Mayo Clinic Hospital moves forward on $748M expansion project in north Phoenix
Commuters driving along Loop 101 may wonder what's up with the four cranes towering over the Mayo Clinic Hospital campus in north Phoenix. The director of project and construction management shares the details of the project that will create thousands of jobs. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
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Amid high demand for Remdesivir, 3 lakh vials to be produced daily within two weeks: Mansukh Mandaviya
Union Chemical and Fertilizer Minister Mansukh Mandaviya told ANI that within two weeks, 3 lakh vials of Remdesivir will be supplied to the open market daily and currently 1.5 lakh vials were being supplied to the market daily from today. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
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Arizona health care equipment company owner faces prison over fraud scheme
The woman had previously pleaded guilty to fraudulently billing Medicare for medical equipment that was never provided to patients, court documents show. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 17, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Phoenix Business Journal staff Source Type: news

Johnson's Viewpoint: The impact of innovation on western PA ’s economy
Innovation is a driving force behind the growth of our regional economy. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 17, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Chris Johnson Source Type: news

Arizona CIO of the Year ORBIE Awards, Leadership Award winner: Banner Health exec wants technology to drive efficiencies
Banner Health CIO Deanna Wise talks about her path to working in the health care industry, her leadership role and goals for 2021. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 17, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Sara Edwards Source Type: news

North Texas researchers develop device that can detect one of COVID's most serious symptoms
The team of researchers are planning clinical trials in patients with various respiratory illness. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 17, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Kevin Cummings Source Type: news

The Sharks will resume playing in front of San Jose fans on April 26
The NHL team will keep the crowds small as it opens up the downtown arena to fans for the first time since the onset of the Covid pandemic. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 17, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Troy Wolverton Source Type: news

Straub Medical Center - Pearlridge Clinic unveils new expansion
The expansion added space to support telehealth services and includes 15 exam rooms, four telehealth rooms and two consult rooms. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 17, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Olivia Peterkin Source Type: news

Former Genentech execs — including ex-CEO Ian Clark — jump in with IPO-seeking gene therapy company
The company, with sites in the Bay Area, Philadelphia and London, also counts Genentech and a handful of other local biotechs as its competition. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - April 17, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Ron Leuty Source Type: news

Former Genentech execs — including ex-CEO Ian Clark — jump in with IPO-seeking gene therapy company
The company, with sites in the Bay Area, Philadelphia and London, also counts Genentech and a handful of other local biotechs as its competition. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 17, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Ron Leuty Source Type: news

Oahu hotel workers now eligible for free Covid-19 testing
The City and County of Honolulu has launched free Covid-19 testing for hospitality industry employees through a partnership with the National Kidney Foundation of Hawaii Consortium. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 17, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Christina O'Connor Source Type: news

COVID vaccines don't stop one from getting infected, but help in reducing severity: Health economist
Anup Malani, a professor at the University of Chicago Law School and the university's Pritzker School of Medicine, has been leading a series of COVID-19 serosurveys in cities and states across India with economic development-focused think-tank IDFC. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - April 17, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Indian pharma exports grow at 18 percent to 24.44 bn in FY 21
"We have observed a big leap in our exports in the month of March 2021 which is USD 2.3 billion (figures for March are provisional) and is highest among the exports of all the months of this financial year, the growth rate for this month is 48.5 per cent against the exports in March 2020 (USD 1.54 billion)," Udaya Bhaskar, Director General of Pharmexcil said in a release. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - April 17, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Indian pharma exports grow at 18 percent to $24.44 bn in FY 21
"We have observed a big leap in our exports in the month of March 2021 which is USD 2.3 billion (figures for March are provisional) and is highest among the exports of all the months of this financial year, the growth rate for this month is 48.5 per cent against the exports in March 2020 (USD 1.54 billion)," Udaya Bhaskar, Director General of Pharmexcil said in a release. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - April 17, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Pharma companies cut remdesivir injection prices on govt intervention: NPPA
Minister of State for Chemicals and Fertilisers Mansukh Mandaviya held meetings with drug manufacturers and other stakeholders on April 12 and 13 in which decisions were taken to increase production and reduce prices of remdesivir. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - April 17, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Silicon Valley unemployment rate drops to November 2020 levels
Silicon Valley's unemployment rate hit 5.1% in March, its lowest level since November 2020, according to a new analysis. The rate fell 0.3 percentage points from February, according to Joint Venture Silicon Valley's Institute for Regional Studies, which conducted the analysis. The drop was a result of a return to work by employees in retail, social assistance and ambulatory health care services, hospitality and food service jobs, according to the institute. “The region is on a slow path to recovery,”… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
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PBJ Interview: TV's Tra'Renee Chambers reaches out to, and reaches, Portland's disenfranchised viewers
The longtime news host parlayed her background as a social worker into a new program. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 16, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Andy Giegerich Source Type: news

Denver kidney-care firm seeks state incentives for possible 250-job expansion
Strive Health, a Denver-based health care company, is seeking incentives as it considers expanding. CEO Chris Riopelle confirmed to Denver Business Journal that his company is the one code-named as “Project Chevron,” presented during Thursday’s Economic Development Commission meeting. That project is seeking as much as $7.46 million in performance-based job-growth incentive tax credits. I t was described as a “Colorado-based health care company offering clients a data-driven model to improve… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 16, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Jensen Werley Source Type: news

