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Author: Tim Stumm

Trump administration places certificate of need in the crosshairs

President Donald Trump’s administration is calling on states to repeal or, "at a minimum," significantly scale back their certificate of need programs, arguing that the programs do not decrease costs or improve access. Among other things, it takes issue with programs that allow competitors of certificate of need applicants to weigh in on these applications.

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Livongo taps former Cerner exec as new CEO

Livongo, a chronic disease management company with offices in Chicago and California, tapped former Cerner executive Zane Burke as its new CEO. He succeeds founder and current CEO Glen Tullman, who will transition to the role of executive chairman.

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On the record with U.S. Rep.-elect Lauren Underwood

Healthcare played a starring role in Democrat Lauren Underwood’s upset victory over U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren, R-Plano.

Underwood, a public health nurse who previously worked at the Department of Health and Human Services and NextLevel Health, said she entered the race because Hultgren broke a promise to protect those with pre-existing conditions by supporting the repeal of the Affordable Care Act.

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Advocate Aurora Health and MATTER select Health Tech Venture Challenge winner

Five challenge finalists aim to transform primary care experience; Lytic takes home top prize Advocate Aurora Health, the 10th largest not-for-profit integrated health system in the country, and MATTER, the premier healthcare incubator and innovation hub, today named Lytic, Inc., a Chicago-based digital health startup, the winner of the Health Tech Venture Challenge. Following a […]

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