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  • Medical device industry absorbing Obamacare tax so far

    Medical device industry absorbing Obamacare tax so far
    WASHINGTON — B. Braun Medical and other makers of medical devices cried foul over a 2.3 percent tax imposed on their industry by Obamacare, saying it could force them to cut jobs, move overseas and stop growth. Seven months since its...
  • Florida Republican leader accuses Obama of lying, treason and siccing IRS on tea party

    Florida Republican leader accuses Obama of lying, treason and siccing IRS on tea party
    A high-level Florida Republican Party leader, Peter Feaman of Boynton Beach, used a routine political appearance to deliver an unusually intense denunciation of President Barack Obama. He asserted that the Obama administration lies, the president...
  • Taking the wait out of ER wait times

    Taking the wait out of ER wait times
    As a health reporter who covers consumer watchdog issues for the Tribune, I grew curious recently after receiving back-to-back e-mails from two hospitals announcing that they had started using an online reservation service for their emergency rooms....
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Harvard Pilgrim Wants To Compete In Connecticut's Health Insurance Market

    Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Inc. wants to break into the Connecticut health insurance market, taking on five large health-insurers that dominate the market, which is home turf for four of them — Aetna, Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in...
  • 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...
  • Congressional candidate profiles

    MEET THE CANDIDATES   When Marylanders head to the polls Nov. 6, they will elect members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives in addition to casting their ballots for president. Dozens of people are running for a chance to represent the...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Rick Scott to voters: Never mind

    Rick Scott to voters: Never mind
    ORLANDO, Fla. -- Republican Gov. Rick Scott 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...