| Jan 27, 2014
| 4:37 PM
As the head of one of the fastest-growing hospice and nursing home networks in the state, Seth Gillman often talked about his mission of improving the quality of care for those in the final stages of life.
“Give patients everything they need, even...
| Feb 14, 2014
In a high school essay, Dolores "Shelley" Lipkin equated responsibility with happiness.
By that measure, Mrs. Lipkin, a nurse who spent about 25 years as a nursing home inspector for the state of Illinois, lived a life that brought happiness to her...
| Feb 5, 2014
More than 200,000 low-income Illinoisans have applied for new coverage under Medicaid, the state-federal health insurance that was expanded in Illinois and several other states as part of the Affordable Care Act.
But for certain members of that group,...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 9:51 AM
John Rowland again.
The felonious former governor, The Courant confirmed Tuesday, has hired a high-flying Washington, D.C., law firm to represent him in the ominous federal criminal investigation of Rowland's furtive role in Simsbury Republican Lisa...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 11:04 AM
Sunshine Health, a Sunrise managed health-care company that was a big winner in Florida's long-term care contracts last year, is doubling its workforce in South Florida to provide services to low-income seniors and the disabled.
The company said it is...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 5:35 PM
AUGUSTA, Ga. About three-quarters of Augusta's 198,000 residents faced a cold, dark night without electricity Thursday, after a wicked winter storm saved its heaviest wrath for the state's "Garden City." For many Augustans, it would be their second cold...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 5:20 AM
WASHINGTON In a global economy, investment follows talent. When we draw top talent to our shores, investment dollars follow because companies want to be near the best workers.
An infusion of capital and economic development will be a tide that lifts...
| Jan 26, 2014
Re "Budget crunch for care aides," Jan. 21
Gov. Jerry Brown's administration has proposed that, in response to new requirements to pay time-and-a-half for overtime, California's In-Home Supportive Services personal assistants should not be allowed to...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 2:57 PM
The word is beginning to percolate through public discourse as the Affordable Care Act takes hold: If you're in the cohort receiving your healthcare through Medicaid, the government can seize your house later to pay for your bills.
Is that really...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 2:52 PM
Marianna T. Earp, a retired music appreciation teacher, died of dementia Sunday at Maryland Masonic Home in Cockeysville. The Towson resident was 82.
Born Marianna T. Markowski in the Baltic section of Poland, she was the daughter of Walter and Michelina...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 3:00 PM
“A Cat Named Mercy,” a new play by Josefina López (“Real Women Have Curves”) premiering at Casa 0101 Theater, is full of reformist passion but feels underbaked. Perhaps it was rushed into production to capitalize on the Obamacare...