Hospitals and Healthcare Facilities General Discussion

Nix Health Layoffs

2 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…

Sage Therapeutics Reports Topline Results from Pivotal Phase 3 MOUNTAIN Study of SAGE-217 in Major Depressive Disorder

21 hours ago

Sage Therapeutics (NASDAQ: SAGE), a biopharmaceutical company developing novel therapies for people with debilitating brain disorders, today reported topline results from the pivotal Phase 3 MOUNTAIN Study evaluating the effect of SAGE-217 on depressive symptoms in adults with major depressive disorder (MDD). The MOUNTAIN Study did not meet its primary endpoint of a statistically significant reduction from baseline compared to placebo

Top 10 physician specialties generate the most revenue for hospitals

4 months 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

7 months 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?

9 months 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.

GW Pharmaceuticals and U.S. Subsidiary Greenwich Biosciences to Present Data on EPIDIOLEX (cannabidiol) Oral Solution at the American Epilepsy Society Annual Meeting

22 hours ago

​GW Pharmaceuticals plc (Nasdaq: GWPH), the world leader in the science, development, and commercialization of cannabinoid prescription medicines, along with U.S. subsidiary Greenwich Biosciences announced today that a variety of data, including results from completed Phase 3 trials of EPIDIOLEX (cannabidiol) oral solution CV, will be presented at the American Epilepsy Society (AES) Annual Meeting, December 6-10, in Baltimore

HCA Billing Fraud at Regional Medical Center in San Jose

9 months 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…