Blog Archives

ARCHIVES: DECEMBER 2017


Test Pattern

Thanks for reading along in 2017.  See you next year.

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The Dual Reflections of Janus

This time last year, everyone was looking to Washington for big changes, but healthcare in 2017 was marked far more by seismic moves in the market than any policy changes.

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Hot Hedge Fund Managers

A new study reveals the staggering Wall Street investment gains realized by the nation’s 84 largest non-profit hospital systems.

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Content and Distribution

Disney’s acquisition of many assets of Twenty-First Century Fox serves as another interesting parallel to the mega-mergers underway in healthcare.

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The Inconvenient Good News

A new study demonstrates that ACO savings come not from better coordination of care for complex patients, but simple restrictions on services delivered to low-risk patients.

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Semasiology and Onomasiology

A new study of the evolving revenue of the five largest payers shows that they are increasingly neither ‘commercial’ nor ‘insurers.’

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