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Get the Picture? Proper Servicing of Imaging Equipment Ensures Accurate and Safe Diagnoses

This piece was originally published in the May 2016 issue of ei, the magazine of the electroindustry. Jim Nestel, Manager Service Projects and Installations, Hitachi Medical Systems Over the past century, the miracle of medical imaging has allowed for previously impossible insights into


Smart Healthcare Employs Enterprise Imaging to Enable Ubiquitous Access

This piece was originally published in the April 2016 issue of ei, the magazine of the electroindustry. By Henri “Rik” Primo, Chair, MITA Medical Imaging Informatics Section Ever since the x-ray was first used for medical imaging in 1896, image sharing has been


Refurbished Medical Imaging Equipment: Sustainable, Safe, and Effective

This piece was originally published in the March 2016 issue of ei, the magazine of the electroindustry. By Andrew Northup, Director, Global Affairs, MITA The Medical Imaging Technology Association (MITA) promotion of good refurbishment practices for medical imaging equipment stresses the benefits for patients


NEMA/MITA Highlights: President Obama’s 2016 State of the Union Address

By Kyle Pitsor, Vice President of Government Relations, NEMA President Obama’s final State of the Union address set the tone for his last year in office and set forth his vision for policies in America. The full transcript of the


NEMA, MITA Commend Congress for Passing Omnibus Package Containing Medical Imaging and Electroindustry Provisions

Today, America’s electrical and medical imaging industries applaud Congress for passing a $1.1 trillion omnibus legislative package that funds the government through September 30, 2016, addresses certain tax provisions and includes NEMA-supported cybersecurity language. Passage of the package completes legislative



Competitiveness is the Best "Protection" for Jobs

U.S. electroindustry companies sell billions of dollars of equipment outside the U.S. each year. These companies employ many thousands of workers here in the U.S., workers whose employment depends on the ability of their company “teams” to innovate, make sales,