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Banks Pressure Health Care Firms to Raise Prices on Critical Drugs, Medical Supplies for Coronavirus – The Intercept

In recent weeks, investment bankers have pressed health care companies on the front lines of fighting the novel coronavirus, including drug firms developing experimental treatments and medical supply firms, to consider ways that they can profit from the crisis. The media has mostly focused on individuals who have taken advantage of the market for now-scarce… Read More »

Post-acute providers often lack budget to implement critical health IT

Almost one in five post-acute facilities have been operating at negative margins for the past five years or longer, a BlackBook survey of 1,640 providers of long-term and post-acute care revealed, and 84 percent of post-acute administrators report having no budgeted funds for technology acquisitions or improvements in 2019. Post-acute care providers are at continued… Read More »