Here's how much Highmark Health and AHN top executives made in 2018
Data comes from the 2018 Form 990s that the nonprofits are required to file annually. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
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Local biotech, academics eyeing $5.5 billion stem cell measure
As California ’s stem cell research agency prepares to seek another $5.5 billion from taxpayers, local biotech researchers and companies are keeping a close eye on where those dollars go.  The California Institute for Regenerative Medicine was founded in 2004 after voters approved a $3 billion bond issue to f und stem cell research and commercialization across the state. As the agency’s funding is expected to run out this year, backers have proposed a measure for another $5.5 billion bond that… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - November 12, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Felicia Alvarez Source Type: news

Oregon Health Authority stops Trillium from proceeding in Portland area
Trillium Community Health Plan still hasn ’t managed to sign any contracts with Portland-area hospital systems, so the Oregon Health Authority is putting the brakes on the Medicaid contractor’s ability to go forward. OHA Chief Financial Officer David Baden informed Trillium CEO Christopher Hummer in a Nov. 8 letter that the company has until June 30 “to remedy deficiencies in its network adequacy in the tri-county area.” Meanwhile, no members will be allocated to Trillium in the tri-county… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - November 11, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Elizabeth Hayes Source Type: news

Hammes Partners sells medical-office portfolio for $787M
An affiliate of Milwaukee health care real estate firm Hammes Co. eclipsed the affiliate ’s biggest sale ever with an agreement to sell a portfolio of medical office buildings across multiple states for $787 million. The buyer was Welltower Inc (NYSE: WELL) of Toledo, Ohio. Welltower, which is a real estate investment trust, announced Monday entering a definitive agreement to buy a 2 9-property Class A medical office building portfolio from Hammes Partners. Hammes Partners is a private equity affiliate… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - November 11, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Rich Kirchen Source Type: news

Why Colorado hospitals don't agree on the value of the Leapfrog ratings
One system might see the program as valuable; another might think it's a waste of time. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - November 11, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Jensen Werley Source Type: news

Behind the deal: Why this company is buying its Cambridge competitor
A Durham company says buying a Massachusetts competitor will enhance its line of business and provide a desirable client base in a booming life science region. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - November 11, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Seth Thomas Gulledge Source Type: news

Ascension says partnership with Google is federally compliant
St. Louis-based Ascension confirmed Monday that it is partnering with Google on what it calls a "comprehensive portfolio of digital capabilities" it says will enhance the experience of patients and caregivers. The company's statement Monday comes in response to a report by the Wall Street Journal that Google is receiving personal health information for millions of patients from Ascension that "amounts to a complete health history, including patient names and dates of birth." Citing internal documents… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - November 11, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Jacob Kirn Source Type: news

Why 2020 could be a make-or-break year for Novavax
There may be nearly two months left of 2019, but Novavax Inc. (NASDAQ: NVAX) is already counting down to 2020. The new year promises data from a late-stage clinical trial of seasonal flu vaccine NanoFlu, which the company hopes will prove to regulators, investors and the public what it has contended all along: that it will get the product — its first — to market. The company expects results from the vaccine candidate’s phase 3 study in the first quarter of 2020, Novavax CEO Stanley Erck… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - November 11, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Sara Gilgore Source Type: news

South Texas Military Contracting Roundup: Multibillion contracts awarded for airlift services, medical devices
This week's roundup features five solicitations for contracts and six awarded contracts, including a $9.2 million Army contract awarded to a Schertz company and a request for services for a mobile medical event at Camp Bullis. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
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Virginia Hospital Center prepares to take on more trauma victims
The Arlington hospital wants to have a devoted response team for more serious cases like head injuries and complex fractures. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - November 11, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Sara Gilgore Source Type: news

Broadway Sacramento, Dignity Health drop naming rights deal amid LGBT health care legal battle
Broadway Sacramento and Dignity Health have cancelled a naming rights deal for a downtown theater following concerns of a possible boycott by Sacramento ’s LGBT community. Two weeks ago, Dignity Health announced its five-year agreement to put its name on Broadway Sacramento’s theater at 1419 H St. It would have been the San Francisco-based health system's first naming-rights sponsorship in the Sacramento region. Broadway Sacramento is one of the largest performing arts groups in the area,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - November 11, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Felicia Alvarez Source Type: news

