| Nov 13, 2012
| 3:02 PM
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Inc. wants to break into the Connecticut health insurance market, taking on five large health-insurers that dominate the market, which is home turf for four of them — Aetna, Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in...
| Oct 8, 2012
| 3:51 PM
UnitedHealth Group's plans to spend $4.9 billion on Brazil's biggest health care company is the insurer's priciest acquisition in years, giving it a huge stake in Latin America as U.S. companies compete for a rapidly growing middle-class market around the...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 10:16 AM
Guidon Design, Inc., an architecture and engineering firm, announced plans Thursday to expand its headquarters here, creating up to 27 high-wage jobs by 2016.
The Indianapolis-headquartered company, which services customers in the healthcare, government,...
| Sep 20, 2012
| 6:29 PM
Health care has remained a bright spot in a sluggish job market, thanks in part to an aging population as well as health care reform measures that require new technologies, training and education. Connecticut health-related companies are marching...
| Sep 24, 2012
Health insurers say Connecticut residents are visiting their doctors more frequently and, perhaps not surprisingly, those insurers are asking to raise their rates on average 10 to 12 percent next year, meaning medical premiums continue to grow much faster...
| 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
| 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.