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Capri expands through church partnerships

Capri expands through church partnerships

Jim Tarantino, the founder and principal of Waukesha-based Capri Senior Communities, compares his company’s new project in Menomonee Falls with one underway on Milwaukee’s lower east side. Source link

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Wisconsin tops JPMorgan study for increased spending on health care

Wisconsin tops JPMorgan study for increased spending on health care

Consumer spending on health care in Wisconsin increased by the highest percentage of 23 states in a new report from JPMorgan Chase Institute that covers the years 2014 through 2017. The report, which is based on JPMorgan Chase customer financial transactions, shows Wisconsin with an annual percentage […]

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40 Under Forty: WellStar Medical Group's Alton Brooks Jr.

40 Under Forty: WellStar Medical Group's Alton Brooks Jr.

As assistant vice president of operations of the surgery division for WellStar Medical Group, Alton “A.J.” Brooks Jr. is the leader of more than 320 staff and 160 providers across 60 locations and his scope of responsibility amounts to $40 million of total net investments. In addition […]

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Trump administration re-approves Kentucky Medicaid's new rules

Trump administration re-approves Kentucky Medicaid's new rules

Kentucky’s new Medicaid rules were re-approved Tuesday by the Trump administration, according to an Associated Press report. The new rules will require some adults to complete 80 hours of “community engagement” each month, which includes a job, volunteering or going to school, to maintain coverage. The Kentucky […]

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RTI acquires Chicago-based credentialing organization

RTI acquires Chicago-based credentialing organization

RTI International is increasing its portfolio and forensic toxicology research with the acquisition of the Medical Review Officers Certification Council. The Chicago-based company, abbreviated MROCC, is a nonprofit that credentials qualified physicians who review and interpret drug test results as medical review officers. The financial details of […]

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Louisville company acquires a portion of UPMC Enterprises' business

Louisville company acquires a portion of UPMC Enterprises' business

Louisville-based Waystar has purchased of a portion of a business affiliated with the University of Pennsylvania Medical Center. The health care revenue cycle management and technology company will take over the transaction services division of Ovation Revenue Cycle Services LLC. The company is part of a portfolio […]

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RTI acquires Chicago-based credentialing organization

RTI acquires Chicago-based credentialing organization

RTI International is increasing its portfolio and forensic toxicology research with the acquisition of the Medical Review Officers Certification Council. The Chicago-based company, abbreviated MROCC, is a nonprofit that credentials qualified physicians who review and interpret drug test results as medical review officers. The financial details of […]

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Cancer-zapping proton center lands big grant from TQL Foundation

Cancer-zapping proton center lands big grant from TQL Foundation

The TQL Foundation has donated $1 million toward cancer research at the Proton Therapy Center on the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital campus in Butler County, the largest amount ever given to benefit the facility.  Cincinnati Children’s and UC Health teamed to build and operate the $120 million Proton […]

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Climbing costs, patient totals create challenges for Buffalo home health care agencies

Climbing costs, patient totals create challenges for Buffalo home health care agencies

More patients could be a good thing for Western New York’s home health care providers — as long as they can maintain staffing levels to accommodate those patient loads. Source link

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Pfizer to raise drug prices in January

Pfizer to raise drug prices in January

Pfizer plans to raise the list prices of 41 of its prescription drugs, or 10 percent of its portfolio, in January. According to The Wall Street Journal, citing an unnamed source, most of the planned increases will be 5 percent, while three of the drugs’ list prices […]

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