Health Care

Jan 9, 2014

CHS announces executive restructuring

Tennessee-based Community Health Systems Inc., which is on track to own all four for-profit hospitals in Central Pennsylvania, has announced a restructuring of its operating divisions and executive level promotions.

Jan 9, 2014

Two area hospitals beat national readmissions average

Figures on Medicare's new hospital readmissions standards are out, and Central Pennsylvania did pretty well.

Jan 8, 2014

HMA stockholders overwhelmingly approve merger

Health Management Associates Inc. stockholders this morning overwhelmingly voted in favor of a merger agreement under which Community Health Systems Inc. has agreed to acquire HMA.

Jan 6, 2014

Midstate stock report: A 5-year analysis of Central Pa.’s biggest public companies

While stock chasing is often an inexact science, we tried to boil it down as exactly as it could be.

Jan 3, 2014

Newsmakers: Government

Business featured this week: Pennsylvania eHealth Partnership Authority

Jan 3, 2014

The Arlington Group to build new Harrisburg headquarters

Later this month, The Arlington Group will break ground on a new headquarters practically next door to its current leased one on Sir Thomas Court in Lower Paxton Township.

Jan 3, 2014

In brief: Good Samaritan cancer center plans gather steam

The Good Samaritan Hospital has been planning a cancer center project, and the recent awarding of a $3 million state Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program grant is a significant milestone.

Jan 3, 2014

Midstate stock report: 2013 growth, best return on investment and more

Take a closer look at the five-year analysis of the biggest public companies in Central Pennsylvania with more charts and data.

Jan 3, 2014

Midstate stock report: CPBJ fantasy stock portfolio

In the spirit of experimentation and a little fun, staff reporters Jason Scott and Michael Sadowski have created a fantasy fund of seven local stocks from the Business Journal's June public companies list.

Jan 3, 2014

Midstate stock report: A few rising stars in 2014

Stock prices rise and fall.

Jan 2, 2014

Latest ACS details uninsured and disabled populations

From 2008 to 2012, 9.7 percent of Pennsylvania's population was uninsured and 13.2 percent had a disability, according the U.S. Census Bureau's most recent American Community Survey.

Dec 31, 2013

Analysis: Obamacare provisions make highest-risk enrollees most profitable

Obamacare may turn traditional health insurance risk management upside down and make the elderly, women, babies and people with medical conditions the most profitable enrollees, according to new analysis by Milliman, one of the world's largest actuarial firms.