| Oct 28, 2014
| 5:20 AM
MILWAUKEE When Aleasha Hladilek realized her bachelor's degree in anthropology wouldn't get her a job, she returned to school to become an auto mechanic and a welder.
She graduated from the welding program at Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College, in...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 11:13 AM
In metro Hartford, nearly a third of temporary visas for skilled workers, known as H1-B visas, are requested by businesses that provide outsourcing and consulting services to other companies, according to a new study from the Federal Reserve Bank of...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 9:03 AM
As Halloween candy piles up in stores, Christmas retail sales forecasts have started coming in, and they present a mixed bag.
The National Retail Federation said Tuesday that it expects holiday sales to increase 4.1 percent, to $616.9 billion, from...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 3:44 PM
HARTFORD — Less than three months before open enrollment, the Obama administration is plucking the head of Connecticut's health insurance exchange to be CEO of the much-maligned website HealthCare.gov.
Kevin J. Counihan, 59, will be in a...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 3:05 PM
Nearly three months after the Maryland health exchange decided to ditch its online marketplace for a new website, the exchange board has hired a small Greenbelt firm to check its work.
The board voted Tuesday to award Angarai International Inc., a...
| May 31, 2014
| 10:23 AM
Maryland will not need to ask the federal government for additional grant money to build a new health exchange that will replace the faulty one the state was forced to scrap.
Health Secretary Joshua M. Sharfstein, also chair of the board that oversees...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 5:34 AM
Accretive Health Inc. has named Dr. Emad Rizk, president of McKesson Health Solutions, as its new chief executive and president, the company said Thursday morning. The appointment is effective July 21.
Rizk has served as president of McKesson Health...
| Jun 29, 2014
The gig: Mark Goldstein, 48, is chief executive and president of Burbank company Entertainment Partners, one of the industry's leading payroll services firms. The company processes residual checks and advises studios through the labyrinth of tax credits...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 5:13 AM
Presence Health has appointed James Williams system leader for the Presence Health Program Management Office, which supports system-wide transformation efforts. Williams had been at Deloitte Consulting. He has a master's degree in health administration...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 1:07 PM
Accounting giant Deloitte and video game pioneer EA Sports have signed on to Upstart Expo, a tech jobs fair planned for June 28, organizers said. The event starts at 9 a.m. at East End Market, 3201 Corrine Drive.
The event is organized by local...
| Jun 22, 2014
| 12:24 PM
Pregnant and about to lose her health insurance, Genevieve Acker was eager to buy new coverage on the Maryland health exchange.
But seven weeks after she picked plans on the Maryland Health Connection, she remained without insurance cards for herself,...