Cancer Is Especially Dangerous for Immigrants in Texas. Here ’s Why
McALLEN, Texas — Edgar carries a red folder bulging with paperwork, bills and medical records. Before his lung cancer diagnosis in September, he had about $11,000, he said, money he was saving to purchase a used truck and to pay an immigration attorney to pursue legal residency. By February, it was gone, and Edgar was relying on friends and family to cover doctor appointments, food and other basics. His treatment had been complicated by a collapsed lung. “I’m not able to work — I’m breathing with just one lung,” said the 50-year-old painter, who asked to be identified by only his first n...
Source: TIME: Health - April 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Charlotte Huff / Kaiser Health News Tags: Uncategorized public health Source Type: news

Health Care Digest: Attacking a deadly infant virus, Medicaid's smoking gun and exporting genetic expertise
Editor's note: Our health care digest features  a roundup of local news items, musings from notable figures, insights from other publications and must-reads from our own newsroom. As always, we'd love to hear what you think and how we can improve. Please email health care reporter Hannah Norman (hnorman@bizjournals.com) or biotech reporter Ron Leuty (rleuty@bizjournals.com) with feedback, suggestions or possible news. In the grand scheme of biotech fundraising, $6 million is a pittance. Just… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - April 22, 2019 Category: American Health Authors: Ron Leuty Source Type: news

Board Meeting Minutes, February 12, 2019
Discussion Mary Hennings will probably present at next full board meeting. She hopes to finalize her report by March for approval in board meeting in March. Sue asked what elements of Mary’s report requires approval. Sarah responded that if it’s a strategic plan, then it needs board approval. Treasurer; Nomination of Debra Cobb     Danny and John We have a single candidate (Debra Cobb) to replace John Grohol as Treasurer. John explained that Debra does not want to be on the board, just to serve as Treasurer. John noted that there’s nothing in the bylaws that requires that the Treasurer be a...
Source: Society for Participatory Medicine - April 21, 2019 Category: General Medicine Authors: Janice McCallum Tags: Board Minutes Board Meetings Board Nominations Board Of Directors Source Type: news

Executive Committee Minutes, February 12, 2019
Discussion Mary Hennings will probably present at next full board meeting. She hopes to finalize her report by March for approval in board meeting in March. Sue asked what elements of Mary’s report requires approval. Sarah responded that if it’s a strategic plan, then it needs board approval. Treasurer; Nomination of Debra Cobb     Danny and John We have a single candidate (Debra Cobb) to replace John Grohol as Treasurer. John explained that Debra does not want to be on the board, just to serve as Treasurer. John noted that there’s nothing in the bylaws that requires that the Treasurer be a...
Source: Society for Participatory Medicine - April 21, 2019 Category: General Medicine Authors: Janice McCallum Tags: Board Minutes Board Meetings Board Nominations Board Of Directors Source Type: news

$10M donation jump-starts Truman's NICU expansion campaign
Thanks to a $10 million donation from the Sunderland Foundation, Truman Medical Centers is more than halfway to reaching a fundraising goal to expand its newborn intensive care unit (NICU) on its Hospital Hill campus in Kansas City. The campaign, which is called "A Special Delivery - Kansas City's Big Campaign for Tiny Miracles," has a fundraising goal of $18.8 million. The funds will allow the NICU to expand from its current 19 individual isolettes into private rooms for 29 newborns. The funding… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - April 18, 2019 Category: American Health Authors: Lily Lieberman Source Type: news

New UCLA center focusing on disorders of the esophagus to be named for Robert G. Kardashian
TheDavid Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA has established a center for holistic, patient-centered treatment, research and education related to disorders of the esophagus.The new center is named in memory of Robert G. Kardashian, a prominent Los Angeles attorney who died of esophageal cancer in 2003. Kardashian ’s family will launch fundraising efforts to provide resources for the center’s key initiatives and activities.TheRobert G. Kardashian Center for Esophageal Health, which is based in the UCLA Vatche and Tamar Manoukian Division of Digestive Diseases, combines UCLA Health ’s collective expertise in ...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - April 18, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

