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As a Google Partner with Fresh Capital, Zesty.io Aims to Disrupt CMS

AS A GOOGLE PARTNER WITH FRESH CAPITAL, ZESTY.IO AIMS TO DISRUPT CMS

After establishing a partnership with the Google Cloud Platform, Zesty.io CEO Gerry Widmer said Wednesday the San Diego-based company...

Trump's drug cost cutting plans include drug transparency, but critics doubt much will change

TRUMP'S DRUG COST CUTTING PLANS INCLUDE DRUG TRANSPARENCY, BUT CRITICS DOUBT MUCH WILL CHANGE

In his plans to cut sky-high drug prices unveiled Friday, Trump said that increasing industry competition will help Americans save...

 
 
 
Andy Slavitt joins new venture firm investing in tech to support Medicaid, Medicare members

ANDY SLAVITT JOINS NEW VENTURE FIRM INVESTING IN TECH TO SUPPORT MEDICAID, MEDICARE MEMBERS

The HLTH conference in Las Vegas this week saw the launch of Town Hall Ventures, cofounded by Andy Slavitt, to back some of the companies...

Residence in Los Quebrachos San Luis / CMS arquitectas

RESIDENCE IN LOS QUEBRACHOS SAN LUIS / CMS ARQUITECTAS

© Walter Salcedo Architects: CMS arquitectas Location: San Luis, Argentina Draft Architects: Melina Spinetta, Leonardo Donati Design...

 
 
 

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Is the Trump administration undermining value-based care?

IS THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION UNDERMINING VALUE-BASED CARE?

Despite the Trump administration's moves that appear to undermine value-based care, a closer look shows the reality is a bit more complicated.

 
 
 

AUDITOR

Essential Job Function: Balance and Audit Specialist Department: Cash Management Services Reports To: CMS Manager, CMS Supervisor Job...

Bio Roundup: CMS Backs Cancer Tests, Right to Try Passes, AbbVie Sinks

BIO ROUNDUP: CMS BACKS CANCER TESTS, RIGHT TO TRY PASSES, ABBVIE SINKS

We'll start this week's roundup with several stories from Washington, D.C. that could have a lasting effect on public health. The FDA...

 
 
 
Marie Sklodowska-Curie ITN INSIGHTS; two PhD positions - Student at Naples U

MARIE SKLODOWSKA-CURIE ITN INSIGHTS; TWO PHD POSITIONS - STUDENT AT NAPLES U

Field of Interest: hep-ex Experiments: CERN-LHC-CMS , CERN-SPS-SHIP Deadline: 2018-04-30 Region: Europe The EU-funded Horizon 2020...

John Bevilaqua: Sports vital to building Atlanta ‘cachet'

JOHN BEVILAQUA: SPORTS VITAL TO BUILDING ATLANTA ‘CACHET'

The 2018 Atlanta Real Estate Summit, slated for Feb. 2 at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, included a concluding talk by guest...

 
 
 
Imbed Bio Snags $1.6M to Commercialize Infection-Preventing Dressing

IMBED BIO SNAGS $1.6M TO COMMERCIALIZE INFECTION-PREVENTING DRESSING

Imbed Biosciences has raised a funding round of nearly $1.6 million, which the Fitchburg, WI-based startup plans to use to begin selling...

Medicare lowers payments to 751 hospitals due to patient injuries

MEDICARE LOWERS PAYMENTS TO 751 HOSPITALS DUE TO PATIENT INJURIES

Last week, Medicare lowered a year's worth of payments to 751 hospitals to penalize them for having the highest rates of patient injuries.

 
 
 
Genetic testing firms filing for bankruptcy deprive CMS of hundreds of millions

GENETIC TESTING FIRMS FILING FOR BANKRUPTCY DEPRIVE CMS OF HUNDREDS OF MILLIONS

While some doctor-owned labs have dodged collection efforts for years, several testing firms deeply in debt to Medicare appear to have...

Drug discount program 340B is at center of debate between CMS, lawmakers and hospitals

DRUG DISCOUNT PROGRAM 340B IS AT CENTER OF DEBATE BETWEEN CMS, LAWMAKERS AND HOSPITALS

The 340B program requires pharmaceutical companies to give steep discounts to hospitals and clinics that serve high volumes of low-income...

 
 
 
Five key findings from health executive value-based care survey

FIVE KEY FINDINGS FROM HEALTH EXECUTIVE VALUE-BASED CARE SURVEY

The shift to value-based care is on the list of one of the biggest challenges managed care executives face in their organization, according...

Ive key findings from health executive value-based care survey

IVE KEY FINDINGS FROM HEALTH EXECUTIVE VALUE-BASED CARE SURVEY

The shift to value-based care is on the list of one of the biggest challenges managed care executives face in their organization, according...

 
 
 
With CMS planning to cancel two bundled payment programs, providers have a choice to make

WITH CMS PLANNING TO CANCEL TWO BUNDLED PAYMENT PROGRAMS, PROVIDERS HAVE A CHOICE TO MAKE

Given the overwhelming data and momentum among employers and private insurers, this latest announcement might just be the tipping point...