Northeast providers form regional GPO

By Adam Rubenfire  |  June 29, 2016

Members of a Northeast alliance of health systems are forming their own group purchasing organization to better manage procurement and sourcing of supplies.

MedAssets-Precyse gets new name: nThrive

By Adam Rubenfire  |  June 27, 2016

A year ago, Pamplona Capital Management acquired MedAssets for $2.7 billion, immediately selling off its GPO and performance-improvement businesses and merging its revenue-cycle management business with Precyse, its own brand. A new identity for the combined company was announced Sunday.

California hospital commits to sustainable seafood

California hospital commits to sustainable seafood

By Modern Healthcare  |  June 25, 2016

In June, Community Hospital of the Monterey (Calif.) Peninsula became the first hospital to partner with the Monterey Bay Aquarium's Seafood Watch program, committing to only serve seafood that's been caught in a sustainable way.

Providers shifting to higher-end CT scanners

By Adam Rubenfire  |  June 22, 2016

The average price providers paid for CT scanners was up 34% in the three months ended in April compared with the same period the year before, driven by an increased interest in more advanced systems, according to the latest Modern Healthcare/ECRI Institute Technology Price Index.

Premier conference focuses on healthcare innovation

By Shannon Muchmore  |  June 18, 2016

Advances in lung and breast cancer screening, neonatal and scoliosis imaging, tissue management, perinatal heart rate monitoring, blood supply management and fascial closures will be showcased this week at a conference highlighting innovation.

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