The study published Monday in the journal Health Affairs breaks the cost down as follows: $2.8 billion resulting from false-positive mammograms and another $1.2 billion attributed to breast cancer over-diagnosis.
STRATAFIX™ Symmetric PDS Plus is the only antibacterial knotless tissue control device that provides strong, secure closure appropriate for high tension areas such as fascia. STRATAFIX™ devices transform the wound closure experience by providing a combination of more consistency, security and more efficiency.
DERMABOND® PRINEO® Skin Closure System (22 cm) is a two component system consisting of a self-adhering mesh and topical skin adhesive pen.
Capable of servicing coronary angiography and open heart surgical procedures in one room, hybrid OR hospitals can handle diagnostic and therapeutic efforts at one table.
A preliminary evaluation suggests that WebTIPS is effective in reducing anxiety levels on the day of surgery.
In an article published in the journal Neural Regeneration Research, several new designs for 3D tissue constructs are described for using stem cells grown on nanofiber scaffolding within a supportive hydrogel.
It would also reduce the number of unnecessary and invasive biopsies stemming from the less precise PSA test that's now used.
The findings add to an increasingly clear picture of how flaws in early nerve development lead to poor colon function, which must often be surgically corrected.
Healthmark Industries announces the launch of its Laser C.A.A.T.'s (Custom Anodized Aluminum Tags), will be be a new addition to their labeling line of products.
The sciences between OR is the focus of the January/ February 2015 Surgical Products issue, with articles on visualization, going green and a brainstorm on smoke evacuation.
The March issue of Surgical Products goes back to the basics to see how little things have huge impacts for patients, but also explores some new technology.
Many providers are turning to UVC decontamination systems to increase infection prevention, since the technology is quick, safe and easy to operate.
As is the case with any growing enterprise, we’ll continue to change and adapt in order to best meet your needs.
The study, begun in 2013, integrated the pilot test of the UHC Supply Cost and Quality Tool, a business intelligence tool designed to help health care organizations identify variations in the use of medical devices and their links to costs and patient outcomes.
Technically, the cut was to take effect Wednesday, but the Department of Health and Human Services said it will hold off processing claims at the lower rate until April 15.