Tag Archives: Change

A Change in Medicare Has Therapists Alarmed

In late September, a woman in her 70s arrived at a skilled nursing facility in suburban Houston after several weeks in the hospital. Her leg had been amputated after a long-ago knee replacement became infected; she also suffered from diabetes, depression, anxiety and general muscular weakness. An occupational therapist named Susan Nielson began working with… Read More »

Doctors can change opioid prescribing habits. Incrementally.

When they started practicing medicine, most surgeons say, there was little or no information about just how many pain pills patients needed after specific procedures. As a result, patients often were sent home with the equivalent of handfuls of powerful and addictive medications. Then the opioid crisis hit, along with studies showing one possible side effect of… Read More »

Change Healthcare IPO: Neil de Crescenzo describes the company’s next steps

The long-expected initial public offering for Change Healthcare took place June 27, nearly three years to the day since the merger was announced between Change and McKesson’s information technology business, creating the company as it’s known today. Shares of the IPO were first priced at $ 13 this week, which was substantially lower than the… Read More »