NEW YORK (CNN) -- CNN Money's Maribel Aber has your top business and financial news on this Friday, April 5.
Health Management Associates to open service center, employ 500 at Fort Smith
Health Management Associates of Naples, Fla., said Thursday that it will open a new regional service center in Fort Smith, employing 500 at an annual payroll of $21 million. Health Management is the parent company for Sparks Regional Medical Center and Summit Medical Center. The center will serve 27 Health Management hospitals with functions such as billing, insurance verification, scheduling and collections as well as other shared services.
Walmart strains to keep aisles stocked fresh
Walmart, the nation's largest retailer and grocer, has cut so many employees that it no longer has enough workers to stock its shelves properly, according to some employees and industry analysts. Internal notes from a March meeting of top Walmart managers show the company grappling with low customer confidence in its produce and poor quality. "Lose Trust," reads one note, "Don't have items they are looking for - can't find it."
Walgreens listens to your heart - really
It's not just sore throats and flu shots anymore. Walgreens today becomes the first retail store chain to expand its health care services to include diagnosing and treating patients for chronic conditions such as asthma, diabetes and high cholesterol.
The Facebook phone is here -- sort of
The long-rumored "Facebook phone" is closer to becoming a reality, after the social network on Thursday unveiled Facebook Home, a custom homescreen for Android smartphones. Facebook Home integrates all of the social network's services into the operating system of Android phones. Instead of having to download and call upon apps to get to services such as Instagram, Facebook Messenger, and Facebook Camera, access to those features is simply baked into Facebook Home.