Mayo acquires another healthcare system; Why healthcare needs disruptive innovation;

> Mayo Clinic continues to expand its reach, acquiring integrated healthcare system Fairview Red Wing (Minn.) Health Services, the Rochester, Minn.-based organization announced yesterday. Mayo Clinic Health System plans to assume operations July 1. Announcement

> St. Paul-based HealthEast Care System has moved around its executive leadership to better position itself for accountable care, reported the Star Tribune. Article

> Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper signed into law Medicaid reform that establishes regional care collaborative organizations. Collaborative pilots could involve global payments, risk sharing and aligned payment incentives. Bill (.pdf)

> Healthcare needs disruptive innovation to reduce soaring healthcare costs and successfully transform healthcare delivery, according to a new analysis from professional services firm Alvarez & Marsal. Analysis (.pdf)

And Finally… Fifteen percent of work email is gossip. Statement

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