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Chasing millions in Medicaid dollars, hospitals buy up nursing homes:


Nearly 90 percent of Indiana's 554 nursing homes have been leased or sold to county hospitals in the past 14 years, state records show, bringing in hundreds of millions in extra federal payments to the ...


A 'World Without Mind': Big Tech's Dangerous Influence:


French philosopher Rene Descartes famously said "I think, therefore I am." But in the digital age, what we think and how we live are being influenced in a big way by just a handful of tech firms: We ...


DowDuPont's Andrew Liveris: How America Can Bring Back Manufacturing:


Smokestacks belching hazardous gases, rivers so polluted they catch fire, workers in identical overalls turning bolts with wrenches: For many Americans, the word "manufacturing" conjures up negative, ...


Why the Next Phase for Fintech Is Collaboration, Not Just Competition:




Automation a Double-Edged Sword for Manufacturing Jobs:




A new report suggests a fundamental idea behind CEO pay could be 'broken':


A new study released Thursday by the investment research firm MSCI, reported earlier in the Wall Street Journal, raises questions that could seem like sacrilege in the CEO pay world. It found that ...


SoFi's plan to be the bank of the future not going so well:


Just a few years after Mike Cagney co-founded Social Finance Inc. https://www.sofi.com/ , he was already talking about how his new venture was going to "kill banks." Having built a decent business ...


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U.S. Chamber of Commerce suing to block rule allowing consumers to sue their banks:




Grid+ Raises $40 Million as Blockchain Fever Grows:




Podcast - How Big Data and Analytics Can Transform Manufacturing:


Manufacturing companies are fast realizing that data and analytics can help tremendously in improving operational efficiencies and business processes, and in transforming business models -- and they are ...


Creative Solutions to the Rural Doctor Shortage:


Fewer and fewer physicians are choosing to serve rural areas after graduating. What if, instead of fighting the uphill battle of recruiting more doctors, we figure out alternatives that will keep ...


Amid Opioid Crisis, Insurers Restrict Pricey, Less Addictive Painkillers:


At a time when the United States is in the grip of an opioid epidemic, many insurers are limiting access to pain medications that carry a lower risk of addiction or dependence, even as they provide comparatively ...
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Health and wellness failed. It's time to earn insurance rebates, Idaho Blue Cross CEO says:


Charlene Maher took over as CEO of Blue Cross of Idaho in early 2016. She began her career as a registered nurse, then went on to work in health insurance for 25 years, including as a top executive ...


Scientific wellness company Arivale founded by Missoula native Dr. Leroy Hood goes national, drops prices for genetic analysis and coaching:


Arivale https://www.arivale.com/ , the Seattle-based scientific wellness company founded by genomics pioneer Leroy "Lee" Hood, is taking its genetic analysis and personal coaching program national with ...


Wells Fargo accused of forcing mortgage applicants to pay unwarranted fees:


Wells Fargo, the controversy-battered big bank, has a new problem -- this one directly affecting mortgage applicants. Last week, a first-time home buyer filed a class-action suit against the company, ...


Wells Fargo says 3.5 million accounts involved in scandal:


Wells Fargo is now saying 3.5 million accounts were impacted by its fake accounts scandal, a dramatic increase from the 2.1 million accounts it originally estimated. After the bank acknowledged ...


Wells Fargo CEO warns workers that scandal could grow:


Wells Fargo says it is nearing completion of an expanded analysis to try to find instances in which its employees might have opened unauthorized customer accounts, which could lead to additional refunds. In ...


Wells Fargo Borrower Got Unneeded Insurance, and Ruined Credit:


Wells Fargo has promised to make amends to the customers it forced to buy car insurance that they didn't need. Allan Dunlap, a former Wells Fargo borrower who spent months trying to get the bank to correct ...


Wells Fargo accused of ripping off mom-and-pop shops:


A lawsuit accuses Wells Fargo of overcharging small businesses for credit card transactions and imposing "massive early termination fees" on businesses that tried to leave the bank. by Matt Egan ...


How Trump's FCC aided Sinclair's expansion:


Use of a regulatory loophole will allow Sinclair to reach 72 percent of U.S. households after buying Tribune's stations. By MARGARET HARDING MCGILL and JOHN HENDEL Full Story: http://www.politico.com/story/2017/08/06/trump-fcc-sinclair-broadcast-expansion-241337 *** Sinclair ...


Café charges a 'man tax' to make a point about the gender wage gap:


Here's a way to get people talking about the wage gap. Handsome Her, a café in Melbourne, Australia, that describes itself as a "space for by women, for women," has created quite the kerfuffle for ...


Power play: How outdoor retailers are positioned as a political, economic and social force for change:


As government backs off of protection of climate, public lands, corporate chieftains say they must take up the charge By Jason Blevins | jblevins@denverpost.com | The Denver Post Full Story: ...


Ten Women Leading the Outdoor Industry--and Their View of the Future:


At the recent Women's Outdoor Summit for Empowerment, we talked to outdoor enthusiasts and change-makers about the future of the industry For a window into the wide-ranging conversations, we asked ...


Wells Fargo May Have Found More Fake Accounts Created by Employees:


Wells Fargo http://www.wellsfargo.com , already struggling to rebuild its reputation after a scandal over the creation of fraudulent bank accounts, signaled on Friday that it could have more bad news ...


Beware undisclosed influence on local news:


This situation brings to mind Big Brother in George Orwell's 1984 telling citizens what to think. We should fear the evolutionary hatching of either a conservative or a progressive Big Brother determined ...


Internet TV could be about to get a lot cheaper--and scarier for cable companies:


Internet TV poses an important question: Would you give up a name-brand channel for a version you've never heard of to save money? For instance, would you take startup Cheddar over CNBC? Newsy instead ...


What Steve Bannon Wants to Do to Google:




Patagonia's Big Business of #Resist:


The iconic brand has long been the conscience of the outdoor industry, forsaking hefty profits to do the right thing. Now the company is going to war against the Trump administration over protections ...


Hot Spot for Tech Outsourcing: The United States:


For years, American companies have been saving money by "offshoring" jobs -- hiring people in India and other distant cubicle farms. Today, some of those jobs are being outsourced again -- in ...

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