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Driving Changes in Healthcare with Leadership DNA

Fortune’s Susie Gharib invited Change Healthcare CEO Neil de Crescenzo to join her on the air to discuss how the company is fostering a culture of innovation and leadership in healthcare. Tune in to hear Susie and Neil discuss:How becoming a public company changes the way a CEO has to lead their organizationHow to create a cohesive company culture and shared valuesHow Change Healthcare inspires leadership and innovation at all
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5 Uses of Financial Reports for Pathology Practices

Managing a successful physician practice is a daunting challenge for even the most efficient operators. Drill down to what is required to ensure collection of all patient payments—along with the work necessary to maintain and grow the business—then add the regulatory challenges, and it feels even more onerous.This is where a reliable billing and collection process can really help. Pathology practices and laboratories often use billing and collection reports to
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Teleflex strikes $260M deal, gaining device used in TAVR procedures

Dive Brief: Teleflex has struck a $260 million deal to buy IWG High Performance Conductors as it looks to build on a financial year in which it beat expectations. In fourth quarter results posted Thursday, Teleflex revealed the purchase to gain a portfolio of fine wires and tubing components used in devices including cerebral protection systems for transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) procedures. The acquisition follows a year in which
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Babyscripts, Amerigroup Partner to Improve Access to Care for Maternal Populations

– Virtual care company for managing obstetrics Babyscripts announced a partnership with Amerigroup, a Medicaid Managed Care Organization (MCO) to deliver pregnancy care solutions to George Washington University Hospital, Community of Hope and other local hospitals in the D.C. region. – The partnership will increase access to care for pregnant mothers, delivering the benefits of remote monitoring and virtual care through Babyscripts’ mobile and web-based solution. Babyscripts, the leading virtual
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Spending on VA long-term care to double by 2037, government watchdog says

Dive Brief: The number of veterans receiving long-term care increased 14% from 2014 to 2018, according to a new report from the U.S. Government Accountability Office. During that time, Department of Veteran's Affairs'​ spending on long-term care programs rose 33%, from $6.8 billion to $9.1 billion. The GAO expects that spending to double by 2037. Workforce shortages and geographic alignment of care — particularly for those in rural areas — will make
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Surfacer FDA Cleared for Unusual Dialysis Central Venous Access

The right internal jugular vein is typically the ideal access point for performing hemodialysis via a central venous catheter. Yet, in close to half of patients there’s an obstruction that makes this either a serious challenge or an impossibility. Now, a device called the Surfacer Inside-Out Access Catheter System has been cleared via the FDA De Novo classification, and can penetrate the obstruction and actually use it to its advantage
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IntelyCare Raises $45M for Intelligent Nurse Staffing Platform to Address Solve Nationwide Workforce Shortage

– IntelyCare, a leading intelligent workforce management solution for post-acute facilities raises $45M in new equity and debt financing to solve nationwide nurse shortage. – With this funding, the company will continue its viral expansion into new markets in dire need of better ways to pair facilities with open shifts and nurses looking for work. IntelyCare, a leading intelligent workforce management solution for post-acute facilities, today announced it has completed