Hospitals profit from the 340B program but fail to improve care for vulnerable patients, research indicates

The 340B Drug Discount Program has made it possible for participating hospitals to reap financial benefits, but the hospitals do not appear to be using the additional revenue as the program intended, according to study results published online Jan. 24 by The New England Journal of Medicine.  The program requires...

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Amazon, JPMorgan, Berkshire Hathaway could roil industry with new health care company

The announcement Tuesday that Amazon, JPMorgan Chase and Berkshire Hathaway are forming an independent health care company for their U.S. employees created an abundance of speculation—particularly since the companies’ statement skimped on details. Some analysts and stakeholders believe the new company has the potential to upend the health care industry,...

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