The tributes pour in: The nation reacts to Bernard Tyson's death
When a local leader dies, the tributes and remembrances typically follow. But when Bernard Tyson died Sunday, the nation mourned with us as well. The message was clear: His influence reached far beyond health care and far beyond the Bay Area. From helping shape national health policy to speaking out on race, diversity and homelessness, Tyson affected many people and many issues. Some Kaiser patients posted how he had personally helped the m. There was official reaction as well, from California… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - November 11, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Douglas Fruehling Source Type: news

Kaiser Permanente CEO Bernard Tyson dies at 60
Bernard Tyson, the charismatic chairman and CEO of Kaiser Permanente, died early Sunday morning. He was 60. The company issued a statement Sunday saying Tyson died unexpectedly in his sleep. No cause of death was immediately available. The Kaiser board named Gregory A. Adams, executive vice president and group president, as interim chairman and CEO. Tyson led Oakland-based Kaiser, a nonprofit healt h provider with 13 million members and $82.8 billion in revenue, since 2013. He was named chairman… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - November 11, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Douglas Fruehling Source Type: news

New rule links state-authorized hemp growers to medical marijuana program
New regulations have been issued to enhance New York ’s medical marijuana program by opening up access to hemp grown under a state pilot program. Announced last week by the Department of Health and the Department of Agriculture and Markets, the regulatory amendment would allow registered organizations (RO) under New York State’s Compassionate Car e Act to use hemp and extracts from the crop to produce cannabidiol (CBD) and other cannabinoids for approved medical marijuana products. The rule,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - November 10, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Tracey Drury Source Type: news

Bernard Tyson of Kaiser Permanente dies at 60
Bernard Tyson, the charismatic chairman and CEO of Kaiser Permanente and one of the most influential business figures in the Bay Area, died early Sunday morning. He was 60. The company issued a statement Sunday saying Tyson died unexpectedly in his sleep. No cause of death was immediately available. The Kaiser board named Gregory A. Adams, executive vice president and group president, as interim chairman and CEO. Tyson has led Oakland-based Kaiser Permanente, a not-for-profit managed care organization… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - November 10, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Douglas Fruehling Source Type: news

Arizona dental insurance company warns customers of potential data breach
Delta Dental of Arizona is warning policyholders of a potential data breach. While the Glendale-based dental insurance company hasn't received any reports that personal information has been misused as a result of this incident, the insurer is warning customers to keep an eye out for identity fraud. On July 8, Delta Dental management became aware of of suspicious activity related to an employee's email account, according to a Delta Dental statement released on Nov. 8. An investigation found that… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - November 10, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Angela Gonzales Source Type: news

TransEnterix CEO steps down amid company's financial struggles
The CEO of a Triangle bio-tech firm is stepping down as the company continues to look for ways to finance its operations beyond the first quarter of next year. Research Triangle Park-based TransEnterix (NYSE: TRXC) has announced its long-time president and CEO – Todd Pope – is stepping down effective immediately. According to a company statement, Pope will remain on as a "senior advisor to the company." Pope served as CEO since 2008. His base sa lary in 2018 was $480,800, according to the… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - November 9, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Seth Thomas Gulledge Source Type: news

Second local life sciences IPO this week reels in $52 million
Tela Bio Inc. on Friday became the second Philadelphia-area life sciences company to go public this week, and the third to complete an initial public offering during the past three weeks. The Malvern-based medical technology company sold 4 million shares of its common stock at $13 each for gross proceeds of $52 million. The amount of the offering could increase by another $7.8 million if underwriters exercise their full allotment of 600,000 additional shares to cover over allotment s. The stock… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - November 8, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: John George Source Type: news

Seven Arizona companies ranked among fastest growing by Deloitte
Arizona has seven companies on Deloitte ’s annual ranking of the fastest growing public and private technology companies in North America, including four software companies. The highest ranked Arizona company is Tucson-based Accelerate Diagnostics Inc., which ranked No. 34 on this year’s list. The companies on the 2019 Technology Fa st 500 list are based on percentage fiscal year revenue growth from 2015-2018. The fastest-growing U.S. tech company on the list is UiPath, a New York-based software… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - November 8, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Hayley Ringle Source Type: news

