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Inmate Chews Own Fingers Off After Private Prison Health Care Left Him in Unbearable Pain, Court Papers Say

This is part of an ongoing battle over inmate health care in Arizona......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJan 13th, 2018

An Inmate Had Skin Cancer and Needed Radiation. This Prison Gave Him Tylenol.

Walter Jordan’s is one of several deaths at the center of an ongoing legal fight over inmate health care in Arizona -- and a window into how states use private companies to handle medical services for prisoners in an age of cash-strapped budgets......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekDec 21st, 2017

Arizona could face fines in lawsuit over prison health care

A court hearing this week will focus on whether Arizona will be fined for falling short in improving health care for its prisoners......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsFeb 25th, 2018

Guest Opinion: The case for improved Medicare for all

The unpredictable and unbearable cost of our health care system drives Americans into bankruptcy, keeps us from life-saving care, and distracts our business community from their core businesses......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 20th, 2018

GE to Sell Part of Health-Care Division to Veritas Capital for $1.05 Billion

General Electric Co. has reached a deal to sell part of its health-care information-technology business to private-equity firm Veritas Capital for $1.05 billion in cash, the latest move from the conglomerate to streamline its operations......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjApr 2nd, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: GE to Sell part of healthcare business to Veritas Capital for $1.05 billion

GE reaches a deal to sell part of its health-care information-technology business to private-equity firm Veritas Capital for $1.05 billion in cash......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 2nd, 2018

GE sells off part of health care division for $1B

General Electric has spun out part of its health care business, selling the Value-Based Care Division for $1.05 billion to private equity firm Veritas Capital. The Boston-based company announced the plan Monday afternoon, bringing GE’s (NYSE: GE) .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 2nd, 2018

Health care now largest item in private equity firm TPG India portfolio

Size of expected infusion into Manipal after Fortis deal dwarfs earlier flow, even with only one exit in India since its entry in 2004.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMar 28th, 2018

Height Capital Markets: Expanded Private Prison Funding Left Out Of Congressional Spending Bill

Private prison stocks The GEO Group Inc (NYSE: GEO) and Corecivic Inc (NYSE: CXW) were two of the biggest market gainers following President Donald Trump’s election victory in November 2016. Latest Ratin.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaMar 22nd, 2018

LLR Partners forms company to acquire, consolidate the eye care providers

Philadelphia-based private equity firm LLR Partners said Wednesday it has formed Eye Health America, a practice management services organization that will support eye care providers. The new company, based in Alpharetta, Ga., will focus on expand.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 21st, 2018

Survey: US businesses hire 235,000 new workers in February

U.S. companies added a healthy 235,000 jobs last month, led by solid gains in construction, hotels and restaurants, and education and health care, according to a private survey......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMar 7th, 2018

Nashville company that counts NFL teams as clients receives majority investment from Austin firm

A tech company that works with giants of the sports and health care industries has sold a majority ownership stake to an Austin private equity firm. Strategic Solutions for Business, also known SSB, announced that Stratum Capital has agreed to make a m.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 2nd, 2018

One fraudster"s efforts to get another out of jail adds three years to sentence

A Kansas City woman already in prison for identity theft and bank fraud got an additional three-year sentence for an attempt to forge a court order for a fellow inmate from Blue Springs doing a three-year bit for mortgage fraud. U.S. District Judg.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 22nd, 2018

Health care convenience comes at a price

Stop me if you’ve heard this one … You’ve worked all week while nursing what you think is bronchitis. Unable to take the time off work, you skip a trip to your primary care doctor and cross your fingers that the ailment clears on its own. B.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 21st, 2018

Brainstorm Health: Robotic Pills, Gilead Vs Glaxo, Federal Spending Bill and Health Care

Brainstorm Health Daily: February 8, 2018 Hey there, readers! This is Sy. Sometimes, it can be a pain, literally, to take prescript.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneFeb 8th, 2018

Greater Cincinnati health care firm begins multimillion-dollar renovation of campus

Otterbein Senior Lifestyle Choices has begun a $13 million renovation of its Campus Center in Lebanon, the first part of a large investment in health care capabilities. The renovation will result in 70 new assisted-living suites. The private rooms wi.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 24th, 2018

Doctors, Patient Care Crippled By Allscripts" Ransomware Attack: "I Think It"s Eroded Some Trust"

A ransomware attack on Allscripts Healthcare Solutions Inc (NASDAQ: MDRX)'s cloud has cost one private practice “in the $1,000s” and in reputation since the electronic health records were seized Jan. 18. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJan 23rd, 2018

Opinion: Physicians also keep the economy healthy

The health care landscape has changed drastically over the years. Hospitals and health systems grow ever larger as private practices languish......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 12th, 2018

Court ruling ensures $30 million for Florida annually from tobacco company

The state of Florida will continue to receive about $30 million a year to cover past and future health care expenses resulting from consumer use of tobacco products. Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi announced a court decision Wednesday that ens.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 29th, 2017

Demand for reform in private health care grows louder

In the second of a three-part series, Business Standard looks at the private health care system.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardDec 28th, 2017

Public health care struggles for a cure

Recent incidents of lapses in private hospitals have raised questions over quality of healthcare.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardDec 27th, 2017