×

Equipment and Services Health Care Providers and Services

  • May 13- A global cyber attack on Friday infected computers at businesses, healthcare facilities and other organizations in dozens of countries, disrupting operations at some facilities. *A Nissan plant in England. *Schools in China and the Philippines.

  • SINGAPORE/ LONDON, May 13- A global cyber attack leveraging hacking tools believed to have been developed by the U.S. National Security Agency has infected tens of thousands of computers in nearly 100 countries, disrupting Britain's health system and global shipper FedEx. The ransomware encrypted data on the computers, demanding payments of $300 to $600 to...

  • Data Breach Cyber Attack

    A global cyber attack leveraging hacking tools believed to have been developed by the U.S. NSA has infected a number of computers in nearly 100 countries.

  • LONDON/ MADRID, May 12- A global cyberattack leveraging hacking tools widely believed by security researchers to have been developed by the U.S. National Security Agency disrupted Britain's health system and infected computers in dozens of other countries on Friday. Telecommunications company Telefonica was among many targets in Spain, though it said the...

  • LONDON/ MADRID, May 12- A huge cyber attack leveraging hacking tools widely believed to have been developed by the U.S. National Security Agency brought disruption to Britain's health system on Friday and infected dozens of other countries around the world, security researchers said. Hospitals and doctors' surgeries in parts of England were forced to turn away...

  • LONDON, May 12- Malicious software called' ransomware' has forced British hospitals to turn away patients and affected Spanish companies such as Telefonica as part of a global outbreak that has affected tens of thousands of computers. What is WannaCry- also known as WanaCrypt0r 2.0, WannaCry and WCry? British based cyber researcher Chris Doman of AlienVault...

  • LONDON/ MADRID, May 12- A huge cyberattack brought disruption to Britain's health system on Friday and infected many Spanish companies with malicious software, and security researchers said a dozen other countries may be affected. "We are experiencing a major IT disruption and there are delays at all of our hospitals," said the Barts Health group, which manages...

  • LONDON, May 12- Hospitals and doctors' surgeries across Britain were forced to divert ambulances, turn away patients and cancel appointments on Friday after a' ransomware' cyber attack crippled some computer systems in the state-run health service. Britain's National Cyber Security Centre, part of the GCHQ spy agency, and the National Crime Agency said they...

  • Cramer Remix: Aliens — yes, aliens — are the reason Macy’s is getting crushed

    Jim Cramer reveals the other-worldly culprit that sunk Macy’s stock on Thursday.

  • Jim Cramer on "Mad Money"

    Jim Cramer reveals the other-worldly culprit that sunk Macy’s stock on Thursday.

  • The deal values Medical Solutions at around $500 million, according to people familiar with the matter. Faced with large patient volumes and nursing shortages, more and more hospitals are searching for reliable, qualified nurses, said Matthew Hobart, a partner at TPG Growth. Medical Solutions' previous majority owner, Beecken Petty O'Keefe& Company, which...

  • The company's total first-quarter quarter revenue fell roughly 8 percent to about $221 million, missing analyst average estimates of $248 million, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S. Its adjusted profit of 21 cents per share also missed analysts' expectations of 23 cents. Horizon Pharma also cut its full-year 2017 revenue forecast to $1.00- $1.04 billion...

  • COPENHAGEN, May 3- Shares in Novo Nordisk, the world's biggest maker of diabetes drugs, surged on Wednesday as the Danish firm beat operating profit forecasts for the first quarter and nudged up its full-year target. Analysts had expressed concerns that U.S. pharmacy benefit managers' demands for bigger discounts, along with President Donald Trump's attacks on...

  • *Q1 earnings $1.74/ shr vs est of $1.76/ shr. May 2- HCA Holdings Inc said it would continue to scope out deals even as the largest U.S. for-profit hospital operator's quarterly profit missed Street estimates, hurt by an increase in low-margin Medicare admissions. Shares of HCA, which said on Monday it would buy 5 hospitals in Texas from rivals Tenet Healthcare and...

  • *Q1 adj EPS $1.17 vs est $1.10. May 2- CVS Health Corp reported a bigger-than-expected quarterly profit as higher margins in its pharmacy business helped offset the loss of major contracts last year. Same-store prescription volumes fell 460 basis points in the first quarter due to the loss of contracts to fill prescriptions for Tricare, a U.S. Department of...

  • May 2- HCA Holdings Inc, the largest U.S. for-profit hospital operator, posted a lower-than-expected quarterly profit due to higher labor costs and an increase in Medicare admissions. Same-facility Medicare admissions comprised 48.1 percent of total first quarter admissions, up from 47.0 percent in the prior-year quarter, the company said last month when it...

  • May 2- HCA Holdings Inc, the largest U.S. for-profit hospital operator, posted a 5 percent fall in quarterly profit due to higher costs even as patient admissions increased. Net income attributable fell to $659 million, or $1.74 per share, in the first quarter ended March 31, from $694 million, or $1.69 per share, a year earlier. HCA Holdings said revenue rose to $10.62...

  • Same-store sales at the front-end of stores, where the company sells beauty products, snacks and over-the-counter drugs, also fell 4.9 percent in the first quarter ended March 31. Net income attributable to CVS fell to $952 million, or 92 cents per share, in the first quarter ended March 31, from $1.15 billion, or $1.04 per share, a year earlier. Interest expense fell...

  • Community Health has a debt load of $14.69 billion and the company had said in February it would divest 25 hospitals. Net loss attributable to Tenet's shareholders narrowed to $53 million, or 53 cents per share, in the first quarter ended March 31, from $59 million, or 60 cents per share, a year earlier. Excluding items, Community Health earned 8 cents per share from...

  • May 1- Tenet Healthcare Corp reported a narrower loss on Monday, as the for-profit U.S. hospital operator took a smaller charge related to consolidation of facilities. Net loss attributable to Tenet's shareholders narrowed to $53 million, or 53 cents per share, in the first quarter ended March 31, from $59 million, or 60 cents per share, a year earlier.