Reimbursement
Jun 13, 2013
There's plenty of talk in healthcare about outcome-based reimbursement, reducing readmits and otherwise preparing for a healthcare economy based on quality and...
May 07, 2013
The hospital value analysis process for medical devices is evolving to include more formalized committees, more sophisticated metrics, and a greater influence...
Jan 02, 2013
The passage of a scaled-back fiscal cliff agreement late last week, contained little relief for medical device makers. Key issues remained unresolved, and cuts...
Oct 01, 2012
 A new House bill seeks to improve and update the system for reimbursing IVD manufacturers. The bill, HR 6446, known as the Improving Diagnostic...
Jun 11, 2012
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) will likely not succeed in reducing the cost of healthcare in the United States, according to a recent...
May 09, 2012
Gottlieb, who is a practicing physician who has also served as a senior policy adviser at CMS, is surprised that the watershed decision hasn’t received a...
May 09, 2012
AdvaMed and a collection of healthcare groups have submitted separate comments to IRS regarding the implementation of the medical device tax, which is slated...
Apr 06, 2012
Outcomes-based reimbursement is the future of the health industry, proclaims a recent report from PricewaterhouseCoopers titled “Needles in a haystack:...
Dec 08, 2011
The successful launch of a medical device into the inpatient critical care market requires strategic, coordinated planning followed by timely execution of...
Nov 03, 2010
Last week, I was able to catch Robert Grant, CEO and president, Surgical Business, Bausch & Lomb for an interview. Grant is the keynote speaker at this...