The US healthcare system’s shift from volume- to value-based reimbursement for treatment in order to lower costs and improve patient care is disrupting healthcare business models. The high-profile government–led accountable care...
a next-generation clinical business intelligence technology provider,
today announced a strategic partnership with Halfpenny
Technologies, an interoperability technology framework and
(MedPage Today) -- A number of states are turning to accountable care organizations as a way to hold down costs while improving quality. Colorado was among the first; here is a summary of what some other states are doing.
Medical Holdings, Inc. ("ApolloMed") (OTC-QB: AMEH), an
integrated, physician-centric healthcare delivery company, today
announced interim financial results from the Centers for Medicare and
Former United States Securities and Exchange Commission attorney Willie
Briscoe and the securities litigation firm of Powers
Taylor LLP are investigating potential claims against the Board of
Directors of AMCOL International...
Halfpenny Technologies was selected by Meridian Health Systems ACO
Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Meridian Holdings, Inc.
(Symbol: MRDH), as their exclusive partner for the management and
exchange of laboratory...
A deal has finally been struck between Minerals Technologies (NYSE: MTX) and AMCOL International (NYSE: ACO). The respective companies have announced that Minerals Technologies will acquire AMCOL for $45.75 per share or $1.7 billion.
* Minerals Technologies Inc. (NYSE: MTX) and AMCOL International Corporation (NYSE: ACO) announced that they have signed a definitive merger agreement under which MTI will acquire AMCOL for $45.75 per share in cash, or a total value of...
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ACO is the world leading producer of the chemical bentonite. Bentonite was originally used in steel making. It was placed in the steel mix to absorb moisture, helping to produce stronger steel. A new innovative use was extrapolated, and bentonite became the primary active component in kitty litter. It is such a strong absorber of moisture that if placed on seemingly dry concrete, the tiny amounts of moisture will be absorbed leaving pock marks in the concrete.
ACO also provides contamination barriers for plant waste and dumping grounds. The barriers keep toxic materials from entering ground water and surrounding soil.
Finally, ACO makes products used in oil and gas production