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Radiation Dose Monitoring Trends in the U.S. and Abroad [VIDEO]

September 15, 2014 by Erica Carnevale

Todd Minnigh of Carestream

Marianne Matthews, Editor in Chief of Imaging Economics, interviews Carestream’s own Todd Minnigh, Vice President, Word Wide Sales & Marketing Development, discuss radiation dose monitoring and the different technologies being used in the U.S. and around the world to address this important issue.[read more]

China Syndrome: Rich Flee Mainland for Medical Care Abroad

September 11, 2014 by David E Williams

I feel bad for the patients profiled in "Desperate Chinese Seek Medical Care Abroad" in the Wall Street Journal. From what I’ve read here and elsewhere it’s not uncommon for hospitals and physicians to push profitable, expensive services and products that are not in the patients’ best interests.[read more]

7 Healthcare Trends to Watch Out for in the Remainder of 2014

September 10, 2014 by Alleli Aspili

Mobile health

What are trending in the field of healthcare as we approach the remainder of 2014? Here are seven trends that will continue to directly affect the healthcare industry for the rest of the year and beyond. Keep an eye on these trends as you can use these to strengthen your company’s future vision and gauge short-term tactical direction.[read more]

The UK and Japan Moving to a National Rewards System: Is the US Next?

September 4, 2014 by Michael Dermer

A national rewards system on the horizon?

The UK and Japan may be moving toward incentivizing health. Of course the United States healthcare system is more complex, but the basic premise is the same: if we know the short term and long term behaviors by patients and providers that save money, and we can align financial rewards to those behaviors, everyone wins.[read more]

The Most Interesting Man Revolutionizing the Health World

September 3, 2014 by Nicole Fisher

Dr. Sarfaraz Niazi

Dr. Sarfaraz Niazi wrote his first world-renowned book at the age of 26. On weekends he recites love poems on Voice of America. He casually (and humbly) references his more than 70 patents that range from aging wine to chewing gum tobioreactors to air scrubbing systems at his infamous Chicago wine parties. And his mustache rules his Twitter feed.[read more]

Doctors 2.0 Storify at World Health Innovation Day

August 30, 2014 by Denise Silber

World Health Innovation Day

Enjoy this storify relating the sessions at the first World Innovation Day for Health Competition in Geneva.[read more]

Patient Care Over There: A Talk About Global Radiology Practices

August 10, 2014 by Erica Carnevale

Global radiology practices

Todd Minnigh is a familiar face in the AHRA community. As a frequent conference attendee and speaker, he has presented on a variety of topics because he has seen and experienced a great deal throughout his career. He took the time to answer a few questions.[read more]


BioPharma Beat: Imagination Is More Important Than Innovation

August 5, 2014 by David Davidovic

I know that this will sound like heresy to most people in the “innovation machine” who could never accept that anything can be more important than innovation itself. But, in my view, innovation is more of the process and the output – and is not the actual catalyst.[read more]

We Need to Measure What Counts, Not What We're Paid to Count

July 16, 2014 by Zal Press


A couple of weeks ago I attended the SOCAP Health Conference held at the New York Academy of Medicine in NYC. It took me some time to comprehend that the focus was on health, not healthcare. This led to some extraordinary discussion and many compelling comments.[read more]

Why the U.S. Healthcare System Ranks Worst in the Developed World

July 15, 2014 by Abby Norman

The U.S.’s expenditures are higher than any other developed nation’s when it comes to healthcare. When you consider how poorly the U.S. measures up against countries spending less money, it might make you wonder where all that money does end up. So what happened?[read more]

Americans Pay Far More for Medications Than Anywhere in the World

July 14, 2014 by Anthony Cirillo

The International Federation of Health Plans (IFHP) released its 2013 Comparative Price Report, detailing its annual survey of medical prices. As in prior years, the survey data shows that the United States continues to have the highest fees of those countries surveyed for drugs and various medical procedures.[read more]


Content Marketing or Brand Publishing: What's the Difference?

June 5, 2014 by David Avitabile

Content marketing / shutterstock

Companies in science, healthcare and technology-related industries have been slower to embrace content marketing and inbound marketing compared to those in consumer products, food or entertainment. Here are some of the different ways companies can use content marketing and brand publishing to build relationships.[read more]