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  • So much data-gathering, so little doctoring

    So much data-gathering, so little doctoring
    I'm a stomach doc. I've seen thousands of patients, inside and out, for 25 years. I've done research, I've taught, I've been an administrator. And as the years rolled by, I've watched the healthcare industry begin to undo healthcare itself. It's complex,...
  • Molina Healthcare poised for healthy growth

    Molina Healthcare poised for healthy growth
    Molina Healthcare Inc. of Long Beach was looking after the medical needs of low-income people long before Obamacare debuted. Molina Healthcare began 33 years ago after emergency room physician C. David Molina had seen too many poor people with easily...
  • Lockheed Martin looks to grow health care role

    Lockheed Martin looks to grow health care role
    Lockheed Martin, a government contractor best known for its fighter jets, formally opened a health care center in Baltimore County Wednesday, part of a bid to expand the company's role in the medical sector. While health care services still represent a...
  • HCC Awarded Grant by CareFirst

    Harford Community College has received a $25,000 grant from CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield to support development of an electronic health records system that will bolster training of the institution's nearly 2,200 Nursing and Allied Health students....
  • In medicine, more care may not be better

     In medicine, more care may not be better
    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...
  • Employers face health reform uncertainties

    Employers face health reform uncertainties
    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...
  • Bel Air town board honors growing healthcare consulting firm

    Bel Air's Board of Town Commissioners recently honored a local business that occupies a unique niche in the world of health care. During the most recent town meeting on July 15, Mayor Edward Hopkins presented a proclamation to Lisa Limberger, founder and...
  • Letters: Obamacare's inefficiencies

    Re "Silence of the insurers," Opinion, Dec. 17 Jonah Goldberg hit the target in describing one of the many foibles of Obamacare: the fact that insurance companies' relationship with the government is put in the limelight, rather than the relationship...
  • GQ: cc me on these answers, will you?

     
    UPDATED twice with responses from Gov. Pat Quinn's spokeswoman WBEZ-FM reporter Rob Wildeboer has questions for Gov. Pat Quinn: Governor, there are almost 50,000 inmates in Illinois prisons. It’s an historic high. Nonetheless, you’ve closed...
  • Cigna completes purchase of HealthSpring Inc.

    Connecticut-based Cigna Corp. said Tuesday that it has closed on its $3.8 billion acquisition of HealthSpring Inc., a health care company that specializes in the Medicare Advantage market. HealthSpring bought Baltimore-based Bravo Health last year for...
  • Skaggs hospital seeks partner, could be sold to larger health care company

    Skaggs hospital seeks partner, could be sold to larger health care company
    BRANSON, Mo. -- The Skaggs Regional Medical Center board signaled Tuesday that it might be willing to sell its hospital and related enterprises to a larger health care company.  The company issued a news release and held a news conference. Skaggs...