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1214 Articles Matching "deal"

Sangamo in $3 billion gene-editing deal with Gilead

Feb 23, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters) - U.S. drugmaker Gilead Sciences Inc will use Sangamo Therapeutics Inc's gene-editing technology to develop cancer treatments in a deal potentially worth about $3 billion to Sangamo, the companies said on Thursday....
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Feb. 26-March 2 Policy Watch: Congress to Review CVS-Aetna Deal

Feb 23, 2018 , Healthcare Business News
Feb. 22—Congress will take a look this week at one of the new breed of mergers that are shaking up the healthcare...
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Senate agrees to White House demands for accountability in VA Choice reforms

Feb 23, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Senators are close to releasing a deal on the VA Choice program, and the Trump administration and a Koch-financed veterans group score a win with inclusion of a key provision that would let veterans opt for private providers if VA facilities...
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Philip Morris may have breached Lithuania's advertising rules with new smoking device

Feb 22, 2018 , Reuters
VILNIUS (Reuters) - Lithuania's tobacco regulator believes Philip Morris's new electronic smoking device should be subject to the same advertising restrictions as tobacco, potentially dealing a blow to a product the company has touted as the future of smoking....
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Albertsons’ Deal To Purchase Rite Aid Is Latest Twist To Remake Retail And Health Care Industries

Feb 22, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The chief executives of the companies say that the merger is the best way for them to compete in businesses increasingly threatened by online companies like Amazon and...
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Which Medications Work Best To Deal With Your Spring Allergies?

Feb 22, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
How much suffering is too much when it comes to spring allergies? Anyone who has moderate to severe seasonal allergies knows that when you reach a certain point - when your itchy red eyes, runny nose and sneezing become overwhelming - you need relief. But what does relief look like and how do you g......
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Virginia House Finally Backs Medicaid Expansion, But It Could Be Tough Sell In State Senate

Feb 21, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The proposed deal would include work training requirements and for beneficiaries to contribute to their coverage. But Medicaid expansion was not included in the budget that the state's Senate passed out of committee on...
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New at HIMSS18: Lightning sessions on blockchain, cloud, ransomware and patient experience

Feb 21, 2018 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
With so many innovative ideas circulating, conference attendees are hard-pressed to cover all of it. To help provide more knowledge in a shorter time span, the Innovation Live exhibit area will be hosting a new format. Lightning Sessions are 20-minute presentations that will cover some of the most pressing issues in the industry from using analytics in the real world to dealing with interoperability in the EHR...
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Gap Between People Who Can’t Afford Health Care And Those Who Can Barely Afford It Stokes Resentment

Feb 21, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
For those that don't qualify for Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act, the requirement for insurance coverage can seem unfair. Meanwhile, the congressional spending deal raises doubts about what lawmakers are doing to control health costs that are only expected to get worse....
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Roche acquires oncology EHR company Flatiron Health for $1.9B

Feb 16, 2018 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
Pharma giant Roche is set to acquire oncology EHR software firm Flatiron Health in the first half of 2018, the companies announced today in a statement. Roche will pay an additional $1.9 billion over the millions it had already invested into the company in 2016, and as a result of the deal will control all shares of Flatiron...
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Federal, Illinois regulators approve Advocate-Aurora merger

Feb 16, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The Federal Trade Commission and an Illinois regulatory board have approved the proposed merger between Advocate Health Care and Aurora Health Care. The deal still needs approval from Wisconsin...
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Bright.md launches in New Mexico, Oregon and more digital health deals

Feb 15, 2018 jonah.comstock@mobihealthnews.com (Jonah Comstock), Mobile Health News
Portland, Oregon-based Bright.md, which makes a virtual physician's assistant app called SmartExam, has announced two new customer wins at Presbyterian Healthcare Services in New Mexico and Providence Health & Services in Oregon. Concurrent with the New Mexico launch, Bright.md has launched a Spanish-language version of the app as...
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Community Health Systems selling Louisiana hospital

Feb 15, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
CHS will sell a 60-bed hospital, Byrd Regional Hospital in Leesville, La., to Allegiance Health Management. The Franklin-based system expects the deal to close in the first half of...
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Trauma support may help low-income families earn more

Feb 15, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - A federal assistance program designed to move low-income families toward financial independence comes up short – but results might improve if families also receive support that helps them deal with traumatic experiences, a new study suggests....
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Amerisource deal may not keep Walgreens competitive: analysts

Feb 14, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters) - Walgreens' potential deal for drug distributor AmerisourceBergen will boost its cash flow and push it deeper into a lucrative specialty pharmacy market, but may fail to keep it competitive in an evolving U.S. healthcare sector, analysts said....
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Billionaire dealmaking CEO of Walgreens, who started with a small family business, may be at it again

Feb 14, 2018 , CNBC Health
The 76-year-old Stefano Pessina started with a local family drug distribution business....
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Walgreens, AmerisourceBergen deal unlikely to cut drug prices

Feb 14, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Providers should not expect to see lower drug prices from a potential Walgreens Boots Alliance and AmerisourceBergen Corp. deal, analysts...
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'Bezos believes he can lower the price of health care,' sources tell Cramer

Feb 14, 2018 , CNBC Health
A deal between Walgreens and AmerisourceBergen may not be the best move, CNBC's Jim Cramer...
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Budget deal could boost credit for safety-net hospitals

Feb 13, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Congress' decision to delay Medicaid disproportionate-share hospital payment cuts has the double benefit of sprucing up the credit quality of safety-net hospitals and local governments, according to Moody's Investors...
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Budget deal's changes to Medicare ACO program encourage patient engagement

Feb 13, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Congress' budget deal included several changes to the Medicare Shared Savings Program that experts say will motivate beneficiaries to be more proactive about their...
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