Canon Medical Systems USA

  • Understanding Your Business - Healthcare Reimbursements

    Understanding Your Business - Healthcare Reimbursements

    Tom Szostak - Healthcare Economics Manager, TAMS | May 18, 2015


    Understanding the economics and policy trends of medical imaging will become increasingly more important as the pressures for cost containment of the US healthcare system escalates. In order for hospital and non-hospital based radiology operations to survive, having a strong foundation of the “business” of imaging will be essential. Read More
  • ExploraVision National Winners

    ExploraVision National Winners

    http://www.exploravision.org/ | April 24, 2015


    ExploraVision is a science competition that goes beyond the typical student science competition and into what it takes to bring ideas to reality. A teacher will sponsor and lead his/her students as they work in groups of 2 – 4 to simulate real research and development. A teacher will guide his or her students as they pick a current technology, research it, envision what it might look like in 20 years, and describe the development Read More
  • Could TED Talks Help Medical Schools Break a 100 Year Rut?

    Could TED Talks Help Medical Schools Break a 100 Year Rut?

    Lainie Hardman - Toshiba Learning Center Editor | April 20, 2015


    It is hard to believe that the structure of medical education remains so firmly rooted in the past when technology, the healthcare system, and medicine have all experienced such radical change. TED's mission is spreading ideas and TED Talks are widely regarded as inspiring audience members to apply what they heard in a meaningful way. Could changing the large lecture teaching model in medical schools to the short informal TED Talk model be part of the answer to modernize medical schools? Read More
  • ExploraVision Regional Winners

    ExploraVision Regional Winners

    http://www.exploravision.org/ | March 16, 2015


    ExploraVision is a science competition that goes beyond the typical student science competition and into what it takes to bring ideas to reality. A teacher will sponsor and lead his/her students as they work in groups of 2 – 4 to simulate real research and development. A teacher will guide his or her students as they pick a current technology, research it, envision what it might look like in 20 years, and describe the development steps, pros & cons, and obstacles. Past winners have envisioned technologies ranging from a hand-held food allergen detector to a new device to help people who have lost limbs regain movement in real time. Read More
  • Lessons from the East — China's Rapidly Evolving Health Care System

    Lessons from the East — China's Rapidly Evolving Health Care System

    The New England Journal of Medicine - David Blumenthal, M.D., M.P.P., and William Hsiao, Ph.D. | April 02, 2015


    At first glance, China might seem unlikely to offer useful health care lessons to many other countries. Its health system exists within a unique geopolitical context: a country of more than 1.3 billion people, occupying a huge, diverse landmass, living under authoritarian single-party rule, and making an extraordinarily rapid transition from a Third-World to a First-World economy. Read More