Bruce Japsen, Contributor

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Name: Bruce Japsen, Contributor
Date registered: October 19, 2016
URL: http://www.forbes.com/healthcare/

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  1. Urgent Care Centers Eclipse 9,200 Thanks To Optum And Hospitals — December 12, 2019
  2. Walgreens And Kroger Get Closer In Group Purchasing Deal — December 11, 2019
  3. UnitedHealth’s Optum To Buy Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy For $300M — December 9, 2019
  4. With All State OKs, Centene CEO Says WellCare Deal On Track For U.S. Approval — December 9, 2019
  5. Data And Analytics Key To Health Outcomes, Anthem CEO Says — December 5, 2019

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Urgent Care Centers Eclipse 9,200 Thanks To Optum And Hospitals

The number of U. S. urgent care centers rose 6% to 9,272 in the U. S. as of June of this year compared to 8,774 in 2018, according to the latest tally by the Urgent Care Association, which released a new report on the industry’s rapid growth.

Walgreens And Kroger Get Closer In Group Purchasing Deal

Walgreens Boots Alliance and U. S. grocery Kroger are expanding their relationship to include a new group purchasing organization.

UnitedHealth’s Optum To Buy Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy For $300M

UnitedHealth Group’s Optum unit will buy the specialty pharmacy Diplomat for $300 million and combine it with OptumRx.

With All State OKs, Centene CEO Says WellCare Deal On Track For U.S. Approval

Centene chief executive Michael Neidorff remains confident the company’s acquisition of WellCare Health Plans will be completed in the first half of 2020, particularly now that all state regulatory hurdles have been cleared.

Data And Analytics Key To Health Outcomes, Anthem CEO Says

Health insurance giant Anthem will continue to invest in data and analytics to improve health outcomes and reduce costs, CEO Gail Boudreaux said at the 2019 Forbes Healthcare Summit.

Partnerships Are Key To Drugstore Transformation, Says Walgreens CEO

Walgreens Boots Alliance CEO Stefano Pessina said partnerships remain the most cost-effective way for the global drugstore chain to remain competitive and grow in the future.

UnitedHealth President: Optum Rolling Out Seamless Healthcare ‘City By City’

UnitedHealth Group’s fast-growing Optum healthcare services unit is rolling out what it hopes will be a seamless “city-by-city” effort to make medical care more seamless to patients, Andrew Witty said at the 2019 Forbes Healthcare Summit.

Optum To Provide More Than Half Of UnitedHealth’s 2020 Profits

The rapid growth of UnitedHealth Group’s Optum health care services unit will contribute more than 50% of the company’s earnings in 2020, executives disclosed Tuesday.

Job Loss Worries Loom If Medical Device Tax Returns

Worries of thousands of lost jobs loom as the medical technology industry pushes one again for a permanent end to a medical device tax.

UnitedHealth Group: 2020 Revenues To Eclipse $260B

UnitedHealth Group said its 2020 revenues will surpass $260 billion next year as the company prepares to unveil its business strategy Tuesday.

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