| Apr 8, 2014
| 10:20 AM
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. Florida lawmakers have a new vision for the tourism industry.
Forget Mickey Mouse and the beaches. Their goal is to make Florida an international destination for people seeking top-notch medical care.
Proposals in the state House and...
| Mar 30, 2014
| 9:14 PM
WASHINGTON — President Obama's healthcare law, despite a rocky rollout and determined opposition from critics, already has spurred the largest expansion in health coverage in America in half a century, national surveys and enrollment data show.
| Apr 4, 2014
| 7:19 AM
(Reuters) - Shares of TPG Capital Management-backed IMS Health Holdings Inc rose as much as 14 percent in their trading debut, valuing the healthcare information company at up to $7.55 billion.
IMS Health's IPO raised about $1.30 billion after the...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 9:35 PM
Three gay men who contracted meningitis have died of the disease, officials said Thursday, heightening calls in West Hollywood and beyond that people get vaccinated.
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health began providing free vaccinations...
| Mar 29, 2014
| 12:16 AM
Enrollments in the nation's healthcare program have nearly concluded, but for states whose insurance exchanges have been crippled by technical problems, a difficult phase is just beginning: potential legal battles and a race to overhaul their systems...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 11:19 AM
Baxter International Inc. said Thursday it plans to spin off its $6 billion per year biopharmaceutical unit into a separate, publicly traded company by the middle of next year, following a familiar path forged by many of its peers.
Shares of the the...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 1:32 PM
The U.S. Supreme Court appeared poised on Tuesday to open the door to companies' religious-based objections to government regulations as justices weighed whether business owners can object to part of President Barack Obama's healthcare law.
| Mar 24, 2014
| 8:20 AM
IMS Health Holdings Inc., based in Danbury, said it expected to price its initial public offering at $18 to $21 per share, valuing the health-care information company at up to $6.97 billion. IMS said it expected to list its common stock on the New York...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 3:14 PM
WASHINGTON -- As the deadline approaches for enrolling in Obamacare health coverage this year, younger Americans have warmed somewhat to the president’s healthcare law, but Latinos remain closely split over it.
Those findings from a large-scale...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 2:48 PM
CareCentrix, the health care management company that moved from East Hartford to downtown Hartford in 2012, is aiming to add 150 local jobs in 2014 and is taking an additional floor of the "Stilts" building at 20 Church St.
The new jobs, largely staffing...
| Mar 17, 2014
For most of October and part of November, Dr. Stephen Ondra couldn't sleep.
The launch of the Affordable Care Act, the national health care overhaul that Ondra played a hand in crafting and implementing, had landed with a thud.
At first, federal...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 1:50 PM
Humana plans to add more than 140 workers in South Florida including social workers, nurses and other medical professionals based out of its Miramar office to service Medicare and Medicaid patients.
Another 20 or so positions will be added in sales,...