Hospitals and Healthcare Facilities General Discussion

Nix Health Layoffs

10 months ago

I work at the NIX as a tech so have see the different things going on there. There is things going on that no one knows. A lot is hush hush and even people job at risk they don't care. They paid selfs millions already and now time to close down. All buildings have just run down with no care. Patient sometimes no food and other important things. Everyone complain mold in buildings and broken things. Very dangerus to work. Even nurses complain and other MHT like complain. No one listens. All for m…

What's the Strategy in the U.S. for Neovasc's Reducer?

5 months ago

Neovasc (Nasdaq: NVCN) is a medical device company primarily known for Reducer, which is a minimally invasive device that helps treat patients with refractory angina. The device has been approved in Europe

Top 10 physician specialties generate the most revenue for hospitals

1 year ago

Great info for all the medical device and biotech reps trying to figure out what specialty is the best to call on --

1. Cardiovascular surgery

  • Average revenue: $3.7 million
  • Average salary: $425,000

2. Cardiology (invasive)

  • Average revenue: $3.48 million
  • Average salary: $590,000

3. Neurosurgery

  • Average revenue: $3.44 million
  • Average salary: $687,000

4. Orthopedic surgery

  • Average revenue: $3.29 million
  • Average salary: $533,000

5. Gastroenterology

  • Average revenue: $2.97 million
  • Average salary: $487,000

6. Hematolo…

Buy an Entire Hospital Room on Amazon

1 year ago

I think any hospital CEO wanting to keep their job would avoid buying a hospital room off of Amazon and stick with Stryker.

Is Your Hospital Being Penalized By Medicare?

1 year ago

Eight-hundred hospitals will have their Medicare payments reduced for patients discharged between last October and this September, according to Kaiser Health News. The penalties will be applied as hospitals submit claims to Medicare for reimbursement.

HCA Billing Fraud at Regional Medical Center in San Jose

1 year ago

This lawsuit was just unsealed, which alleges a former nurse at Regional Medical Center in San Jose, Calif., filed a submitted false claims to Medicare. I false claims stem from HCA billing for certain services on an inpatient basis when the patients were still waiting in the ED.

"The Regional Medical Center is frequently out of beds in its units and the emergency department is frequently well over capacity," the complaint states. "When this happens, patients that have been admitted to the hospit…