| 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...
| Mar 2, 2013
| 4:00 AM
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...
| Apr 21, 2012
| 11:26 AM
Like a one-two punch, two major Maryland employers in the health care service and pharmaceutical industries were the targets last week of multibillion-dollar acquisition deals.
Both homegrown companies — Human Genome Sciences Inc. and Catalyst...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 4:34 PM
CEOs paid 27% more...
| Feb 13, 2012
| 4:38 PM
A staff announcement from Business Editor John Corrigan: Reporter Chad Terhune joins the Business staff today, where he will cover the healthcare industry. An award-winning reporter for the Wall Street Journal, Businessweek and SmartMoney, Chad will...
| May 11, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Though the official general election season is still months away, your television is likely overrun with incendiary ads and partisan discourse that drive you nuts. But before you turn on that “news” program that makes you feel so much better,...
| 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-...
| Jul 3, 2012
| 9:46 PM
The Federal Trade Commission has put the brakes on what it calls a telemarketing scam that used President Obama’s health care law as a way to trick consumers into buying fake health insurance, including at least one Pierce County resident....
| Jan 31, 2012
| 6:40 PM
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...
| Jan 31, 2012
| 2:28 PM
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.