After 2 years leading Baptist Health, Brett McClung steps down as CEO
The hospital system received high marks during his tenure. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 20, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Timothy Gibbons Source Type: news

This Bay Area startup is linking eager parents-to-be with willing egg donors
The new online egg donor exchange was recently boosted with $1.7 million in seed-stage funding. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - April 19, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: Brian Rinker Source Type: news

Bank of Hawaii uses closed Kalihi branch as Covid-19 vaccination site
Since Kokua Kalihi Valley started the vaccinations for its patients at the North King Street location on March 27, it has delivered an average of 120 doses each Saturday. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 19, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Brian McInnis Source Type: news

This Bay Area startup is linking eager parents-to-be with willing egg donors
The new online egg donor exchange was recently boosted with $1.7 million in seed-stage funding. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 19, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Brian Rinker Source Type: news

Penguins, UPMC join state's vaccine education effort
UPMC and the Pittsburgh Penguins are working with the Pennsylvania Department of Health to counter misconceptions about the Covid-19 vaccines. "PA United Against Covid" is a campaign from the state and UPMC that will be used by the Penguins including at home games at PPG Paints Arena. It's a $3.8 million program, funded by money from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, that is helping to alleviate vaccine hesistancy and answe r questions that might come up. Dr. Denise Johnson, acting… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - April 19, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: Paul J. Gough Source Type: news

Penguins, UPMC join state's vaccine education effort
UPMC and the Pittsburgh Penguins are working with the Pennsylvania Department of Health to counter misconceptions about the Covid-19 vaccines. "PA United Against Covid" is a campaign from the state and UPMC that will be used by the Penguins including at home games at PPG Paints Arena. It's a $3.8 million program, funded by money from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, that is helping to alleviate vaccine hesistancy and answe r questions that might come up. Dr. Denise Johnson, acting… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 19, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Paul J. Gough Source Type: news

Longtime CEO of major Colorado Medicaid plan to retire
After 15 years at the helm, Dr. Marshall Thomas said he's seen people's approach to and understanding of Medicaid change significantly. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - April 19, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: Jensen Werley Source Type: news

Longtime CEO of major Colorado Medicaid plan to retire
After 15 years at the helm, Dr. Marshall Thomas said he's seen people's approach to and understanding of Medicaid change significantly. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 19, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Jensen Werley Source Type: news

Air travel is picking up at PDX. Are you ready to fly? (Poll)
Leisure travel is expected to recover more quickly than business travel. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - April 19, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: Suzanne Stevens Source Type: news

Air travel is picking up at PDX. Are you ready to fly? (Poll)
Leisure travel is expected to recover more quickly than business travel. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 19, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Suzanne Stevens Source Type: news

Janssen Provides Update on Phase 3 ACIS Study in Patients with Metastatic Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer Treated with ERLEADA ® (apalutamide) and ZYTIGA® (abiraterone acetate) Plus Prednisone Combination
RARITAN, N.J., April 19, 2021 – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson announced today that regulatory submissions based on the Phase 3 ACIS study, which evaluated the combination of ERLEADA® (apalutamide) and ZYTIGA® (abiraterone acetate) plus prednisone in patients with chemotherapy-naïve metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC), will not be pursued. As presented at the American Society of Clinical Oncology’s Genitourinary (ASCO GU) Cancers Symposium in February 2021, the ACIS study met its primary endpoint of radiographic progression-free survival (rPFS); ho...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - April 19, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

Saint Francis Hospital-Memphis hires Lisa Hoyle as chief nursing officer (CNO)
She was most recently CNO at Saint Louis University Hospital, a level 1, 327-bed academic medical center in St. Louis. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - April 19, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jason Bolton Source Type: news

Saint Francis Hospital-Memphis hires Lisa Hoyle as chief nursing officer (CNO)
She was most recently CNO at Saint Louis University Hospital, a level 1, 327-bed academic medical center in St. Louis. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 19, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Jason Bolton Source Type: news

Indiana-based publicly traded firm Inotiv plots expansion in St. Louis
The public company said Monday it will bolster its presence in the St. Louis region, with plans to expand its existing facility in Maryland Heights. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - April 19, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Nathan Rubbelke Source Type: news

Indiana-based publicly traded firm Inotiv plots expansion in St. Louis
The public company said Monday it will bolster its presence in the St. Louis region, with plans to expand its existing facility in Maryland Heights. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 19, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Nathan Rubbelke Source Type: news

FEMA to establish vaccination center in Bessemer
FEMA and Alabama National Guard are partnering to provide Covid-19 vaccinations. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - April 19, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Tyler Patchen Source Type: news

FEMA to establish vaccination center in Bessemer
FEMA and Alabama National Guard are partnering to provide Covid-19 vaccinations. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 19, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Tyler Patchen Source Type: news