New UCLA center focusing on disorders of the esophagus to be named for Robert Kardashian
TheDavid Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA has established a center for holistic, patient-centered treatment, research and education related to disorders of the esophagus.The new center is named in memory of Robert G. Kardashian, a prominent Los Angeles attorney who died of esophageal cancer in 2003. Kardashian ’s family will launch fundraising efforts to provide resources for the center’s key initiatives and activities.TheRobert G. Kardashian Center for Esophageal Health, which is based in the UCLA Vatche and Tamar Manoukian Division of Digestive Diseases, combines UCLA Health ’s collective expertise in ...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - April 17, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Trevor Dongo, Bazooker for Cyclone Idai Fundraising Gig
[263Chat] Award-winning RnB singer, Trevor Dongo and rising Zimdancehall chanter, Bazooker will tomorrow grace the Miss National University of Science and Technology (NUST) in Bulawayo. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - April 12, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Grizzlies' Mike Conley donates $1M to Methodist's sickle cell center
Memphis Grizzlies point guard Mike Conley has been an advocate and supporter of sickle cell awareness and treatment since 2010. That year Conley was on the fundraising committee to raise money for the Comprehensive Sickle Cell Center at Methodist University Hospital. Today, he made a $500,000 donation of his own to the cause. Conley’s latest donation to the center brings the total that he’s helped raise to more than $1 million. The center’s clinic will be named The Mike and Mary Conley… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - April 11, 2019 Category: American Health Authors: Jason Bolton Source Type: news

Morrisville startup raises $3 million in $20 million fundraising round
A early stage Morrisville medical device company shot high with a fundraising round but so far, is far from reaching its goal, raising about 15 percent of its total offering. XinVivo, a medical device company formed in 2015 and based off Airport Boulevard in Morrisville filed paperwork to raise $20 million through a private placement. So far, only $3 million is raised. According to the filing, the company raised money from eight investors. The company develops and manufactures new 3D imaging… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 11, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Seth Thomas Gulledge Source Type: news

Durham firm makes key hires following series A funding
On the heels of a $30 million fundraising round late last year, Ribometrix has announced a series of high-profile hires to bolster its drug development. The Durham-based company incubated in the Biolabs Space in downtown since 2017 on $7.5 million in seed funding working to create a drug screening platform – specifically for small-molecule therapeutics that target RNA. That work brought in several heavy investment partners in November, includin g M Ventures, Amgen Ventures, Pappas Capital and… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - April 11, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Seth Thomas Gulledge Source Type: news

UNISON to match HOPE not hate donations
UNISON has pledged to match donations made to a HOPE not hate appeal to help tell the story of Robbie Mullen. Mr Mullen helped foil a fascist murder plot when he contacted the charity to let them know that Jack Renshaw was planning to kill MP Rosie Cooper and a policewoman as a political statement. Mr Renshaw – who has now also been revealed as a convicted paedophile – has admitted preparing a terrorist plot and will be sentenced next month. To help HOPE not hate hit its fundraising goal, UNISON is going to double the first £10,000 worth of donations made before Monday lunchtime. “When I read a...
Source: UNISON Health care news - April 5, 2019 Category: UK Health Authors: Amanda Kendal Tags: Article News anti-fascism anti-racism hope not hate Source Type: news

Healthcare Startups Raised $1.5 Billion In March
For the second month in a row venture capital fundraising among healthcare startups is down year-over-year, but 2019's first quarter total is the second-highest in the past decade, according to an analysis conducted for Forbes by Pitchbook. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - April 2, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Michela Tindera, Forbes Staff Source Type: news

Boston Children's plans to 'redouble efforts' in research with new initiative
Boston Children ’s Hospital has announced it will embark on a large-scale fundraising campaign in an effort to double its research capabilities. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - March 29, 2019 Category: American Health Authors: Jessica Bartlett Source Type: news

