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Which companies disclosed the most to Open Payments

Which companies disclosed the most to Open Payments

Genentech, the maker of Avastin and other expensive cancer drugs, paid physicians and teaching hospitals more than any other drug or device company in 2014, according to a new round of data posted to the CMS' Open Payments website.

Where Catholic Health Initiatives stands with growth and turnaround strategy

By Beth Kutscher  |  June 30, 2015

In an industry that's been rapidly consolidating, Catholic Health Initiatives has had a particularly rapid growth trajectory. The Englewood, Colo.-based system has struggled to contain costs associated with acquiring new hospitals. But CHI is improving in its core business, which could bode well...

IOM reports 'unacceptable' disparities in cardiac arrest survival

By Sabriya Rice  |  June 30, 2015
IOM reports 'unacceptable' disparities in cardiac arrest survival

A report from the Institute of Medicine suggests revamping the national strategy for cardiac arrest to standardize surveillance, coordination, data collection, public education and the sharing of best practices pertaining to the condition.


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Building the IT Architecture for Accountable Care

Building the IT Architecture for Accountable Care

Read how the successful delivery of accountable care—whether defined as care coordination, population health management or delivering better outcomes at lower cost—will depend heavily on a well-coordinated health information technology system to achieve its goals.


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Podcast: How Paul Kusserow plans to turn around Amedisys

Podcast: How Paul Kusserow plans to turn around Amedisys

Paul Kusserow, president and CEO of Amedisys, a Baton Rouge, La.-based home-care and hospice company, discusses a recent management shake-up, the firm's expansion strategy and its moves toward risk contracting. He spoke with Modern Healthcare reporter Steven Ross Johnson.

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