International Business Machines Corp., the world’s biggest computer-services provider, has joined with Epic Systems Corp. to compete for an $11 billion project to manage U.S. troops’ electronic health records.
International Business Machines Corp., the world’s biggest computer services provider, and Epic Systems Corp. will team up to compete for an $11 billion project to manage U.S. troops’ electronic health records.
UnitedHealth Group Inc., the largest U.S. health insurer, will lead an industry effort to throw a spotlight on the prices paid for health-care services, making their costs available to consumers on the Internet.
Kaiser Permanente, the largest U.S. non-profit health management organization, switched on photovoltaic panels at a California medical center in a plan to provide 10 percent of its hospitals’ power from solar energy.
The National Labor Relations Board ordered a rerun union election among 43,000 Kaiser Permanente health-care workers in California after throwing out results of a 2010 tainted by allegations of improper conduct.
Kaiser Permanente’s president and chief operating officer, Bernard Tyson, will replace retiring chairman and CEO George Halvorson next year as head of the largest nonprofit health insurer in the U.S., the company said.
President Barack Obama thanked Kathleen Sebelius for helping pass the 2010 health-care law and named Sylvia Mathews Burwell his new health secretary, calling her “a proven manager” who knows how “to deliver results.”