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In attorney general"s suit against Sutter, stakes are high for health care industry, Sacramento economy

Attorney General Xavier Becerra's antitrust suit against the Sacramento region's largest private employer seeks to bring down the cost of health care throughout Northern California......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 12th, 2018

In attorney general"s suit against Sutter, stakes are high for health care industry

Attorney General Xavier Becerra's antitrust suit against Sutter Health seeks to bring down the cost of health care throughout Northern California......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 12th, 2018

Health industry fills James" campaign coffers

The long-term care industry tended to Attorney General-elect Letitia James in the final days of her campaign, recently released records show. The final disclosure of the 2018 season reveals that the... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkDec 12th, 2018

Media doesn"t unfairly target pharma for rising health care costs, OHSU researcher finds

Surveys show the general public tends to blame the pharmaceutical industry for rising health care costs. A research team including Dr. Vinay Prasad of the OHSU Knight Cancer Institute analyzed a trove of articles in both academic journals and newspa.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 15th, 2019

Attorney general nominee William Barr appears before the Senate Judiciary Committee for high-stakes confirmation hearings

AP Photo/Alex Brandon Attorney general nominee William Barr appeared before the Senate Judiciary Committee for confirmation hearings on Tuesday. Barr, 68, previously served as attorney gene.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 15th, 2019

Sutter Health debuts new clinics for speedy primary care

After a warm reception of its new walk-in clinic concept, Sutter Health is ramping up its number of convenient care clinics in the Sacramento region. The walk-in clinics welcome drop-in visits as well as appointments for patients who need non-urgent.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 19th, 2018

40 Under 40: 98point6 General Counsel Tori Lallemont was inspired by her attorney grandfather

Lallemont joined the Seattle health care startup in 2015. Her legal experience includes health care privacy and security, FDA regulations and clinical trials. She also specializes in pharmaceutical and device development and pediatric research......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 9th, 2018

Election Impact: Health care stocks jump following midterms

The outcome of the midterm elections was good for the stock market in general, mostly because it didn't produce any big surprises, but it was especially good for the health care industry and several other companies......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsNov 7th, 2018

Nursing-home industry invests in attorney general candidate

Seniors are a valuable voting bloc—and so are the people who take care of them. Public Advocate Letitia James, the Democratic candidate for state attorney general, has received thousands of dollars... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkOct 30th, 2018

Colorado Attorney General candidates sport vastly different approaches to business litigation

The way they would handle drilling disputes, oversight of health care and enforcement of cybersecurity-breach law are just some of their major differences......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 24th, 2018

Biosciences industry had $48 billion impact on Wisconsin in 2017, BioForward study says

Medical device manufacturers, health care providers, pharmaceutical companies and health analytic companies had a $48 billion impact on Wisconsin's economy in 2017, according to a study by BioForward Wisconsin, the state's member-based advocacy grou.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 9th, 2018

Capitol Report: Another key barometer of U.S. economy hits postrecession high: ISM service index soars

Business conditions improved in September and companies were upbeat about the future, according to a survey of senior executives at service-oriented companies in fields such as finance, health care and retail......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 3rd, 2018

Beth Israel-Lahey mega-merger could face restrictions, state says

The largest health care merger Massachusetts has seen in over a decade could face additional restrictions after the state’s health care watchdog asked both the attorney general and the Department of Public Health to take a closer look at the deal. .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 27th, 2018

Groups say Medicare discounts threatened in opioid bill

Consumer and health care groups say they're trying to block the pharmaceutical industry from commandeering opioid legislation and using it to roll back drugmaker discounts to Medicare beneficiaries with high prescription costs......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsSep 21st, 2018

Depoliticize the Martin Act

Democrats in New York will select their party's nominee for attorney general Thursday. Those who care about the state’s economy and legal system deserve a candidate who focuses on serving all New... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkSep 12th, 2018

Providers sanctioned for sexual misconduct could have to tell patients in writing

Health care providers could be required to tell patients about being sanctioned by state agencies for sexual misconduct if a bill filed in the Kentucky General Assembly by a Louisville legislator becomes law. House Bill 184, filed by Louisville .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals5 hr. 31 min. ago

Cerner CEO makes his biggest change yet: a new operating model

After a year on the job, Cerner Corp. CEO Brent Shafer has emerged from the shadows with a new operating model. Here's a look at the health care IT company's goal of reinventing itself to be a catalyst in the evolving health care industry......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 14th, 2019

Expert: Fix schools or ‘wolf is around the corner’ for economy

Texas’ economic future is in danger without significant and relatively fast improvements on the state’s education/workforce, infrastructure and health care fronts, the head of a new public policy group told business and non-profit leaders in Dallas......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 14th, 2019

Expert: Fix Texas schools or ‘the wolf is around the corner’ for economy

Texas’ economic future is in danger without significant and relatively fast improvements on the state’s education/workforce, infrastructure and health care fronts, the head of a new public policy group told business and non-profit leaders in Dallas......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 14th, 2019

Apple Will Partner With Veterans Affairs to Make Medical Information More Accessible to U.S. Veterans

Apple hopes to make health records more accessible to U.S. veterans. Apple is expanding its move into the health care industry, thanks to a new partnership. The tech company announced Monday that it will partner wit.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneFeb 11th, 2019

High-Rollers Cool Bets as Chinese Economy Slows

A run of good fortune for top casino operators is coming to a halt. Industry analysts are bearish on prospects in Macau, the world’s largest gambling hub......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjFeb 9th, 2019