Medical Devices

patient engagement
Dec 07, 2017 | Jeff Lagasse
New research finds patients could benefit if they are invited to co-produce medical notes with doctors rather…
Nov 21, 2017 | Laura Lovett
UnitedHealthcare members who participate in the insurer's UnitedHealthcare Motion employee wellness…
ECRI's top 10 tech hazards for 2018
Nov 07, 2017 | Beth Jones Sanborn
ECRI Institute weighed factors like severity, likelihood that the hazard could cause serious injury or death,…
3D ultrasound
Nov 02, 2017 | Jeff Lagasse
A cost-effective way to boost capabilities can save providers thousands.
How robot-assisted surgery drives up costs
Oct 27, 2017 | Jeff Lagasse
Report argues that less technically challenging surgeries, such as the removal of a whole kidney, may not benefit as…
heart device failure
Oct 02, 2017 | Kaiser Health News
Officials said the $1.5 billion lost from 2005 through 2014 was a "conservative estimate" while patients paid $140…
Unnecessary image ordering a financial drag
Sep 28, 2017 | Jeff Lagasse
But targeting each clinical scenario individually might not address some of the underlying drivers of this trend.
GOP healthcare bill
Sep 20, 2017 | Julie Rovner, Kaiser Health News
The Graham-Cassidy proposal would fundamentally restructure the Medicaid program.
Sep 06, 2017 | Bernie Monegain
Oschner Medical Center says use of Xenex LightStrike Germ-Zapping Robots will improve patient safety…