Weekly Dose of Top 5 Healthcare Stories You Might’ve Missed

January 12, 2016
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From our partner site, Healthcare Dive, we want to share the top 5 stories that readers were talking about and sharing last week. Since it was the first week of the New Year, could the stories listed below possibly reflect the trend of what we’ll be reading more about in the coming year?

From our partner site, Healthcare Dive, we want to share the top 5 stories that readers were talking about and sharing last week. Since it was the first week of the New Year, could the stories listed below possibly reflect the trend of what we’ll be reading more about in the coming year?

Read on, and let us know what you think:

1. Keeping an eye on the prize: 8 healthcare topics to watch in 2016

2015 saw a lot of mega-mergers and cyberattacks in the healthcare industry; not to mention $4.3 billion worth of funding in various digital start-ups. Now, we examine who may be the key companies, trends, or people to watch in 2016.

2. AHIP suffers major blow as Aetna departs

Aetna follows in the footsteps of UnitedHealthcare, which also left AHIP last summer. What does this mean for the trade group known as America’s Health Insurance Plans?

3. Uninsured hospital stays fell sharply in states that expanded Medicaid, study finds

A new study from “Health Affairs” looked at the effect expanding Medicaid had in various states. 

4. Zipnosis’ CEO on telemedicine’s death, patient access’ uprising

An exclusive interview with the CEO and co-founder of Zipnosis, a virtual care platform. Learn about their strategy and how they differentiate themselves from other health IT start-ups.

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5. Epic snaps up Mayo Clinic data center to the tune of $46M

Mayo is gearing up for some changes to the EHR system as they rely further on Epic Systems.