| Apr 3, 2014
| 9:35 PM
Three gay men who contracted meningitis have died of the disease, officials said Thursday, heightening calls in West Hollywood and beyond that people get vaccinated.
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health began providing free vaccinations...
| Mar 30, 2014
| 9:14 PM
WASHINGTON — President Obama's healthcare law, despite a rocky rollout and determined opposition from critics, already has spurred the largest expansion in health coverage in America in half a century, national surveys and enrollment data show.
| Apr 14, 2014
| 9:00 PM
A historic slowdown in U.S. healthcare spending in recent years may be drawing to a close.
An industry report published Tuesday and healthcare experts point to a steady rise in medical care being sought by consumers seeing specialists, getting more...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 2:48 PM
If a computer salesman told you that you needed an $8,000 systems upgrade, you might walk (or run) out of the store, research everything you could about the necessity of his recommendation, shop around for a better price and then decide whether to make...
| Apr 19, 2014
| 8:28 AM
Jenny Morgan headed a health care IT company for years before jumping to private equity, but she realized her passion wasn't investing in firms — it was being in the trenches, running one.
So when the founder of Linthicum-based basys wanted to...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 1:50 PM
Humana plans to add more than 140 workers in South Florida including social workers, nurses and other medical professionals based out of its Miramar office to service Medicare and Medicaid patients.
Another 20 or so positions will be added in sales,...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 5:03 PM
Target Corp. became the latest major company to say it will stop offering healthcare coverage for part-time workers, and experts said it won't be the last.
The Minneapolis company announced in a corporate blog post that it was changing its benefits...
| Mar 10, 2014
The company: AMN Healthcare Services Inc.
Headquarters: San Diego
Leadership: Susan R. Salka, 49, chief executive since 2005
2013 revenue: $1 billion
2013 net income: $32.9 million
Stock price: $14.47 at Friday's...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 12:23 PM
An earlier blog post gave an incorrect date for when Johns Hopkins established a relationship with King Khaled Eye Specialist Hospital. The institutions first collaborated in 2010. The Sun regrets the error.
Johns Hopkins Medicine is joining with a...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 2:11 PM
Dad made it quite clear: If he ever caught my older brother smoking reefer, he'd be out of the house. If Dad ever found the stuff in the house, he'd be out of the house.
The word was marijuana would lead to harder drugs because it was a well-known...
| Mar 9, 2014
| 9:06 PM
In the age of Obamacare, AMN Healthcare Services Inc. would appear to be in a healthy position.
The San Diego company is the nation's largest healthcare staffing firm, and if the Affordable Care Act proves successful in its goal of providing...