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Houston swindled out of $1.7 million for faulty N95 masks

City is requesting back funds used to pay for the more than 900,000 defective masks

Beaumont to merge with Spectrum

Will operate 22 hospitals and 305 outpatient locations with 64,000 staff members

Patients take Scripps Health to court over cyberattack breach

Claim inadequate security protocols led to incident

FDA service and remanufacturing draft guidance: key takeaways

The long-awaited document encourages OEMs to provide instructions

Nanox seeks FDA clearance for multi-source Nanox.ARC 3D system

Tomosynthesis solution equipped with multiple alternative-switched X-ray tubes

LifePoint Health to acquire Kindred Healthcare

Will create a healthcare delivery network with expanded services, resources and expertise

Google Health pivots from consumer to clinical with latest shakeup

Restructured into three groups and transferred 130 employees out of the health division

Pennsylvania doctor takes hospital to court for failing to prevent stabbing

Was repeatedly stabbed in the head and neck by a psychiatric patient

Ochsner and Rush to merge into single health system in 2022

Will expand access to care for patients closer to home in Alabama and Mississippi

Deep learning with SPECT accurately predicts major adverse cardiac events

Points to advantages of incorporating AI into standard imaging protocols

Money Health

10 tips for buying cosmetic lasers

January 08, 2015

Balancing savings versus service

5 ways a GPO can help you save

June 27, 2014

The evolving value of group purchasing to health care leaders

Finding a balance between service costs and calculated risk

May 01, 2014

Q&A with William Lauver.

ACA and ICD-10 spell trouble for claims paying operations

November 25, 2013

A recent survey finds problems.

Complying with the Physician Payments Sunshine Act

September 12, 2013

Companies impacted should know.

Reducing expenses at Ochsner Health System

January 25, 2013

Leveraging technology for managed print services makes everyone a winner.

What health care supply chain can learn from other industries

December 11, 2012

What are the best practices to help reduce costs associated with delivery of care?

Looking to buy a new linear accelerator system?

October 10, 2012

Look at resale value before you buy.

How to choose the right partner for SUD reprocessing

August 27, 2012

Questions to ask to get you on track

The organization of an operations team for efficiency

April 19, 2012

Your structure may need restructuring...

Top 6 most desirable qualities of equipment service providers

January 16, 2012

Google "MRI" and you will pull up a plethora of service providers, all claiming to be the best. What qualities should you insist on as a consumer?

Medical practice marketing vital in the "new normal"

December 14, 2011

The economic climate has put a new premium on medical practice marketing.

Payer mix doesn't blend with hospital revenue models

November 02, 2011

This Money Health column tackles payer mix problems.

Making your next purchase a profitable one

June 20, 2011

Thomas Vorpahl looks at how to make wise purchasing decisions.

Assessing the ACO Model: Policy Meets Reality

May 18, 2011

What have we learned from the CMS Physician Group Practice Demonstration?

Money Health: Considering new imaging equipment? Read this first.

February 06, 2011

GE Healthcare's Paul Amberg offers advice on improving equipment utilization in a radiology department.

Traveling nurses provide burnout prevention at a savings

December 28, 2010

The traveling nurse industry can help alleviate the burnout occurring among an overextended workforce.

Cutting costs in cancer therapy: evidence-based practices

November 10, 2010

Can evidence-based programs decrease the costs of cancer care?

When bills are making hospital accountants sick

October 11, 2010

DSOs might help ease billing hassles.

Transcription services enable hospitals to dictate the savings

September 30, 2010

This report originally appeared in the September 2010 issue of DOTmed Business News

Staying high and dry during the perfect storm

September 09, 2010

In a bad economy, smart equipment management can help hospitals save big. A DOTmed Business News exclusive Money Health report.

Responsible medical device strategies can help curb rising cost of health care

August 25, 2010

A columnist weighs in from DOTmed Business News.

The human and financial cost of providing health care in the United States

July 08, 2010

A columnist weighs in from DOTmed Business News.

Smarten invoicing to optimize payments

June 24, 2010

A DOTmed Business News contributor provides some business improvement strategies.

Managing risk: safe patients, secure budget

May 26, 2010

Patient risk management is responsible practice ethically and financially.

A Hint of Things to Come?

April 22, 2010

A trend toward greater regulatory oversight may chill industry.

Go East, Young Man?

March 08, 2010

Is China's mega 850-billion-yuan health care stimulus plan, coupled with a massive population beginning to succumb to Western diseases, a miracle for U.S. medical device makers, or a mirage?

Strategies for the New Economic Season

December 23, 2009

A news analysis from the pages of DOTmed Business News.

Does support for legacy donations prepare the world market?

December 14, 2009

Hospitals may find it advantageous to write-off such legacy equipment as a donation rather than try to sell it. A DOTmed Business News columnist explains.

How Will Medicare Reform Impact Providers?

November 18, 2009

A DOTmed Business News columnist comments on CMS and reform issues.

Could a Foreign Currency Replace the U.S. Dollar as the World Reserve?

October 05, 2009

An eye-opening column from DOTmed Business News.

Impact of the stimulus package upon the medical supply resale market

September 23, 2009

A look at the stimulus status from a DOTmed Business News columnist.