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Irv Lichtenwald, Medsphere Systems CEO

Is Accountability The Missing Element in Better Healthcare?

Editor’s Note: Irv Lichtenwald is president and CEO of Medsphere Systems Corporation, the solution provider for the OpenVista electronic health record. Prior to joining Medsphere, he served as CFO of Advent Software, a leading provider of investment management solutions. Between 1995 and 2003, Irv led Advent through three public stock offerings. Who is accountable for the actions … Read More

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Aetna to Buy Humana for $37B, Largest Insurance Deal Ever

Health care-insurance giant Aetna has agreed to acquire smaller rival Humana for $37 billion in cash and stock making it the largest ever deal in the insurance industry.  The rapid consolidation in the U.S. health care industry. brings together Humana’s growing Medicare Advantage business with Aetna’s diversified portfolio and commercial capabilities to create a company serving … Read More

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