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1691 Articles Matching "industry"

New Study Shows Physician-Targeted Marketing Is Associated With Increase In Opioid Overdose Deaths

Jan 20, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Many individuals cite prescription opioids as their gateway to illicit opioid use. However, while prescription opioids are involved in more than one-third of all opioid overdose deaths in the U.S., examining any correlation between prescription opioid overdose deaths and pharmaceutical industry mark......
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Big Pharma Less Concerned About Industry Disruption This Year

Jan 19, 2019 , Forbes
Lesser threat seen from Amazon and government action to lower...
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Healthcare groups, hospitals tell president, Congress to end shutdown

Jan 18, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Hundreds of groups including major healthcare industry associations and hospitals sent letters to Congress and President Donald Trump urging an end to the partial government shutdown, citing health consequences of the lapsed...
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Four Top Stock Picks For 2019: AbbVie, IBM, McCormick And Starbucks

Jan 18, 2019 , Forbes
We asked the industry's top newsletter advisors for their stock picks. Four stocks – AbbVie, IBM, McCormick and; Co. and Starbucks – are among 100+ in the 2019 Top Picks Report available for free...
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Medicare Advantage Membership Growth Slows Even As Insurers Jockey To Get A Piece Of Predictably Lucrative Field

Jan 18, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Despite the slower pace, though, many Advantage insurers still experienced big enrollment increases as they picked up more market share. Other industry news looks at UnitedHealth's court loss over withholding payments to out-of-network physicians and Dr. Atul Gawande's decision to step out of a major health care...
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The Electronics Industry Sees Money In Your Health

Jan 17, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Although many device makers at the annual Consumer Electronics Show targeted real health issues, some are looking to solve problems that people didn’t realize needed solving....
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UnitedHealth's Medicare Advantage Growth A Good Sign For Rivals, Too

Jan 17, 2019 , Forbes
UnitedHealth Group's 12% growth in Medicare Advantage enrollees is slightly ahead of a Trump administration projection for the entire health insurance...
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Medicare Advantage industry sees slower growth for 2019

Jan 17, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Medicare Advantage insurers added 1.4 million members to their rosters for 2019, as they looked to grow membership in a market known for being politically safe and predictably lucrative. But membership is growing at slower pace than in...
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Australia's aged care sector braces for powerful inquiry

Jan 17, 2019 , Reuters
A public inquiry into mistreatment of the elderly in Australia's A$20 billion ($14 billion) aged-care industry begins hearings on Friday, with investors expecting damaging testimony to be followed by tighter regulation and a possible sector shakeout....
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How Health Care Employers Are Welcoming Older Workers

Jan 17, 2019 , Forbes
Why this industry has changed its policies towards older workers and others may...
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HCA-Mission Health deal OK'd by N.C. attorney general

Jan 17, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
North Carolina's attorney general approved hospital giant HCA Healthcare's $1.5 billion acquisition of Asheville, N.C.-based Mission Health, after nabbing commitments from HCA meant to protect the state's healthcare...
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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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