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  • Avon-based Magellan Health Services To Have A New CEO Starting Jan. 1

    Magellan Health Services Inc. will have a new chief executive at the start of the year as current CEO René Lerer steps down to become a full-time executive chairman. The change is part of a transition to take place over several years. Barry M. Smith will...
  • Harvard Pilgrim Wants To Compete In Connecticut's Health Insurance Market

    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...
  • UnitedHealth To Acquire Brazil's Largest Health Care Company For $4.9 Billion

     UnitedHealth To Acquire Brazil's Largest Health Care Company For $4.9 Billion
    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...
  • Winners In The Health Care Sector: Helping Workers Adapt

    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...
  • As Doctor Use Increases, Insurers Look To Raise Rates, Too

    As Doctor Use Increases, Insurers Look To Raise Rates, Too
    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...
  • CEO pay raises jump a median of 27% in 2010, report finds

     
    CEOs paid 27% more...
  • Staff changes: Chad Terhune to cover healthcare industry

     
    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...
  • The Young Turks’ Cenk Uygur on “fake neutrality” in TV news

     
    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,...
  • ComPsych CEO a psychologist by training who has listened to his head

    ComPsych CEO a psychologist by training who has listened to his head
    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...
  • Chicago technology venture capital scorecard for 2011

    Chicago technology venture capital scorecard for 2011
    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-...
  • New Pierce County mom falls prey to health insurance scam

    New Pierce County mom falls prey to health insurance scam
    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....
  • Skaggs hospital seeks partner, could be sold to larger health care company

    Skaggs hospital seeks partner, could be sold to larger health care company
    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. Skaggs...