Cleveland Clinic establishes $7.5 million Green Revolving Fund

By Lydia Coutre, Crain's Cleveland Business  |  May 10, 2016

The clinic says it's the largest of its kind among U.S. healthcare systems. Energy-efficiency projects pull money from the fund, which then is replenished by reinvesting the savings from reduced energy consumption as well as rebates.

GPOs generate energy savings

By Adam Rubenfire  |  March 22, 2016

As energy prices have plummeted, healthcare providers have reaped the benefit of some of the lowest prices for petroleum and natural gas in recent years. But energy costs are volatile, so GPOs have been helping health systems, which are under pressure to cut costs across the board, lock in prices.

Providers skipping advanced features on X-ray systems

Providers skipping advanced features on X-ray systems

By Adam Rubenfire  |  January 25, 2016

The three-month average price that providers paid for digital X-ray systems was 19% lower in November 2015 than it was in October, as systems show more interest in basic systems that lack additional detectors and advanced features.


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