Dr. Shubhada Jagasia named CEO of Saint Thomas Midtown and West Hospitals
Dr. Shubhada Jagasia replaces Fahad Tahir, who has been promoted to Ascension Saint Thomas chief strategy officer. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - April 19, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Joel Stinnett Source Type: news

Dr. Shubhada Jagasia named CEO of Saint Thomas Midtown and West Hospitals
Dr. Shubhada Jagasia replaces Fahad Tahir, who has been promoted to Ascension Saint Thomas chief strategy officer. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 19, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Joel Stinnett Source Type: news

Raleigh startup creating collagen products eyes growth off $2M raise
The startup intends to use the funds to scale up and continue developing a variety of cell-based collagens and gelatins that can be used in a range of contexts. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - April 19, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Sonia Waraich Source Type: news

Ducey bars state, local governments from requiring proof of Covid-19 vaccination
The order prevents Arizona agencies, counties, cities and towns from requiring documentation of Covid-19 vaccination status in order to enter businesses, buildings or areas or to receive government services, permits or licenses. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - April 19, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jeff Gifford Source Type: news

Morrisville firm with device for tracking your medication targets $3M raise
The company's in-home device is intended to increase the likelihood that people will stick to their medication regimen. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - April 19, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Sonia Waraich Source Type: news

Over-the-counter Covid tests available at some Mass. CVS pharmacies
At-home testing options are not covered by insurance and should not act a diagnosis for acute COVID infection. Nor should they be used to test the efficacy of COVID vaccine, CVS said. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - April 19, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Tanner Stening Source Type: news

First Look: St. Clair Health's Dunlap Family Center
The 280,000-square-foot facility on seven floors will accommodate the 130% growth in outpatient services that St. Clair has seen since 2006. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - April 19, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Paul J. Gough Source Type: news

Mesa cardiologist sells medical device firm for more than $300M
A Mesa cardiologist, a serial entrepreneur who has 30 patents to his name, has sold one of his medical device firms — to the tune of more than $300 million. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - April 19, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Angela Gonzales Source Type: news

Study Enhances Understanding of Prurigo Nodularis Study Enhances Understanding of Prurigo Nodularis
Patients with prurigo nodularis tend to make a greater number of visits to health care specialists and are burdened by a greater number of medical comorbidities.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - April 19, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

ASU to the Rescue
The Arkansas State University System assimilates troubled Henderson State in Arkadelphia and grants its first diplomas in Mexico. (Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care)
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - April 19, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Matan Cos. plans new biotech campus in Montgomery County as demand surges
The Matan Cos. will add biotech manufacturing and research space to one of its existing office campuses in Germantown to meet the surge in demand from local life sciences firms. The new construction is slated for the Milestone Business Park, located just off Interstate 270 at the Father Hurley Boulevard exit, the Frederick-based developer told the Washington Business Journal. Matan plans to add three new buildings totaling 532,000 square feet, constructing them on some of the site’s ample parking… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - April 19, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Alex Koma Source Type: news

Emergent BioSolutions to pause vaccine manufacturing at Baltimore facility
Emergent BioSolutions Inc. said Monday in a Securities and Exchange Commission filing it has agreed with federal regulators not to manufacture any new material at its Baltimore vaccine plant for the time being, pending the completion of a federal review. On April 12, Emergent said the Food and Drug Administration made an inspection of the facility, which is where the company said it had contaminated millions of doses of the Johnson& Johnson Covid-19 vaccine in late March. On April 16, at the request … (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - April 19, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Drew Hansen Source Type: news

MyMD Pharmaceuticals completes merger with South Jersey medical diagnostics firm
The new combined company will focus on developing immunotherapies. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - April 19, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: John George Source Type: news

Oak Street Health building in South Park Historic District sells for nearly $2.4M
Located steps from Dayton's central business district, the building is in close proximity to Miami Valley Hospital and just a few miles from Dayton Children's Hospital. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - April 19, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Jacob Fisher Source Type: news

Akers Biosciences completes merger with MyMD Pharmaceuticals, relocates to Baltimore
The company's name has also changed. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - April 19, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: John George Source Type: news

Emergent BioSolutions to pause vaccine manufacturing at Baltimore facility
Emergent BioSolutions Inc. said Monday in a Securities and Exchange Commission filing it has agreed with federal regulators not to manufacture any new material at its Baltimore vaccine plant for the time being, pending the completion of a federal review. On April 12, Emergent said the Food and Drug Administration made an inspection of the facility, which is where the company said it had contaminated millions of doses of the Johnson& Johnson Covid-19 vaccine in late March. On April 16, at the request … (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - April 19, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Drew Hansen Source Type: news

