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Best Practices: Curbing healthcare drug theft

Best Practices: Curbing healthcare drug theft

After several highly publicized cases of theft of controlled substances by healthcare workers in Minnesota, state health department officials approached the state hospital association with a plan. While there are no precise statistics about the prevalence of drug theft in healthcare facilities, experts agree it's a pervasive problem.

Medicare and Medicaid: The next half-century

By Modern Healthcare  |  May 25, 2015
Medicare and Medicaid: The next half-century

Medicare and Medicaid have dramatically altered American life and all facets of the U.S. healthcare industry. The programs are poised to change significantly in the years ahead. Explore our special coverage marking their 50th anniversary.


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Pharmaceutical companies, 2015

Pharmaceutical companies, 2015

A list of the largest publicly traded pharmaceutical companies, ranked by 2014 revenue reported to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and other sources. Source: Modern Healthcare reporting. Published May 25, 2015. p. 50


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New Medicaid rules put states in tough position

A slew of new quality standards outlined in the 653-page proposed CMS rules are meant to modernize Medicaid managed-care regulation and improve quality of care. But cash-strapped state agencies might not be able to manage the load, experts say.

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Top 5 healthcare CEO earners: Providers

Top 5 healthcare CEO earners: Providers

The total compensation for some of the highest-paid CEOs in the healthcare industry increased faster than their companies' profits last year. Here are the top five among publicly traded providers.

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