Jlagasse

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Name: jlagasse
Date registered: March 4, 2016
URL: http://www.healthcarefinancenews.com/content-feed/news

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  1. Majority of physicians fear another prescription drug crisis — October 18, 2019
  2. Sleep apnea treatment associated with lower healthcare costs — October 18, 2019
  3. Sutter Health avoids trial, settles antitrust case with California Attorney General — October 17, 2019
  4. FDA approves record number of generic drugs, claiming savings to the healthcare system — October 17, 2019
  5. Medicaid rebates central to the concern over 340B drug program, survey shows — October 17, 2019

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Majority of physicians fear another prescription drug crisis

Physicians may be overconfident in their ability to recognize prescription drug misuse, with many trusting patients to take meds as prescribed.

Sleep apnea treatment associated with lower healthcare costs

PAP adherence also was associated with a significantly lower number of emergency department visits and inpatient stays.

Sutter Health avoids trial, settles antitrust case with California Attorney General

Sutter said no antitrust violations occurred, citing market competition in the area it served, but the California AG disagreed.

FDA approves record number of generic drugs, claiming savings to the healthcare system

The FDA is also approving greater numbers of complex generic drugs, which are more difficult to replicate and traditionally lack competition.

Medicaid rebates central to the concern over 340B drug program, survey shows

Different states have different methods for identifying 340B drugs billed to programs, findings showed.

Physician-led accountable care organizations outperform hospital-led counterparts

On average, physician-led ACOs produced almost 7 times the amount of Medicare savings per beneficiary than hospital-led ACOs.

Hospital bottom lines could benefit from more clinical integration in the supply chain

A tiny fraction of healthcare executives, 5%, said clinical integration is their supply chain’t top priority.

Federal requirements for sharing patient medical records pose challenges, opportunities

Only 18% of the executives surveyed at U.S. healthcare companies say they are "very familiar" with new regulations.

Expanding biosimilars market holds potential for significant savings to state Medicaid programs

The anticipated savings would increase in a scenario in which biosimilars made up a larger portion of the total market share.

Smoking cessation efforts may reduce avoidable hospital readmissions

Smoking cessation efforts could ultimately be a strong investment that allows the hospital to retain more reimbursement dollars.

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