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Aug 23, 2014

Oregon sues Oracle, blaming tech giant for failed healthcare website

The Oregon attorney general sued Oracle America Inc. on Friday, charging that the technology giant committed what “amounts to a pattern of racketeering activity” that cost the state hundreds of millions of dollars during the faulty rollout of its tro...

Aug 20, 2014

Anthem Blue Cross sued again over narrow-network health plans

Health insurance giant Anthem Blue Cross faces another lawsuit over switching consumers to narrow-network health plans — with limited selections of doctors — during the rollout of Obamacare...

Aug 05, 2014

Insurance giants creating massive database of patient records

Two of California's largest health insurers are partnering to create a massive database of patient medical records...

Aug 12, 2014

Prudential reports 43% sales slump as pensions reforms hurt annuities business

The insurance giant said sales fell 43 per cent in the first half of the year to £63million impacted by a slump in sales of individual annuities following the March Budget...

Aug 07, 2014

Let's quit EU unless we get a better deal: Legal & General boss delivers Brussels blast

Dr Nigel Wilson, chief executive of insurance giant Legal & General, became the first boss of a FTSE 100 company to publicly suggest quitting the EU...

Jul 30, 2014

Barclays counts cost of misdeeds: High street giant left with £4.8 bill for compensation in PPI scandal

The High Street giant revealed it had been forced to set aside another £900million to compensate customers mis-sold payment protection insurance...

Aug 20, 2014

Chief Financial Officer says UPMC is holding its own

UPMC is well positioned going into the final four months of its contract with insurer Highmark, its top financial officer said Wednesday, as the Pittsburgh health giant continues to gain share in a shrinking market...

Aug 25, 2014

Rude Health: No harm to show a bit of leg now and then

Of late, I have been reading up about the history of X-rays. The science of radiology is well over a century old and there has long been debate as to which hospital took the first X-ray in Ireland. The first appointed hospital radiologist was a Dr Ma... #University College Cork #Mater Public Hospital, Dublin

Aug 23, 2014

Cubs Had Smaller Grounds Crew In ‘TarpGate’ Game Vs. Giants, May Have Tried To Skirt Obamacare

The Chicago Cubs had fewer grounds crew members during Tuesday night’s so-called “Tarp Gate” game against the San Francisco Giants. A newspaper reported that the team recently reorganized staffing to possibly skirt insurance requirements under Obamac... #Chicago Cubs #San Francisco Giants

Aug 22, 2014

European stocks hit August high

EUROPEAN stocks rose to their highest level this month yesterday as investors bet that a slowdown in euro zone manufacturing and services growth will increase pressure on the European Central Bank to do more to support the recovery. US stocks rose, s... #European Central Bank #Europe #London #Kerry Group #Federal Reserve