Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan has laid off 70 employees this week in several departments having to do with provider outreach, risk management and health care market analysis in an effort to improve efficiencies and as part of its three-year, $300 million cost-reduction plan known as strategic business transformation, Crain's has learned. The layoffs accounted for 1 percent of Blue Cross' more than 7,600-person workforce. So far, Crain's has tracked more than 120 layoffs since January 2016.
Willie Brooks was unanimously approved Wednesday as CEO by the board of the Detroit Wayne Mental Health Authority, for the second time, after he turned down the job in October over issues in contract negotiations. In a interview with Crain's after the 1 p.m. board meeting, Brooks, 56, said expected to sign a final contract within days. He said none of the previous contract issues remained. At 6:28 p.m., Brooks confirmed to Crain's he had signed the contract.
Michigan Auditor General Doug Ringler announced Thursday in a tweet that he is beginning a preliminary survey of the Michigan Agency for Energy over whathas learned could be potential misuse of Michigan Public Service Commission staff time and funding. Earlier this week, Executive Director Valerie Brader announced she will step down on Feb. 10 and Gov.
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Musk AND Zuckerberg or Musk + Zuckerberg.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used). For example, results will contain either cake or cookie by searching cake OR cookie or cake,cookie
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".