Current data indicates healthcare reform has not resulted in the significantly increased healthcare spending as was the expected outcome. Read more at Modern Healthcare.
On Monday, GE announced the sale of its appliance division to Electrolux (who will continue selling the appliances under the GE name). The company will now focus on building complex industrial machines, including medical imaging equipment. With this refined focus, will we soon see more innovation in GE's healthcare devices? Read more at MSN.
Finally, there is a way for physician practices to benefit from the reduced prices commonly available to hospitals through Group Purchasing Organizations. The solution is an Aggregated Procurement Partner (APP). APPs help practices better manage procurement costs and inventory. Read the full story at the Nashville Healthcare Council Blog.