Tag: Business

Clayton Board of Aldermen to consider Protect Clayton Neighborhoods appeal once again

For the third time in the last two months, Clayton’s Board of Aldermen will consider an appeal from a neighborhood group looking to stop Centene Corporation’s redevelopment plans of the Maryland School property Tuesday night. Centene, the nation’s largest healthcare provider, agreed in July to buy the building from the School District of Clayton with plans to use it to house its employees development program and offer an early childhood center for employees’ children. A […]

New luxury apartment opens its doors in downtown Clayton

After two years worth of construction, a new high-end apartment and retail building in Clayton opened its doors on Thursday. The Opus Development Company welcomed the public to Ceylon Luxury Apartments grand opening party with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and an appearance by Clayton Mayor Harold Sanger. The new 120-unit luxury residential apartment is adjacent to a variety of public transit options as well as featuring amenities fit for an active, urban lifestyle, such as a […]

RELEASE: Express Scripts Appoints James M. Havel Chief Financial Officer

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ: ESRX) today announced that James M. Havel, who previously served as Express Scripts’ Executive Vice President, has been named Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, effective October 25, 2017. Eric Slusser, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, is leaving the Company to pursue other opportunities, but will stay with the Company through the first quarter of 2018 in order to ensure a […]

RELEASE: World’s Largest Car Rental Enterprise Marks 10 Years of Customer Service Excellence, Fleet Expansion and Revenue Growth

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Sixty years after it was founded and 10 years after it acquired the National Car Rental and Alamo Rent A Car brands, Enterprise Holdings Inc. (“Enterprise Holdings”) – together with its affiliate Enterprise Fleet Management – marked fiscal year 2017 by increasing annual revenues 6.5 percent to achieve $22.3 billion. “Our total revenues not only continued to increase significantly during FY2017, but they actually more than doubled during the last […]

St. Louis based LaunchCode wins big in MIT competition

A St. Louis non-profit organization LaunchCode has been named one of the grand prize winners in the MIT Inclusive Innovation Challenge. In August, it was announced that LaunchCode was one of the finalists in the MIT Inclusive Innovation Challenge, earning them an immediate $35,000 and a chance to win the grand prize of $150,000. At Thursday’s award ceremony in Boston, LaunchCode won the grand prize and the money that went along with it. LaunchCode, which […]

RELEASE: Centene Comments on Medicare Star Quality Ratings

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Centene Corporation (NYSE: CNC) commented on updated Medicare Star quality ratings for the 2018 rating year published today by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). The 2018 rating year will affect quality bonus payments for Medicare Advantage plans in 2019. The results indicate that Health Net of California, Inc.’s  Medicare Advantage plan (H0562) will move to a 3.5 Star rating from a 4.0 Star rating for the […]

RELEASE: Express Scripts to Acquire eviCore healthcare; Accelerates Company’s Shift to Patient Benefit Management

ST. LOUIS and BLUFFTON, S.C., Oct. 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ: ESRX) today announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire privately-held eviCore healthcare, the industry leader in evidence-based medical benefit management services, for $3.6 billion. Combining Express Scripts’ leading pharmacy benefit management offering and eviCore’s highly complementary medical benefits management (MBM) platform will create a uniquely comprehensive patient benefit management solution. Express Scripts is acquiring eviCore from current investors including […]

New bank in downtown Clayton begins construction

The City of Clayton will have a new bank coming to its streets early next year. Midwest Regional Bank has started construction of their Clayton Banking Center this week at 135 N. Meramec Ave in the heart of Clayton. According to Midwest Regional Bank, the new branch will be part of the bank’s effort to expand into mid-county and will serve both retail and commercial customers. The new location will also offer a WiFi cafe […]

New hotel will be part of Ballpark Village’s $260 million expansion

ST. LOUIS, MO (October 4, 2017) – Loews Hotels & Co, a wholly owned subsidiary of Loews Corporation announced today plans to build its first ever St. Louis hotel, which will be part of Ballpark Village’s $260 million expansion project.  Ballpark Village, developed by the St. Louis Cardinals and The Cordish Companies, is a mixed-use dining and entertainment district adjacent to Busch Stadium.  The hotel will debut as Live! by Loews – St. Louis, MO, […]

How one female executive is driving down the cost of healthcare

In an industry where tech advances have traditionally been focused on medical devices, one entrepreneur is using technology to drive down costs in healthcare. Standalone hospitals with a human resources department interviewing doctors, nurses and staff for hiring is a model that’s rare in the United States. In today’s healthcare industry, healthcare systems are spread out across multiple hospitals and clinics making the process of hiring a complex process. Labor costs in healthcare are the […]