Compared with radiation risks from a computed tomography scan, a trip through the donut hole of a magnetic resonance imaging scanner might seem benign. But in response to an alarming rise in patient injuries, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration calls a two-day session on MRI safety and reporting. >>>
In addition to alarm fatigue, exposure hazards from radiation therapy and medication administration errors are among the most serious health technology safety issues, says a report from the non-profit ECRI Institute. >>>
For the second time in four years, a jury has handed an Idaho radiologists' group a multimillion-dollar award in its suit against one-time partner Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center. >>>
Surgeons at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center estimate that more than $126 million a year is spent nationwide by spine surgeons improperly using or disposing of medical implant devices, but say that waste easily can be avoided. >>>
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