The Kidney Cancer Association Appoints Kendall Monroe as CAO
HOUSTON– March 19, 2019– The Kidney Cancer Association (KCA) is pleased to announce that Kendall Monroe has joined the organization as its first Chief Advancement Officer (CAO). Monroe brings more than a decade of experience in development, fundraising and donor relations. Monroe most recently worked as the director of planned giving and board management with the University of St. Thomas. She previously held several positions within MD Anderson Cancer Center - including assistant director of development, associate director of development and director of trusts, estates and gift planning. Additional roles i...
Source: Kidney Cancer Association - March 21, 2019 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

Alcon Powers Up Portfolio Ahead of Novartis Split
It's shaping up to be an interesting year for Alcon, which is expected to split from Novartis to become a standalone Switzerland-based company during the first half of 2019. Alcon just paid $285 million to acquire PowerVision and agreed to additional milestone-based payments starting in 2023. Fort Worth, TX-based PowerVision has been working to create fluid-based intraocular lens implants, but the new IOL technology won't be commercially available until after "significant additional development and clinical trials," Alcon noted. The new lens could prove to be well worth the wait, however, as it is designed to use...
Source: MDDI - March 18, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Amanda Pedersen Tags: Business Implants Source Type: news

Bristol students take on burrito-biking, all-night badminton and 24 hours of tennis
This week, University of Bristol students will be taking on 10 hours of non-stop sporting activities for the annual Ignit10n fundraising event. The heart of the Clifton campus will be jam-packed with a carnival of sporting challenges to raise money for local charity, Above& Beyond. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - March 18, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Current students, Public engagement, Staff notices; Press Release Source Type: news

Meet the Robot That Can Help Perform Angioplasty
There's a new surgical robot on the market in Europe and the Middle East, and this one can assist in stenting procedures such as angioplasty. Rouen, France-based Robocath developed R-One, which is the first European robotic solution to obtain the CE mark in the field of interventional cardiology. R-One is designed to enable precision technologies that complement existing methods, in order to improve procedures and the working environment. The company said the device uses a unique technology that optimizes the safety of robotic-assisted coronary angioplasty. The R-One has an open architecture so it i...
Source: MDDI - March 18, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Amanda Pedersen Tags: Cardiovascular Source Type: news

Innovate Pharmaceuticals banks another $5.5 million
A Raleigh-based pharmaceutical company is continuing its pursuit of fundraising, bringing another $5.5 million into its account this week. On March 15, Innovate Biopharmaceuticals (Nasdaq: INNT) announced a $5.5 million fundraising round that started on March 8, by way of a securities purchase agreement with Atlas Science – a Utah company. Under the terms of the deal, Atlas may elect to convert all or a portion of the note at any time and from time to time into the Company’s common stock… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - March 18, 2019 Category: Health Management Authors: Seth Thomas Gulledge Source Type: news

At SXSW, legendary UT football player Ricky Williams talks cannabis business, fundraising, Mack Brown & more
Ricky Williams was a star football player at UT and in the NFL. But marijuana use cost him millions of dollars during his playing days. How does he feel about changing national attitudes toward marijuana now that he's the founder of a cannabis company? (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - March 15, 2019 Category: American Health Authors: Paul Thompson Source Type: news

At SXSW, legendary UT football player Ricky Williams talks cannabis business, fundraising, Mack Brown & more
Ricky Williams was a star football player at UT and in the NFL. But marijuana use cost him millions of dollars during his playing days. How does he feel about changing national attitudes toward marijuana now that he's the founder of a cannabis company? (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - March 15, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Paul Thompson Source Type: news

Morrisville's Clinipace bags $4 million in private offering
Triangle contract research organization Clinipace has managed to pour an additional $4 million into its coffers. According to a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, the Morrisville-based company raised the money through a private offering that commenced earlier in the month. Thirteen investors participated in the round, the filing states. Clinipace was not immediately available for comme nt.  The fundraising is the most recent in a line of capital events for the company since… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - March 15, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Seth Thomas Gulledge Source Type: news

