Posts made in April, 2012

The Healthcare Round-Up: 4/20 -4/27

Last year, Sanofi bought the biotech company Genzyme in a $20.1 billion deal that also included earn-outs tied to the biotech’s promising, albeit risky, multiple sclerosis drug Lemtrada. This week at the 2012...

Learn More

The Healthcare Round-Up: 4/14 – 4/21

The next big data visualization graphic: This week Express Scripts published its annual drug report. The big news: the cost of nonadherence. Indeed, $317 billion of the $408 billion in pharmacy-related waste...

Learn More

The Healthcare Round-Up: 4/6 – 4/14

First ACO’s under Medicare’s Shared Savings Program:  In addition to TEDMED, which this week gathered healthcare luminaries to discuss all things innovative, ACO was the other au courant acronym...

Learn More

The Healthcare Round-Up: 3/28 – 4/4

Reducing unnecessary care: On Wednesday April 4, nine physician societies, together with the ABIM Foundation and Consumer Reports, released a list of 45 procedures or tests (5 per specialty) that are overused...

Learn More