Tenet's attack exposes for-profit hospital risk

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"Scorched-earth tactics" is what the Tennessee-based Community Health hospital chain (they run the Chestnut Hill and Phoenixville hospitals... Read more

Penn Med: How US budget would hit hospitals

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The "Path to Prosperity" budget posted by the US House Budget Committee last week blames the rapid increase in US healthcare costs on unlimited... Read more

Without Rendell's PA millions, how will Philly build?

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Up the long double escalators through the pale airy lobbies to the top-floor Terrace ballrooms at the newly expanded Pennsylvania Convention... Read more

Owner of Hahnemann, St. Chris sues would-be buyer

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Shares of both Tenet Healthcare Corp. and Community Health Systems fell after Tenet sued Community alleging "systematic" Medicare fraud at... Read more

Tastykake sale: Plants stay open; buyer to repay PA

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Philadelphia's money-losing Tasty Baking Co. has agreed to be purchased by Flowers Foods, Thomasville, Georgia, for $4 a share. That's double... Read more

Pot farms burn $5B of US electricity/year: report

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Evan Mills PhD, a US Government scientist, writes in a report he did on his own time that US indoor marijuana growers, using energy-intensive... Read more

Breast kickbacks, doctor bribes cost J&J $70M

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Johnson & Johnson, the New Brunswick, NJ drug maker, has agreed to pay $70 million to settle US and UK charges the company illegally bribed... Read more

Is North Philly digital-movie service a giant-killer?

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A North Philly film distributor has set up a new company he and his backers hope will turn the video business on its ear by moving movies direct... Read more