5 Key Advantages of Medical Equipment Standardization

By CME on Feb 9, 2016 1:30:00 PM

The Affordable Care Act, sometimes referred to as Obamacare, includes many stipulations.  One of these is to create a change in the way the federal government pays for healthcare services provided to patients on Medicare.  Specifically, the change is to move away from a quantity-based payment system to a quality-based system.  Another way it is described, is the process of moving away from a volume-based, to a value-based, system of purchasing services for the Medicare patients.  Quite literally, it is referred to as the Hospital Value-Based Purchasing program, a program that has three objectives: 

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The Importance of Pre-Planning for Successful Equipment Delivery

By CME on Nov 7, 2015 11:00:00 AM

Hospitals and other healthcare providers have had to face the fact that they must do more with less.  They must seek every opportunity to cut costs and increase patient throughput.  One of the quickest ways to realize these objectives is to pre-plan the acquisition of your medical equipment.  Pre-planning improves the probability of success for any project, from proposal and awarding of the bid, to the delivery and set-up of the equipment.

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Advantages of Medical Industry Mergers and Acquisitions

By CME on Sep 9, 2015 8:18:00 AM

Large healthcare systems buying smaller, stand-alone, hospitals and physician providers merging together or being bought by hospitals has become a big trend within the healthcare industry. That same trend is being seen on the commercial side of the healthcare industry as well as the clinical side. The healthcare industry has become very competitive and the benefits of larger group models provides many attractive benefits for both the product/service providers and their clients/customers, even including the patients. The following are just a few of the best of those advantages:

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