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Athenahealth Still Weighing Acquisition Offer As we enter June, athenahealth finally responded but still has not made a decision regarding the acquisition offer from Elliott. As seen in the letters from Elliott to athenahealth, shareholders support the acquisition as...

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Athenahealth Giving Elliott Acquisition The Cold Shoulder It seems that athenahealth may not be interested in the nearly $7 Billion offer Elliott Management made to acquire them. Even though athenahealth had yet to make any response to the offer, Elliott believes...

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Social Factors And Their Influence On Healthcare Social environments to which patients are exposed play a huge role in their health. There are studies that link these social determinants to health concerns, but there is nothing being done on the healthcare side to...

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Palliative Care May Be The Answer To Caring For Our Elderly Population In recognition of Older Americans Month, we chose to focus on how palliative care can truly change medical care for the elderly. Palliative care can begin at the time of diagnosis and continue...

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Fortune 50 Companies Become Increasingly Involved In Healthcare Industry As more Fortune 50 companies realize the potential of investment growth in the ever expanding healthcare industry market, their involvement in the healthcare sector has increased dramatically. As...

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CMS Pushes Further Transparency In The Healthcare Industry At the 2018 Health Datapalooza, The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced their plans to further improve the healthcare system by taking medical records and making them easy to read and...