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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

City"s health care jobs increased 3.9% in June

New York City's health care sector grew by 3.9% in June, adding 27,800 new jobs to the local economy compared to the same month in 2017, according to monthly data from the state Department of... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJul 20th, 2018

Viewpoint: Mass. health care legislation must contain costs for employers, consumers

In a recent poll, Massachusetts voters were rightly proud of what the commonwealth has done to lead the nation in ensuring people have access to high-quality health care. But they are understandably concerned about our inability — so far — to ef.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 20th, 2018

UnitedHealth Is Among Suitors Circling Tenet"s Conifer Business

UnitedHealth Group is among suitors exploring an acquisition of Tenet Healthcare’s health-care-management subsidiary, as the industry giant pursues further expansion......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJul 18th, 2018

AG steps in earlier than usual on Beth Israel-Lahey merger. Here"s why that matters.

Attorney General Maura Healey is getting involved earlier in the review of a planned mega-merger between Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Lahey Health and three other hospitals, a move that will likely toughen state oversight of the planned deal......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 12th, 2018

Employers are looking to fill millions of jobs. Here"s where to find one

Job hunting in the U.S. is better than it’s been in nearly a decade. Demand continues to be strongest for service industry jobs, including retail, health care, hotel and restaurant workers......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJul 11th, 2018

Health care CEO saw his industry changing early on

Andy Cruikshank has a nine-month waiting list for residents who want to move into Fort Hudson Health System’s senior housing complex......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 5th, 2018

Health Care Heroes recognizes 29 industry leaders

The annual awards program honors health-care workers, including, doctors, nurses and volunteers......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 2nd, 2018

Why Amazon is diving into health care

The purchase of online pharmacy PillPack makes Amazon a force for change in a $3.5 trillion industry ripe for a shakeup.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJul 2nd, 2018

Why Amazon is diving into health care

The purchase of online pharmacy PillPack makes Amazon a force for change in a $3.5 trillion industry ripe for a shakeup.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJul 2nd, 2018

BLJ: NY AG sues EPA for rolling back clean air regulations

The New York Attorney General’s Office is suing the Environmental Protection Agency for seeking to roll back key climate protection regulations adopted in 2015. The suit, led by AG Barbara Underwood and in coalition with attorneys general in 11.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 30th, 2018

Competition would fix the state"s chaotic health care market

Throughout New York, competition is fierce. Companies constantly innovate and evolve to attract customers and beat out rivals. This drives prices down and service quality up. One industry, however,... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJun 29th, 2018

The state of California is planning to take on Navient

The state’s attorney general said Thursday that he plans to file a suit accusing the student loan company of misleading borrowers......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 28th, 2018

Amazon acquisition of online pharmacy startup PillPack sends health-care stocks into a nose dive

The deal confirms the retail giant’s online pharmacy ambitions, which have hung over the U.S. health-care industry for over a year......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 28th, 2018

Amazon acquisition of online pharmacy startup PillPack sends health care stocks into a nosedive

The deal confirms the retail giant’s online pharmacy ambitions, which have hung over the U.S. health-care industry for over a year......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 28th, 2018

Lawmaker pulls bill that would have imposed restrictions on hospital contracts

A state senator has withdrawn legislation that would have imposed restrictions on certain hospital contracting practices that have been blamed for high health care costs in Northern California. Sen. Bill Monning (D-Carmel) did not offer comment on why.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 27th, 2018

GE to Spin Off Health Care Division as Part of Major Reshaping - New York Times

New York TimesGE to Spin Off Health Care Division as Part of Major ReshapingNew York TimesWhen John Flannery took over as the chief executive of General Electric last August, he immediately declared.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsJun 26th, 2018

GE Narrows Focus to Power, Aviation in Latest Revamp

General Electric will spin off its health-care business and unload its ownership in oil-services company Baker Hughes, betting that the once-sprawling conglomerate can reverse a painful slump by further shrinking......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJun 26th, 2018

GE Healthcare to be spun out in latest shakeup

General Electric is spinning out its $19 billion-a-year health care division, the latest in a series of business units affected by a restructuring. The company revealed its plan to separate GE Healthcare into a standalone company on Tuesday morning, alon.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 26th, 2018

A year after taking over at GE, Flannery is still cutting

A year after taking over an ailing American conglomerate, CEO John Flannery is calving off larger chunks of General Electric, casting away its health care business and selling its interests in the oil-services company, Baker Hughes......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJun 26th, 2018