PeaceHealth becomes latest system in Washington state to require caregiver vaccinations
PeaceHealth on Tuesday became the latest health system with hospitals in Washington state to announce that caregivers will be required to get vaccinated against Covid-19. Kaiser Permanente, which has more than 35 locations across the state, announced a vaccination requirement for employees on Monday. At least 85 health systems around the country are mandating vaccinations for employees. PeaceHealth said roughly 80% of its own caregivers are vaccinated against Cov id. The mandate kicks in Aug. 31… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
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Why Amgen picked Holly Springs over Texas and $110M worth of incentives
Global biotech giant Amgen turned down $110 million in incentives when it picked Holly Springs over Houston for a biomanufacturing operation. Why? One word: Talent. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
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PeaceHealth becomes latest system in Portland region to require caregiver vaccinations
The system says 80% of caregivers are already vaccinated but the resurgence of Covid led to the new policy. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
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Why Amgen picked Holly Springs over Texas and $110M worth of incentives
Global biotech giant Amgen turned down $110 million in incentives when it picked Holly Springs over Houston for a biomanufacturing operation. Why? One word: Talent. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
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Pitt-CMU study backs sooner, rather than later, Covid mitigation measures
Their study, published Tuesday on the preprint website medRxiv, reconstructed the Covid-19 pandemic in seven-day rolling averages beginning in early 2020 and how various mitigation measures impacted case rates in each of the 50 states. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
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Genentech requiring Covid vaccination for workforce
Biotech giant Genentech Inc. has joined the growing list of employers requiring workers to be vaccinated against Covid-19. With limited exceptions for medical and religious reasons, the 13,000-employee South San Francisco-based U.S. biotech unit of Swiss drug giant said it would "follow the science" to help beat back the pandemic. Nearly 200 million cases of Covid-19, which is caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus setting l oose an immune system response that chokes off the lungs and other organs, have… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
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Genentech requiring Covid vaccination for workforce
Biotech giant Genentech Inc. has joined the growing list of employers requiring workers to be vaccinated against Covid-19. With limited exceptions for medical and religious reasons, the 13,000-employee South San Francisco-based U.S. biotech unit of Swiss drug giant said it would "follow the science" to help beat back the pandemic. Nearly 200 million cases of Covid-19, which is caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus setting l oose an immune system response that chokes off the lungs and other organs, have… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
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Republicans press Roy Cooper on labor shortage; governor stresses vaccinations
A crisis in North Carolina: That ’s how a group of Republican cabinet heads referred to the state's ongoing labor shortage on Tuesday during a Council of State meeting with Gov. Roy Cooper. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
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Biotech giant Gilead pours more than $200M into foundation for community gifts, employee matches and 'health justice'
Part of the endowment is focused on the "Creating Possible Fund" aimed at organizations working on complex social issues, particularly groups focused on people of color and youth in the gay community. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
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Biotech giant Gilead pours more than $200M into foundation for community gifts, employee matches and 'health justice'
Part of the endowment is focused on the "Creating Possible Fund" aimed at organizations working on complex social issues, particularly groups focused on people of color and youth in the gay community. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
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Fremont biotech to cut workforce by a third after FDA rejects kidney drug
Job cuts will save the company some $17 million in annual cash compensation, but it didn't outline other ways it expects to conserve cash. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
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Fremont biotech to cut workforce by a third after FDA rejects kidney drug
Job cuts will save the company some $17 million in annual cash compensation, but it didn't outline other ways it expects to conserve cash. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
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Oregon daily Covid cases soar, exceeding recent forecast
The state reached a daily case total not seen since January. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
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Biotech giant pours more than $200M into foundation for community gifts, employee matches and 'health justice'
Part of the endowment is focused on the "Creating Possible Fund" aimed at organizations working on complex social issues, particularly groups focused on people of color and youth in the gay community. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - August 3, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Ron Leuty Source Type: news

Biotech giant pours more than $200M into foundation for community gifts, employee matches and 'health justice'
Part of the endowment is focused on the "Creating Possible Fund" aimed at organizations working on complex social issues, particularly groups focused on people of color and youth in the gay community. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - August 3, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Ron Leuty Source Type: news

