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Biosimilars: Disruption or Disappointment?

In a recent blog post, Allison Wu asks whether biosimilars are a disruption or a disappointment? Branded as “Inflectra”, this form of infliximab is developed by Celltrion and will be co-marketed by Pfizer. Despite steadily rising interest in biosimilars over the past 5 years, Inflectra is only the second true biosimilar drug… read more

Procured Health Reports Record Growth for Second Consecutive Year

CHICAGO, IL – January 31, 2017 – Procured Health, a leading provider of technology applications that enable health systems and physicians to align practice with clinical evidence, announced today that it achieved record growth in 2016 for the second consecutive year. In addition, their customers achieved more than $70M in… read more

Is Over-diagnosis, Over-treatment, or Over-prescribing Ailing You?

In a recent blog post by Gina Thomas, RN, MBA, Chief Development Officer of Procured Health asks is over-diagnosis, over-treatment, or over-prescribing ailing you? With healthcare costs 18% of GDP and wastes in healthcare costs such as overtreatment escalating to heights over $130 billion, our society of convenience and demand to ‘fix me now’ may be causing… read more

An Inside Look at Cardiovascular Technology

A recently published whitepaper on Rapid Innovation in Cardiovascular Technology: explores the clinical evidence in three cardiovascular devices Before selecting any clinical treatment or modality, a comprehensive and also unbiased review and understanding of the clinical evidence is critical for the best patient outcomes. Three examples of innovative technology and the leading… read more

Cost is King: 5 Thoughts On the Hospital Supply Chain from an Expert Who’s Seen Both Sides of the Business

In the realm of the hospital supply chain, cost dictates all. And cost is more relevant than ever in healthcare right now, said John Cunningham, chief solutions officer at Procured Health. “Almost every organization I’ve worked with has given their supply chain department a specific savings target to help maintain costs.” Mr. Cunningham… read more

How Metric-Driven Decisions Can Bring ‘Revolutionary Innovation’ Back to Healthcare

There’s a perception among physicians that the medical innovation field is stagnating. Major companies horizontally innovate on their groundbreaking devices and investor money is leaving for greener pastures. But small manufacturers and tech companies are looking to change that. They just need a little help. Julie Schulz, MD, MPH, and… read more

Physician Preference: Aligned, in Line Or Out of Line

When it comes to physician preference in the healthcare organization, the two sides generally and historically follow this trend: Physicians represent church; Supply Chain remains part of state. A study conducted in 2014, “Physician Engagement in CCC [Community-Based Care Continuum],” by Stratus Health and KHA Research, found at least two… read more

Procured Health Names Gina Thomas to Key Leadership Position

CHICAGO, IL –September 14, 2016 – Procured Health, a provider of data-driven technology solutions aimed at improving patient care and eliminating wasteful spending, announced today that Gina Thomas has joined the company as the Chief Development Officer.  In this role, she will focus on ensuring health systems throughout the country… read more

4 Quotes from Supply Chain Leaders on Improving Physician Engagement

Procured Health recently hosted a panel to discuss effective physician engagement strategies to produce a more efficient supply chain that improves costs, quality and clinical outcomes. Here are four quotes from supply chain leaders on how to boost physician engagement. “We’ve found that it’s important to involve physicians early in the… read more

How Surgeons Can Help More Patients—On and Off the Operating Table

Surgeons have stressful, high-stakes jobs. Luckily, they receive years of academic and practical training to help them prepare. However, patients, the ones putting their lives on the line each day, don’t have that same training. So, it’s not surprising that when patients enter the four walls of a hospital, they… read more