Hospitals spend more money on medical devices and equipment that is purchased through Group Purchasing Organizations (GPOs) than they would if they bought the items on the open-market, according to a recent study commissioned by the Medical Device Manufacturers Association (MDMA).
MedClean Technologies, which provides on-site technology for the treatment and disposal of medical waste and the destruction of confidential documents, says it has signed a distribution agreement with Sodzo Medical, Inc., a four state distributorship doing business as Texas Pain Reps based out of Houston, Texas.
Mounting labor and administrative costs, lack of capital for technology development, ongoing regulatory concerns, and changing compliance requirements have caused many physicians to outsource their medical billing and practice management operations in order to stabilize revenues and better predict cash flows.
Astellas Pharma US has launched the Appropriate Use Criteria (AUC) for Cardiac Radionuclide Imaging application for smartphones. The application is designed to give physicians access to published criteria used to assess the need for a patient to have cardiac radionuclide imaging (RNI).
CDW Healthcare and national healthcare network VHA Inc. have announced an expanded three-year deal to deliver Information Technology products and services to the VHA-supported Mid-America Service Solutions consolidated service center. CDW Healthcare is part of the public sector subsidiary of CDW LLC.
As US doctors consider the switch from paper charts to Electronic Medical Records (EMR), Good Health Media and Practice Fusion have teamed up to provide an absolutely free EMR system supported by targeted advertising.
TAMPA, Fla., -- Sept. 16, 2010 – Sage North America today announced that the Sage Healthcare Division, a provider of electronic health records (EHR) and practice management software, has launched its Customer Appreciation Program (CAP) that’s designed to say thank you to its existing customers and provide them with assistance toward adopting EHRs and achieving meaningful use requirements.