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Supply Chain

Mergers yield minimal supply chain savings

Mergers yield minimal supply chain savings

Many providers cite savings on services and supply chain as a sizable factor driving their mergers and acquisitions. But a new paper shows bundling purchases and standardization don't save as much as they think.

Providers expect Amazon to lower medical supply prices

Providers expect Amazon to lower medical supply prices

Sixty-two percent of health system executives support Amazon's growing presence in the medical supply sector and nearly the same amount said the company could successfully deliver supplies faster and at a lower price, according to a new survey.

First blood test to help diagnose brain injuries gets U.S. OK

First blood test to help diagnose brain injuries gets U.S. OK

The test doesn't detect concussions and the approval won't immediately change how patients with suspected concussions are treated. But it allows Banyan Biomarkers to commercialize its test, giving the company an early lead in the race to find a way to diagnose concussions.

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