Global imaging market to hit $34 billion by 2017; Hospitals still reeling from Hurricane Sandy;

Health Insurance News

> Aetna plans to participate in about 15 health insurance exchanges throughout the country by 2014, its chief executive told analysts and investors last week. And the company said the increase in new members from exchanges will help contribute to its growth. Article

Medical Imaging News

> The total value of the global medical imaging market is expected to reach $26.7 billion by year's end and to increase to more than $34 billion by 2017, according to new market research from Wellesley, Mass.-based BCC Research. Post

Health Provider News

> Months after Hurricane Sandy, hospitals are still feeling the impact. The affected hospitals extend beyond New York University Langone Medical Center and Bellevue Hospital that shut down after storm damages. Neighboring hospitals have absorbed their emergency patients and even medical residents. Article

> Following Friday's tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School, the nation turns its attention to the role that security, gun control and mental health services may have played in recent mass shootings. Amid the discussion and shock, a gunman on Sunday morning opened fire at St. Vincent's Hospital in Birmingham, Ala., wounding two hospital employees and a police officer. Article

And Finally... I wonder what that electric bill looks like. Article


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