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MRI Design Requirements – Guidelines Dominoes

In stark contrast to the speed with which we expect to see medical technology advance, the more bureaucratic process of regulatory or accreditation tends to be more deliberative and… oh heck, I’ll just say it… glacial in its pace to keep up. Every once in a while, however, these efforts ‘sling-shot’ forward.

Much to my surprise (and delight), this is happening with the new Guidelines for Design and Construction of Health Care Facilities (or Guidelines, for short). Though the 2010 edition of Guidelines has only been published for about a month (and the publisher has been struggling to catch up on back-ordered copies), two states have already adopted the 2010 edition as their requirements for licensure.

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Pent-Up MRI Equipment Demand To Break In 2010?

In the radiology community, it’s widely known… the economic downturn has eviscerated the equipment manufacturers’ sales of high-dollar imaging tools. The sour economy, coupled with the drastic cuts in MRI and CT reimbursements, in particular, have hit those two modalities hardest. Eighteen months into this economic malaise, are there signs of recovery? Apparently GE Healthcare thinks so…

GE MRI Scanner

Is GE Preparing For The MRI Rebound?

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ASHE MRI Safety Monograph Available…

The new ASHE publication, Designing and Engineering MRI Safety, has now been made available for purchase from the American Society for Healthcare Engineering’s website.

ASHE MRI Safety Monograph

Click for details on how you can get a copy of the new ASHE Monograph…