Jackie Crosby

Reporter | The business of health care
Phone: 612-673-7335
Crosby covers the business aspects of health care in Minnesota, from small clinics to major hospital groups, as well as insurers. She also writes about UnitedHealth Group, the largest publicly traded company in the state.

Recent content from Jackie Crosby

Independent hospital resists pressure to align with Mayo

The fight has grown contentious, with River's Edge CEO complaining to the state attorney general about Mayo’s “dangerous monopoly” and “predatory threats” in steering patients toward its own facilities.

Updated: June 27, 2013, - 12:03 AM

IBM continues global job trimming; impact on Rochester unclear

While IBM isn’t saying how many of the latest cuts will come from the Rochester development and manufacturing plant, which dates back to 1956, the workforce there has steadily declined for the last 20 years.

Updated: June 13, 2013, - 09:42 PM

UNH revamps leadership over troubled military benefits contract

Division providing health care to military in 21 states was beset by delays in care and referrals.

Updated: June 12, 2013, - 06:29 AM

Mayo swings for fences in sports medicine

With new 22,000-square-foot facility, it hopes to triple business in a booming, competitive market.

Updated: June 04, 2013, - 02:45 AM

Thomas M. Crosby Jr. attorney, civic leader, mayorCivic leader loved the country life

It was time to tap the maple trees this spring, and Tom Crosby was weakened by chemotherapy. But nothing could...

Updated: May 31, 2013, - 01:31 PM

Courage Center, Sister Kenny to complete merger Saturday

The new Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute will be fifth-largest such operation in U.S.

Updated: May 29, 2013, - 09:18 PM

Body of toddler found near Elk River campground

Authorities recovered the body of Daisy Jo Holland Sunday afternoon, nearly two days after she vanished from a campground in Elk River. She would have turned 2 on Monday.

Updated: May 26, 2013, - 09:32 PM

Plymouth company helps hospitals get cash for old equipment

By providing data on current resale values, Miga Solutions helps hospitals get cash for old equipment.

Updated: May 25, 2013, - 12:09 PM

Healthier living via video game? Twin Cities insurers think so

Twin Cities insurers say gaming has broad potential, from treating chronically ill kids to well-baby care.

Updated: May 22, 2013, - 10:51 AM

A conversation with Fawn Lopez, publisher of Modern Healthcare

A magazine publisher said health care has a particular need for women’s perspectives.

Updated: May 11, 2013, - 05:30 PM

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