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  • Hospitals struggled during Sandy, report says Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 | 12:01 AM ET

    TRENTON, N.J.— When Superstorm Sandy slammed into the Northeast nearly two years ago, hospitals found themselves dealing with surges in patients, lost power supplies and employees who couldn't get to work— problems that a new federal report finds they were not prepared to handle.

  • Final Glance: Managed Care companies Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014 | 7:46 PM ET

    Cigna Corp. rose $1.72 or 1.9 percent, to $93.24. Humana Inc. rose $4.71 or 3.7 percent, to $132.37. UnitedHealth Group rose $1.13 or 1.3 percent, to $87.16.

  • Midday Glance: Managed Care companies Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014 | 1:22 PM ET

    Cigna Corp. rose $1.63 or 1.8 percent, to $93.15. Humana Inc. rose $4.13 or 3.2 percent, to $131.79. UnitedHealth Group rose $1.13 or 1.3 percent, to $87.16.

  • Early Glance: Managed Care companies Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014 | 10:43 AM ET

    Cigna Corp. rose $1.17 or 1.3 percent, to $92.69. Humana Inc. rose $3.22 or 2.5 percent, to $130.88. UnitedHealth Group rose$. 82 or 1.0 percent, to $86.85.

  • Defense tries to show ex-governor did real work Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014 | 10:18 AM ET

    But Brian Bedard, the executive vice president of Apple Health Care Inc., also acknowledged that the company and a congressional campaign for which Rowland worked had an "incestuous" relationship.

  • Final Glance: Managed Care companies Monday, 15 Sep 2014 | 6:03 PM ET

    Cigna Corp. fell$. 80 or. 9 percent, to $91.52. Humana Inc. fell$. 60 or. 5 percent, to $127.66. UnitedHealth Group fell$. 15 or. 2 percent, to $86.03.

  • Midday Glance: Managed Care companies Monday, 15 Sep 2014 | 1:24 PM ET

    Cigna Corp. fell$. 32 or. 3 percent, to $92.00. Humana Inc. fell$. 17 or. 1 percent, to $128.09. UnitedHealth Group rose$. 06 or. 1 percent, to $86.24.

  • Early Glance: Managed Care companies Monday, 15 Sep 2014 | 10:37 AM ET

    Cigna Corp. fell$. 53 or. 6 percent, to $91.79. Humana Inc. fell$. 06 or percent, to $128.20. UnitedHealth Group fell$. 18 or. 2 percent, to $86.00.

  • Sept 15- Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp struck its biggest deal on Monday, acquiring healthcare IT services provider TriZetto Corp for $2.7 billion to beef up its slowing healthcare business. Shares of the company, which is buying TriZetto from London- based private equity firm Apax Partners LLP, rose nearly 3 percent in premarket trading.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 15- Two prominent U.S. hospitals are preparing to launch trials with diabetics and chronic disease patients using Apple Inc's HealthKit, offering a glimpse of how the iPhone maker's ambitious take on healthcare will work in practice. HealthKit, which is still under development, is the center of a new healthcare system by Apple.

  • Final Glance: Managed Care companies Friday, 12 Sep 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    Cigna Corp. fell $1.03 or 1.1 percent, to $92.32. Humana Inc. fell $1.14 or. 9 percent, to $128.26. UnitedHealth Group fell$. 90 or 1.0 percent, to $86.18.

  • Midday Glance: Managed Care companies Friday, 12 Sep 2014 | 1:19 PM ET

    Cigna Corp. fell $1.08 or 1.2 percent, to $92.27. Humana Inc. fell $1.25 or 1.0 percent, to $128.15. UnitedHealth Group fell$. 86 or 1.0 percent, to $86.22.

  • Early Glance: Managed Care companies Friday, 12 Sep 2014 | 11:13 AM ET

    Cigna Corp. fell$. 82 or. 9 percent, to $92.53. Humana Inc. fell $1.15 or. 9 percent, to $128.25. UnitedHealth Group fell$. 65 or. 7 percent, to $86.43.

  • Final Glance: Managed Care companies Thursday, 11 Sep 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    Cigna Corp. fell$. 98 or 1.0 percent, to $93.35. Humana Inc. rose$. 44 or. 3 percent, to $129.40. UnitedHealth Group fell$. 17 or. 2 percent, to $87.08.

  • Midday Glance: Managed Care companies Thursday, 11 Sep 2014 | 2:09 PM ET

    Cigna Corp. fell $1.04 or 1.1 percent, to $93.29. Humana Inc. fell$. 04 or percent, to $128.92. UnitedHealth Group fell$. 29 or. 3 percent, to $86.96.

  • Early Glance: Managed Care companies Thursday, 11 Sep 2014 | 10:29 AM ET

    Cigna Corp. fell$. 92 or 1.0 percent, to $93.41. Humana Inc. fell$. 59 or. 5 percent, to $128.37. UnitedHealth Group fell$. 37 or. 4 percent, to $86.88.

  • Study: Many hospitals use too many antibiotics Thursday, 11 Sep 2014 | 6:55 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Doctors in many U.S. hospitals are unnecessarily prescribing multiple antibiotics for several days when just one would do the job, a new study released Wednesday suggests. Health officials have sounded alarms that overuse of antibiotics is helping to breed dangerous bacteria that are increasingly resistant to treatment.

  • Final Glance: Managed Care companies Wednesday, 10 Sep 2014 | 6:16 PM ET

    Cigna Corp. fell $1.65 or 1.7 percent, to $94.33. Humana Inc. fell $1.49 or 1.1 percent, to $128.96. UnitedHealth Group fell$. 93 or 1.1 percent, to $87.25.

  • Midday Glance: Managed Care companies Wednesday, 10 Sep 2014 | 1:21 PM ET

    Cigna Corp. fell $1.61 or 1.7 percent, to $94.37. Humana Inc. fell $1.45 or 1.1 percent, to $129.00. UnitedHealth Group fell $1.26 or 1.4 percent, to $86.92.

  • Early Glance: Managed Care companies Wednesday, 10 Sep 2014 | 10:32 AM ET

    Cigna Corp. fell $1.05 or 1.1 percent, to $94.93. Humana Inc. fell $1.25 or 1.0 percent, to $129.20. UnitedHealth Group fell$. 50 or. 6 percent, to $87.68.