NLRB orders Prime Healthcare to pay over $7 million in back wages | Orange County (Calif.) Register
Ontario, Calif.-based Prime Healthcare will pay more than $7 million in lost wages to employees at its Garden Grove and Encino hospitals, the National Labor Relations Board ruled recently.
Two years after it dumped a homeless woman on skid row with no identification and wearing only paper pajamas, a Hawaiian Gardens, Calif., hospital has agreed to pay $450,000 to settle a lawsuit filed by Los Angeles, the city attorney's office announced.
Anthem to open major technology hub in Atlanta | Atlanta Business Chronicle
Fortune 50 health insurer Anthem will invest $20 million in a technology hub in Atlanta. The Indianapolis-based company will create about 2,000 jobs at the software development center in Midtown's Bank of America Plaza, Atlanta's tallest skyscraper.
Hospital hack compromises confidentiality at Baystate Health | Boston Business Journal
A phishing scam at Baystate Health may have compromised the personal information of as many as 13,000 patients. The cyberattack, which occurred Aug. 22, made its way into the system via email to several Baystate employees. The hospital says they're making changes to workforce training as a result.
Healthier people will avoid buying Affordable Care Act health insurance plans as premiums climb, threatening the stability of the market, Aetna CEO Mark Bertolini said.
Purdue Pharma, the manufacturer of OxyContin, thwarted West Virginia's plan to curb OxyContin prescriptions by paying a a pharmacy benefits manager to prevent insurers from limiting prescriptions of the drug.