New Mexico Medical Cannabis Companies
Information on The List was obtained from the New Mexico Department of Health Medical Cannabis Program and could not be independently verified by Albuquerque Business First. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
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Why health care tech consultancy XIL Health is pivoting to put a focus on startups
The company's believes its own technology development efforts, coupled with high levels of investment into health care ventures, provides a growing market for its services. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 16, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Nathan Rubbelke Source Type: news

Nonprofit alliance seeks $15 million from private sector for family justice center
Three local nonprofit organizations hope to raise $35 million from Charlotte companies and city and county government to build a family justice center that would open in 2023. The center would provide counseling, legal assistance and other services to victims of violence and abuse. Part of the pitch extends beyond the obvious moral, legal and safety concerns to the bottom line: Domestic violence alone cost $50 million in Mecklenburg County in 2018, including $9 million in lost worker productivity. The… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 16, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Erik Spanberg Source Type: news

Oregon health leaders urge vaccination and continued vigilance in face of Covid resurgence
Average daily case counts, hospitalizations and positive test rates are on the upswing just as everyone age 16 and older is becoming eligible for the vaccine. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 16, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Elizabeth Hayes Source Type: news

323 to 1: Data shows massive gap between Raleigh, Durham CEOs and employee compensation
For some Triangle CEOs, 2020 had them walking away with total compensation that was hundreds of times more than the median compensation of their employees. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 16, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Lauren Ohnesorge Source Type: news

Durham biotech going public with SPAC secures $50M in debt
The company is part of the current trend of firm's using SPACs to go public. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - April 16, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Sonia Waraich Source Type: news

Relay Therapeutics acquires AI startup for $85M
Relay Therapeutics, the Cambridge precision medicine company that raced onto the stock market last summer with one of the largest IPOs in the biotech industry, is looking to build out its data science capabilities. The company has acquired ZebiAI Therapeutics, a Chestnut Hill-based startup that uses AI for precision medicine, for $85 million up front in cash and stock, with up to another $85 million in milestone payments. Relay plans to incorporate ZebiAI's AI software into its own platform, which… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - April 16, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Rowan Walrath Source Type: news

Business of Medicine: Is concierge medicine the prescription for doctors and patients?
Interest in concierge medicine is strong. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 16, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Jeff Zbar Source Type: news

Norton to take on medical services at Home of the Innocents
The two organizations have signed a memorandum of understanding to transition Open Arms Children ’s Health's general medical, audiology, dental and psychiatry practices to Norton Children’s Medical Group in October, according to a news release. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 16, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: David A. Mann Source Type: news

Business of Medicine: At-home testing: A lab where you live
The at-home testing kits market is forecast to grow to $16.02 billion by 2027. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 16, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Jeff Zbar Source Type: news

Business of Medicine: Wellspring Community Resources promises health care to underserved
The $33 million project will include a 44,000-square-foot medical office and wellness center, plus 110 affordable housing units along Northwest 27th Avenue. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 16, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Jeff Zbar Source Type: news

TBJ's 2021 Health Care Heroes Awards: Lifetime Achievement Award winner Dr. Ralph Baric with UNC
The face and the name may not be instantly recognizable, but you know his work, which includes remdesivir, the antiviral drug used to treat patients hospitalized with Covid-19 (the only such drug that is FDA-approved). (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 16, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Connie Gentry Source Type: news

TBJ's 2021 Health Care Heroes Awards winners
Meet all of the winners in our 2021 Health Care Heroes Awards! (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
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Small, local biotechs make progress on their own Covid-19 drugs
The biggest players in the Covid-19 space are the ones that dominate the headlines: Moderna Inc. with its promising new vaccine booster shot candidates, Pfizer and BioNTech with boosters of their own in development and Gilead Sciences, Eli Lilly and Regeneron with antivirals and antibody treatments. But as the pandemic continues around the globe, small Massachusetts firms are developing potential vaccines and treatments of their own — and two of them hit milestones in that process this week. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 16, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Rowan Walrath Source Type: news

Health care firms plan to enter Sarasota market with new rehab hospital
Two firms are working together to build a 42-bed rehab hospital down the road from where Sarasota Memorial Hospital is building its Venice hospital. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 16, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Veronica Brezina-Smith Source Type: news

Charlotte's largest physician groups
This is a list of the Charlotte-area's largest physician groups, ranked by number of local active staff physicians. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
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Transforming Trauma: Focused approach helps people realign their selves and rebuild their interpersonal relationships
Many trauma-affected individuals prosper in the business world by channeling all of their energy away from their trauma and into their work. However, their interpersonal relationships may suffer. Their management style may lead to high turnover and low employee morale. They become distant from family and friends, and their quality of life outside of work deteriorates. Some people may not even realize they are affected, because there was no single, recognizable event that they would consider a trauma. … (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
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Amgen successfully completes acquisition of Five Prime Therapeutics
Amgen (NASDAQ:AMGN) today announced that it has successfully completed its previously announced tender offer to purchase all outstanding shares of common stock of Five Prime Therapeutics (NASDAQ:FPRX), a clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on developing immuno-oncology and targeted cancer therapies, for $38.00 per share in cash. (Source: World Pharma News)
Source: World Pharma News - April 16, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Featured Amgen Business and Industry Source Type: news

