As China builds biotech sector, cash floods U.S. startups
For three whirlwind days in June, U.S. scientist Zhi Hong went shopping at the Boston Bio Conference to find drugs to fill the pipeline of his two-week-old drug company. (Source: Reuters: Health)
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beWellnm will launch its own exchange platform
BeWellnm's board of directors voted unanimously Friday for the New Mexico Health Insurance Exchange to become a state-based exchange, which the organization said will streamline operations and save clients money. Cheryl Gardner, the insurance exchange's CEO, said beWellnm is currently operating with a federal technology platform, which had a price tag of $5.5 million as of this year, with estimates of reaching $10.9 million by 2019 and $14 million by 2020. The organization will look at vendors… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 22, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Ron Davis Source Type: news

Mukesh Rathi uses digital to give Dr. Reddy ’s a competitive edge
The metric that we use to gauge the success of our digital initiatives is the eventual business benefit that it delivers to the organization, Says Rathi (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - September 22, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Greg Walden likes the prospects of the House-Senate opioid bills
Oregon's only congressional Republican has taken a leadership role in combating the opioid crisis. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 21, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Elizabeth Hayes Source Type: news

St. Cloud Regional Medical Center to open estimated $11M ER expansion
St. Cloud Regional Medical Center has opened up its new multimillion-dollar expanded emergency department and main entrance. The 84-bed hospital, partly affiliated with Orlando Health, added 14,000 square feet to its existing building at 2906 17th St. The expansion, which broke ground in November 2017, adds a new 20-bed unit with private exam and trauma rooms, along with work space for emergency medical services. That would put the total at about $11.05 million, according to industry estimates. “This… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 21, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Ryan Lynch Source Type: news

Pharma with Duke University roots files to go public
A clinical-stage pharmaceutical firm with Duke University roots has filed paperwork to go public in an $86.3 million offering – one that could mean a windfall for a Triangle investor. PhaseBio Pharmaceuticals, which spun out of Duke University in 2002 and counts Durham's Hatteras Venture Partners as a backer, relocated its headquarters from Durham to Pennsylvania in 2010. Late Friday, the company, which focuses on trea ting rare diseases – particularly in the cardiopulmonary space – filed… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 21, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Lauren K. Ohnesorge Source Type: news

Nationwide Children's gene therapy spinoff acquired for $100M
Yet another gene therapy spinoff from Nationwide Children's Hospital has been acquired for $100 million. Celenex is developing a treatment for Batten Disease, a rare, fatal neurological condition that causes blindness and progressive loss of speech and movement. Children who inherit it typically don't live past age 12. The startup was acquired by Amicus Therapeutics Inc., a Cranbury, New Jersey-base d biotechnology company that focuses on rare metabolic disorders. Columbus-based Rev1 Ventures,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 21, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Carrie Ghose Source Type: news

Nationwide Children's gene therapy spinoff acquired for $100M
Yet another gene therapy spinoff from Nationwide Children's Hospital has been acquired for $100 million. Celenex is developing a treatment for Batten Disease, a rare, fatal neurological condition that causes blindness and progressive loss of speech and movement. Children who inherit it typically don't live past age 12. The startup was acquired by Amicus Therapeutics Inc., a Cranbury, New Jersey-base d biotechnology company that focuses on rare metabolic disorders. Columbus-based Rev1 Ventures,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - September 21, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Carrie Ghose Source Type: news

UAB exploring big project in Avondale
UAB Health System is considering a major project in Avondale. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 21, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Ty West Source Type: news

EU Approves Fifth Copy of AbbVie's $18 Bln Drug Humira EU Approves Fifth Copy of AbbVie's $18 Bln Drug Humira
Europe has approved a fifth copy of AbbVie's $18-billion-a-year biologic drug Humira (adalimumab) – the world's best-selling prescription medicine – ramping up competition among makers of less-expensive biotech drugs.International Approvals (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology News Alert Source Type: news

Planned Parenthood acquires its clinic site that opened in 2017
Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin acquired its medical office building in Milwaukee ’s Walker’s Point area from a company that bought and developed the site. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 21, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Rich Kirchen Source Type: news

Frayer's benefits company found opportunity in federal health care law
Liz Frayer is a finalist for Best Minority Entrepreneur in the 2018 Small Business Person of the Year Awards. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 21, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Jessica Saunders Source Type: news

Former Kansas doctor hopes new scholarship boosts interest in rural medicine
Virendra Patel practiced medicine in Independence for decades before moving to Texas in 2012. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 21, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Bryan Horwath Source Type: news

D.C. hospital to lose its top executive
The chief executive, who is going to a larger hospital, will wrap up here Oct. 5. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 21, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Sara Gilgore Source Type: news

