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Optum sues former executive for working for competitor company run by Atul Gawande

Optum has sued former executive David William Smith for going to work for Amazon, Berkshire-Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase, breaking his non-compete agreement. Optum has filed for a temporary restraining order to prevent Smith from working for the company it calls “ABC.” Smith, former vice president of Product/Corporate Strategy, has opposed the request for a TRO… Read More »

Integrating in Health Care: 6 Tools for Working Across Boundaries

By REBECCA FOGG  Today’s health care providers face the formidable challenge of delivering better, more affordable and more convenient care in the face of spiraling care costs and an epidemic of chronic disease. But the most innovative among them are making encouraging progress by “integrating”—which in this context means working across traditional boundaries between patients… Read More »

How Is Brexit Working Out? Antidepressant Use Is Up In The UK

Pro-European Union (EU), anti-Brexit demonstrators hold placards calling for a ‘People’s Vote’ as they protest outside the Houses of Parliament in central London. (Photo: BEN STANSALL/AFP/Getty Images)Getty How is that Brexit thing working out for the United Kingdom (UK)? Seems pretty good if you are selling antidepressants, based on the results of a research report published… Read More »