolan

A 30-year-old woman arrives in the emergency room with “abdominal cramping and vaginal bleeding. A physical examination ...

Time June 22, 2006
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All hospitals today face challenges, but none comes close to matching the recent experiences of Louisiana hospitals ...

Time June 22, 2006
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Not too long ago, the capability of precisely directing and guiding a potent beam of radiation to eradicate a cancerous tumor without harming the healthy tissue around it was a pipe dream. Fodder for the imagination and science fiction.

Time June 22, 2006
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