Tag Archives: medical market consulting

Improving Outcomes for Cancer Patients

During cancer surgery, surgeons depended on pathologists to tell them if resected cancerous tissue has clear margins. This means that the tissue surrounding the tumor contains no cancer cells, and that all cancer cells have most likely been removed by … Continue reading

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Who is making the Hospital Purchasing Decision NOW? 

Many of today’s purchasing decisions are made by a Hospital’s Value Analysis Committee (VAC). Their role is to reduce hospital product, service, and technology costs while maintaining quality. Value analysis is a process where clinicians evaluate products and services to … Continue reading

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INNOVATION: Patient Care in the Future

Intermountain Healthcare’s Transformation Lab is researching and developing new ideas to improve and optimize patient care. Some of the Lab projects already underway include the following:

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INNOVATION in Prostate Cancer Surgery

The Rise of Robotic Surgery for Prostate Cancer Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer among men in the United States. It is also one of the leading causes of death among men of all races and Hispanic origin … Continue reading

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2013 Top 5 Medical Innovations

This year’s successful medical innovations will be ones that provide significant health care efficiencies for medical professionals and hospitals/medical centers. But beyond providing healthcare benefits and positive patient outcomes, these innovations will also need to result in cost reductions. The … Continue reading

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Tracking Migraines on Mobile Devices

Innovative Approaches to Today’s Health Care Issues There are many types and causes of migraines and they can be troublesome to identify and treat. Migraines may be induced by triggers – dietary, environmental and psychological and may be affected by … Continue reading

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