Susan Morse

Susan Morse is Associate Editor of Healthcare Finance. You can follow her at @susanmorseHFN

HHS nominee Alex Azar

HHS nominee Alex Azar at the Senate Finance Committee meeting Tuesday. Credit: C-span

By Susan Morse 04:17 pm January 09, 2018
The former Eli Lilly CEO also told the Senate Finance Committee affordability and the opioid epidemic round out his top four priorities.
Medicare Shared Savings program
By Susan Morse 11:28 am December 27, 2017
Executives from hospitals achieving early success with Medicare Shared Savings programs share insights about the approach that works for them.
amazon pharmacy business
By Susan Morse 10:38 am December 08, 2017
Providers, insurers among those closely watching for signs of online giant getting into the pharmaceutical business.
Optum startups
By Susan Morse 03:37 pm December 01, 2017
New venture fund from the UnitedHealth Group subsidiary is more of a market lift model than an accelerator, partner says.
FDA approves cancer test
By Susan Morse 10:49 am December 01, 2017
CMS said it would cover the test to make the targeted therapy options available to healthcare professionals, patients and eligible Medicare beneficiaries‎.  
Optum Ventures healthcare innovation
By Susan Morse 01:21 pm November 29, 2017
New fund combines the funding, analytic capabilities and vast network of Optum to invest in digital health.
state of precision medicine
By Susan Morse 11:58 am November 16, 2017
The ability to sequence the human genome to predict chronic diseases is the Star Wars part but the infrastructure to support personalized care is still in the Flintstones age.
UPMC invests billions to leverage Microsoft tech

Photo via UPMC

By Susan Morse 10:03 am November 06, 2017
Specialty hospitals for cancer, heart and transplant and vision and rehabilitation to be built with the tech company’s input on IT design.
CMS ONC Meaningful Measures

John Fleming, MD, deputy assistant secretary for Health Technology Reform and CMS Administrator Seema Verma

By Susan Morse 10:17 am November 02, 2017
The new program and expected final MACRA rule are proof that new administration is serious about scaling back requirements.
Medical Innovation Summit in Cleveland

From left: Martin Kelly, Alexander Grunewald, Emma Cartmell, Kristin Milburn, Alex DeWinter and Amy Merlino, MD, on the judge's panel for The Challenge at the Medical Innovation Summit in Cleveland.

By Susan Morse 04:05 pm October 26, 2017
Company uses eye-tracking technology to predict and help prevent the development of the disease.  

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