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Demand surges for mobile 3-D imaging equipment

Demand surges for mobile 3-D imaging equipment

By Adam Rubenfire  |  December 20, 2016

The prices paid for X-ray systems that can be wheeled up to a surgical table or patient bed to gather images during a procedure surged this fall as providers upgraded to 3-D-compatible equipment.

Execution costs spike in Virginia; state pays pharmacy $66K

By Associated Press  |  December 12, 2016

Virginia prison officials have paid a secret compounding pharmacy $66,000 to obtain lethal injection drugs for its next two executions — roughly 63 times last year's going price for the state's three-drug lethal injection package.

Quest to expand patient-initiated testing

Quest to expand patient-initiated testing

By Adam Rubenfire  |  November 21, 2016

Quest Diagnostics will expand a program that allows consumers to order certain lab tests without a doctor's order. It's a response to the growing trend of consumers taking charge of their healthcare.

GPO Vizient loses 20-provider network to Mercy's ROi

By Adam Rubenfire  |  October 17, 2016

In what could be the start of a trend of providers flocking to smaller group purchasing organizations, ROi has inked a deal with a network of 20 acute-care hospitals across Arkansas, Missouri and Texas that previously worked with mega-GPO Vizient.

Blog: Cuban pharmaceutical imports to U.S. could lead to lower drug prices

By Adam Rubenfire  |  October 17, 2016

Industry experts say the Obama administration's decision to lift a ban on importing Cuban pharmaceuticals and collaborating with the nation's researchers could bring the nation's cheaper, reputable medicines to the U.S. The move could give American researchers the chance to study Cuba's care...

Aramark loses Louisiana hospital housekeeping contract

By Associated Press  |  October 15, 2016

Aramark Healthcare Services says it's laying off 243 workers at Lafayette (La.) General Medical Center after the hospital did not renew a housekeeping contract. Affected employees will be able to apply for jobs within the hospital.

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