New data for Roche ’s OCREVUS (ocrelizumab) reinforce significant benefit on slowing disease progression in relapsing and primary progressive multiple sclerosis
Basel, 16 April 2021 - Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) today announced new OCREVUS ® (ocrelizumab) analyses supporting its significant benefit on disease progression in early-stage relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS) and primary progressive MS (PPMS) as well as demonstrating high persistence and strong adherence to twice-yearly (six-monthly) dosing. These data are being presented virtually at the 73rd American Academy of Neurology (AAN) Annual Meeting from 17–22 April 2021. OCREVUS is the number one prescribed MS medication in the U.S. for patients starting a new treatment, and more than 200,000 peop...
Source: Roche Investor Update - April 16, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

New data for Roche ’s OCREVUS (ocrelizumab) reinforce significant benefit on slowing disease progression in relapsing and primary progressive multiple sclerosis
Basel, 16 April 2021 - Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) today announced new OCREVUS ® (ocrelizumab) analyses supporting its significant benefit on disease progression in early-stage relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS) and primary progressive MS (PPMS) as well as demonstrating high persistence and strong adherence to twice-yearly (six-monthly) dosing. These data are being presented virtually at the 73rd American Academy of Neurology (AAN) Annual Meeting from 17–22 April 2021. OCREVUS is the number one prescribed MS medication in the U.S. for patients starting a new treatment, and more than 200,000 peop...
Source: Roche Media News - April 16, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Science Advances publishes proteomics technology from Oblique Therapeutics AB
(Oblique Therapeutics) Oblique Therapeutics AB, a Sweden-based biotech company, in collaboration with Karolinska Institutet (Stockholm, Sweden), Gothenburg University (Sweden) and several local biotechs published promising research results in the highly-acclaimed scientific journal Science Advances (AAAS) entitled: Rational Antibody design for Undruggable Targets using Kinetically Controlled Biomolecular probes. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - April 16, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

India finds itself short of COVID-19 vaccines after gifting and selling doses abroad
Facing soaring cases and overflowing hospitals after lockdown restrictions were eased, it also abruptly changed the rules to allow it to fast-track vaccine imports, having earlier rebuffed foreign drugmakers like Pfizer. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - April 16, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Govt aims for 6-7 crore Covaxin doses/month by July-August
The state-run Public Sector Undertaking (PSUs) will manufacture the drug on the basis of transfer of technology. “The government of India will be supporting to prepare their facility to provide 10-15 million doses per month by August-September,” the government said in a statement. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
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ITBP activates medical setup, special COVID care centre for serving and retired personnel
ITBP director general S S Deswal issued a message in this regard to around 90,000 personnel and an estimated 20,000 retired and dependents of the force that was raised in 1962 after the Chinese aggression. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - April 16, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Serum Institute's Adar Poonawalla urges US to lift raw material export ban to ramp up vaccine production
SII is currently manufacturing anti-coronavirus vaccine Covishield, developed by AstraZeneca and Oxford University. The vaccine is not only being used in India, but exported to a number of countries. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
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Drug royalty ruling leaves scars on biotech and its sibling company
The dispute centered on how to use royalties from the GlaxoSmithKline blockbuster COPD and asthma drug Trelegy. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - April 15, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Ron Leuty Source Type: news

Cover all People, public option bills pass Oregon key legislative committee hurdle
A host of health care bills are still alive. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 15, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Elizabeth Hayes Source Type: news

Exacta's Family Organizer Plus allows families a safe exchange of information
The app includes a family calendar that pulls individual schedules from smartphones and a secure chat function. It also allows parents to monitor their children ’s social media feeds without having to publicly “friend” them. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 15, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Stacy Vogel Davis Source Type: news

Former GE Healthcare exec forms Novir to assist groups in rapid Covid testing
Alexander Kempe, a former GE Healthcare executive turned entrepreneur and investor, struck a partnership with Noviral, a company in his native Sweden, to form Novir in spring 2020. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 15, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Stacy Vogel Davis Source Type: news

GMO mosquitos being released in Florida Keys despite concerns by scientists and residents
(Natural News) Coronavirus isn’t the only danger Floridians will have to contend with this spring as biotech firm Oxitec has announced that it will be releasing genetically modified mosquitoes in the Florida Keys. These mosquitoes have been genetically altered in a way that causes them to pass “self-limiting” genes to offspring. When the modified male... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
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Don't Count Portland Out: Join us for a conversation about the threats and opportunities ahead.
The event caps the Portland Business Journal's four-week series. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 15, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Suzanne Stevens Source Type: news

WellSky nabs new CFO from Fortune 500 company
The health care technology company's new CFO has spent his career working for Fortune 500 companies. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 15, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Ellen Cagle Source Type: news