| Nov 15, 2013
| 6:50 PM
Nov 15 (Reuters) - UnitedHealth Group dropped
thousands of doctors from its networks in recent weeks, leaving
many elderly patients unsure whether they need to switch plans
to continue seeing their doctors, the Wall Street Journal
reported on Friday.
| Nov 11, 2013
| 8:33 PM
Catasauqua Area School Board members have heard of two versions of the Medical Academy Charter School.
At Monday's board meeting, the school's founder, Dr. Craig Haytmanek, told the board about progress being made at one version of the fledgling...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 8:23 AM
Chicago-based health care technology company GoHealth said Tuesday it is on track to hire more than 650 new employees this year, far above an earlier forecast of 250 people that it made with Mayor Rahm Emanuel in February.
Emanuel is planning to appear...
| Nov 12, 2013
I love gravy.
It perfectly accentuates things like turkey, mashed potatoes and the workplace.
What's that? No, I'm not suggesting cannibalism, though who among us hasn't wondered how that guy from the information technology department might taste...
| Nov 9, 2013
| 10:20 PM
The Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) controversy becomes clear by following the money. The National Association of Insurance Commissioners website shows what people paid to insurance companies for health care premiums,www.naic.org/state_report_cards/...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 4:05 PM
Even though employers won't be required to offer health insurance under Obamacare for more than a year, many already are fretting about the uncertainties raised by the law.
Confusion over how the law will work and an evolving set of rules make it...
| Oct 10, 2013
The dull whir of the computer running in the background seemed to have gotten louder as the patient fell quiet. She was a young woman, a primary-care patient of mine, seeking a referral to yet another gastroenterologist. Her abdominal pain had already...
| Sep 15, 2013
Two of Chicago's most prominent entrepreneurs, Brad Keywell and Glen Tullman, are going into business together.
The company will be called Zest Health. It will be a joint venture of their respective investment firms, Lightbank and 7wire Ventures.
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
ORLANDO, Fla. -- Gov. Rick Scott (R-Fla.) was one of those tea party stars whom voters believed had the courage of his convictions when he promised, as recently as last summer, to block The Affordable Care Act in his state. But last week, writes the...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 8:19 PM
Obamacare is driving a transformation in the way pharmacies do business, so get ready.
The healthcare reform law will expand access to medical services for millions of people. That's going to place added pressure on primary healthcare providers and...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 3:33 PM
A decade ago, Taymour Tamaddon was an MBA. student with a background in physics trying to convince Baltimore-based money manager T. Rowe Price to hire him as an intern.
Not only did Price give him the internship and hire him later as a health care...