Blink Health Strengthens Leadership Team to Remain Online Drug Discount Leader

Consumer use of drug discount programs has shown rapid growth since launch, led by companies such as GoodRx and Blink Health for uninsured or patients considered underinsured. Blink Health works to makes prescriptions affordable for everyone with the guaranteed lowest prices on nearly all generic medications commonly prescribed. As the first e-commerce service of its […]

EVERSANA Adds to its Comprehensive Platform of Life Sciences Services

Water Street Healthcare Partners and JLL Partners joined forces to acquire and combine one of the most comprehensive platform of life sciences services in the industry. The new companies EVERSANA offers more than 500 clients the services they need to bring critical therapies to market while improving the lives of patients around the world. EVERSANA […]

GPO Industry Continues Consolidation with HealthTrust’s Takeover of ROi

HealthTrust recently announced the signing of a definitive agreement with Resource Optimization & Innovation (ROi) to assume ownership and operations of the company. ROi has been a provider-operated group purchasing organization (GPO) and accountable for the supply chain organization of Mercy, one of the nation’s largest Catholic health systems. ROi delivers a range of cost […]

Health Care Innovation Means Never Having To Say You’re Sorry (For Not Being One Specific Categorical Thing or Another)

….“Heal CEO and co-founder Nick Desai has previously spoken derisively about the limitations of the growing telemedicine model in building stronger patient-physician relationships. So it might be somewhat surprising that the company is now unveiling Heal Telemedicine, a telehealth feature meant for the company’s returning patients….We believe the combination of real time monitoring, plus house […]

The Single Most Important Chart in US Health Care (rebooted)

Note that we did not say it’s the single most important chart in all of US health care spending. Because it’s more than that. The magnitude of the difference in health treatment spending that The Most Important Chart encompasses illustrates that the hodgepodge of services and products we lump together as “health care” are widely divergent […]

Covera Health Contracts with Walmart for Employee Care

Covera Health partners with doctors to better define, measure, and deliver quality care. The company leverages advanced data analytics to build programs for employers, health plans, and other healthcare entities that reduce misdiagnoses, improve patient outcomes, and reduce medical costs. Covera Health’s first solution, its innovative Radiology Centers of Excellence Program, operates in all 50 […]

OptumRx Selected by HealthTrust as Exclusive Pharmacy Services Provider

HealthTrust recently selected OptumRx as its exclusive pharmacy care services partner for its member organizations. OptumRx and HealthTrust, through its CoreTrust division, will partner to deliver transparent pharmacy benefit solutions intended to support better health outcomes, improved consumer experiences and lower costs. OptumRx will provide custom programs, tools and mobile technology that will improve how […]

Premier Exits Specialty Pharmacy Business Due to Market Dynamics

Premier Inc. recently announced it was exiting its specialty pharmacy business. Certain of Premier’s consolidated subsidiaries entered into a definitive asset purchase and sale agreement with ProCare Pharmacy LLC, a subsidiary of CVS Health, under which Premier will sell certain assets related to its specialty pharmacy business for $22.5 million, plus up to an additional $20.0 million for […]