In Case You Missed It …
Monday, January 7
One of healthcare’s biggest gathering starts Monday in San Francisco. With major mergers and industry-level shifts, companies ranging from biotech to pharma to the insurance industry are bound to be disrupted.
Friday, January 4
Healthcare saw its largest spike in new hires since February 1990. According to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ December jobs report, three-quarters of the new hires were in the ambulatory sector.
Tuesday, January 7
Price transparency for healthcare has been a segue into the bigger issues affecting the industry. Requirements to post charges online in machine-readable format adds on to rules laid out by the Affordable Care Act however currently, there is no penalty for failing to post.