Private equity investment in healthcare continues to grow considerably. This article provides thoughts, observations and insights on 15 investment niches. It also provides some initial thoughts on the market as a whole.
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CMS announced Wednesday some physicians will continue to experience a temporary 21 percent pay cut, even though Congress finalized the repeal of Medicare’s ‘doc fix’ in plenty of time Tuesday night, according to The Hill.View full post
While the interoperability of electronic health records is a high priority for the federal government, it really only is a means to an end, National Coordinator for Health IT Karen DeSalvo said in a keynote address at the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society’s annual conference in Chicago Thursday morning.View full post
Citing broad growth across its business units, UnitedHealth Group reported higher-than-expected first quarter earnings and revenue Thursday morning, and also announced that it is raising its full-year guidance. As a result of the strong earnings report…View full post
AMA to Triple Number of Medical Schools Participating in Unique Initiative Aimed at Transforming Medical Education
Less than two years after the American Medical Association (AMA) launched its bold initiative to reshape medical education across the United States, the organization today announced that it will provide funding for up to 20 additional medical schools to join the AMA’s Accelerating Change in Medical Education Consortium and work toward a significant redesign of undergraduate medical education that better aligns with the 21st century health care system.
AMA Press Release