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  • The Affordable Care Act: What You Need To Know!

    The Affordable Care Act: What You Need To Know!

    Tom Szostak - Healthcare Economics Manager, TAMS and Lainie Hardman | June 03, 2015


    As we contemplate the 5th anniversary of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) this year, there is still confusion over what the changes are, why they were deemed necessary, and how it will be fully implemented over time. Toshiba American Medical Systems Senior Healthcare Economics Manager, Tom Szostak, reviews the ACA in a comprehensive 5-part series of articles. In this series, Mr. Szostak reviews the history of healthcare, the reason for reform, the changes under the ACA, and how this will shape healthcare in America. Read More
  • 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