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Vocera Strykes a Deal

HEALTH TECH Vocera Strykes a Deal Medical device company Stryker will acquire digital communications platform Vocera for $3 billion. Stryker’s acquisition of…

Molina Healthcare Continues Its Acquisition Spree

Managed care organization Molina Healthcare completed its $60 million buyout of Cigna’s Texas Medicaid contracts. The buyout highlights a greater growth trend…

Surprise! No Surprise Billing Act is Live

POLICY Surprise! No Surprise Billing Act is Live The No Surprise Billing Act (NSA) is in full swing to protect…

Covid-19 vs. Pharma

SCIENCE Covid-19 vs. Pharma Covid-19 vs. pharma has been the biggest battle in 2021 and pharma has put up one…

Breaking Four Trillion

POLICY Breaking Four Trillion U.S. healthcare spending reached $4.1 trillion ($12,530 per person) in 2020, increasing 9.7% year-over-year. What’s particularly interesting about…

Medicare Telehealth Balloons

HEALTH TECH Medicare Telehealth Balloons Telehealth use among Medicare Part B beneficiaries ballooned 63-fold from around 840,000 virtual visits in 2019 to…

CVS x Microsoft 🤝

HEALTH TECH CVS x Microsoft 🤝 CVS Health and Microsoft announced a strategic partnership with a unique focus:  “Developing innovative solutions to help…

Three Retailers and an Opioid Crisis

PUBLIC HEALTH Three Retailers and an Opioid Crisis A federal jury found Walgreens, CVS Health and Walmart responsible for fueling the opioid…

CVS to Close 900 Stores, Beef Up HealthHubs

BUSINESS  CVS to Close 900 Stores, Beef Up HealthHubs CVS announced it would close around 900 stores over the next…

J&J Saved from Paying $465M for Opioid Crisis

PUBLIC HEALTH   J&J Saved from Paying $465M for Opioid Crisis Oklahoma’s Supreme Court tossed out Johnson & Johnson’s $465 million…

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