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McKesson appoints McElligott  as new CIO, CTO

McKesson appoints McElligott as new CIO, CTO

By Adam Rubenfire  |  June 29, 2015

Healthcare giant McKesson Corp. has appointed Kathy McElligott as its next CIO and CTO. McKesson is heavily investing in health information technology startups and is expecting to spend several hundred million dollars over the next five to eight years.

Top-paid healthcare CEOs see pay grow faster than profits

Top-paid healthcare CEOs see pay grow faster than profits

By Melanie Evans  |  April 25, 2015

Total compensation for some of the highest-paid CEOs in the healthcare industry increased faster than their companies' profits last year, a Modern Healthcare analysis of the first firms to report executive pay found.

Why private-equity firms are buying up primary-care practices

Why private-equity firms are buying up primary-care practices

By Beth Kutscher  |  April 18, 2015

Private-equity firms traditionally have invested in medical groups that offer high-reimbursement potential, such as dermatology and dentistry. Now, equity firms are also scouting for primary-care practices that are ahead of the curve in value-based care.

CommonWell hires exec director, aims to grow

CommonWell hires exec director, aims to grow

By Joseph Conn  |  March 27, 2015

The barely 2-year-old CommonWell Health Alliance, a group promoting EHR interoperability, is coming of age, demonstrating a new interoperability platform and hiring its first executive director.

McKesson recovers after a costly Q3 in 2014

By Adam Rubenfire  |  February 06, 2015

Healthcare giant McKesson Corp. reported markedly higher net earnings in its fiscal third quarter after incurring several significant one-time charges during the same period in its fiscal 2014.

New investments in digital health double in 2014

By Darius Tahir  |  December 29, 2014

Approximately $6.5 billion in new funding flowed into the digital health space in 2014, more than double the previous year's haul of $2.9 billion, according to data from digital healthcare accelerator StartUp Health. But investors placed their bets on fewer companies. Only 459 companies received...

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