Seagen broadens its scope beyond ADC cancer drugs with deal for preclinical asset

Seagen broadens its scope beyond ADC cancer drugs with deal for preclinical asset

Seagen, a specialist in a type of cancer therapy called an antibody drug conjugate (ADC), is expanding its reach with a deal for a preclinical asset that has the potential to stand out in an emerging new class of cancer immunotherapies. According to terms announced Monday, Bothell, Washington-based Seagen is paying $50 million up front … Read more

AGS Health Launches AI-Powered Revenue Cycle Platform

AGS Health Launches AI-Powered Revenue Cycle Platform

What You Should Know: – AGS Health, a revenue cycle management (RCM) solutions provider and strategic growth partner to some of the largest healthcare systems in the US, announces the launch of the AGS AI Platform, a connected solution that blends artificial intelligence (AI) and automation with award -winning human-in-the-loop services and expert support to … Read more

Call Tracking for Healthcare | Healthcare Success

Call Tracking for Healthcare |  Healthcare Success

Philadelphia retailer John Wanamaker once said, “Half the money I spend on advertising is wasted; the trouble is I don’t know which half.” And truthfully, it’s probably more for many businesses. Years ago, it was common for healthcare providers to ask, “How did you hear about us?” when you call to schedule an appointment or … Read more

Transitioning to a single-use mindset, getting ahead of the curve

Transitioning to a single-use mindset, getting ahead of the curve

The move towards single use scopes and other medical devices had its start long before Covid-19, but the pandemic has accelerated this trend across the medical technology field. An emphasis from providers and payers on infection prevention, improved workflow and better health economics points towards disposable as the default. While this may be a given … Read more

Blue Cross Blue Shield to sell Advantasure subsidiary to California firm

Blue Cross Blue Shield to sell Advantasure subsidiary to California firm

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan is quietly selling off its Advantasure subsidiary. Last week, Aliso Viejo, Calif.-based health insurance administrator UST HealthProof announced it had entered into a definitive agreement to buy the Glen Allen, Va.-based Advantasure for an undisclosed sum. UST made no mention of whom it entered into a contract with to … Read more

When it comes to satisfaction, only a few major differences exist between MA and traditional Medicare

When it comes to satisfaction, only a few major differences exist between MA and traditional Medicare

As the open enrollment period approaches, many Medicare beneficiaries will be faced with the decision of choosing a traditional Medicare plan or going with Medicare Advantage (MA). A recent report shows that there are only a few differences between the plans, with beneficiaries showing similar rates of satisfaction. The Kaiser Family Foundation report from this … Read more

Nursing home ownership data now available from HHS

Nursing home ownership data now available from HHS

The Health and Human Services Department has unveiled a public database that provides unprecedented access to information about who owns nursing homes. The database, which debuted Monday, contains information about who owns the 15,000 skilled nursing facilities that Medicare reimburses and could offer regulators and the public with insights into the often opaque nature of … Read more