Report on informatics systems in NHS Wales raises "alarming findings"

Report on informatics systems in NHS Wales raises “alarming findings”

The Welsh Assembly Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has questioned the “competence, capability and capacity” across the system to digitise healthcare services in Wales after an inquiry uncovered a “raft of problems”, from delays in the delivery of digital projects to “unclear” lines of accountability. The committee found that there had been 21 outages of national systems […]

Alibaba Group Chairman Jack Ma attends 2018 Alibaba Xin Philanthropy Conference on September 5, 2018.

Wealth of world’s billionaires grew 20% last year: UBS, PwC report

Visual China Group | Getty Images Alibaba Group Chairman Jack Ma attends 2018 Alibaba Xin Philanthropy Conference on September 5, 2018. The total wealth of global billionaires grew to $8.9 trillion in 2017, an increase of more than 19 percent from the previous year, according to a study released Friday by UBS and PwC. China’s […]

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Amazon plunges on weak guidance in earnings report

Amazon closed down 7.82 percent on Friday, a day after a disappointing third-quarter earnings report. While the e-commerce giant beat predictions on earnings per share, it missed on revenue, reporting $56.6 billion versus $57.10 billion analysts anticipated in a survey by Refinitiv. The drop represents a $70 billion loss in market cap, allowing Microsoft to […]

Snap sinks below $6 per share on the heels of a mixed earnings report

Snap sinks below $6 per share on the heels of a mixed earnings report

Snap‘s stock sank below $6 per share for the first time Friday, on the heels of a mixed third-quarter earnings report. The company shed as much as 17 percent in morning trading to a new all-time low of $5.77. The stock has now lost more than half its value so far in 2018 and is […]

North Tampa Behavioral Health facility in Wesley Chapel, Florida, owned by Acadia Healthcare.  

Acadia stock up after report of talks with private equity firms

Source: Acadia Healthcare. North Tampa Behavioral Health facility in Wesley Chapel, Florida, owned by Acadia Healthcare.   Acadia Healthcare shares soared Thursday after Reuters reported that the U.S. behavioral health centers operator is in talks with private equity firms about selling itself. Acadia, which operates a network of nearly 600 behavioral health-care facilities with approximately 17,800 beds […]