After'Crypto's Winter', ICOs Growing Less But Maturing With Shift To STOs
Despite the second half of 2018 seeing the number and volume of ICOs and STOs decreasing significantly, last year witnessed twice as many successful ICOs/STOs as in 2017. But with the emergence of regulated STOs, the ICO fundraising method is now “leaving a grey area”, a new report has highlighted. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - March 8, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Roger Aitken, Contributor Source Type: news

Charity launches baking challenge to raise money for nurses
A charity is urging nursing professionals to “raise their whisks” this May and take part in a fundraising baking challenge for colleagues experiencing financial hardship. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - March 8, 2019 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Healthcare Startups Raised $1.9 Billion From Venture Capitalists In February
Venture capital fundraising among healthcare startups was down on a year-over-year basis in February. But don't be fooled, startups still raised a lot of money last month. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - March 5, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Michela Tindera, Forbes Staff Source Type: news

Indonesia ’s Halodoc health-tech platform raises US$65m in series B funding
Halodoc, an Indonesia-based health-tech platform, recently announced that it has raised US$65m in a series B funding led by new investor UOB Venture Management. Other new investors in the financing round include Singtel Innov8, Korea Investment Partners and WuXi AppTec. Existing investors also participated. The company said the $65 million fundraising would be used to develop its technology and infrastructure, as well as to broaden partnerships with hospitals and health care providers across Indonesia. Why it matters (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - March 5, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

First look: Inside the new $89 million Nantucket Hospital
Health care facilities in Massachusetts are usually constructed with debt financing. But when Nantucket Cottage Hospital was looking to build a new $89 million facility, it turned to local fundraisers. The hospital opened its doors to patients this week after exceeding its fundraising goals. The $120 million capital campaign will also enable a second project — the construction of staff housing units on the island to address the affordable housing crisis. Currently, the hospital owns less than … (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - February 22, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Jessica Bartlett Source Type: news

Wesley Manor plans $30M campus construction project
The effort to revitalize the retirement community's campus with several additions will be supported by a fundraising effort that quietly launched last year. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - February 21, 2019 Category: American Health Authors: Chris Larson Source Type: news

Hospital receives $10M donation toward campus expansion
The hospital has made significant progress in its $250 million fundraising campaign. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - February 19, 2019 Category: Health Management Authors: Brian Bandell Source Type: news

Hospital receives $10M donation toward campus expansion
The hospital has made significant progress in its $250 million fundraising campaign. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - February 19, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Brian Bandell Source Type: news

Two Dead in California Mudslides, Flooding
SAUSALITO, Calif. (AP) — Waves of heavy rain pounded California on Thursday, trapping people in floodwaters, washing away a mountain highway, triggering a mudslide that destroyed homes and forcing residents to flee communities scorched by wildfires last year. At least two people died as the powerful system swept in from the Pacific Ocean and unleashed damaging rain, snow and wind. The system was moving across the U.S. West into Wyoming and Colorado after walloping Northern California and southern Oregon a day earlier. The National Weather Service reported staggering rainfall amounts across California, including more ...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - February 15, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Major Incidents News Source Type: news

Geisel Students Raise Money for Listen ’s Housing Helper Program
A fundraising, student-cooked dinner organized by Geisel’s Alpha Omega Alpha student chapter, raised $4,400 to support Listen’s Housing Helper Program, which supports individuals in the Upper Valley who are struggling with affordable housing—a primary issue facing low-income families. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - February 13, 2019 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Susan Green Tags: Announcements News Source Type: news

Transcatheter mitral valve tech dev CardioMech AS raises $3m
Early stage cardiovascular intervention tech developer CardioMech AS said today that it raised $2.5 million in a convertible note financing round. The Oslo-based company said that the round was significantly oversubscribed, and included investments from experienced angel investors. CardioMech is developing a transcatheter alternative to cardiac surgery for the placement of artificial chords for the mitral valve, according to the company’s website. The company’s initial tech will focus on high risk patients suffering from severe symptomatic degenerative mitral regurgitation due to props or flail. “This fin...
Source: Mass Device - February 11, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Cardiovascular CardioMech Source Type: news

