Radiotherapy Market Expected to Top $9.4 Billion by 2022

According to a new market research report from MarketsandMarkets, the global radiotherapy market is projected to reach $9.47 billion by 2022 from $6.81 billion in 2017, at a compound annual growth rate of 6.8%. Technological advancements in radiotherapy systems,...

Philips to Acquire Electrical Geodesics, Inc. for EUR 32.9 million

Philips has agreed to purchase Electrical Geodesics, Inc. (EGI), a Eugene, Ore.-based company that develops technologies used to monitor and interpret brain activity, for EUR 32.9 million. Company officials say EGI’s portfolio of EEG hardware, software, and...

Decoding FDA Speak

What the agency’s quality systems regulations regarding complaint-handling really mean  By William A. Hyman, ScD The issue of regulation of medical device service organizations is one of long, if intermittent, concern. It has seen renewed interest recently in the form...

ECRI Institute Launches Capital Budgeting Service

ECRI Institute announces CapitalNavigator, a new capital budgeting service that expedites the decision-making process for planning medical technology purchases and projects at hospitals and health systems. ECRI Institute’s technology experts examine capital requests,...

Four Joint Commission Books Garner Industry Praise

Four books published by The Joint Commission and Joint Commission Resources, Inc. (JCR) have been named “Doody’s Core Titles in Health Sciences for 2017”. The annual Doody’s Core Titles list recognizes the best titles published within a variety of medical specialties....

Unfors RaySafe Expands Quality Assurance Line

Unfors RaySafe, based in Billdal, Sweden, has launched the RaySafe Pro-Slit Phantom and the RaySafe Pro-Stand. The RaySafe Pro-Slit Phantom is a slit camera for accurate measurement of the focal spot size, according to IEC 60336:2005. Its design enables repeatable and...