NEW STUDY: Wall Street Owned Hospitals Charge Millions More
Our friends at Axios are out with a scoop that will surprise… absolutely no one.
Will Greensboro-Based Cone Health Merger Mean Higher Costs, Worse Outcomes for Patients?
In the latest of what has been a series of hospital mergers in recent years, Greensboro-based Cone Health recently announced intentions to consolidate operations with Sentara Healthcare, another health system based out of Virginia. The merger produces a massive conglomerate that spans 17 different hospitals, including Cone’s five facilities in and around Greensboro.
Wall Street Health Care Takeover Linked to Shortages of Ventilators and Other Equipment Needed to Fight COVID-19
NBC News: “Private equity's growing involvement in health care in recent years has contributed to shortages of ventilators, masks and other equipment needed to combat COVID-19, because keeping such goods on hand costs money. And to private equity, that's like putting dollar bills on a shelf.”
Wall Street Is Taking Over Health Care, And The Results Are Not Good
There is a disturbing trend going on in health care – and it’s one that few consumers are aware of.
Cost of COVID-19: Pharma Giant Stock Price Soars on COVID-19 Vaccine News, but Will Big Profit Hopes Price Some Out?
Big news broke recently on a significant leap forward in the fight against COVID-19. Early results from the first phase of a vaccine study showed promising and safe results. That’s the good news.
From Bad to Good: A Story of When NCGA Works Together and Gets It Right
Last year we told you about a very bad bill that was filed in the North Carolina General Assembly that would reward drug makers for their part in the opioid crisis.