Entries by The Healthcare Standard

Annual fundraiser aims to help children learn

How often do school-aged children get to see a penguin up close? Or a seal? Sea turtle? Exotic bird? Or see various trees and plants not native to this area. Unfortunately, it’s not often. But through a program re-established this year, all elementary school children on Galveston Island and Bolivar Peninsula can visit Moody Gardens […]

HUB to transform national transactional insurance strategy

Global insurance broker Hub International Limited has announced the rollout of a new digital platform for transactional insurance. HUB’s new transactional lines offering will allow clients to connect to a comprehensive set of insurance products and expertise through a digital customer experience. New key hires will also accelerate the transactional digital experience and expand HUB’s […]

Big Government Is Set for a Rerun With Biden’s Economic Plan

Big government is back. Four decades after Ronald Reagan’s philosophy of lowering taxes and shrinking government took hold — culminating in Donald Trump’s 2017 tax cuts — Joe Biden is turning U.S. economic policy in the opposite direction. Over the past 14 months, Congress passed three pandemic-relief packages that injected almost $5 trillion into the […]

Biotech Emerges as ‘Superhero’ of Global Pandemic

The global coronavirus pandemic is spurring a boom in health care investments, as companies large and small try to combat the infectious disease. Biotechs, in particular, have seen a boom in interest, as investors look to bet on what could be the next Moderna (MRNA). Kedar Karkare, a health-care analyst at CB Insights, said 2020 […]