Roundtable: Mental Health
Mental health services are ever in demand but were even more so during the the waves of Covid-19 and its variants. But practitioners persevered during the past two-plus years to address the stress, anxiety and uncertainty that strained their clients as well as their employees. Now that the pandemic is waning, Western New York’s mental health care providers are taking an account of the impact the pandemic had on their services. There were successes to celebrate and changes that emerged, but challenges… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - May 19, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Annemarie Franczyk Source Type: news

Immunome shares soar on positive testing data for its experimental Covid therapy
Immunome's stock rose nearly 13% in Thursday morning trading after reporting positive preclinical data for its experimental Covid-19 therapy. The Exton biopharmaceutical company said the data shows the combination of two antibodies, IMM20253 and IMM20184, in its Covid-19 three-antibody cocktail successfully neutralized the omicron variant in testing on hamsters. Additionally, Immunome said studies involving a SARS-CoV-2 pseudovirus als o show that IMM20253 successfully neutralized the omicron subvariant.… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - May 19, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: John George Source Type: news

Rollout of Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine Saved Lives, Health Care Dollars
THURSDAY, May 19, 2022 -- The Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine contributed to substantial public health impact and vaccine-preventable cost savings in the first year of its U.S. rollout, according to a study published online May 15 in the Journal of... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 19, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Maternity care startup Cayaba Care raises $12M to fuel expansion plans
Cayaba Care is bringing its care model to New Jersey this summer. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - May 19, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: John George Source Type: news

Former South Florida Pharmacy Technician Pleads Guilty to $40 Million Kickback Conspiracy Targeting Military Health Care Programs
FDA OCI, Alisa Catoggio, Boca Raton FL, Palm Beach County, pharmacy technician, kickback, conspiracy, scheme, $40 million, patient recruiters, referring, prescriptions, Rx, Tricare, CHAMPVA, beneficiaries, medically, unnecessary, compound drug, phony, charities, illicit, Broward, pharmacy, (Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases)
Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases - May 19, 2022 Category: Medical Law Authors: DOJ Source Type: news

2022 Women in Business: Kathleen Cantley spearheads rapid growth at PrairieCare
Since Kathleen Cantley stepped into the role of chief operating officer at PrairieCare three years ago, she has helped grow the organization's patient capacity by nearly 200%. Under her direction, three new PrairieCare locations have been built, expanding its mental health services to reach more people. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - May 19, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Brooke Strickland Source Type: news

Executive Voice: Kody Kinsley takes reins from Mandy Cohen at NCDHHS
Although he may not be a doctor, North Carolina native Kody Kinsley, the new leader of the state's Department of Health and Human Services, has years of experience shaping health care policy. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - May 19, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Zac Ezzone Source Type: news

UC Davis gets approval for $579 million surgery center project
UC Davis Health is on track to break ground on a $579 million ambulatory surgery center at its Sacramento hospital campus this fall. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - May 19, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Emily Hamann Source Type: news

DBJ seeks nominations for 2022 Health Care Heroes Awards
The 2022 Health Care Heroes Awards will shine a light on those who have made an impact on health care through their concern for patients, their research and inventions, their management skills, their innovative programs for employees and their service to the poor and uninsured. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - May 19, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Caleb Stephens Source Type: news

Two Kansas City-area hospitals earn spots on national ranking of best places to work in health care
Three Kansas City-area health care facilities earned a spot on the Becker's Hospital Review list of 150 top places to work in health care. Workplaces were chosen based on benefits and opportunities for employees to build successful careers above and beyond the average health care provider or company, according to Becker's. They also encourage professional development, promote leadership from within and offer benefits that promote a w ork/life balance. North Kansas City hospital and The University… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - May 19, 2022 Category: American Health Authors: Ellen Cagle Source Type: news

What Is Monkeypox and Should You Be Worried?
A case of the rare and potentially dangerous monkeypox has been confirmed in the U.S., with two news cases appearing in the U.K., bringing the total number there to nine. The infected Massachusetts man had recently traveled to Canada and is now receiving treatment in hospital, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The Department of Health said the case poses no risk to the public. It’s the first reported infection in the U.S. so far this year and follows reports of scattered cases in Europe. In addition, health officials in Canada are investigating up to 13 cases in Montreal, Radio-Canada...
Source: TIME: Health - May 19, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Damian Shepherd and Alex Millson / Bloomberg Tags: Uncategorized bloomberg wire Disease healthscienceclimate Londontime Source Type: news

Addressing social determinants of health to improve equitable access to medicines
PhRMA Awards $150,000 to Address Social Determinants of Health:Announcing the Recipients of Round 4 of the PhRMA Collaborative Actions to Reach Equity (CAREs) Grant ProgramAs part of PhRMA ’s continuing commitment to build a more just and equitable health care system, we have selected the next round of awardees in the PhRMA CAREs grant program. These recipients were selected based on their efforts to address social determinants of health to improve access to medicines in their local communities.This round of CAREs grants supports initiatives that promote access and better outcomes by removing economic, social, and other ...
Source: The Catalyst - May 19, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jackie McRae Tags: Equity Source Type: news

Novant Health's $179M Steele Creek Medical Center still on track to open in late 2025
Novant Health's Steele Creek Medical Center, a nearly $179 million investment, will be at Interstate 485 and Steele Creek Road. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - May 19, 2022 Category: American Health Authors: Caroline Hudson Source Type: news

Raleigh biotech targeting cancer raises $37M, plans to triple headcount
The Raleigh-based company will further its effort to develop cell therapy treatments targeting difficult-to-treat cancers. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - May 19, 2022 Category: American Health Authors: Zac Ezzone Source Type: news

Federal judge sentences two Tampa pharmacy owners convicted of $174M fraud scheme
The U.S. Department of Justice said the two men orchestrated a scheme that saw private insurance companies pay out millions of dollars to pharmacies owned by them. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - May 19, 2022 Category: American Health Authors: Christina Georgacopoulos Source Type: news