Woman, 30, with cystic fibrosis is disappointed after being denied NHS funding for IVF and surrogacy
Sophie Gannon, from Bexley, South London, had a double lung transplant in 2011. Her and her partner, Josh Thomas, were told they do not fit the funding criteria, and are now fundraising money. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Palmaz Scientific investors lose in federal court
A federal judge in Dallas, Texas has dealt investors in the bankrupt Palmaz Scientific another blow, tossing five of their negligence claims against investment bank Jefferies & Co. Co-founded by coronary stent pioneer Dr. Julio Palmaz in 2008, San Antonio-based Palmaz Scientific tapped Jefferies for a $7.5 million fundraising round in 2010, according to the ruling. But despite the fact that the Wall Street firm severed its ties with Palmaz Scientific in 2011, according to the San Antonio Express-News, the medical device company continued to list Jefferies as the placement agent for another two years in marketing m...
Source: Mass Device - February 8, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Nancy Crotti Tags: Blog Legal News News Well jefferies&co. Palmaz Scientific Source Type: news

Board Meeting Minutes, November 27, 2018
Participants:  Dave deBronkart, Judy Danielson, Peter Elias, Nancy Finn, Sarah Krüg, Janice McCallum, Jan Oldenburg, Burt Rosen, Danny Sands, Joe Ternullo Minutes from October 23, 2018 meeting approved. Leadership for 2018 – Crunch Time                   Danny and Joe Board members need to recommend or self-nominate candidates for members-at-large. Strongest need is for president-elect and treasurer candidates. Danny has talked to a few potential candidates, but none so far have time to take on the responsibilities f...
Source: Society for Participatory Medicine - February 7, 2019 Category: General Medicine Authors: Janice McCallum Tags: Board Minutes Board Meetings Source Type: news

Cystic fibrosis sufferer slams the NHS after being denied funding for IVF and surrogacy
Sophie Gannon, from Bexley, South London, had a double lung transplant in 2011. Her and her partner, Josh Thomas, were told they do not fit the funding criteria, and are now fundraising money. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 6, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

St. Jude plans patient family housing in Pinch
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital is planning more family housing in the Pinch District. ALSAC, the fundraising and awareness arm of St. Jude, is applying for an alley closure from the Memphis and Shelby County Land Use Control Board. The closure, according to documents filed with the Office of Planning and Development, will allow the hospital to build new housing on the block bounded by Overton Avenue on the north, Second Street on the west, Jackson Avenue to the south, and Third Street to… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - February 5, 2019 Category: Health Management Authors: Mary Cashiola Source Type: news

Hospice unit set to open at Ohio State's Wexner Medical Center
A 12-bed inpatient hospice unit will accept its first patients in the coming weeks at Ohio State University's Wexner Medical Center while renovations continue on meeting and common areas. Hospice of Central Ohio, which leases the space and operates the unit, has kicked off a fundraising campaign of up to $2.5 million. The nonprofit has raised about $400,000 toward a $1 million capital goal, while the rest of what's raised will support charity care, because it accepts terminally ill patients regardless… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - February 5, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Carrie Ghose Source Type: news

Hospice unit set to open at Ohio State's Wexner Medical Center
A 12-bed inpatient hospice unit will accept its first patients in the coming weeks at Ohio State University's Wexner Medical Center while renovations continue on meeting and common areas. Hospice of Central Ohio, which leases the space and operates the unit, has kicked off a fundraising campaign of up to $2.5 million. The nonprofit has raised about $400,000 toward a $1 million capital goal, while the rest of what's raised will support charity care, because it accepts terminally ill patients regardless… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - February 5, 2019 Category: American Health Authors: Carrie Ghose Source Type: news

