Report: Prices drop for major medical implants

September 23, 2013 by Arezu Sarvestani

Hospitals in 2011 paid 34% less per device for drug-eluting stents than they paid in 2007, according to a new AdvaMed report which also found substantial price-cuts for 6 other categories of major medical implants.

Updated September 23, 2013, at 6:45 p.m. with comments from AdvaMed chairman David Dvorak.

Report: Prices drop for major medical implants

Hospitals in 2011 paid an average of 34% less for drug-eluting stents than they did in 2007, according to a new report. They also paid 27% less for bare metal stents and 26% less for both pacemakers and cardiac resynchronization therapy defibrillators.

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