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FRANKLIN, Tenn. _ Community Health Systems Inc. on Thursday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $100 million. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.21 per share. Community Health Systems expects full-year revenue in the range of $19.6 billion to $20.6 billion.
NEW YORK/ BOSTON, Feb 11- Security experts are warning healthcare and insurance companies that 2015 will be the "Year of the Healthcare Hack," as cybercriminals are increasingly attracted to troves of personal information held by U.S. insurers and hospitals that command high prices on the underground market. "People feel that this will be the year of medical...
Anthem said that it immediately made every effort to close the security vulnerability and reported the attack to the FBI. Michael McCaul, a Republican from Texas and chairman of the Committee on Homeland Security, said in a statement late Wednesday. The FBI had warned last August that healthcare industry companies were being targeted by hackers, publicizing...
Feb 4- Health insurer Anthem Inc said hackers broke into a database containing personal information on about 80 million of its customers and employees, the Wall Street Journal reported. Michael McCaul, a Republican from Texas and chairman of the Committee on Homeland Security, said in a statement late Wednesday. The FBI had warned last August that healthcare...
NEW YORK, Nov 7- U.S. stocks were little changed on Friday as gains in energy shares were offset by falling healthcare stocks, in the wake of October payrolls data that indicated economic resilience in the face of slowing global demand. The unemployment rate fell to 5.8 percent, the lowest since July 2008, even as more people entered the labor force.
WASHINGTON, Nov 7- The U.S. Supreme Court agreed on Friday to hear a legal challenge to a key part of the Obamacare health law that, if successful, would limit the availability of federal health insurance subsidies for millions of Americans. The plaintiffs have appealed a July ruling by the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals that upheld the subsidies.
Nov 3- Hospital operator Community Health Systems Inc reported a quarterly profit above average analyst expectation as admissions in its hospitals soared 49 percent. Net profit rose to $62 million, or 54 cents per share, for the third quarter ended Sept. 30 up from $4.1 million, or 4 cents per share, a year earlier. Excluding special items, the company earned $1.01...
NEW YORK/ BOSTON Sept 24- Your medical information is worth 10 times more than your credit card number on the black market.
WASHINGTON, Sept 17- Hackers associated with the Chinese government have repeatedly infiltrated the computer systems of U.S. airlines, technology companies and other contractors involved in the movement of U.S. troops and military equipment, a U.S. Senate panel has found.
WASHINGTON, Sept 17- Hackers associated with the Chinese government have repeatedly infiltrated the computer systems of U.S. airlines, technology companies and other firms involved in the movement of U.S. troops and military equipment, a U.S. Senate panel has found.
Hospitals in states that expanded Medicaid are reaping financial benefits in excess of original estimates, a new report found.
An influential U.S. financial services industry group is downplaying concerns about possible breaches at JPMorgan Chase and other banks.
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Community Health Systems said a group believed to be operating out of China attacked its hospitals, affecting 4.5 million patients. Re/code reports.
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Some of Wednesday's midday movers:
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