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After stroke scans, patients face serious health risks
An examination by The New York Times has found that radiation overdoses were larger and more widespread than previously...
Safety features planned for radiation machines
Manufacturers of radiation therapy equipment said at a patient-safety conference that within the next two years their...
Cancer risks prompt doctors to try to lower imaging scan radiation
Doctors are exploring ways to reduce the amount of radiation exposure from medical imaging tests in light of renewed...
FDA toughens process for radiation equipment
The Food and Drug Administration announced that it was taking steps to reduce overdoses, underdoses, and other errors...
Scientists say FDA ignored radiation warnings
Warnings by government experts about the risks of routinely using powerful CT scans to screen patients for colon cancer...
Web Exclusive: Balancing Radiation Risks, Benefits, and Quality
Recent studies and reports linking radiation overexposure to cancer risks, illness, and even death may be the start of...
Cutting the risk from CT scans
A nationwide push is underway to lower radiation exposure from CT scans, amid growing concern about the risks of cancer...
Experts Call for Better Oversight of Radiological Procedures
While diagnostic and therapeutic medical radiation have many important benefits, a House subcommittee on Friday took a...
Medical scan makers to install radiation controls
The Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance, a medical imaging trade group, announced that manufacturers of CT scanners...
Radiation bills raise question of supervision
A case in Florida points to some of the rising concerns about safety procedures and oversight involving increasingly...

Webcast: Cultivating Physician-Hospital Alignment in the ACO Era
The physician-hospital relationship has always been important but with reform, fortifying these partnerships is now an...
Audio Conference: Slash Your Readmission Rates
With 20% of Medicare fee-for-service beneficiaries discharged from a hospital being readmitted within 30 days, two of...
Webcast: Tackle Physician Turnover Costs, Rev Up Recruitment
Physician turnover can cause millions to walk out your front door. Losing just one physician can mean a $1 million hit...
Book: The Healthcare Executive's Guide to Urgent Care Centers and Freestanding EDs
One in five Americans lacks adequate access to primary care physicians and even those patients with insurance and a...
Handbook: Peer Review and Quality Committee Essentials Handbook
The Medical Staff Leadership Online Training Library offers a new, easily accessible way for physician leaders to...
Handbook: Credentials Committee Essentials Handbook
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Handbook: Department Chair Essentials Handbook
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Handbook: Medical Executive Committee Essentials Handbook
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Book: The Medical Executive Committee Manual
Give physician leaders the knowledge and tools to confidently and effectively carry out their MEC responsibilities and...