Why an Exton pharma firm will benefit from Almirral's $550M deal with Allergan
Almirall SA has finalized its $550 million acquisition of four approved products and one new drug candidate from Allergan's medical dermatology unit in  the United States. The acquisition bolsters the presence of Almirall, which is based in Barcelona, Spain, in the U.S. dermatology market through its Exton-based subsidiary Aqua Pharmaceuticals. Almirall acquired Aqua in 2013 in a deal valued at up to $400 million. Aqua makes and markets a variet y of product for skin disorders including acne, eczema,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 21, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: John George Source Type: news

Callahan Eye Hospital names new CEO
UAB Callahan Eye Hospital& Clinics has named Rett Grover CEO.   Grover replaces Brian Spraberry, who was CEO for seven years and has transitioned into the role of chief administrative officer with the UAB Health System. Prior to joining Callahan, Grover completed his administrative residency at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, Missi ssippi, and assumed the position of director of business operations for the Department of Orthopedic Surgery and Rehabilitation in 2010. After… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 21, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Tyler Patchen Source Type: news

Local university researchers win $1.8M award to battle viral respiratory infections
A team of researchers at a local university could be making strides in viral respiratory infections research, thanks to new funding. Biology researchers at Wright State University will be receiving approximately $1.8 million over the next five years to fund their viral respiratory infections-focused project. The award was given by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, which is part of the National Institute s of Health. The team of researchers — led by biology professor Kate… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 21, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Elizabeth Kyle Source Type: news

Lakeshore Foundation in running for national sports award
A Birmingham nonprofit is in the running for a significant national award. Lakeshore Foundation is a top 10 finalist for the 2018 Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's Sports Award. RWJF is the nation’s largest philanthropy dedicated solely to health, and its sports award spotlights sports teams, athletes and community-based organizations that use sports to create and mai ntain changes in communities to make them healthier. Lakeshore Foundation was named a finalist out of more than 250 submissions.… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 21, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Stephanie Rebman Source Type: news

Hope Services CEO finds the bitter and the sweet of helping others
Nonprofit chief fights stigmas with star power and empathy. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 21, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Jody Meacham Source Type: news

Public company sells second Broward nursing home for $14M
Welltower has sold a second nursing home in Broward County to Miami-based Millennium Management. One day after the Toledo, Ohio-based company (NYSE: WELL) sold the Heartland of Tamarac nursing home to Millennium Management for $15.4 million, it sold Manorcare Health Services in Plantation to the company for $14.2 million. Meerkat TRS LLC, an affiliate of Welltower, sold the 120-bed, 45,942-s quare-foot nursing home at 6931 W. Sunrise Blvd. to 6931 Plantation, managed by Abraham Shaulson of Millennium… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 21, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Brian Bandell Source Type: news

European advisory panel recommends approval of Spark's gene therapy
The European Medicines Agency advisory panel voted Friday to recommend approval of Luxturna, a one-time gene therapy developed by Philadelphia-based Spark Therapeutics for an inherited eye disorder that leads to blindness if untreated. Luxturna received Food and Drug Administration approval in late 2017. The European Medicines Agency typically follows the removal of its advisory panels. If the treatment is approved in Europe, it would become the first gene therapy for a genetic disease approved… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 21, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: John George Source Type: news

HCA's incoming CEO on what makes a good leader
Sam Hazen was on stage Thursday evening with current HCA Healthcare Inc. CEO Milton Johnson to celebrate the company's 50th anniversary. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 21, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Joel Stinnett Source Type: news

Here ’s how many billions of dollars health care adds to Nashville’s economy
It may not be the industry that attracts tourists to Music City in droves, but the region ’s bedrock health care industry continues to grow. According to a new analysis released by the Nashville Health Care Council, the health care ecosystem in Nashville contributes $46.7 billion annually to the local economy. That’s up 20 percent from three years ago. Health care also accounts for or supports 273,000 local jobs, according to the study, which was conducted by the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce’s… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 21, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Eric Snyder Source Type: news

Can exercise help battle opioid addiction?
Koch Industries ’ charitable foundation is backing an organization that's fighting the opioid crisis with a more healthy obsession: exercise. The Phoenix is a network of gyms founded in Denver that now has locations in 11 states. The gyms are free to people battling opioid addiction, and the organization's mott o is "rise, recover, live." “On your recovery journey, when you get sober, overnight you lose your identity even if it was a negative identity and you have to fill that with something… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 21, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Anne Stych Source Type: news

The Incredible Expanding Universe of Biotech Stocks
The biotech sector is unique relative to the rest of the stock market in many ways, but one that is often overlooked: its expansionary public equity market footprint. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - September 21, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Booth, Contributor Tags: NASDAQ:NBI NASDAQ:XBI Source Type: news

State-of-the art technology shines in hospital ’s addition
The medical center serves one in four of Santa Clara County residents, and the Sobrato Pavilion is home to treatment of some of the most-devasting injuries. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 21, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Branden Largent Source Type: news

