Philips introduces industry-first vendor-neutral Radiology Operations Command Center at RSNA 2020

November 24, 2020 New multimodality virtual imaging command center enables real-time, remote collaboration to broaden expertise between technologists, radiologists and imaging operations teams across multiple sites via private, secure telepresence capabilities Proprietary digital technology developed by Philips helps maintain business continuity, increase enterprise-wide radiology productivity, minimize issues with image quality, and expand access to advanced […]

South Australia Pizza Worker’s Lie Triggers Statewide Lockdown

South Australia’s premier told reporters Friday that the decision to put the state into a six-day lockdown was triggered by a “lie” to contact tracers from one individual.The announcement came two days after the state government ordered residents to st…

Posted in General November 20, 2020

Isolated for Months, Island Crew Sees Pandemic for First Time

HONOLULU – Just as the coronavirus pandemic began to take hold, in February, four people set sail for one of the most remote places on Earth – a small camp on Kure Atoll, at the edge of the uninhabited Northwestern Hawaiian Islands.There, more than 1,4…

Posted in General November 19, 2020

New York City Closes Schools Amid COVID-19 Surge

New York City Wednesday ordered schools to close, as the city recorded a seventh-straight day with a COVID-19 positivity rate of over 3%. “Public school buildings will be closed as of tomorrow, Thursday Nov. 19, out an abundance of caution. We must fig…

Posted in General November 18, 2020