The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has already warned Americans of a likely COVID-19 outbreak, but fighting the outbreak may require more than just disinfectants and specialized masks. Enter robots?
ECRI Institute names diagnostic errors and improper management of test results in electronic health records among the most serious patient safety challenges facing healthcare leaders in 2019. Released in conjunction with National Patient Safety Awareness week, ECRI’s Top 10 Patient Safety Concerns for 2019 raises the profile of safety issues that pose risks to patients and healthcare providers.
The Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance (MITA) announced that it is expanding the scope of the NEMA American National Standard for Servicing of Medical Imaging Devices to cover all medical devices, not just medical imaging technologies. MITA officials say this decision—which is likely to be met with criticism from many in the medical device sector—“comes after the consideration of extensive stakeholder feedback indicating a desire for one, universal standard for the medical device industry.”
There’s a new shift in expectations for healthcare—and it’s turning the paradigm of traditional top-down care delivery on its head. Enter digital technology, which is empowering patients to make smarter healthcare choices. Here's how digital technologies—and millennials—are shaping healthcare.
The Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance (MITA) has voiced its support for H.R. 4716, introduced by Representatives Erik Paulsen (R-Minn.) and Jackie Walorski (R-Ind.), that will suspend the medical device tax for five years.
Healthcare organizations laud Konica Minolta for its easy-to-use diagnostic radiography technology and the customer service delivered by the company's field engineers and imaging applications specialists.
The IoT medical devices market is projected to surge from its current $20.59 billion valuation to $63.43 billion by 2023, increasing at a compound annual growth rate of 25.2%. Growth in the IoT medical devices market is mainly driven by factors such as new government initiatives for promoting digital health, the growing need for cost-containment in healthcare delivery, and the rising focus on active patient engagement and patient-centric care delivery.