Harold covers the business side of health care, higher education, and the broader nonprofit sector, with occasional forays into the food and alcoholic beverage industries.

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Why the world's largest health insurer is housing some of Philadelphia's homeless

A lot is riding on the experiment, because the sickest 1 percent of the population accounted for 22 percent of $3.3 trillion in national health-care spending, according to a recent federal estimate.

Hahnemann University Hospital’s owners agree to buy ‘tail insurance’ for former residents

The bankrupt parent of the former Hahnemann University Hospital has agreed to buy malpractice insurance that will protect hundreds of medical residents who trained at the Center City hospital before it closed last summer.

Crozer-Keystone Health appoints Peter Adamo as CEO

The job brings Peter Adamo back to the Philadelphia area, where he started his career at the former Graduate Hospital.

How this real estate startup with Philly roots helps those serving the intellectually disabled

Nestidd is happy to take on the real estate management burden so agencies can focus on serving clients with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Mercy Hospital in West Philadelphia faces closure as an inpatient facility

The decision, forced by financial pressures, comes eight months after Hahnemann University Hospital's owners announced the closure of that Center City institution.

Horizon, New Jersey’s largest health insurer, names new CEO

Horizon's new chief executive is from Capital Blue Cross, in Harrisburg.

Temple University Health System’s new CEO wants to create 5,000 ‘cost-conscious champions’ to save money and raise quality

The new CEO takes over a system that is in the process of shrinking with the pending sale of Fox Chase Cancer Center.

Public Health Management acquires Center for Autism

The Center for Autism bills itself as the nation’s oldest autism treatment center and one of the first clinics exclusively to treat autism.

Pa. craft beer pioneer Stoudts Brewing is closing in the spring

“This was a difficult decision to make,” founder Carol Stoudt said.

Main Line Health plans $327 million modernization of Riddle Hospital

A proposed new patient pavilion that will replace shared rooms with private ones, a 13-bed intensive care unit, and other changes await final township approval.