Workers at California hospital bracing for a strike next week | KSBW-TV
A possible strike looms for employees at Salinas Valley Memorial Hospital. Contract negotiations between the hospital and the National Union of Healthcare Workers have hit a road block. Union members spent Wednesday afternoon assembling picket signs as they plan to strike next Tuesday.
Kindred CEO talks about the two paths for his company's future | Louisville Business First
Kindred Healthcare will follow a "two-pronged path" as it shapes its future in the next few years, CEO Benjamin Breier said in the company's first-quarter 2016 earnings call. The first road is to continue offering post-acute care services, including hospice and home care.
Aetna plans to remain in Obamacare markets, may expand | Reuters
Health insurer Aetna on Wednesday said it plans to continue its Obamacare health insurance business next year in the 15 states where it now participates, and may expand to a few additional states.
State insurance mandates for autism treatment fall short | National Public Radio
Forty-four states and the District of Columbia have laws on the books requiring health insurers to cover autism treatments. But research evaluating these insurance mandates suggests the efforts are failing to help many children get needed therapy.
Theranos president leaves as blood-test startup adds 3 directors | Bloomberg.com
Theranos' president is leaving the blood-testing startup as the company reconfigures its board, adding a former Amgen executive and two others as directors. Sunny Balwani, who also was chief operating officer and a board member, will “support the transition process” as Palo Alto, California-based Theranos seeks to fill “multiple executive positions,” according to a company statement on Wednesday.