Historically, insurers and healthcare providers haven't had the most harmonious relationship. Competing business interests typically left representatives from each industry on opposite sides of the table.
In fact, Greg Maddrey, a director with The Chartis Group...
In 2012, a fungal meningitis outbreak was linked to the New England Compounding Center (NECC) in Framingham, Massachusetts, that would eventually lead to more than 750 infections in 20 states and 64 deaths, according to the CDC.
Healthcare experts say the industry may have squeezed all it can from technological advancements and standardization, giving way to a new patient safety movement that will shift the focus toward high reliability.