Inotiv, an Indiana public company, buys local firm as part of ongoing St. Louis expansion
The acquisition comes as the Indiana firm is in the process of expanding its facility in Maryland Heights. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
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Sanofi makes $3.2B bet on mRNA by acquiring partner Translate Bio
In the rush to snatch up medicines based on messenger RNA, or mRNA, Sanofi (NYSE: SNY) is buying its longtime partner Translate Bio (Nasdaq: TBIO) in an all-cash transaction that values the firm at $3.2 billion. The news was first reported Monday evening by Reuters. Both companies confirmed shortly after. Translate Bio, based in Lexington, has partnered with Sanofi's vaccine-making arm, Sanofi Pasteur, for about three years to make vaccines based on mRNA for a variety of illnesses including seasonal… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
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Curare Laboratory files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection
According to the bankruptcy filing, the business has five creditors with unsecured claims totaling $400,000. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
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Kaiser Permanente makes vaccines mandatory for employees
The mandate impacts 230,000 people across the country. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
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Amgen to invest $380 million, hundreds of jobs in North Carolina
If the pharma giant meets its milestones, it could be in line for more than $15 million in state incentives. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
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Republicans press Cooper on labor shortage; governor stresses vaccinations
“if the government would quit handing out free money, we could get people to go back to work," the state's Insurance Commissioner told Gov. Roy Cooper. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
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Marinus files NDA for experimental seizure medicine, signs licensing deal worth up to $145M
The licensing deal includes an upfront payment of $30 million. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
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Ohio hospital trade group recommends required staff vaccination
Citing dangers from the Covid-19 Delta variant and Ohio's lagging vaccination rate, the Ohio Hospital Association is urging its members to institute staff vaccine requirements. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
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Tenet closes sale of five South Florida hospitals to Steward
This Texas-based company is now one of South Florida's largest health care providers. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
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Philadelphia maternity care startup Cayaba Care reels in $3.2M in venture financing
The company's twist is bringing maternity care to the patients in their home. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
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Global biotech taps Holly Springs for $380M investment, hundreds of jobs
A California-based multinational biotechnology company is planting its flag in Wake County. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
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German biotech company HMNC Brain Health raises €9M
The funds will be used to accelerate HMNC ’s pipeline development towards market maturity. (Source: mobihealthnews)
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US FDA grants Priority Review to Roche ’s Tecentriq as adjuvant treatment for certain people with early non-small cell lung cancer
Basel, 3 August 2021 - Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) today announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted the company ’s supplemental Biologics License Application (sBLA) and granted Priority Review for Tecentriq® (atezolizumab) as adjuvant treatment following surgery and platinum-based chemotherapy for people with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) whose tumours express PD-L1≥1%, as determined by an FDA-appro ved test. The FDA is reviewing the application under the Real-Time Oncology Review pilot programme, which aims to explore a more efficient review process to ensure safe and ef...
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US FDA grants Priority Review to Roche ’s Tecentriq as adjuvant treatment for certain people with early non-small cell lung cancer
Basel, 3 August 2021 - Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) today announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted the company ’s supplemental Biologics License Application (sBLA) and granted Priority Review for Tecentriq® (atezolizumab) as adjuvant treatment following surgery and platinum-based chemotherapy for people with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) whose tumours express PD-L1≥1%, as determined by an FDA-appro ved test. The FDA is reviewing the application under the Real-Time Oncology Review pilot programme, which aims to explore a more efficient review process to ensure safe and ef...
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Inside Strongbridge Biopharma's $267M deal to be acquired
The Trevose company was at one time talking with nine interested parties about a deal. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
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Kaiser Permanente makes vaccines mandatory for employees
Kaiser Permanente is making vaccines mandatory for all its employees and physicians, the health care organization announced Monday. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
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Kaiser Permanente is making vaccines mandatory for employees
Kaiser Permanente is making vaccines mandatory for all its employees and physicians, the health care organization announced Monday. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
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Kaiser Permanente makes vaccines mandatory for employees
Kaiser Permanente is making vaccines mandatory for all its employees and physicians, the health care organization announced Monday. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - August 3, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Emily Hamann Source Type: news

