Morning Headlines 7/19/18
UnitedHealth Is Among Suitors Circling Tenet’s Conifer Business
Tenet Healthcare considers selling its Confer Health Solutions business to UnitedHealth Group in a deal that could be worth $2 billion.
HHS Secretary Azar Announces Senior Advisor for Fourth Departmental Priority
Adam Boehler, director of the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation, takes on the additional HHS role of senior advisor for value-based transformation and innovation.
Israel grants $33 million to GE, Medtronic, Change Healthcare to boost R&D
Israel’s Innovation Authority will award $33 million over six years to Change Healthcare, GE Healthcare, and Medtronic as part of a program to attract digital health companies to the country.
Re: "People preferred the [patient] portal over the telephone for getting test results, updating personal information, getting medical records copies,…