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How Healthcare Mergers and Acquisitions Affect EHR Interoperability

Healthcare Technology

The healthcare industry continues to consolidate, with new players emerging to acquire payers and health systems while existing health systems merge and acquire independent hospitals. Though the ...

What Walmart's Acquisition of Humana Means for Retail Clinics

Merger & Acquisitions

Retail giant Walmart has been making big moves into the healthcare space in the past few weeks. At the end of March came news that Walmart is in talks to acquire the Humana Group, a private insurer ...

The Top 3 Healthcare Trends from HIMSS 2018

Healthcare Intelligence

The HIMSS Conference signaled the start of Definitive Healthcare’s 2018 conference season. We sent thirteen of our most knowledgeable and vivacious team members to Las Vegas to discover what ...

Why Some Patients Face Higher Risks at Ambulatory Surgery Centers

ASCs

Ambulatory Surgery Centers (ASCs) are outpatient facilities that offer surgical procedures to patients at reduced costs, often with greater scheduling flexibility than hospitals. Also known as ...

How to Control Costs by Balancing the Supply Chain

Healthcare Finances

Supply costs will be a hospital’s greatest expense by 2020, according to the Association for Healthcare Resources and Materials Management, with total supply chain spending currently representing 30 ...