Drug prices are on the move upward once again in 2020, according to new data from 3 Axis Advisors.

Express Scripts, a large pharmacy benefit management organization owned by Cigna, announced a three-year collaboration with Prime Therapeutics.

 

Partners Healthcare, an integrated healthcare system founded by Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital, has launched a five-year, $100 million digital health initiative to provide a number of new services for patients and boost digital innovation.

Hospital-level care at home can reduce overall care costs, healthcare use and readmissions while still providing quality care and improving the patient experience, according to a new study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine.

HHS has issued a set of two proposed rules aimed at improving the availability of organs for the 113,000 Americans on waitlists for transplants.

Louisville-based Humana, the nation’s third-largest health insurance provider, is acquiring a large privately held hospice pharmacy and benefit management providers, Enclara Healthcare.

Civica Rx, the not-for-profit drug company startup created by a group of hospitals and health systems to reduce drug shortages, is prepared to ship its first eight injectable medicines.

Humana is launching two new partnerships in four states to better care for its Medicare Advantage and commercially insured members who have kidney care.

Amazon’s online pharmacy business, PillPack, has integrated with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts to help members of the health plan manage their medications.

Physicians are in high demand, with a 5% increase in job opportunities in the U.S. since 2018, according to a new research study on the 2019 labor market for doctors by Doximity.

The American Medical Association launched a new training program that aims to train future physicians to be better equipped in modern health systems through its Health Systems Science Scholars Program.

Millennials, the generation known for its tech-savviness, are changing the healthcare consumer space as they make their own care decisions. And many place more trust in big technology companies over health insurers and health systems, according to a recent survey from Kaufman Hall.