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Prices for anesthesia units up 14% over past year
Modern Healthcare

The average cost for anesthesia units is 14% higher than it was a year ago, according to the Modern Healthcare/ECRI Institute Technology Price Index. The TPI index looks at monthly and annual price data for about 30 supply and capital items purchased by hospitals and other healthcare providers, based on three-month rolling averages. The average cost for a basic anesthesia unit is $45,884, falling in the middle of the expected cost range of $40,000 to $50,000.