Articles by tag: executive order

How Trends in Corporate Consolidation Reflect in Biden’s Healthcare Anti-Trust Action

Earlier this month, President Joe Biden signed an executive order that addresses competition among hospitals, health insurers, prescription drugmakers, and hearing aid manufacturers in an effort to tackle anti-competitive practices in various industries. The order urges the Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission to crack down on antitrust laws and actively revise merger…

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How Will Updates to the Packers and Stockyards Act Shape Agriculture’s B2B Relationships?

In Biden’s anti-trust executive orders targeting anti-competitive practices in agriculture, the administration has emphasized the Packers and Stockyards Act as one of the critical laws that’ll be revised and enforced to protect farmers’ and growers’ interests. On this episode of Just the FAQts, we’re exploring the what and the why behind the Packers &…

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How Is the Biden Admin’s Attack on Anti-Competitive Policies Shaping Agriculture?

The Biden administration has set its sights firmly on breaking down anti-competitive practices across a wide range of industries, and the nation’s agricultural sector is beginning to feel the effects. According to the president, the executive orders the administration has issued are aimed at anti-competitive practices in agriculture like consolidation in chicken procession, meatpacking, sourcing…

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Business Services
What the US Can Learn from Europe’s “Right to Repair” Fight

Earlier in July, the Biden Administration dropped another hammer with its new “right to repair” executive order. With the ultimate goal of increasing competition across the US economy, this new executive order forces the U.S. Federal Trade Commission to draw up new rules & regulations protecting the right & ability of consumers to repair their…

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Oracle Wins Bid for TikTok But Still Seeks Political Approval

The race to buy Gen Z’s favorite social media app, TikTok, has been front and center in the past few weeks. Finally, TikTok’s Chinese parent company, ByteDance, struck a deal with Oracle after turning down bids from Microsoft and Walmart. As President Trump’s ban of TikTok looms this weekend, US officials still need to…

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Healthcare
Should Healthcare Pricing Be More Transparent?

Healthcare prices have continued to rise in the United States in recent years, and no solution has been agreed upon. Making a complicated situation even hard to solve is the fact that the supply chain is much more complex in healthcare than in the exchange of other goods and services. One of the major…

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Johnny Crowder Utilizes Personal Experiences to Drive Mental Health Support
May 30, 2024

In this episode of the “Highway to Health” podcast, host David Kemp dives into a powerful conversation with Johnny Crowder, the founder and CEO of Cope Notes®. They explore how personal experiences can drive impactful mental health support. This discussion sheds light on the transformative power of using one’s past challenges to benefit others…

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Advancing Workforce Development and Health Equity: HIMS 2024 with Geoffrey Roche
May 30, 2024

Healthcare Rethink host Brian Urban sought out innovators and experts at HIMSS 2024 to discuss workforce development and health equity. Urban sat down with Geoffrey Roche, the Director of North America Workforce Development at Siemens Healthineers and host of the Holistic Leadership podcast, to delve into pressing healthcare topics, including workforce development and health…

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Is the Supply Chain Ready for Real-World Asset Tokenization?
May 29, 2024

In an evolving digital landscape, the mass investment in real-world asset tokenization, or RWA tokenization, is leading as one of the most exciting and world-shaking movements in tech. Opening up endless possibilities for leveraging blockchain networks to represent firm ownership rights of physical assets as onchain tokens, this advent of onchain asset ownership is…

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air quality
Superior Air Quality and HVAC Systems are Crucial for Senior Care
May 29, 2024

The demographic shift towards an aging population, projected to reach 27 million Americans in nursing and assisted living facilities by 2050, raises significant concerns about indoor air quality in these environments. With respiratory health already being a critical issue among seniors, the stakes are high for ensuring that HVAC systems are up to par….

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