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Q&A: 'If Mayo was a high-cost provider, we would be cut out of many of these networks'

Q&A: 'If Mayo was a high-cost provider, we would be cut out of many of these networks'

By Modern Healthcare  |  September 24, 2016

Even though Mayo Clinic has been ahead of the curve in studying how to measure and reward value in healthcare delivery, it isn't immune to challenges such as physician burnout and the mounting pressure to reduce costs and adopt value-based payment models. Mayo President and CEO Dr. John Noseworthy...

Mylan school contracts for EpiPens under probe by NY AG

By Adam Rubenfire and Erica Teichert  |  September 10, 2016

Eric Schneiderman's office is investigating Mylan over “potentially anticompetitive terms” in its sales contracts with school systems in the state. Such terms were discovered in a preliminary review by the attorney general's office, according to a news release.

AMA, consumers urge N.Y. regulators to reject Anthem-Cigna merger

AMA, consumers urge N.Y. regulators to reject Anthem-Cigna merger

By Erica Teichert  |  September 08, 2016

The American Medical Association and several consumer groups called on a New York regulator to reject Anthem and Cigna's proposed $53 billion merger over concerns it will stifle insurance competition and lead to more costly, lower quality healthcare across the state.

Accuracy of Open Payments data still being debated

Accuracy of Open Payments data still being debated

By Shannon Muchmore  |  August 13, 2016

Questions continue to be raised over the data reported to Open Payments, the Affordable Care Act policy that requires drug and device companies to annually report payments to physicians and teaching hospitals.

What happens to providers when chaos is their norm?

What happens to providers when chaos is their norm?

By Maria Castellucci  |  June 25, 2016

Hospitals have ramped up preparation for active shooter situations and mass casualties, but Modern Healthcare found none that addresses the emotional toll and exposure their employees face dealing with everyday gun violence.

Could funding gun violence research help reduce mass shootings?

Could funding gun violence research help reduce mass shootings?

By Steven Ross Johnson  |  June 18, 2016

The deadliest mass shooting in recent U.S. history has evoked an immediate call for swift government action to address gun violence. But lost in the emotional debate about public safety and Second Amendment rights is evidence-based data to inform policy.

AMA asks for end to ban on gun research funding

AMA asks for end to ban on gun research funding

By Steven Ross Johnson  |  June 14, 2016

In the wake of the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history, the nation's leading medical society voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to end two years of debate over its stance on gun violence research and called on Congress to lift the decades-old ban on federal funding.

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