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BCBS ups rates nearly 25 percent for Affordable Care Act plans

Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina announced it was raising its rates for plans purchased through the ACA exchange next year. | Photo via Creative Commons. 

October 20, 2016 - 7:07pm

In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

Lisa Druxman

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Can wearable fitness devices lower healthcare costs?

Wearable devices are used in UnitedHealthcare's wellness programs, which cover about 120,000 people in more than 40 states. | Photo by robin_mosports via Flickr

October 14, 2016 - 10:08am

In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

Taylor Pope

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In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

Jim Triandiflou

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In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

Jim Whitehurst

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Cary firm trims workforce, but CRO creating new jobs in Durham

Durham is getting 79 new jobs with the local expansion of U.K.-based Almac Group, a contract research organization and life sciences firm.

Photo by James Willamor via Creative Commons.

September 28, 2016 - 10:58am

N.C. insurance chief nails Blue Cross Blue Shield with huge fine

N.C. Insurance Commissioner Wayne Goodwin signs the voluntary agreement reached with Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina that imposes the heftiest fine in state Department of Insurance history. Photo courtesy of the N.C. Department of Insurance. 

September 15, 2016 - 5:46pm

In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

Samantha Godfrey

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How PPD’s merger with Evidera will impact the Triangle, CROs across the globe

PPD's riverfront headquarters in downtown Wilmington. Photo by James Willamor via Creative Commons.

September 8, 2016 - 5:42pm

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