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Specialized ambulances expedite stroke treatment

By Adam Rubenfire  |  January 04, 2016

Cleveland Clinic and the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston ​have been leading​ clinical trials of mobile stroke units, which are enabling the hospitals to start stroke treatment before patients reach the hospital.

Interest in A/V add-ons drives up price of surgical lights

Interest in A/V add-ons drives up price of surgical lights

By Adam Rubenfire  |  December 09, 2015

Providers are paying more for surgical lights as interest grows in units with video monitor and camera attachments, according to the latest Modern Healthcare/ECRI Institute Technology Price Index.

ECRI warns of gamma camera hazard

ECRI warns of gamma camera hazard

By Adam Rubenfire  |  November 07, 2015

At least five patients and hospital staffers have been injured in the past year because of malfunctions in gamma camera imaging devices, according to the ECRI Institute. Gamma cameras are found in most U.S. hospitals.

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