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Provider, pharmacy sector see lively quarter
By Beth Kutscher | October 18, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
The mergers and acquisitions storm in the life sciences blew in fast and furious in the second quarter and petered out just as quickly. But the ripple effect roiled subsectors of the healthcare industry that previously had been quiet.
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At home with the specialist: Oncologists and other specialists launching patient-centered medical homes
By Andis Robeznieks | October 18, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
A growing number of specialist practices, insurers and health systems are moving toward the specialist-based medical home model.
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Up & Comers awards recognize 12 rising healthcare stars
By Merrill Goozner | October 11, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
For the Up & Comers class of 2014, Modern Healthcare's editors received more than 150 nominations from a wide variety of healthcare provider, insurer and supplier organizations. Predicting from among that group who will emerge as healthcare's household names over the next few years was no easy task.
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Up & Comers awards showcase all that millennials offer
Andrew Chastain | October 11, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
We have all been hearing and reading about millennials—that dynamic, upstart generation of young adults who are shaking up the way we live and work.
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Home dialysis grows despite cost and logistical hurdles
By Steven Ross Johnson | October 11, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
A growing number of U.S. patients are having dialysis at home. But experts say Medicare payment policies, cost issues for providers and patients, patient demographics and physician comfort levels have gotten in the way of broader use.
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Dialysis providers expect ACOs, payment cuts, consolidation
By Beth Kutscher | October 11, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
The $25 billion dialysis industry faces transformation as it moves from offering a profitable niche service to what insurers see as a cost center under the population health-management approach.
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Medicare attack ads surface despite little chance of changes
By Paul Demko | October 04, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Medicare is surfacing in political attack ads leading up to the Nov. 4 elections in several races that could determine which party controls the senate in 2015—and how much power congressional Republicans will have in wrangling with the Obama administration over the ACA and other healthcare...
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Radiology being transformed by cloud, proponents say
By Darius Tahir | October 04, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
If digital cloud technology proponents have their way, the field of radiology will be transformed, with major changes in who does the work of reading images, and where and how it's done.
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When the tiny hospital can't survive: Free-standing EDs with primary care seen as new rural model
Bob Herman | September 27, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Free-standing emergency departments have the potential to give rural populations access to care in areas where hospitals close. But many experts say that approach needs to be part of a broader solution that mixes emergency care with beefed-up primary and preventive care.
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ACOs, other delivery reforms shift job roles at hospitals
Melanie Evans | September 20, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Hospitals' need to cut costs and coordinate care is driving health systems to give clinical and clerical workers greater responsibility for direct patient services, freeing up more-credentialed professionals for work only they are qualified to do.
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