Advent International has reportedly held talks with potential buyers about selling pharmacy company Genoa Healthcare, which could be worth about $2.5 billion at sale, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Florida, Massachusetts, and Tennessee.
For many survivors of childhood cancer suffer, "financial toxicity"—the economic consequences of the disease—can last into adulthood, leading some to skip or delay necessary care or medication altogether, according to a study from the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.
A USA Today and Kaiser Health News investigation suggests that significant gaps in state oversight and federal data may make it hard for patients to identify safe, high-performing facilities. Bill Prentice, executive director of Ambulatory Surgery Center Association, said he supports more data transparency but said, "We shouldn't have a patchwork system where one state asks for one thing and others ask for others."
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