Celebration Of Science: Spaulding Rehab Hospital Launches New Research Initiative
BOSTON (CBS) – Spaulding Rehab Hospital is launching a new research initiative and as a way of introducing people to the amazing work of the hospital’s researchers and doctors, they opened the doors for a celebration of science. It started with a series of “rehab raps”, brief, interesting talks about current research. WBZ-TV’s Lisa Hughes emceed that part of the event. Then, the hundreds of people who turned out were invited to talk with scientists one-on-one and check out interactive exhibits. Dr. Ross Zafont says Spaulding’s committed to developing biotech to change patients’ liv...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - September 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Syndicated Local Watch Listen Lisa Hughes Spaulding Rehab Hospital Source Type: news

New building caters to young patients and their families
The facility was designed with the help of families of previous patients to increase the comfort of family members, young and old, while they stay in the hospital and spend time with the children they love. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 21, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Branden Largent Source Type: news

Dallas PE firm bets on company benefitting from drug cost plan
Dallas private equity firm Ancor Capital Partners acquired a company in a growing niche of the health care industry that finds itself at the center of the fight over soaring pharmaceutical costs. And a recent plan released by the Trump administration earlier this year to lower drug prices may give the investment an even bigger boost. “As drug costs continue to increase, there is an increasing burden on pharmaceutical companies to justify pricing, and decision makers expect increasingly sophisticated… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 21, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Jon Prior Source Type: news

2018 C-Suite Awards: Dr. Richard Reyna
Dr. Richard Reyna founded HealthTexas Medical Group in 1994 and has been its only CEO. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
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2018 C-Suite Awards: Jimmie Keenan
Jimmie Keenan joined a team of physicians and support staff who traveled to Corpus hours after Hurricane Harvey cleared to provide emergency medical services to Ingleside and Port Aransas. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
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Flexible labs, co-working space: Big Pharma is rethinking real estate
At an industry event Thursday, representatives from both Merck& Co. and Bristol-Myers Squibb stressed the importance of flexibility in real-estate assets. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 20, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Catherine Carlock Source Type: news

Scenes from the 2018 Health Care of the Future and Innovation Awards
The Portland Business Journal recognized leaders in health care innovation and heard from the new top execs of three Portland health systems. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 20, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Elizabeth Hayes Source Type: news

East Bay HIV/AIDS organizations seek to close funding gap with S.F.
With HIV infection cases in the East Bay rising over the past five years while those in S.F. have dropped, funding from a variety of sources still heavily favors one side of the bay over the other. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 20, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Lauren Hepler Source Type: news

Study shows PrEP effective at stopping HIV infections
Gilead's drug Truvada, used in conjunction with pre-exposure prophylaxis, can reduce HIV infection rates, a study has found. That's important news for regions of the U.S. like the South, where infection rates are high and continuing to rise. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 20, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Ron Leuty Source Type: news

Viewpoint: Mass. lawmakers use technology to battle opioid abuse
Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker recently signed legislation that represents a comprehensive approach to battling opioid addiction and abuse – one that should serve as a blueprint for the nation. One important measure included in this ground-breaking legislation deserves special attention for its effectiveness at preventing fraud, abuse, and addiction: electronic prescribing for controlled substances (EPCS).  House bill 4742, "An Act for Prevention and Access to Appropriate Care and Treatment… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 20, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Sean Kelly Source Type: news

Curing AIDS: After antiretrovirals brought the disease under control, a more ambitious goal is now in sight
Researchers at Gilead, UCSF and elsewhere are hopeful that a cure could be available in five to 20 years. But a difficult issue must be resolved first: To test any “cure,” HIV patients at some point will have to be taken off today’s life-saving antiretroviral therapies. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 20, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Ron Leuty Source Type: news

Here's the latest batch of Central Ohio doctors who can recommend medical marijuana
Central Ohio now has 55 doctors certified by the state to recommend medical marijuana, with 21 added in the past two months, including a senior executive at a nearby community hospital. While most of the physicians are in independent practice, such as a pain or addiction medicine clinic, more institutional employees are signing up, according to Columbus Business First research cross-referencing medical licenses with specialties and practice location. Among them is Dr. Victor Tri anfo, chief medical… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 20, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Carrie Ghose Source Type: news

Public company sells Broward nursing home for $15M
Welltower sold the Heartland of Tamarac nursing home for $15.4 million. MEERKAT TRS LLC, an affiliate of Toledo, Ohio-based Welltower (NYSE: WELL), sold the 75,552-square-foot facility at 5901 N.W. 79th Ave. to 5901 Tamarac LLC, an affiliate of Miami-based Millennium Management, led by Abraham Shaulson. Berkadia Commercial Mortgage provided an $11.42 million loan to t he buyer. According to the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration, Heartland of Tamarac has 151 nursing home beds. Its occupancy… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 20, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Brian Bandell Source Type: news

