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Hospital systems dispute findings of devicemaker study

[Modern Healthcare, December 14, 2010] Allina Hospitals & Clinics is among a group of large hospital systems that has sent a letter to the Medical Device Manufacturers Association (PDF) disputing the findings of a recent study put out by the organization.

The study, released this past October, concluded that group purchasing organizations' contracting practices drive up the cost of medical products and, ultimately, the costs of care to consumers and payers. Read the full story at modernhealthcare.com (free registration required).

Posted on December 16, 2010 in Allina Health SystemMagazinesModern Healthcare

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