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LifePoint's Murphy replacing Snow as CEO at TeamHealth

LifePoint's Murphy replacing Snow as CEO at TeamHealth

By Modern Healthcare  |  September 10, 2016

By Oct. 1, Leif Murphy will become the CEO of TeamHealth, replacing the retiring Mike Snow, 61, who drew the ire of shareholders for rejecting a $5 billion merger with rival Amsurg and after watching earnings and the company's stock price sink.

Valeant is sued over Philidor ties, alleged racketeering

By Associated Press  |  August 29, 2016

The proposed class-action complaint was filed in the U.S. District Court in Manhattan on behalf of unionized New York City police detectives and hotel workers, regarding Valeant's ties to the now defunct specialty pharmacy Philidor RX Services.

Baby boomers, drugs pushing up federal healthcare spending

By Shannon Muchmore  |  August 23, 2016

Federal spending for major healthcare programs are estimated to increase by $55 billion, or 6%, in 2016 after a technical adjustment for payment timing shifts, according to a report from the Congressional Budget Office.

Editorial: Wage stagnation in healthcare

Editorial: Wage stagnation in healthcare

By Merrill Goozner  |  August 13, 2016

The harsh reality of modern-day America is that the less-educated, hourly workforce is falling further and further behind those still clinging to middle class status and above. This is a fairness issue that today characterizes almost every sector of the U.S. economy—including healthcare.

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