Blackstone Adds Takeda Unit to Health Roster
Takeda's over-the-counter business is "well-positioned to grow its established brands in Japan and launch new and expanded product offerings."
The Health Care Backlog Is a $52B Problem
The backlog in unaddressed care will cause a surge in demand that will hit the health care system quickly and inefficiently.
Execs Could Boost Profits by Owning Health Care
Judging by their apathy over fixing the health care cost problem, C-suiters apparently are comfortable the way things are, a health care executive says.
SmileDirectClub Files For IPO
The disruptor of traditional orthodontic models is looking to raise $1.29B.
5 Health Care Trends for CFOs to Watch in 2019
With companies still pressured by rising health benefits costs, they must actively engage in taking advantage of systemic changes in the health care market.
Cigna to Buy Express Scripts in Big PBM Move
The $54 billion deal is the latest move by an insurer to cut health care costs by bringing pharmacy benefits and medical claims under one roof.
United Health Buys DaVita Clinics for $5.9B
The deal continues the health insurance giant's shift to patient care services as it tries to cut medical costs.
Retiree Health Costs Demand Financial Wellness
Employees can save money to pay for health care in retirement through health savings accounts, but they also need to be financially sound overall.
Why Great Health Care Companies Aren’t Necessarily Great Stocks
Performance metrics related to improvement or growth demonstrate the most positive relationships to shareholder return.
In Health Care, Reinvestment Outshines Dividends, Buybacks, Debt
To drive shareholder returns in health care, CFOs should stress financial policies that build financial flexibility rather than leverage.