4 trending topics in employer healthcare
According to Gartner, 42% of HR professionals are putting strategies together to reimagine the future of work. To meet the needs of today ’s workers, employers will need to: Leverage benefit package enhancements to help with recruitment and retention strategies. Offer improved behavioral healthcare while reducing the stigma around mental healthcare. Continue to encourage the importance of preventive healthcare and wellness during t imes of economic uncertainty. Break down barriers to care for their… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
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Case study: N.C. county employees see positive health results from customized partnership
With a dispersed workforce, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, needed a solution to connect employees more easily to high-quality healthcare. In 2019, the county partnered with Marathon Health to provide comprehensive primary care, behavioral health support, chronic condition management and wellness services at six Charlotte-based network health centers. As a result of the partnership, employees and their covered family members pay little to no fee to visit the network health centers, which offer … (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
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Why choose an employer network health center?
The number of adults in the United States with access to primary care has decreased over the past decade. And healthcare spending for chronic health conditions has been on the rise. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), 90% of the nation ’s $3.8 trillion in annual healthcare expenditures are for people with chronic health conditions. One way employers can help reduce this cost is by encouraging employees to engage with primary care regularly, and that’s where the employer-sponsored… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 1, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Marathon Health Source Type: news

Gaithersburg ’s Vector BioMed launches with $15M to manufacture gene therapy technology
Led by a local industry veteran, startup Vector BioMed aims to fill a "significant market need." (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 1, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Sara Gilgore Source Type: news

Tampa Bay nurses see a slight decline in pass rates amid nursing shortage, report finds
The number of candidates passing the exam indicates the number of new nurses entering the nursing workforce, which has seen a shortage over the past few years. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 1, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Devonta Davis Source Type: news

Ex-CEO acted without board ’s authority, concealed bonuses, MetroHealth says
MetroHealth said bonuses awarded that way over five years were not permitted. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 1, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Julie Washington Source Type: news

Assumption University, Saint Vincent Hospital launch program to fight nursing shortage
Saint Vincent Hospital and Assumption University have launched a program to train student nurses. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 1, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Cassie McGrath Source Type: news

Livengrin's new CEO wants to expand treatment center's offerings beyond alcohol, drug abuse
The Bucks County addiction treatment center is launching a new program this week tailored to helping working professionals receive care while also maintaining their work responsibilities and business relationships. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 1, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: John George Source Type: news

New urgent care clinic opens in Alabaster
The clinic has served 200 patients since opening in early January. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 1, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Laurel Thrailkill Source Type: news

Pfizer could offload Durham facility as part of R & D strategy shift
Pfizer is rethinking its strategy for early-stage drug development for rare diseases, meaning a large facility in Durham could soon hit the market. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 31, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Zac Ezzone Source Type: news

The FTC's noncompete ban won't extend to everyone. Here's who is exempt.
While the FTC's proposed rule on banning noncompetes is broad, it's authority only goes so far — and many players in one key industry will be exempt. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 31, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Andy Medici Source Type: news

Billionaire Ken Griffin donates $25M for Nicklaus Children's Hospital's Miami expansion
The donation will fund construction of a major new facility. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 31, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Brian Bandell Source Type: news

With pandemic waning, Pfizer sees decline for its Covid products
Pfizer finished 2022 in strong form, besting fourth-quarter analyst predictions and setting both revenue and earnings records for the year. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 31, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Ben Miller Source Type: news

Mass. industry group says hospitals can remove, ban violent patients
MHA reported that in 2022 there was a case of physical assault, verbal abuse, or threats made against someone in a Massachusetts healthcare facility every 38 minutes. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 31, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Cassie McGrath Source Type: news

Care New England posts improved Q1 financial results, but still missed its goal
The state's second-largest hospital group is still operating in the red, but management expressed confidence in its action plan to improve its financial footing. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 31, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Mary Serreze Source Type: news