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  • Avon-based Magellan Health Services To Have A New CEO Starting Jan. 1

    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...
  • Malpractice awards should be capped

    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 ("...
  • Aiming high in federal contracting

    Aiming high in federal contracting
    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...
  • Labor Day holds special meaning for the nation's veterans

    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...
  • Winners In The Health Care Sector: Helping Workers Adapt

    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...
  • As Doctor Use Increases, Insurers Look To Raise Rates, Too

    As Doctor Use Increases, Insurers Look To Raise Rates, Too
    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...
  • Columbia tech company Lotame Solutions gets $5.5 million loan

    Columbia tech company Lotame Solutions gets $5.5 million loan
    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...
  • UnitedHealth To Acquire Brazil's Largest Health Care Company For $4.9 Billion

     UnitedHealth To Acquire Brazil's Largest Health Care Company For $4.9 Billion
    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...
  • ComPsych CEO a psychologist by training who has listened to his head

    ComPsych CEO a psychologist by training who has listened to his head
    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...
  • Chicago technology venture capital scorecard for 2011

    Chicago technology venture capital scorecard for 2011
    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-...