Federal Trade Commission http://boisestatepublicradio.org en Judge Rules Against St. Luke's In Antitrust Case http://boisestatepublicradio.org/post/judge-rules-against-st-lukes-antitrust-case <p>A federal judge says a Boise-area hospital violated federal antitrust laws when it purchased Idaho's largest independent physicians' practice.</p><p>U.S. District Judge B. Lynn Winmill made the ruling Friday, ordering St. Luke's Health System to undo its buyout of the Nampa-based Saltzer Medical Group.</p><p></p> Fri, 24 Jan 2014 19:07:35 +0000 Associated Press & Samantha Wright 39022 at http://boisestatepublicradio.org Judge Rules Against St. Luke's In Antitrust Case St. Luke's Trial Highlights Mixed Healthcare Messages From Federal Government http://boisestatepublicradio.org/post/st-lukes-trial-highlights-mixed-healthcare-messages-federal-government <p>A judge in Boise is now considering weeks worth of testimony in a case that could have significant effects on healthcare in Idaho and beyond. Attorneys representing several groups last week made their closing arguments against Saint Luke’s acquisition of the Nampa company Saltzer Medical Group.&nbsp;</p><p></p> Tue, 12 Nov 2013 17:15:46 +0000 Scott Graf 35359 at http://boisestatepublicradio.org St. Luke's Trial Highlights Mixed Healthcare Messages From Federal Government Economist Testifies In Favor Of St. Luke's Growth During Federal Trial http://boisestatepublicradio.org/post/economist-testifies-favor-st-lukes-growth-during-federal-trial <p>A heath care economist has told a federal judge he thinks the decision by St. Luke&#39;s Health System to swallow up a smaller competitor is good for health care across Idaho.</p> Wed, 16 Oct 2013 18:56:19 +0000 Associated Press 33978 at http://boisestatepublicradio.org Economist Testifies In Favor Of St. Luke's Growth During Federal Trial Everybody's A Brand: Navigating Social Media Disclosure Rules http://boisestatepublicradio.org/post/everybodys-brand-navigating-social-media-disclosure-rules <p>The lead up to the opening of a Nordstrom Rack in Boise last week turned into a mash-up of gift cards, cocktails, and social media. Twitter traffic was high and it raised questions over whether Nordstrom and tweeters followed <a href="http://www.ftc.gov/opa/2009/10/endortest.shtm">Federal Trade Commission guidelines on endorsements</a>.&nbsp; There&rsquo;s a lot of fuzziness when it comes to these guides.</p><p>Buzz is good in the public relations and marketing world.&nbsp; High Twitter traffic and Facebook likes are to social media gurus what candy is to that clichéd baby.</p> Wed, 18 Apr 2012 17:44:11 +0000 4378 at http://boisestatepublicradio.org Everybody's A Brand: Navigating Social Media Disclosure Rules