Former Obama administration official Slavitt's VC fund raises $115M
The venture capital firm started by former Obama administration official and ex-Optum executive Andy Slavitt has closed on $115 million for its first fund. Town Hall Ventures, which has offices in Minneapolis and New York, also announced new investments in several startups Thursday, including Minneapolis-based insurer Bright Health Inc. and home-care services company Landmark Health. It did not disclose the size of those investments. Town Hall, whic h backs startups that target underserved populations,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 20, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Katharine Grayson Source Type: news

Durham ’s BioAgilytix continues Durham expansion
BioAgilytix, the Durham-based provider of contract bioanalytical testing services, has announced plans to continue its aggressive growth in the Triangle community by expanding the company headquarters.   The company will be adding an additional 21,173-square-foot building directly adjacent to its existing facility in Durham, bringing the total campus to 69,000 square feet. Just under half of the new facility will be dedicated to lab space, allowing for BioAgilytix to further accommodate larger s tudies.  “Across… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 20, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Harrison Miller Source Type: news

Dallas private equity firm makes bet on Trump's drug cost plan
Dallas private equity firm Ancor Capital Partners has acquired a company in a growing niche of the health care industry that finds itself at the center of the fight over soaring pharmaceutical costs. And a recent plan released by the Trump administration earlier this year to lower drug prices may give the investment an even bigger boost. “As drug costs continue to increase, there is an increasing burden on pharmaceutical companies to justify pricing, and decision makers expect increasingly sophisticated… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 20, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Jon Prior Source Type: news

Aurora Health Care seeks dismissal of $10M suit by Colliers affiliate
Aurora Health Care is seeking to dismiss a $10 million lawsuit filed by a Chicago affiliate of Colliers International that claims the health care system breached a contract for advisory services on sale-leaseback deals. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 20, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Rich Kirchen Source Type: news

St. Peter's $105 million project in Troy will help with recruiting
A recently finished $105 million renovation project across St. Peter's Health Partners' facilities in Troy will help the hospital system recruit, said Michael Finegan, president of acute care. "Physicians want to practice in the state-of-the-art facility. They want to know that their patients are to going to have the safest, highest quality care," Finegan said. "Some of the old tired buildings are not exactly going to recruit folks." St. Peter's is the largest hospital system in the Al bany region.… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 20, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Liz Young Source Type: news

Here's how Certus will expand its memory care operations in Central Florida
The company has several development sites under contract in the state. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 20, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Ryan Lynch Source Type: news

Dr. Jared Gollob Joins Kymera Therapeutics as Chief Medical Officer
Key Appointment to Advance Pipeline of Targeted Protein Degradation Therapeutics into the Clinic CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Sept. 20, 2018 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Kymera Therapeutics LLC, a biotechnology company pioneering targeted protein ... Biopharmaceuticals, Personnel Kymera Therapeutics, Pegasus (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
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Albany region employers are taking health care benefits into their own hands (Video)
The increasing complexity of health care has made the employer's role in providing benefits a costlier challenge. The Albany Business Review will host a Power Breakfast discussion Friday with some of the area's leading executives who've found innovative solutions to health benefits at their companies. At Stewart's Shops Corp., president Gary Dake manages an $11 million, self-insured benefits program that in centivizes his employees to keep costs in line. At CAP COM Federal Credit Union, president… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 20, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Mike DeSocio Source Type: news

A $100 Million Biotech Deal Is Also A Tale Of Two Executives Facing Their Kids' Deadly Diseases
“John, I’m very aware of your family’s journey, Twelve years ago I was one of the producers considering bidding on your life rights.” (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - September 20, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Matthew Herper, Forbes Staff Tags: NASDAQ:FOLD NYSE:SNY Source Type: news

Incoming emergency department to serve as 'incubator of opportunities'
Clark County is about to get its first freestanding emergency department in October 2019, thanks to Mercy Health — Springfield. The $14 million freestanding emergency department, expected to break ground in October of this year, will feature 10 exam rooms with the capacity to hold patients overnight, as well as a landing pad for medical helicopters to transfer out more critical patients. Services inside th e facility will include a chest pain center; lab and imaging center with CT (computerized… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 20, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Elizabeth Kyle Source Type: news

With 24,000 fitness center users, CDPHP looks for more gym sites
Bob Hinckley is looking for more potential sites where health insurer CDPHP could open fitness centers. The Fitness Connect centers are part of CDPHP's marketing efforts on promoting health and wellness in the Albany region, similar to its sponsorship of the region's bike-share program, CDPHP Cycle. Hinckley works on those initiatives as the insurer's chief strategy officer and executive vice presi dent of strategy and communications. There are five Fitness Connect gyms, in Latham, Delmar, North… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 20, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Liz Young Source Type: news