The average price of an interventional angiography system jumped 15.5% in May and is up more than 23% for the 12-month period ended in May, according to the latest edition of the Modern Healthcare/ECRI Institute Technology Price Index.
Tech price index: Prices climb for angiography systems, drop for CT scanners
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 an interventional angiography system was the largest among the 30 items tracked in May. CT scanners posted the largest price drop; the price of a CT scanner declined nearly 12% in May and is down 11.5% for the year ended in May.
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