Supply Chain

drug prices
Sep 25 | Jay Hancock, Kaiser Health News
Heated debates over replacing Obamacare and roadblocks erected via industry cash have slowed down lawmakers despite the…
Sep 22 | Susan Morse
ACO and hospital executives say they want greater flexibility in models for Medicare, Medicaid and dual-eligible patients.
blockchain in healthcare payer and providers
Sep 18 | Mike Miliard
By giving patients control over their data, the technology could enable better privacy protections, more efficiency and easier…
340B discount program
Sep 18 | Sarah Jane Tribble, Kaiser Health News
A seemingly minor detail about 340B discount program in ACA has left rural pharmacists struggling to keep medicines in stock.
Hospitals could save $10M a year in supply chain costs
Sep 15 | Susan Morse
Supply chain represents 30 percent of hospital operations, ranking second only to labor in cost.
Sep 12 | Jeff Lagasse
Control the supply chain by structuring content, creating a supply chain formulary and establishing a mechanism for providing…
Sep 05 | Susan Morse
Hospitals can retain their autonomy while gaining the efficiency and scale benefits of a merger.
cancer immunotherapy
Aug 23 | Liz Szabo, Kaiser Health News
Novartis hasn't announced their final cost but the 'quantum leap' price tag expected has implications for reimbursement and…
Aug 22 | Beth Jones Sanborn
The verdict, the culmination of a lawsuit filed by 63-year-old Eva Echeverria, is the largest of several talc-based lawsuits…
hospice drug thefts
Aug 22 | Melissa Bailey, Kaiser Health News
Hospice drug thefts are concerning but experts also worry about restricting access to painkillers for…