Cigna Corp. rose$. 85 or. 7 percent, to $122.48. Humana Inc. fell $2.38 or 1.4 percent, to $162.00. UnitedHealth Group rose$. 77 or. 7 percent, to $114.40.» Read More
Sept 27- Pfizer Inc's Xalkori, which treats lung cancer patients with a specific gene mutation, proved effective in shrinking tumors in those with an even rarer form of the disease, according to data presented at a medical meeting on Saturday.
Sept 26- Universal Health Services Inc said it bought British mental health facilities operator Cygnet Health Care Ltd in a deal valued at about $335 million, to enter the UK market. The U.S. hospital operator said Cygnet had 17 facilities across the UK.
A report by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services said nearly three-quarters of the savings, $4.2 billion, would occur in states that have opted to expand the Medicaid healthcare program for the poor as part of the law, popularly known as Obamacare.
CHICAGO, Sept 24- U.S. hospitals may be unprepared to safely dispose of the infectious waste generated by any Ebola virus disease patient to arrive unannounced in the country, potentially putting the wider community at risk, biosafety experts said.
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.
MOSCOW, Sept 8- Russian private healthcare company MD Medical Group said on Monday its first-half net profit more than doubled, buoyed by an increased number of patients and a reduction in its debt. Since then, it has made several acquisitions and ramped up its flagship hospital outside Moscow.
Shares of Malaysia's latex glove makers have had a tough year so far, but some analysts expect panic over Africa's Ebola outbreak may spur gains.
Most millennials use alternative medicine to maintain wellbeing rather than cure existing sicknesses. The Fiscal Times reports.
An unconventional but effective treatment against a deadly superbug is raising worries about a possible black market.
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.