Small-business owners say cost of healthcare is their No. 1 issue

Small businesses continue to struggle with rising healthcare costs, according to the National Small Business Association’s 2018 Politics of Small Business Survey. The survey, conducted in May in June among 1,421 small-business owners, found controlling healthcare costs was the most common small-business issue brought to elected officials. Forty percent of respondents […]

GOP plays chicken with healthcare and small business pays the price

The Republican Party’s healthcare game is a long con. For six years, conservatives demonized the Affordable Care Act (ACA) without offering a viable alternative. Then, when they gained control of Congress and the White House, they came up with the disastrous American Health Care Act (AHCA), which would strip 23 […]

Practo buys healthcare analytics firm Enlightiks

Practo CEO Shashank ND. Apart from healthcare start-ups Enlightiks, Qikwell and Insta, Practo has also acquired FitHo and Genii. Photo: Mint Bengaluru: Healthcare services platform Practo Technologies Pvt. Ltd has acquired Enlightiks Business Solutions Pvt. Ltd, a healthcare analytics solutions firm, in a cash and stock deal. Established in 2012, […]