Head of New US Corporate Health Plan Cites Surgery as Biggest Cost

Dr. Atul Gawande, a surgeon who was named this week to head the company being formed by Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase to trim employee health care costs, on Thursday cited surgery as the single biggest U.S. health care cost and said there are ways to both cut costs and improve patient care.

ProHealth Settles Allegations on ADA Violations

ProHealth Physicians Inc. and Udolf 631 LLC have reached a settlement with the state to resolve allegations that a ProHealth office in West Hartford was not in compliance with the ADA Act.

Greenwich Health Care Finance Company Makes Acquisition

The Greenwich-based specialty finance company CNH Finance last week announced the expansion of its national commercial health care lending capabilities with the acquisition of Portland, Oregon-based Triumph Healthcare Finance, a division of TBK Bank, SSB, which is a subsidiary of Triumph Bancorp Inc.