4 more Indian pharma firms expected to start vaccine production by Oct-Nov: Health Minister
During the Question Hour in the Rajya Sabha, Mandaviya said India has administered 47 crore doses of vaccine so far and the Centre is making efforts to inoculate the entire country at the earliest. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
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Focussing on volume led growth, not price led growth: Lal Path Labs
"We look forward to delivering normal rate of growth on the non Covid side, as it is the focus of what we would like to do"-- said Bharath Uppiliappan, CEO, Dr Lal Path Labs. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
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Hopeful that Zydus Cadila ’s COVID vaccine will be available soon: Dr NK Arora
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India initiates anti-dumping probe against Chinese pharma chemical
If it is established that the dumping has caused material injury to the domestic players, the DGTR would recommend the imposition of anti-dumping duty on imports from China. The finance ministry takes the final decision to impose the duties. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
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IIL may start supplying 20 lakh doses of Covaxin by September: Govt
On the production plan of Covaxin at various facilities, NITI Aayog member (Health) Dr V K Paul said there were some initial hiccups related to standardisation and quality assurances of the batches of vaccines at the Bangalore plant of Bharat Biotech, which delayed the production of the anti-Covid vaccine. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
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Knipper ’s New SamplicitySA Is the Next Generation of Sample Management
Knipper and Company, a leading healthcare solutions company serving the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries, is announcing the introduction of SamplicitySA, an enhanced Sample...(PRWeb August 03, 2021)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/knippers_new_samplicitysa_is_the_next_generation_of_sample_management/prweb18111135.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
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Queen's to require Covid-19 vaccinations for all staff, visitors
Queen's is the latest in a list of Hawaii hospitals and medical centers that have recently created vaccination mandates including Kaiser, Adventist and Hawaii Pacific Health. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
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Allegheny County, most of southwestern Pa., moved to 'substantial' risk by CDC
On Monday morning, only two counties in southwestern Pennsylvania were in the "substantial" risk classification by the CDC; after Monday afternoon's update, now nine counties, including Allegheny, are in that second-highest risk category. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
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Kaiser Permanente becomes first health system in Oregon to require Covid vaccine
A 32-year-old law has prevented health systems in Oregon from requiring the vaccine. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
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Has delta undone your office return plan? Take our survey.
Return-to-office plans were moving forward. Then the delta variant changed the calculus. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
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Orange County seeks help from businesses in fighting latest Covid spike
Some companies have started offering cash incentives to employees to get vaccinated. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
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Adventist Health CEO Scott Reiner to step down
The CEO of Adventist Health is stepping down, the Roseville-based health system announced. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - August 2, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Emily Hamann Source Type: news

Fueling innovation: What following the science has taught one biotech
The bar for innovation has never been higher. Regardless of the industry, today ’s challenges require an unparalleled level of ingenuity and a diversity of skillsets and viewpoints that can be achieved only through collaboration. To build something truly meaningful today, organizations must surround themselves with visionaries who bring different talents to the table while be ing united in a common goal. Take the pursuit of treatments for rare disease. According to the National Institutes of Health,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
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New York company being acquired for $518M by North Carolina health care firm
A New York firm is being acquired in a deal valued at $518 million. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
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Here's how UF Health Central Florida knows its workforce is getting healthier
The academic health center considers itself a forerunner of health care services. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - August 2, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Anjali Fluker Source Type: news

Lutheran Senior Services names Adam Marles as its new president and CEO
The St. Louis region's largest nonprofit, a provider of housing and other services to older adults, has hired the leader of a Pennsylvania trade association senior service providers as its next president and CEO. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - August 2, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Diana Barr Source Type: news

Louisville health care CEO selected for Forbes' Next 1000 list
The founder and CEO of a Louisville-based startup company has been selected for Forbes' Next 1000 list, which highlights ambitious entrepreneurs and small business owners across the country. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
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