CVS to Acquire Target Pharmacies for $1.9B
The deal will further CVS' goal of "becoming the most significant company in the drug distribution and reimbursement system.”
6 Ways to Combat Internal Threats to Data Security
Companies can cut down on the number of data breaches attributable to employee error or fraudulent behavior.
Philips Plans to IPO Lighting Unit
The proceeds of the spin-off will be used to “increase growth and drive profitability through ... disciplined capital allocation," the Dutch company said.
Health Care in America: Shock Treatment
A wasteful and inefficient industry is in the throes of great disruption.
Obamacare Spawns Business Execs’ Pessimism
CFOs and other business execs with the certification expect health-care outlays to rise more than any other business expense over the next 12 months, a new study finds.
How High Court Vote Could Affect Health Industry’s Cash
The likely result of a thumbs-up decision? A brighter free-cash profile for health-care providers.
Should Medical Device Companies Make or Buy Their Growth?
Companies investing in R&spamp;D have created more value for shareholders over the past 10 years.
Medical Claims Dip Boosts Humana’s Q1 Results
Because of leap year, the health insurer also had to book $40 million for an extra day’s expenses.
Elder-Care Industry Goes Lean
Despite sluggish sales for several years, profit margins grow for nursing homes.
Hospital CFOs Dig In for a Tough Fight
Whatever the Supreme Court rules on health-care reform, related finance challenges for hospitals are just beginning.
Health Reform Throws Finance, HR into Same Foxhole
The two-year-old law provides a vehicle for human-resources officers to play an important role in advancing business and finance considerations.