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UnitedHealth is buying hundreds of clinics in $5-billion deal as insurers push into patient care

December 6, 2017 |

UnitedHealth Group Inc., the nation’s biggest health insurer, is spending nearly $ 5 billion to buy hundreds of clinics, just three days after rival Aetna Inc. announced a tie-up with CVS Health Corp.

Minnetonka, Minn.-based UnitedHealth said Wednesday that its Optum segment will buy the DaVita…


L.A. Times – Business

Nude Photos Leaked After Plastic Surgery Clinics Hacked

May 31, 2017 |

Police in Lithuania say personal data and more than 25,000 private photos—including nude pictures—were made public Tuesday following the hacking of a chain of plastic surgery clinics. Police said a hacking group called Tsar Team broke into the servers of Grozio Chirurgija clinics earlier this year and…
Newser

Why Dr Leah’s Clinics Might Actually Be Brilliant for the Cosmetic Industries

July 24, 2013 |

The recent win of Dr Leah Totton on The Apprentice has caused uproar in the cosmetic enhancement industry. She’s inexperienced, commercially minded, and unprepared for the exacting standards of professional cosmetic treatments, media pundits say. But what if all of that is, actually, a good thing?

sk:n clinics blogged to voice their opposition on Dr Leah’s approach to the aesthetic industry the day after her reality TV win. Stating that “having only recently become medically qualified, sk:n clinics wish to express their concern that Dr Leah has very little experience in the aesthetics industry,” the nationwide chain are worried about patients in her hands.

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Huffington Post

Walk-in clinics gaining popularity

June 17, 2013 |

Urgent care centers and retail, work site and community clinics attract patients aiming to avoid longer waits and higher prices at doctor’s office or hospitals.

Tabitha Smith had been sick for about a week last November with what she thought was just a cold. When she didn’t get better, her mom pushed her to see a doctor. “I told her I can’t afford the doctor,” says Smith, a 31-year-old social media manager who has been uninsured for five years.

    


L.A. Times – Business