Whether your organization is ready to adopt the accountable care organization model or still trying to figure out the options, here are some of the key questions leadership teams must consider carefully. >>>
A vote by the Republican-dominated House Ways & Means Committee has set the stage for the full House to consider repealing the excise tax on medical devices and the use of health savings accounts to purchase over-the-counter remedies such as cough syrup and pain killers. >>>
PricewaterhouseCoopers attributes much of the projected slower growth to the tepid economy, the healthcare industry's broad focus on cost containment, and efforts by employers to keep health insurance expenses down. >>>
Healthcare continues to be one of the few steady bright spots in the latest U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics monthly job growth report. The reports have otherwise been erratic and lackluster since the economic downturn in 2008. >>>
Date: June 27, 2012 1:00-2:30 p.m. ET
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