June 10, 2018
When creating a care coordination model, it is important to understand what the model is trying to achieve and what everyone’s roles are in the model, explained Barbara Tofani, RN, MSN, NEA-BC, administrative director of the Hunterdon Regional Cancer Center.
June 05, 2018
In healthcare, brokers help most companies buy, manage, and choose healthcare plans. But, judging by rates of change, spending trends, and objectivity, it’s debatable where they’re adding value and how keen their eye is for innovation.
May 28, 2018
Healthcare is experiencing something fundamentally different with nontraditional mergers across industries, explained Ted Okon, executive director of COA, at the 2018 Community Oncology Conference.
May 21, 2018
Innovations are transforming healthcare, but these innovations have to align with business models and they still have to be validated before they can improve care delivery, explained Harlan Krumholz, MD, SM, Harold H. Hines Jr professor of Medicine and Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale School of Medicine, and director, Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation, Yale-New Haven Hospital.
May 09, 2018
In an attempt to distance itself from the controversy it faced over steep drug price increases, Valeant Pharmaceuticals will change its name to Bausch Health Companies; medical bills are dragging down some people's credit scores; Minnesota governor warns Republican state lawmakers against trying to block expansion of MinnesotaCare.
Sanofi, Regeneron to Cut Praluent Prices Under Exclusive Express Scripts Deal That Ends Prior Approval Delays
May 01, 2018
While precise pricing information was not released, net pricing will be within the cost-effective ranges set by the Institute for Clinical and Economic Review.
April 25, 2018
Takeda Pharmaceutical has increased its bid to purchase Shire Plc to $64 billion; a process for reviewing drug patents has been ruled constitutional by the Supreme Court of the United States; at the University of California, Los Angeles, an “unspoken taboo” against reusing transplanted kidneys is being challenged.
April 24, 2018
The confirmation hearing for the president's new pick to run the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is being postponed; hospital profits are at 10-year low; new recommendations re-imagine postpartum care.