Health Care

Highmark income rises $275M for 2010

Buoyed by lower-than-expected increases in health care costs due to the poor economy, and by rebounding investment income and strong performances from its subsidiaries, 2010 net income at insurer Highmark Inc. surged ahead of the prior year.

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Poll: Pa. needs legal reform

Three-quarters of respondents to a recent survey said they believe state government needs to do more to improve the overall legal climate in Pennsylvania. And 65 percent said they believe the number of lawsuits in the state is too high.

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Unilife’s new facility ‘like finding gold,’ CEO says

Three years after moving its headquarters from Australia to York County, Unilife Corp. is nearing the day its $30 million manufacturing facility will come on line and begin producing pre-filled safety syringes.
The road to get to this point hasn't been easy, executives and analysts said. But if Unilife played its cards right, the losses that accompanied the facility's construction will be worth it when Unilife captures a growing niche.

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