Last Updated: April 24, 2017
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The Journal of Healthcare Contracting: Lance Dobbins: Capital spending on healthcare construction continues to rise, and the hospital building boom shows no signs of slowing. Meanwhile, the potential challenges that arise during the lifecycle of a medical construction project are as (more…)

Last Updated: April 26, 2017
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HFMA: Mike Alkire: In March, the House Energy & Commerce Committee held a hearing to examine the state of generic drugs and determine whether slow new drug approvals contribute to higher pricing. At the hearing, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) (more…)

Last Updated: April 18, 2017
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Specialty Pharmacy Times: The health care world is largely moving towards a focus on value, rather than paying a pre-specified cost for prescription drugs that may or may not successfully treat a specific patient. This shift has important implications for manufacturers, (more…)

Last Updated: April 20, 2017
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By Blair Childs, Premier Inc., Senior Vice President of Public Affairs Members of the Premier healthcare alliance commend CMS for its proposed approach to change the hospital readmissions reduction program (HRRP), which will account for the socio-economic status of patients (more…)

Last Updated: April 19, 2017
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Specialty Pharmacy Times: Specialty drugs require increased monitoring and education provided by various health care professionals. More than ever, pharmacists are being included in innovative care teams to improve patient outcomes, especially when it comes to disease states, such as cancer. (more…)

Last Updated: April 6, 2017
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By Blair Childs, Premier, Senior Vice President of Public Affairs Members of the Premier healthcare alliance commend Reps. Peter Welch (D-VT), David McKinley (R-WV), Kurt Schrader (D-OR) and Steve Stivers (R-OH) for introducing the Fair Access for Safe and Timely (more…)