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Managing More Business Amid Consolidation

Managing More Business Amid Consolidation

A recent GE Capital survey shows healthcare consolidation is poised to increase in 2014, which means providers will be seeking solutions for managing additional business efficiently. Streamlining Healthcare epub recently featured one such instance in “Smart Growth” (PDF),  where Banner Health worked with distributor partner McKesson Medical-Surgical to standardize ordering practices at each of its clinics [...]

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Posted in: Best Practices, Case Studies, Cost Management, How distributors make a difference, Member Spotlights, Special Features

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New Realities in Laboratory and Diagnostics Markets

New Realities in Laboratory and Diagnostics Markets

We recently brought leading lab and diagnostics healthcare executives together in Washington, D.C., to discuss market opportunities and issues at HIDA’s first-ever Laboratory & Diagnostics Market Conference. It’s clear from several of our speakers and panel discussions that lab diagnostics are under-resourced and facing significant cost and reimbursement pressures as a result of the Affordable [...]

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Posted in: Advocacy and Gov Affairs, Conference news & updates, Healthcare reform trends & impact, HIDA News, Policy Outlook & Analysis

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