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‘Fanciful, Inflated, Difficult To Decode And Inconsistent’: Experts Blast Rules Requiring Hospitals To Post Prices

Jan 15, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The Trump administration now requires hospitals to post their chargemasters online in an effort to increase pricing transparency in the industry. But many experts criticize the rules, saying the information is unusable to consumers. In other hospital news: children's hospitals brace for changes from the administration's tax reform law, and hospitals push physicians to go in-network....
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The Game Isn't Worth The Candle: Reflections On The JPM Healthcare Conference

Jan 15, 2019 , Forbes
The "JPM week" in San Fran is an annual kickoff for the industry. After a weekend to reflect, I come away more concerned than ever about the event and our...
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U.S. lawmaker launches investigation into pharma drug pricing

Jan 15, 2019 , Reuters
A top U.S. lawmaker launched an investigation into pharmaceutical industry pricing practices on Monday, less than a week after he and fellow Democrats introduced legislation aimed at lowering medicine prices....
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Q&A: CEO John Couris wants Tampa General to be the best. Period

Jan 13, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
John Couris thinks leaders in the healthcare industry should think big or go home. During his first year as CEO of Tampa (Fla.) General Hospital, the region's largest safety-net facility, Couris has given his staff implicit instructions and a...
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The Global Occupational And Speech Therapists And Audiologists Market Was Valued At $58.4 Billion In 2017

Jan 13, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Occupational and speech therapists and audiologists industry comprise establishments of independent health practitioners primarily engaged in planning and administering educational, recreational, and social activities designed to help patients or individuals with disabilities, regain mental function......
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Issues Summit Panelists talk hurdles to patient-facing care

Jan 12, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
During an executive panel at the Drug Store News Industry Issues Summit in New York City in late November, panelists focused on how to improve patient-facing care in community-based pharmacy. Read More...
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6 trends driving pharmacy’s future

Jan 12, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
At the DSN Industry Issues Summit Chris Dimos, president of retail solutions at McKesson, outlined six key trends in the pharmacy space. Read More...
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Industry groups urge members to submit DIR comments to CMS by Jan. 25

Jan 11, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
NACDS and NCPA are urging members to send comments about DIR fees to CMS by Jan. 25. Read More...
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Games industry asks WHO to hold fire on 'gaming disorder'

Jan 11, 2019 , Reuters
Video games are compelling, but does playing them too much constitute a medical condition? The gaming industry is trying to avoid "gaming disorder" becoming a formally recognized ailment....
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Mack Elevation marks a decade of relationships

Jan 11, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
Mack Elevation will celebrate 10 years in business this year. Founder Dan Mack said he is proud of what it has done for the retail industry. Read More...
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Johnson & Johnson CEO Warns That Pharma Should Police Itself Over Drug Prices As Other Options Could Be ‘Onerous’

Jan 11, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
“If we don’t do this as an industry, I think there will be other alternatives that will be more onerous for us,” Johnson & Johnson CEO Alex Gorsky said at the J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference in California. Drug pricing was just one of the many topics that were being hotly discussed at the annual event that draws the movers-and-shakers in the...
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OTC monograph reform passes House

Jan 10, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
The House of Representatives on Tuesday passed H.R. 269 — a package of bills that legislation aimed at modernizing the OTC monograph process — gaining praise from industry organizations. Read More...
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Can The Record Breaking Number Of FDA New Drug Approvals Continue?

Jan 10, 2019 , Forbes
Despite these possibilities, the boom in new drugs is likely to continue benefiting the industry and more importantly, the patients anxiously waiting for these new...
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Hospital at home tech: The ‘quiet revolution’ improving outcomes, cutting costs and building relationships

Jan 10, 2019 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
At CES 2019, experts from around the healthcare industry highlight the human benefits of home care...
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Q&A: ACO Executive Expects Impacts from New Rules

Jan 09, 2019 , Healthcare Business News
Jan. 7—HFMA recently talked with the leader of one of the largest accountable care organizations (ACOs) in the Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP) about impacts she and other ACO leaders expect from the recently issued 2019 final rules for the program. Early industry reaction to the changes was mixed....
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WHO study likens palm oil lobbying to tobacco and alcohol industries

Jan 09, 2019 , Reuters
The palm oil industry is deploying tactics similar to those of the alcohol and tobacco industries to influence research into the health effects of its product, a study published by the World Health Organization said on Tuesday....
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PR pros predict which trends will matter most in 2019

Jan 09, 2019 , Healthcare Comm.
How will the industry change in the coming year? Which platforms and tactics still matter? Leading communications experts offer a glimpse into the near...
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South Africa detects foot and mouth disease in Limpopo province

Jan 09, 2019 , Reuters
The highly contagious foot and mouth disease, which poses a threat to the livestock industry, has been detected in a northern district of South Africa's Limpopo province, the country said on Tuesday....
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Health Care Industry Spends $30B A Year Pushing Its Wares, From Drugs To Stem Cell Treatment

Jan 09, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Critics say patients are often misled by ads that advocate high-priced drugs or genetic...
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U.S. health care industry spends $30 billion a year on marketing

Jan 09, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Spending on health care advertising in the U.S. has almost doubled over the past two decades as companies compete for their share of the world's biggest health care market, a U.S. study suggests....
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