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Royal Philips hires Cascella as imaging chief

Royal Philips hires Cascella as imaging chief

By Adam Rubenfire  |  April 08, 2015

Robert Cascella has been tapped by Royal Philips to lead its imaging businesses. He replaces Gene Saragnese, who is expected to retire on May 1.

Germ-killing robots battle in court

Germ-killing robots battle in court

By Adam Rubenfire  |  April 08, 2015

Xenex Disinfection Services, a maker of machines that use ultraviolet lights to kill germs in healthcare settings, is suing Clorox Co., which sells competing equipment and has taken issue with Xenex's marketing claims.

Universal Hospital Services suffers losses, gains a new CEO

By Rachel Landen  |  March 24, 2015

Universal Hospital Services reported another 12 months of disappointing financial results with the healthcare technology and medical-device supplier recording a net loss of $66.5 million for the year ended Dec. 31, 2014.

Demand wanes for higher-cost angiography systems

Demand wanes for higher-cost angiography systems

By Adam Rubenfire  |  March 20, 2015

The average cost of angiography systems dropped 25% in January compared with the same month last year, as buyers showed less interest in purchasing higher-end systems, according to the Modern Healthcare/ECRI Institute Technology Price Index.

When it comes to pricing Sovaldi, how NICE of them

By Merrill Goozner  |  March 17, 2015

New cost-effectiveness analyses of Sovaldi and other treatments to treat chronic hepatitis C infection suggest U.S. firms initially set prices near the ceiling that the United Kingdom's National Health Service will pay for drugs.

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