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BMS-Celgene merger chances improve with backing from proxy advisers

When it comes to Bristol-Myers Squibb’s Celgene merger, two influential proxy advisory firms have spoken—and they’re in favor of the mammoth tie-up. Institutional Shareholder Services and Glass Lewis both said Friday that they’re backing the transaction. ISS pointed to deal’s “sound” strategic rationale and cost-cutting potential, while Glass Lewis said the buy “presents the opportunity for potentially… Read More »

HIPAA modernization push gets backing from AHIMA and AMIA

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, better known (if not always spelled correctly) as HIPAA, was signed into law by President Bill Clinton in August 1996. A lot has changed in the two decades since – in the ways consumers interact with health systems and the ways technology is transforming care delivery and the patient… Read More »

Melinda Gates urges backing for 'human capital' of mother and child health

LONDON (Reuters) – Millions of women and babies could avoid untimely deaths if international donors step up to replenish a global health fund so it can expand to 50 countries, the philanthropist Melinda Gates said on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: Co-Chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Melinda Gates makes remarks during a panel discussion… Read More »