Medical rationing is not something Americans are accustomed to, but COVID-19 may soon change that. The specter of rationing is most imminent in New York City, where the virus is spreading rapidly and overwhelming hospitals with patients.
The number of COVID-19 cases in the U.S. has been growing exponentially over the past few weeks and at an average of 41% per day since March 16. It is only a matter of time before there is an increased need for extracorporeal machine oxygenation (ECMO) to ensure the survival of critically ill patients, according to GlobalData.
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Investor interest in radiology is booming, with multiple well-capitalized platforms competing to secure partnerships with the top physician practices across the country. Until recently, consolidation in radiology has been...
Mettawa, Ill.-based Vyaire Medical Inc., a global player in the ventilation technologies market, has signed an agreement to acquire the ventilator business and the imtmedical brand name. The traditional business unit testing devices, including test lungs, will be continued under the brand IMT Analytics and will remain in the possession of the previous ownership.