The average price of a radiosurgery system jumped 10.4% in February and is up 3% for the 12-month period ended in February, according to the latest edition of the Modern Healthcare/ECRI Institute Technology Price Index.
Radiosurgery prices spiked in February
The TPI tracks the monthly and annual price changes of 30 supply and capital items purchased by hospitals and other provider organizations. The price hike for radiosurgery systems was the biggest increase among the 30 items tracked in February. The biggest drop in price was for a cardiac catheterization lab, which plummeted 16.5% in February but was still up 10.4% for the year ended in February.
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