• Boston Globe quotes David Williams on BI Lahey purchase of Joslin Diabetes

    3 days ago - By Health Business Blog

    Goodbye independent Joslin
    Diabetes is a costly illness that affects tens of millions of Americans. Joslin Diabetes Center is a world renowned specialist located in the heart of Boston's Longwood Medical Center. It seems like it should be booming, but in fact diabetes treatment is not a great business and Joslin has not had strong financial performance.
    Cancer, cardiology and orthopedics -with their invasive procedures- are much better for making money. But good diabetes care means coordinating lots of people to examine and guide the patient. That's expensive to provide but not well...
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