Over the past decade, Walmart’s intermittent healthcare ventures have generated explosive headlines followed by underwhelming results.
Undeterred by the unseasonably cold weather just a week before spring’s official arrival, nearly 900 cancer care professionals and thought leaders gathered in Washington, DC, for the ACCC 44th Annual Meeting and Cancer Center Business Summit (AMCCBS).
Physician practices have mastered the art of bringing excitement and clarity to kickoff events for large transformational initiatives like an EHR implementation. The challenge is maintaining that engagement with physician and administrative leaders while expanding the reach of communication and readiness efforts.
The Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, and JPMorgan Chase partnership to form a new company focused on healthcare services has left the industry piecing together what innovations the new group might introduce.
Disruption is evident throughout society these days, and the healthcare industry has not been spared. Look no further than the recent CVS deal to acquire Aetna or UnitedHealth’s Optum acquisition of 300 medical clinics from DaVita.
ECG was excited to be a 2018 HFMA Region 5 Dixie Institute sponsor and speak on the hot topic of mergers and acquisitions (M&A). Below are four themes that emerged and stuck with us from many of the keynotes, breakout sessions, and conversations.
While Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, and JPMorgan Chase are not pushing their entire market capitalization to focus on healthcare, even a partial focus will shake the healthcare market.
This week’s announcement by Amazon, JPMorgan Chase, and Berkshire Hathaway of their collective intent to form a new organization focused on delivering greater employee healthcare benefits at a lower total cost to the patient is a game changer. The move is indicative of the disruptive paradigm taking hold within the healthcare industry.
To compete successfully, the health systems of 10 to 15 years from now must be as different from their current form as existing systems are from the ones 80 years ago. What will drive this change?
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