10 Top Healthcare Trends That Are Transforming the Industry

10 Top Healthcare Trends That Are Transforming the Industry

Technology, globalization and continual economic pressures are taking our world by storm. Every industry is having to evolve at breakneck speeds to keep up with the new demands and expectations of consumers. The following top 10 healthcare trends will completely transform the industry – within the next few years. 1. Intelligent Rx Intelligent Rx refers

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Tips to Successfully Integrate Operations after a Healthcare M&A

Tips to Successfully Integrate Operations after a Healthcare M&A

The Executive’s Guide to Healthcare M&A: Part IV Most mergers fail to achieve their objectives. In our experience, this is due to misalignment of M&A objectives with acquisition target partners, unsuccessful post transaction operational integration, or both. Previous articles in this series share best practices on defining merger objectives and finding the right partners to

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Combat Specialty Drug Cost Trends with Utilization Management

Combat Specialty Drug Cost Trends with Utilization Management

Increased availability of high priced specialty drugs is increasing payer costs at an unsustainable rate. Employers and plan sponsors are challenged to maintain affordable programs while covering the cost of these expensive prescriptions. Utilization management is a foundational cost management strategy. Specialty drugs are typically newly available to treat less common or very complex diseases.

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6 Business Objectives You Can Achieve Through Healthcare M&A

6 Business Objectives You Can Achieve Through Healthcare M&A

Many healthcare organizations are looking for opportunities to address gaps in their growth and delivery capabilities. In almost every case, the key question becomes “build or buy?” The answer begins with defining the desired future state and evaluating which option can most effectively help you meet your objectives. Build: An In-House Plan When we work

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Why Healthcare M&A is Inevitable

Why Healthcare M&A is Inevitable

The Executive’s Guide to Healthcare M&A: Part I It’s very likely that sometime soon, your organization – whether you’re a payer, provider or supplier to the healthcare industry – will be involved in some form of acquisition, merger, collaboration or integration. We work with healthcare organizations every day to devise transition and growth strategies in

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