Mylan shareholders re-elect board, reject executive compensation proposals

Shareholders of the embattled drugmaker Mylan voted to re-elect its board members at a meeting Thursday morning, despite pressure to oust select executives amid widespread backlash for the skyrocketing price …read more Source:: Modern Healthcare

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Veterans Health Administration clinicians react to patient access to mental health notes, Mylan receives tons of tax credits thanks to coal, and researchers use DNA to trace domestic cats to …read more Source:: Modern Healthcare

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Editorial: Politics, not policy, are behind the rush to act on flawed AHCA

There’s a simple explanation for the haste with which the Senate is moving to pass a law that will have devastating consequences for the health of the tens of millions …read more Source:: Modern Healthcare

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MACRA proposal would ease EHR burden for docs, but not hospitals

Hospitals are on the hook for implementing certified EHRs before the end of the year—and they’re dependent on EHR vendors to get them the technology before then. …read more Source:: Modern Healthcare

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Telehealth market poised for growth, but use remains low

The vast majority of U.S. patients are open to using telehealth solutions, but only a fraction have received care virtually, suggesting that the healthcare industry has yet to meet consumer …read more Source:: Modern Healthcare

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Teladoc to acquire medical consultation company Best Doctors

The deal comes months after Teladoc reported full-year losses for 2016. …read more Source:: Modern Healthcare

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Teladoc to acquire medical consulting company Best Doctors

The deal comes months after Teladoc reported full-year losses for 2016. …read more Source:: Modern Healthcare

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Beaumont’s financials, patient volume stats up 3 years into union of hospitals

Hospital mergers like the one that formed eight-hospital Beaumont Health in September 2014 often take five years or more to ultimately be judged a success or failure. …read more Source:: Modern Healthcare

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HealthPlus integration into Henry Ford’s HAP a turnaround story

As its former CEO, Michael Genord, M.D., oversaw the effort to turn around the financial and operational health of Flint-based insurer HealthPlus of Michigan before the commercial and Medicare business …read more Source:: Modern Healthcare

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Florida tries to restrict telemedicine medical marijuana prescriptions, major healthcare providers take retailers’ places in malls, and researchers grow new bone with stem cells. …read more Source:: Modern Healthcare

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