Category: Alan Sager

Baton Rouge General moving burn unit to Bluebonnet from Mid City since that campus closed its emergency room

The Advocate Alan Sager, School of Public Health Baton Rouge General is working on plans to move its Regional Burn Center from its Mid City campus to the Bluebonnet Boulevard medical center, a move that follows the closure of Mid City’s emergency room and some people fear is another step toward the ultimate closure of […]

How the Government Could Punish That Hedge Fund Bro Who Wanted to Raise a Drug’s Price 5,000 Percent

Slate Alan Sager, School of Public Health This week, the prize for most-hated man in America goes to Martin Shkreli, the rap-lyric-spouting former hedge funder who has found a potentially lucrative and socially useless niche in the business world by buying up the rights to old pharmaceuticals that treat rare diseases, then radically raising their […]

Third time’s a charm? How a Beth Israel, Lahey merger might finally happen

Boston Business Journal Alan Sager, School of Public Health Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Lahey Healthare back in merger discussions, but will this time be any different?… Expert quote: “Other hospitals feel, with great justification, discriminated against because they lack the leverage to get higher prices from insurers.” View full article