Industry News: Volume 10, Issue 16

INDUSTRY NEWS  Leapfrog Releases Bi-Annual Hospital Safety Grades By John Commins - One third of the 2,600 general, acute care hospitals across the nation rated in The Leapfrog Group's fall 2019 Hospital Safety Grades got an 'A,' grade, while 1% flunked, the patient safety monitors said. Leapfrog grades are based upon process and structural measures such as hand hygiene, risk mitigation, and discharge communication, as well

Industry News: Volume 10, Issue 15

INDUSTRY NEWS  Key Takeaways from HLTH  By Laura Carabello   Digital. Technology. And more Digital Technologies  Technology and digital solutions dominated the conversation and the exhibit floor:  AI, machine learning, remote monitoring, advanced analytics, robotics and devices to diagnose, treat and resolve just about any disease or condition.    If the human touch of doctors, nurses and

Industry News: Volume 10, Issue 14

Americans pay up to 67 times more for drugs than those in other countries By Maia Anderson– A report released Sept. 23 by the House Ways & Means Committee shows that Americans pay on average nearly four times more for prescription drugs than 11 economically similar countries. The report, titled "A Painful Pill to Swallow: U.S. vs. International Prescription Drug

Industry News: Volume 10, Issue 13

South Korean CDMO consolidates, plants flag in California by Eric Palmer – South Korean conglomerate SK Holdings jumped decidedly into contract manufacturing a couple of years ago with deals for API plants in Ireland and the U.S. Now, it is rolling those into a group that includes its plant in South Korea in

Industry News: Volume 10, Issue 12

Bumrungrad International Hospital Launches Medication Tourism: Patients Access Quality Specialty Pharmaceuticals, Vaccines and Specialized Treatment at Lower Cost Visit to get details about exciting medication tourism opportunities in Thailand July 16, 2019 09:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, N.J. & BANGKOK – July 16, 2019 – With the introduction of a Medication Tourism program that makes

Industry News: Volume 10, Issue 11

Hoy Health Launches HoyLIFE Kits: Simplifies Chronic Care Management at Home With Medication Vouchers, Testing Supplies, Apps and Access to Lifestyle Coaches Morristown, N.J.– July 9, 2019 – As it continues to meet the needs of U.S.- based Hispanic healthcare consumers, Hoy Health LLC announces the launch of its HoyLIFE Kits, a retail version of HoyCCM,

Industry News: Volume 10, Issue 10

PRESS RELEASE: June is Cancer Survivors Month: AscellaHealth Helps Improve Outcomes, Lower Costs with High-Touch Specialty Pharmacy Solutions Advocating on behalf of cancer survivors on June 4, 2019, National Cancer Survivors Day BERWYN, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE) -- AscellaHealth a specialty-focused pharmaceutical management company serving commercial, Medicare and Medicaid segments, supports June as National Cancer Survivor Month and June

Industry News: Volume 10, Issue 9

PRESS RELEASE: AFFORDABLE MEDICAL TRAVEL TO BUMRUNGRAD INTERNATIONAL HOSPITAL AND VITALLIFE WELLNESS CENTER: ANNUAL PHYSICALS, ANTI-AGING, PRECISION MEDICINE, CHRONIC DISEASE PREVENTION HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, N.J. & BANGKOK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Medical travelers from the United States and around the world now have the option to access a complete annual physical together with comprehensive anti-aging and wellness

Industry News: Volume 10, Issue 8

Legislative/Regulatory UPDATE: SIIA: Self-Insurance Institute of America, INC. Federal Judge Strikes Down Centerpiece of Association Health Plan Rule Late yesterday, the DC District Court issued a decision striking down two important aspects of the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) Association Health Plan (AHP) rule. In particular, the court ruling invalidates the new