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Acquisitions driving up Medicare spending on hospital-based imaging: study

Average reimbursement for five common MR and CT procedures rose by more than $6 over four years

Hospital-employed physicians more likely to prescribe inappropriate MR scans

Study points to pressure by healthcare systems to make more revenue

With AI, researchers teach robots to stay out of the way in busy ERs

Allows them to support emergency workflow without causing disruptions

GE gets FDA nod for AIR Recon DL on 7T MR scanner

Enabling faster scans with sharper, less noisy images

Patient monitors evolve during pandemic

A look around at the latest solutions entering the market, and how COVID-19 has impacted their evolution

CMS warns hospitals they must disclose prices of care to consumers

Around two-thirds of the largest U.S. providers have not complied with the hospital price transparency final rule

Walmart to acquire telehealth provider MeMD

Will offer customers nationwide access to virtual urgent, behavioral and primary care

Three unrecommended preventive services cost Medicare $325 million annually

Researchers examine seven patient-specific services graded D by USPSTF

National Imaging Solutions acquires DynaRad

Obtains range of portable X-ray systems, including Micro-X Rover with nanotube tech

FTC report finds scant evidence to support manufacturer justification for repair restrictions

A look inside the report and its key findings as they relate to medical devices

Supply Chain

Can mobile apps help us reach ‘supply Nirvana’?

May 12, 2021

Lack of inventory management training is one of the major sources of supply chain inefficiency

Is data a liability or asset for supply chain departments?

April 09, 2021

How data is the invisible chink in supply chain’s armor

Five strategies for building a more resilient supply chain

March 05, 2021

A call for better transparency and more diversified sourcing

IDN Summit Brings Supply Chain Community Together

March 04, 2021

The IDN Summit is excited to, once again, host attendees safely live and in-person in Orlando next month (April 12-14) at the Spring IDN Summit.

Moving beyond PPI, increasing cost savings

March 01, 2021

Physician preference items can account for more than half of a hospital's supply chain expenses

Using data analytics to guide purchasing decisions

November 24, 2020

Reading between the lines for a smarter supply chain

The real value proposition of GPOs

October 09, 2020

How much money a GPO can save an organization varies by product and service category

How new partnerships transform the supply chain

September 08, 2020

Strategic partnerships and M&A activity can have major consequences for purchasing

Will supply chain establish a new normal?

August 18, 2020

Insights from Stanford Health Care on planning for an uncertain future

Hitting the reset button on supply chain strategies

July 15, 2020

How COVID-19 is forcing us to rethink what we thought we knew

How COVID-19 broke the supply chain

June 10, 2020

When decreasing production and export levels meet increased global demand

Involving clinicians in procurement decisions

April 01, 2020

Tips for getting different hospital departments on board with supply chain initiatives

Getting proactive about the unpredictable

March 10, 2020

Moving from reactive to proactive positions in supply chain

Are you ready for a recall?

February 04, 2020

Tips for efficiently addressing the recalls impacting your facility