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$1 Billion Virtua Hospital Plan Approved But Still Far From Done Deal

Virtua Health unveiled a $1 billion, 20-year plan to build a medical care campus in South Jersey. The health system has plans to construct a nine-story […]

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10 Philly Hospitals Ranked by Reputation

Hospitals are often ranked by physician ratings, patient experience or level of expertise in a specialty. But what about community perception? In today’s new world of […]

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N.J., Christie Sued Over Law that Allows Just Three Paramedic Providers Statewide

Virtua has sued the state of New Jersey and Gov. Chris Christie in an effort to stop a new law that gives Cooper University Hospital exclusive control of emergency […]

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BizFeed: Philly Hosting $1 Million Entrepreneur Competition

1. Forbes Under 30 Summit Giving Away $1 Million The News: The conference that brings you TED-style presentations from the likes of Monica Lewinsky, Malala Yousafzai and Mike Tyson is now […]

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Top Emojis in Philly … and More Stuff I Learned at Data Jawn

“Big Data” seems to be the buzzword of today’s business world. With so much information available, are companies analyzing the right data? Are they asking the right questions? How […]

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BizFeed: CVS Quit Smoking. Will it Quit Candy Next?

1. CVS to Quit Sugary Snacks Next? The News: The New York Times did a thorough examination of CVS and the future of the pharmacy giant. After CVS voluntarily stopped the […]

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What $37 Billion Aetna-Humana Deal Means

Last week’s $37 billion merger agreement between Aetna and Humana will create a behemoth with $115 billion in annual revenues and 33.5 million members. A […]

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BizFeed: Health Insurers Want Big Rate Increases

1. Health Insurers Seek Big Rate Increases The News: Health insurance companies say the new patients they attained due to health care reform are much […]

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After 14 Months, Hospital and Nurses End Bitter Dispute

After 14 months of bitter rhetoric, a two-day strike and harsh criticism from the National Labor Relations Board, Crozer-Chester Medical Center has come to a contract […]

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Can Philadelphia Be the Silicon Valley of Health Care Innovation?

Dan Hilferty has some lofty goals for Philadelphia. He thinks it can become “the Silicon Valley of health care innovation” because of it’s first-rate universities, hospitals and […]

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CVS to Buy Target’s Pharmacy Business for $1.9 Billion

Attention Target shoppers: Get ready for a big change at the retailer’s in-store pharmacies. CVS Health has agreed to acquire Target’s pharmacy and clinic businesses for $1.9 billion. […]

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BizFeed: CHOP No Longer Top Children’s Hospital in U.S.

1. CHOP falls to second place in Children’s Hospital Rankings The News: The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia has fallen to second place in the newest U.S. […]

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BizFeed: Health Insurers Want Big Rate Increases in PA

1. Health Insurers Want Big Rate Increases in PA The News: Health insurance rates could rise significantly for Pennsylvanians that buy coverage through the new marketplaces set up […]

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10 Most Profitable Hospitals in Philly Region

In 2014, the Hospital at the University of Pennsylvania was the highest-grossing hospital in the Philadelphia area (and the state of Pennsylvania) with $380 million in net […]

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BizFeed: Millennials Officially Rule the Workforce; CEO Pay is Out of Control

1. Millennials Become Largest Workforce in United States The News: Congrats millennials, we officially own the workforce. Millennials (ages 18-34) now make up the largest group of workers in […]