| Nov 24, 2013
I'm a stomach doc. I've seen thousands of patients, inside and out, for 25 years. I've done research, I've taught, I've been an administrator. And as the years rolled by, I've watched the healthcare industry begin to undo healthcare itself. It's complex,...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 4:30 PM
A crowd of 6,100 is expected for Hillary Clinton’s speech at the University of Miami.
About 3,200 tickets went to the students, which works out to more than one in five UM students.
Some were lining up at 5 p.m. at the BankUnited Center, where...
| Mar 10, 2014
The company: AMN Healthcare Services Inc.
Headquarters: San Diego
Leadership: Susan R. Salka, 49, chief executive since 2005
2013 revenue: $1 billion
2013 net income: $32.9 million
Stock price: $14.47 at Friday's...
| Mar 9, 2014
| 9:06 PM
In the age of Obamacare, AMN Healthcare Services Inc. would appear to be in a healthy position.
The San Diego company is the nation's largest healthcare staffing firm, and if the Affordable Care Act proves successful in its goal of providing...
| 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,...
| Jan 19, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The gig: As chief executive of Blue Shield of California, Paul Markovich leads one of the country's largest nonprofit health insurers, and he is a major player in the state's rollout of Obamacare.
Dakota days: Markovich, 46, grew up in Grand Forks, N.D....
| Jan 21, 2014
| 2:54 PM
President Obama's health care overhaul looks extremely unlikely to hit the goal set for it in October: enrolling "at least" 7 million people in exchanges by April. So the administration is redefining success as mere survival for the program.
| Jan 22, 2014
| 5:03 PM
Target Corp. became the latest major company to say it will stop offering healthcare coverage for part-time workers, and experts said it won't be the last.
The Minneapolis company announced in a corporate blog post that it was changing its benefits...
| Dec 21, 2013
Re "Silence of the insurers," Opinion, Dec. 17
Jonah Goldberg hit the target in describing one of the many foibles of Obamacare: the fact that insurance companies' relationship with the government is put in the limelight, rather than the relationship...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 8:23 PM
Molina Healthcare Inc. of Long Beach was looking after the medical needs of low-income people long before Obamacare debuted.
Molina Healthcare began 33 years ago after emergency room physician C. David Molina had seen too many poor people with easily...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 4:51 PM
WASHINGTON — President Obama's healthcare law, struggling to survive its botched rollout, now depends more than ever on insurance companies, doctor groups and hospitals — major forces in the industry that are committed to the law's success...
| 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...