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A state-by-state breakdown of hospital adjusted expenses per inpatient day

Written by Ayla Ellison (Twitter | Google+)  | February 10, 2017  Here are the adjusted expenses per inpatient day in 2015, organized by hospital ownership type, in all 50 states and the District of Columbia, according to the latest statistics from Kaiser State Health Facts. These figures, which are based on information from the 2015… Continue reading A state-by-state breakdown of hospital adjusted expenses per inpatient day

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GE to hire 20k women for STEM jobs by 2020

Written by Jessica Kim Cohen | February 09, 2017  GE has announced a new goal: to bridge the company’s gender gap by 2020. To reach gender parity, GE plans to hire 20,000 women to fill STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) roles, including jobs related to engineering, manufacturing, IT and product management. In a news release,… Continue reading GE to hire 20k women for STEM jobs by 2020

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CareFusion recalls Alaris syringe pump due to an alarm error

CareFusion is recalling the Alaris Syringe Pump because of a faulty Air-In-Line sensor which may generate a false alarm and cause the syringe pump to stop supplying the infusion to the patient. The false alarm may be repeated and require the health care provider to clear the alarm to restart the infusion. An interruption of… Continue reading CareFusion recalls Alaris syringe pump due to an alarm error

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Medtronic plans to sell medical supplies unit, Bloomberg reports: 6 key insights

Written by  Megan Wood | Thursday, 02 February 2017    Dublin, Ireland-based Medtronic is planning to sell a portion or all of its medical supplies business, unnamed sources revealed to Bloomberg.   Here are six key insights: 1. Medtronic is working with advisers to identify potential buyers. 2. The division may be worth approximately $5… Continue reading Medtronic plans to sell medical supplies unit, Bloomberg reports: 6 key insights

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Certificate-of-need status for all 50 states

Written by Laura Dyrda | February 02, 2017  Thirty-seven states have certificate of need legislation in some capacity. The National Conference of State Legislatures listed the status of CON in all states as of Aug. 25, 2016. Alabama: yes Alaska: yes Arizona: yes* Arkansas: yes California: no Colorado: no Connecticut: yes Delaware: yes Florida: yes Georgia:… Continue reading Certificate-of-need status for all 50 states