Economics

This channel highlights factors that impact hospital and healthcare economics and revenue. This includes news on healthcare policies, reimbursement, marketing, business plans, mergers and acquisitions, supply chain, salaries, staffing, and the implementation of a cost-effective environment for patients and providers.

Coming soon to a health system near you: ‘network radiology’

Radiology that facilitates the sharing of resources and touchpoints within an enterprise but across geographic locales is the future of the specialty, according to two Harvard radiology researchers.

February 6, 2023

Q4 and full-year 2022 results in for GE HealthCare

GE HealthCare has some favorable tailwinds at its back as it proceeds into its first year unattached to a certain venerable parent corporation. 

January 31, 2023
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Medtronic urges shareholders to reject below-market offer from investment firm

The firm in question, TRC Capital Investment Corp., has a history of making below-market offers to shareholders of large corporations. These offers are typically unsolicited. 

January 27, 2023

Rising trauma CT utilization flagged over costs, incidental findings

The increase has been especially evident in single-encounter chest/abdominopelvic scans, not least those performed for minor injuries.

January 25, 2023

ACR to Biden cabinet members: Please help make independent dispute resolution fair and accessible for all stakeholders

The American College of Radiology has worked out a way to protect patients from surprise medical bills for out-of-network services while modifying third-party arbitration so it sensibly serves providers and payers alike.  

January 19, 2023

Groups clash with CMS over independent dispute resolution

The heads of RBMA and three other medical management associations are locking arms and pointing their voices in the general direction of Washington.

January 13, 2023

Mo-99 supplier reaches ‘major milestone’ in non-uranium-based production

Backed with financial support and technical prowess from the U.S. Department of Energy, NorthStar Medical Radioisotopes has shown it can produce, at scale, a critical nuclear imaging radiotracer without using highly enriched uranium.

January 12, 2023
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Autonomous radiology stalwart taking health insurance internal

The independent-practice coalition Strategic Radiology has founded a captive health insurance program to offer its 1,500 or so member physicians and their respective support staffs.  

January 10, 2023

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