Tag Archives: healthcare

Insights Into Managing Health Benefits In This Era of Change

The healthcare marketplace is undergoing fast-paced changes fueled by political and regulatory events, medical, pharmaceutical and technology advancements, consumerism, and growing payer engagement in value-based reimbursement and contracting.

Long-Term Care Deals the Healthcare Transaction Leader in 2018

Long-term care-related mergers and acquisitions topped all other segments in healthcare for deal volume in 2018, according to a new report from PwC. Long-term care transactions represented 412 of 1,182 healthcare deals during the year, according to a report by the firm’s deals practice. Those transactions represented 35% of the volume — the largest percentage of any […]

Vizient Launches Next Generation eCommerce Exchange

Vizient Launches Next Generation eCommerce Exchange Growing trends in group healthcare group purchasing/procurement include hospitals and health systems creating new supply chain management organizations and new market entrants developing procurement platforms to make purchasing of healthcare and pharmaceutical products easier and more cost-efficient. Vizient, Inc., the largest member-driven health care performance improvement company in the […]

Medical Jargon, Acronyms that Most Confuse Patients

The utilization of acronyms, jargon and common medical terms will continue within the healthcare industry. And like it or not, new terms will be introduced. The key for the entire industry is to encourage the use of clear language when communicating with non-clinician colleagues as well as with members