The Impact of COVID-19 – Maximizing Performance and Weathering the Storm

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Within a matter of weeks, COVID-19 has not only taken more than 15,000 lives in the U.S. alone, but it’s taken on the entire global economy with a vengeance. For healthcare organizations, COVID-19 is requiring a multifaceted response that many health systems just don’t have the resources to handle.  Not only do hospitals have to …

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Walmart Reportedly in Early-stage Talks to Buy Humana

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Here we go again! In my last blog I mentioned how companies like Amazon, Google, Apple, Uber, etc. will be driving innovations in healthcare delivery and costs over the next 10 years. Today, the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) reported that retail giant Walmart is in preliminary talks with health insurer Humana about developing a closer partnership, with one possibility being that Walmart might acquire Humana.

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Efforts Applauded, But Uphill Battle Unlikely to Produce Results

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Four not-for-profit health systems recently unveiled plans to create their own generic drug company. Industry experts say they'll face an uphill battle to make a significant dent in one of the fastest-growing industry expenses and persistent problems: rising drug prices and drug shortages.

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It Didn’t Take Long!

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Right on the heels of the Aetna-CVS merger story, Healthcare Finance News reported earlier this week that Humana is eyeing a deal with Walmart. The $69 billion merger between CVS Health and Aetna, announced by CVS on Sunday, has spurred industry analysts to talk about a possible deal between Walmart and Humana, as the retailer …

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“Blurring the Lines” – UnitedHealth Group Buys Davita Medical Group

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In another example of the blurring boundaries in the healthcare industry, UnitedHealth Group, one of the nation’s largest insurers, is buying Davita Medical Group, a large physician group with a roster of 30,000 doctors. It seems that every day we are reading about more healthcare companies seeking to tighten their vertical integration by “blurring service …

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Join the Fight to Prevent Cuts to 340B Hospitals

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Following is a plea from AHA Chairman Gene Woods, and I would urge everyone in the healthcare industry to respond to his plea by contacting their congressional representatives. Our hospitals are already hurting from lower inpatient volumes and the movement to value-based care. This unnecessary cut will hurt them even further. As Mr. Woods points …

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GeBBS Healthcare Solutions Named to Becker’s Hospital Review List of Revenue Cycle Companies to Know

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GeBBS Healthcare Solutions, Inc., a leading technology-enabled provider of revenue cycle management (RCM) solutions, announced today that the company has been selected by Becker’s Hospital Review as a company healthcare providers should know for revenue cycle management solutions. According to Becker’s, hospitals, health systems, physician practices and healthcare organizations are experiencing increasingly complex revenue cycles, …

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GeBBS Healthcare Solutions Recognized for Ninth Time as One of the Nation’s Fastest Growing Companies by Inc. Magazine

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GeBBS Healthcare Solutions, a leading technology-enabled provider of Revenue Cycle Management (RCM) solutions, announced recently that the company has been selected for the 2017 Inc. 5000, an exclusive annual ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. This is the ninth consecutive year the California-based healthcare Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) firm has been included in the …

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Staying in Touch Is What’s Behind Kaiser’s $1 billion Quarterly Operating Gain

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There was a time when healthcare providers knew their patients and their patients’ healthcare needs. A patient stayed in touch with his or her doctor on a regular basis and the doctor could make care assessments and ongoing recommendations for patients over time. Kaiser, the nation’s largest integrated health system with annual revenue of about …

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