| Nov 21, 2013
In a deal that will expand its footprint from Chicago's western suburbs to northwest Illinois, Cadence Health on Wednesday said it will combine with Rockford Health System, forming another mega health system amid a wave of hospital industry consolidation....
| Nov 15, 2013
| 8:15 AM
Health care is a reliably strong industry, since people will always need access to doctors, nurses and health resources. And it’s no surprise that mobile and wireless technology jobs have saturated many industries in the 21st century. According to...
| Nov 12, 2013
I love gravy.
It perfectly accentuates things like turkey, mashed potatoes and the workplace.
What's that? No, I'm not suggesting cannibalism, though who among us hasn't wondered how that guy from the information technology department might taste...
| Nov 9, 2013
| 10:20 PM
The Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) controversy becomes clear by following the money. The National Association of Insurance Commissioners website shows what people paid to insurance companies for health care premiums,www.naic.org/state_report_cards/...
| Oct 10, 2013
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...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
ORLANDO, Fla. -- Gov. Rick Scott (R-Fla.) 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...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 8:19 PM
Obamacare is driving a transformation in the way pharmacies do business, so get ready.
The healthcare reform law will expand access to medical services for millions of people. That's going to place added pressure on primary healthcare providers and...
| Sep 15, 2013
Two of Chicago's most prominent entrepreneurs, Brad Keywell and Glen Tullman, are going into business together.
The company will be called Zest Health. It will be a joint venture of their respective investment firms, Lightbank and 7wire Ventures.
| Sep 16, 2013
| 4:42 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- Good morning and happy Monday.
Here's what we're reading this morning.
* Orlando Sentinel reports that work on the Florida Central Railroad is giving an economic boost to west side of metro Orlando.
* Herald Tribune writes...
| Sep 15, 2013
Would you be willing to share with your employer how much you eat, drink, smoke or exercise? And would you be willing to make lifestyle changes in return for a break on the cost of your health insurance? The University of Minnesota offered such...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 6:12 PM
With the Oct. 1 rollout of a major facet of the Affordable Care Act on the horizon, you'll be hearing a lot about the glitches, loopholes and shortcomings of this most important restructuring of America's healthcare system in our lifetimes. Here are a...
| Sep 4, 2013
During the back half of the year, employers in health care are looking to add employees in full-time, permanent positions, as well as part-time employees and temporary or contract workers. In CareerBuilder and MiracleWorkers.com's latest national survey,...