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Missouri Objects to Blockbuster Aetna-Humana Merger
Missouri Objects to Blockbuster Aetna-Humana Merger
Missouri says the merger of the two insurance giants would make the state's Medicare Advantage market anti-competitive. It's asking the companies to propose remedies that would address the state's concerns.
Consistently Performing Hedge Funds: Rarer Than a Needle in Many Haystacks
Determining which hedge fund will be advantageous for a particular portfolio isn't just as difficult as finding a needle in a haystack. It's roughly akin to finding a needle in a field full of haystacks.
5 Ways to Fill the Clinical Empathy Gap
Empathy, compassion, and patience seem to be in short supply in the examining room, the classroom, and the operating room.
Where? How? Why? Doctors Offer Insights Into Healthcare's Future
A new report offers insights into the future of medicine. It shows many physicians are thinking about career changes, and 1 in 4 report burnout and stress.
Stop Teaching to the Test
Doctors are being pounded to teach to the test. But every patient-student is different and each is smart in their own way.
A Look at Vertical Integration Between Payers and Providers
As the consolidation and integration trend continues in the healthcare industry, payers and providers will have to adjust to the evolving post-healthcare reform changes if they want to remain profitable and continue to grow their businesses.
Top Beaches: Wild Dunes, Isle of Palms, SC
At Wild Dunes Resort on South Carolina’s Isle of Palms, your beach vacation comes with a southern Lowcountry landscape of live oaks draped with Spanish moss plus good food, resort activities, and eco-adventures.
It’s Time to Re-Think Business Plan Competitions
We need to stop reality TV B-school business plan competitions and get real about business model competitions.
Why Are Patients Terrible Consumers of Sick Care?
Patients are terrible consumers of sick care services. Most attribute it to the lack of price and quality of care transparency and the incentives to make rational purchases. Behavioral economists have a more complex answer.

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