Liberia: Lmda to Host Fundraising Dinner for Medical Outreach
[Observer] The Liberia Medical and Dental Association (LMDA) has set February 15 as the date of their fundraising dinner and installation into office of its new corps of officers elected on December 8, 2018. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 1, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

GoFundMe CEO: One-Third of Site ’s Fundraisers Are to Cover Medical Costs
One-third of all donations on the popular fundraising site GoFundMe goes towards health care costs, the platform’s CEO told CBS News. On Monday, GoFundMe CEO Rob Solomon said nearly 250,000 campaigns have been set up through the site to help pay for health care costs, raising $650 million in contributions. Founded in 2010, GoFundMe helps users create fundraisers for dozens of categories, including education, faith and business. Solomon said he never expected such a large portion of campaigns to be focused on health care. “When we started in 2010, it wasn’t purposefully set up and built to be a substitute ...
Source: TIME: Health - January 30, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Gina Martinez Tags: Uncategorized health insurance Healthcare onetime Source Type: news

GoFundMe CEO: One-Third of Site ’s Donations Are to Cover Medical Costs
One-third of all donations on the popular fundraising site GoFundMe goes towards health care costs, the company’s CEO told CBS News. Founded in 2010, GoFundMe helps users create fundraisers for dozens of categories, including education, faith and business. Nearly 250,000 campaigns have been set up through the site to help pay for health care costs, raising $650 million in contributions, according to the company’s website. Solomon said he never expected such a large portion of campaigns to be focused on health care. “When we started in 2010, it wasn’t purposefully set up and built to be a substitute ...
Source: TIME: Health - January 30, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Gina Martinez Tags: Uncategorized health insurance Healthcare onetime Source Type: news

Hairdresser whose brain is 'slipping from her skull' is desperately fundraising £300,000 for surgery
Sarah Jackson, 30, had just moved to Australia in 2013 when she developed severe vertigo that left her barely able to stand. After returning to Essex, she was diagnosed with chiari malformation. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Kidney Cancer Association Appoints Gretchen Vaughan as CEO
HOUSTON– January 24, 2019– Kidney Cancer Association is pleased to announce it has recently appointed Gretchen Vaughan as the nonprofit’s new CEO. Vaughan brings more than 27 years of experience in advanced fundraising, management, sales and major market business development in the healthcare and financial service industries. Vaughan has most recently worked as the senior director of philanthropic resources with The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, having been with the hospital in additional, previous roles since 2004. Her work with MD Anderson includes extensive fundraising and philant...
Source: Kidney Cancer Association - January 25, 2019 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

Sun promoters pledged firm's shares for Suraksha
Shanghvi's brother-in-law and realty co owner Valia denies drugmaker stood guarantee for fundraising. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - January 22, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Nurses fundraising for struggling colleagues meet top comedian
A specialist nurse and a second year nursing student have won a “meet and greet” with a famous comedian, after fundraising for colleagues who face hardship. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - January 18, 2019 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Boca Raton Regional Hospital seeks to raise $250M, expand campus
Boca Raton Regional Hospital has launched a campaign to raise $250 million for expanding, including the construction of a patient tower on its campus. The announcement came as the nonprofit hospital prepares for a merger with Miami-based Baptist Health South Florida. That affiliate is expected to be finalized in summer 2019. However, BRRH will maintain its identity. Its fundraising campaign has showcased how the Boca Raton hospital has one of t he deepest donor networks in South Florida. It has… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 15, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Brian Bandell Source Type: news

Boca Raton Regional Hospital seeks to raise $250M, expand campus
Boca Raton Regional Hospital has launched a campaign to raise $250 million for expanding, including the construction of a patient tower on its campus. The announcement came as the nonprofit hospital prepares for a merger with Miami-based Baptist Health South Florida. That affiliate is expected to be finalized in summer 2019. However, BRRH will maintain its identity. Its fundraising campaign has showcased how the Boca Raton hospital has one of t he deepest donor networks in South Florida. It has… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - January 15, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Brian Bandell Source Type: news