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July 14- Kindred Healthcare Inc raised its hostile bid for a stake in Gentiva Health Services Inc, stepping up its pursuit of the home healthcare services provided by Gentiva to an aging U.S. population.
July 14- Hospital operator Kindred Healthcare Inc raised its offer for Gentiva Health Services Inc to $16 per share, valuing the home healthcare services provider at about $2.53 billion. The sweetened offer represents a premium of 87 percent to Gentiva's May 14 close, a day before Kindred made public its offer of $14 per share.
An unconventional but effective treatment against a deadly superbug is raising worries about a possible black market.
July 1- Kindred Healthcare Inc pushed on with its hostile bid for Gentiva Health Services Inc, urging shareholders to ignore the home healthcare provider's board and vote for its $1.7 billion offer by July 16.
July 1- Kindred Healthcare Inc on Tuesday urged Gentiva Health Services Inc shareholders to vote for its offer to buy the home healthcare service provider.
June 30- Home healthcare service provider Gentiva Health Services Inc said its board had rejected an unsolicited offer from Kindred Healthcare Inc, saying the offer significantly undervalued the company.
NEW YORK, June 26- U.S. healthcare companies are winning higher profit forecasts, bucking a wider trend on Wall Street, as pricey new biotech drugs hit the market and insurance enrollment rises under the Affordable Care Act.
New research from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau concludes that medical bills are unfairly lowering credit scores.
As AstraZeneca's shares slid following its rejection of Pfizer's new bid, the company's chairman said he was "reasonably confident" it was the right decision.
Criminal attacks on health-care providers increased dramatically—up 100 percent since 2010. And Obamacare may make it worse, according to a new study.
Care.com debuted on the NYSE today, Sheila Lirio Marcelo, Care.com founder & CEO, explains their business of finding and managing family care.
Hospitals and medical practices are preparing for confusion and hassles as new insurance plans under President Obama's healthcare law take effect.
President Obama's announcement that health insurance companies don't have to cancel policies will not drastically affect the overall plan. NBC News.
As millions of Americans come to grips with the loss of health plans under Obamacare, there are no easy answers. Some face higher costs, some lower.
Sheryl Skolnick, managing director and co-head of research at CRT Capital Group, expects Obamacare to go ahead and discusses the impact it will have on healthcare providers in the U.S.
JPMorgan Chase, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and others have launched an investment fund focused on late-stage healthcare technology trials.
Because the surgeries allow people to continue working and earning, they more than offset their average cost, according to a new study.
Patients whose doctors sell their practices to hospitals could see prices rise, at least in the short term, experts say.
A study of hospitals found a big disparity between official charges for hip- and knee-replacement surgeries, and that high-volume facilities are often the best choice.
Insurance stocks have a had a solid run, but the delay of employer mandate in the health-care reform law shouldn't derail that for now.