Breaking Healthcare News November 8, 2012
- DMC’s Mike Duggan to step down as he nears decision on run for Detroit mayor
Mike Duggan, CEO of the Detroit Medical Center, announced today that he will step down from the for-profit health system to pave the way for a possible run for mayor of Detroit.
- Aetna teams with Baylor ACO
Insurance giant Aetna has entered into an agreement with Baylor Health Care System’s accountable care organization to help coordinate care for Medicare managed-care enrollees who are patients of Baylor ACO physicians.
- IPC the Hospitalist Co. buys N.J. practice
IPC the Hospitalist Co., North Hollywood, Calif., continued its expansion into the Northeast states with the acquisition of Red Bank, N.J.-based Hospital Medical Associates of Monmouth County.
- Boston Scientific to buy Vessix Vascular
Boston Scientific said it signed a definitive agreement to acquire Vessix Vascular, a Laguna Hills, Calif.-based company that developed a catheter-based renal denervation system to treat uncontrolled hypertension.
- Obama’s healthcare overhaul turns into a sprint
Its place assured alongside Medicare and Medicaid, President Barack Obama’s healthcare law is now in a sprint to the finish line.
- Deficit talks may mean big cuts for hospitals: Frist
Looming deficit-reduction negotiations coming soon after Tuesday’s federal elections could result in larger-than-expected cuts to hospitals, some health leaders warned.
- Healthcare industry leaders react to Obama’s re-election
Modern Healthcare reporters are tracking healthcare leaders’ reaction to President Barack Obama’s re-election and what the election means for the healthcare industry
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