New study supports the effectiveness of the ForsythKids school-based dental program for reducing untreated tooth decay
Forsyth InstituteResearch NewsIMAGE: Tooth decay is the most common chronic early childhood disease in the United States. More than half of children aged 6-8 years old have had a cavity, and kids from...viewmore Credit: Forsyth InstituteIn a longitudinal study published earlier this month in theJournal of the American Dental Association, researchers analyzed untreated decay in a cohort of nearly 7,000 children enrolled in the ForsythKids preventive dentistry program. Over the course of six years, the percentage of children with untreated cavities in the program decreased from 39 to 19 percent, suggesting that sch...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - April 19, 2021 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Nigeria: Nigeria Vaccinates 1.09m Persons With 1st Dose of Vaccine
[Vanguard] As of Sunday, April 18, 2021, a total of 1,096,727 persons representing 54.5 percent of the eligible persons targeted with the Astrazeneca COVID-19 vaccine have been administered their first dose, according to an update released by the National Primary Health Care Development Agency, NPHCDA. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 19, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

VA relents to calls, agrees to pause rollout of Cerner electronic health record system
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is reviewing a health records system from Cerner Corp. to address concerns from the first medical center where the system was put into use. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - April 19, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Brian Kaberline Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic 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:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - April 19, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Angela Gonzales Source Type: news

Encompass Health expands again in Florida
Encompass Health, one of Birmingham's largest publicly traded companies, continues its growth streak with a new Florida hospital. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - April 19, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Tyler Patchen Source Type: news

Beyond Covid, ‘innate systemic problems’ in health care must be solved. Unity’s outgoing CEO has a vision.
The pandemic has exposed holes in health-care delivery. Unity's next chief will have to tackle them. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - April 19, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Sara Gilgore Source Type: news

OneBridge Benefits moves into expanded downtown HQ
OneBridge leaders were focused on building a successful small business. That ’s not the plan anymore. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 19, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Dan Miner Source Type: news

A Growing New Health Crisis Focusing on Emergency Rooms, Medical History & Vaccines
Samah Ghalloussi, one of the entrepreneurs interviewed for the article with a worker of the French Red Cross. Credit: French Red CrossBy Angel MendozaPARIS, Apr 19 2021 (IPS) This year’s World Health Day on 7 April was an opportunity for three entrepreneurs to share their insights and reflections on a rather complex year due to the health crisis and comment on their experiences developing impactful products and services in this sector. Emeric Lemaire, co-founder of Arkhn, Samah Ghallousi, CEO of AALIA.tech and Antoine Noel, co-founder and director of Japet, are all either associates of Liberté Living-Lab, (a ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - April 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Angel Mendoza Tags: Featured Global Headlines Health IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse Population Regional Categories TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Impact of big data analytics on people's health: overview of systematic reviews and recommendations for future studies - Borges do Nascimento IJ, Marcolino MS, Abdulazeem HM, Weerasekara I, Azzopardi-Muscat N, Gon çalves MA, Novillo-Ortiz D.
BACKGROUND: Although the potential of big data analytics for health care is well recognized, evidence is lacking on its effects on public health. OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to assess the impact of the use of big data analytics on people's... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Commentary on underrecognition of nonfatal intimate partner strangulation within the emergency health care setting: reasons and opportunities for change - Sampsel K.
The incidence of nonfatal intimate partner strangulation (NF-IPS) is an underrecognized phenomenon within the health care system in North America. In their article in this issue, Patch et al undertake a large database population review of coded episodes of... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Roles of psychological distress and social support in the relationship between childhood maltreatment and perceived needs for mental health care - Gao T, Mei S, Li M, Arcy CD, Meng X.
Childhood maltreatment is a major public health issue worldwide. It increases a range of health-risk behaviors, psychological and physical problems, which are associated with an increased need for mental health services in adulthood. Identification of medi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Association of US nurse and physician occupation with risk of suicide - Davis MA, Cher BAY, Friese CR, Bynum JPW.
IMPORTANCE: Nurses are the largest component of the US health care workforce. Recent research suggests that nurses may be at high risk for suicide; however, few studies on this topic exist. OBJECTIVES: To estimate the national incidence of suicide ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Young Adults Source Type: news

Gene therapy company with operations in KoP files for $100M IPO
The company has raised about $265 million, including $148 million in a Series C round disclosed last month. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - April 19, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Ron Leuty Source Type: news

SPONSORED: How to Recognize and Respond to Mental Health Situations with Significant Others
Here are 11 signs that your significant other may be experiencing a mental health issue that may need to be addressed. (Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care)
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - April 19, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Higher Ed Construction Dots the State
A dozen of the biggest higher education construction projects now active in Arkansas total more than $381 million. (Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care)
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - April 19, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Sam's Club Sued Over Stranded Sanitizer
A New York family-owned business filed a $15 million lawsuit last week against Walmart Inc. for allegedly refusing to pay for shipments of hand sanitizer it ordered. (Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care)
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - April 19, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

UA Little Rock and 'Whole-Person' Care (Heather Reed Commentary)
Common business practice has focused on workplace boundaries, but COVID-19 demonstrated a need to support employees holistically. (Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care)
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - April 19, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news