Florida's Republican governor wants to become the first state to import drugs from Canada, and he is asking his friend President Donald Trump for help.
Dignity Health weathered investment losses in the latter half of 2018, but its revenue also took a hit.
Private equity firms Veritas Capital and Evergreen Coast Capital have closed on their $5.7 billion purchase of Athenahealth, which will be combined with Virence Health Technologies under the Athenahealth name and brand.
Centene Corp. CEO Michael Neidorff says the large Medicaid managed-care plan is well positioned to deliver high quality products that lower costs.
Managerial positions in health and medical services are projected to grow at a far higher rate than the average for all occupations in all industries, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Premier reported strong growth in its performance services segment in the second quarter of its fiscal 2019, while its much larger supply chain services segment grew only 1% year-over-year.
Healthcare spending growth will rise at an annual average of 5.5% over the next decade, slightly faster than in the past few years, due to the aging of the baby boomers and healthcare price growth, the CMS reported Wednesday.