Business
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Yes, “Too Big” Can be a Problem in Device & Diagnostics Companies, Too

Caroline Popper - August 30, 2011

This morning, Luke Timmerman of Xconomy wrote about “The Fall of Pfizer: How Big is Too Big for Pharma Innovation?” Acknowledging that while big companies such as…

Business
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Should Patients Join the Pay-for-Performance Circus?

Michael Kirsch - August 29, 2011

There was an extremely popular game show where several times each episode the emcee would shout out, "Survey Said!". Of course, this was just a game, not…

Business
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Give Forward – a Social Solution for Out of Pocket Medical Care

Anthony Cirillo - August 28, 2011

Here's a new way to cover out-of-pocket medical expenses with crowdfunding that is Here's a new way to cover out-of-pocket medical expenses with crowdfunding that is worth…

Business
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The Steve Jobs Example: When to Call it Quits

Andrew Schorr - August 26, 2011

    It was a bombshell that shouldn’t have been unexpected. Steve Jobs resigning. Anyone who saw him knew he was sick and, just watching him on…

Business
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ObamaCare vs. the Antitrust Law

JohnCGoodman - August 25, 2011

Executives from the ProMedica Health System of Toledo and St. Executives from the ProMedica Health System of Toledo and St. Luke’s Hospital in Maumee, a suburb, say…

Health Reform
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Bundled Payments for Care Improvement Initiative Announced by CMS Center for Innovation

David Harlow - August 25, 2011

Many health care provider organizations that have not been overly eager to jump onto the Accountable Care Organization (ACO) bandwagon, citing high startup costs and uncertain returns…

Business
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Top Quotes of the Week

GlennLaffel - August 19, 2011

“The single biggest problem with salad is making it. Cleaning, cutting, making sure you have fresh produce—it all tends to keep people away.” Harry Balzer, a vice…

Business
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Smart Money on Pfizer?

DavidEWilliams - August 18, 2011

Seeking Alpha highlights what leading hedge funds are doing with Pfizer. Some are selling, but some savvy (i.e., very rich) investors like David Einhorn –who also holds…

Business
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Health Care Buzz Today

GlennLaffel - August 18, 2011

Reform, Pay Cuts to Widen Gap Between Rich and Poor Hospitals. Analysts say physicians also could end up winners and losers, depending on who is affiliated with…

Business
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FDA Approves Roche (Genentech) Skin Cancer Drug–Zelboraf

BarbaraDuck - August 18, 2011

Cancer drugs certainly are not cheap and for a year, this one is right up there with Provenge in cost with over 100k if it was prescribed…