| Jan 31, 2012
| 2:28 PM
| Dec 12, 2012
| 8:40 AM
Magellan Health Services Inc. will have a new chief executive at the start of the year as current CEO René Lerer steps down to become a full-time executive chairman.
The change is part of a transition to take place over several years. Barry M. Smith will...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 11:15 AM
The recent article about the large amount of settlements in malpractice claims reveals the inequities in the medical system and how the trial lawyers continue to be getting favorable treatment while the actual delivery of medical care is controlled ("...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 11:58 AM
As federal agencies pull back on spending, 7Delta's strategy is thinking big.
The Columbia information technology firm, which grew by focusing on work for one federal agency, is going after larger contracts and broadening its reach. It's a...
| Sep 3, 2012
| 4:00 AM
For more than 100 years, the first Monday in September — Labor Day — has included parades, picnics and most importantly, a day off from work. Labor Day differs from every other holiday in that it does not honor a specific person, group, or...
| Sep 20, 2012
| 6:29 PM
Health care has remained a bright spot in a sluggish job market, thanks in part to an aging population as well as health care reform measures that require new technologies, training and education. Connecticut health-related companies are marching...
| Sep 24, 2012
Health insurers say Connecticut residents are visiting their doctors more frequently and, perhaps not surprisingly, those insurers are asking to raise their rates on average 10 to 12 percent next year, meaning medical premiums continue to grow much faster...
| Mar 26, 2013
| 3:56 PM
Columbia-based technology company Lotame Solutions Inc. has been awarded a $5.5 million venture loan that's expected to help boost sales and marketing.
The loan came from Horizon Technology Finance Corp. The Farmington, Conn., finance company provides...
| Oct 8, 2012
| 3:51 PM
UnitedHealth Group's plans to spend $4.9 billion on Brazil's biggest health care company is the insurer's priciest acquisition in years, giving it a huge stake in Latin America as U.S. companies compete for a rapidly growing middle-class market around the...
| Feb 27, 2012
Richard Chaifetz built his company and career in Chicago, but it's 300 miles southwest of here where he's a household name.
ComPsych Corp., the company Chaifetz started in 1984, grew into a worldwide provider of employee assistance programs to...
| Jun 16, 2012
| 9:35 PM
When technology startups are ready to turbocharge their growth, whether that means quickly expanding into new m arkets or hiring additional talent, they often turn to venture capital firms.
These investors are typically interested in backing early-...