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September 23, 2016

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The Week That Was: Crises in Communications

Last week, we reported Wells Fargo faced fines for record-breaking, illegal consumer banking practices. Now we ask whether Wells’ CEO John Stumpf’s efforts to renounce certain selling targets will be enough to keep his job as he gears up to...

September 12, 2016

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We’re baaaaaack. Did you miss us? As the first unofficial week of fall has come to a close (cue post-Labor Day blues), the iVH Issues team returns to make your Monday a little more provocative. Last week, the Biotechnology Innovation...

August 30, 2016

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The Week That Was: Crises in Communications

Alas, summer is nearly gone…and it feels like it barely started! Labor Day and the return to school are upon us. And while summer may be swiftly and silently fleeting, issues facing the healthcare industry this fall are LOUD and...

August 22, 2016

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While American voters may be unexcited by their choices at the voting booth come November, the only other group that they may be equally disappointed with is — well — us. Last week, sentiment about the pharmaceutical industry plummeted to...

August 8, 2016

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Betting is frowned upon in several states, but our writing team is not deterred (our lawyers are getting mildly alarmed as they read this). Yes, folks, we’re placing our bets on what health policy looks like in respective Clinton and...

August 1, 2016

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“How is it August?!” is a question you may be pondering, or maybe that’s just us musing aloud. Just when it couldn’t get hotter, we bring you a story on ICER President Steve Pearson which will literally and figuratively cool...

July 25, 2016

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Oh, we’ve got trouble friends…with a capital “T” (for the rising Temperature) which rhymes with “P”…(for the Presidential conventions). But we’re not in River City. In fact, our national press corps and the public’s attention now turns from Cleveland to...

July 18, 2016

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Last week, the healthcare industry, corporate America and Congress did not fail to disappoint in making its share of news. To untangle it all, our team of writers seeks to answer these puzzlers: What business does Mark Cuban have commenting...

July 13, 2016

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Hello Readers, After this gorgeous sunny summer weekend, we bring you the high-brow and low-brow highlights that the healthcare sector has to offer. From the pages of Vanity Fair, we are reminded about the Icarian downfalls of two healthcare industry...

June 27, 2016

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Last week served up a veritable feast of healthcare issues in headlines (who said the summer is a slow cooker)! We saw that the House Republicans offered their alternative to the Affordable Care Act; the Supreme Court upheld a ruling...