The patient will see you now: The age of health care in the hands of the consumer
A group of local health care executives discussed industry trends that will have lasting impacts on patients and providers during a Friday panel discussion. The six-person panel discussion, sponsored by Kansas City-based McCownGordon Construction, focused on how the delivery model for health care is changing, whether that's through telehealth, outpatient facilities, in-home care or in a traditional hospital setting. "Millennials are trying to figure out how they can get do OpenTable appointments… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - November 8, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Lily Lieberman Source Type: news

Wellness center and expansion clinic for veterans breaks ground
This estimated $6.7 million new veteran wellness center will be the first of its kind in Texas. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - November 8, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Jeannette Garcia Source Type: news

Fast-growing addiction treatment company readies first Memphis clinic
A fast-growing, Tennessee-based addiction treatment company has entered the Memphis market. Spero Health Inc. will open its first local outpatient clinic at 920 Estate Drive, Suite 8, in East Memphis, on Nov. 15. The location is just off Poplar Avenue in the prominent, 38119 ZIP code. Spero is based in the Nashville area, and currently has more than 30 clinic locations, including more than a dozen in Kentucky, now six in Tennessee, and a handful in Ohio and in Indiana. The company launched in… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - November 8, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Jason Bolton Source Type: news

Major Houston hospital system plans $250M Woodlands campus expansion
Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Medical Center is launching a $250 million expansion project that will add a new eight-floor tower. The 332,510-square-foot South Tower will include new registration, waiting and observation areas; six new operating rooms; endoscopy services; a post-acute care unit; a conference center; a 36-bed patient care unit; an intensive care unit; three shelled floors for future patient growth; and other features, according to a Nov. 8 press release. Memorial Hermann The Woodlands… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - November 8, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Chris Mathews Source Type: news

$1M gift boosts St. Louis nonprofit's endowment
Wings of Hope, a Chesterfield-based nonprofit that provides free medical air transport services, has received a $1 million gift from the William R. Orthwein Jr. and Laura Rand Orthwein Foundation. The donation take's the nonprofit's endowment to nearly $8 million and moves it closer to a $10 million phase-one campaign goal, officials said Thursday. The endowment campaign is raising capital to pay for airplanes, cultivate new volunteer pilots, and expand Wings of Hope's Medical Relief& Air Transport … (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - November 8, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Diana Barr Source Type: news

'Breakthrough' points to vitamin E acetate in vaping injuries
There ’s strong new evidence connecting vitamin E acetate to the mysterious and sometimes deadly outbreak of vaping-related lung illness. Federal health authorities said Friday they found the oil, a cutting agent long suspected in the outbreak, in 29 out of 29 lung fluid samples taken from patients in 10 states. They called the findings a "breakthrough" in the investigation. "This is the first time that we have detected a potential chemical of concern in biologic samples from patients with these… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - November 8, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Pete Danko Source Type: news

Why 2020 could be a make-or-break year for Novavax
There may be nearly two months left of 2019, but Novavax Inc. (NASDAQ: NVAX) is already counting down to 2020. The new year promises data from a late-stage clinical trial of seasonal flu vaccine NanoFlu, which the company hopes will prove to regulators, investors and the public what it has contended all along: that it will get the product — its first — to market. The company expects results from the vaccine candidate’s phase 3 study in the first quarter of 2020, Novavax CEO Stanley Erck… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - November 8, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Sara Gilgore Source Type: news

Flying solo: Why some Baltimore hospitals have opted to remain independent
Just six of Maryland's general hospitals remain independent, or unaffiliated with a larger health system. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - November 8, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Morgan Eichensehr Source Type: news

Largest Pittsburgh-area Health Systems
Information was obtained from individual firms and from the Pennsylvania Health Care Cost Containment Council and could not be independently verified by the Pittsburgh Business Times. In the case of ties, companies are listed alphabetically. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
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Hospitals, Statewide
Information was obtained from firm representatives. Information on The List was supplied by individual companies through questionnaires, phone interviews, company websites and could not be independently verified by Pacific Business News. Only those that responded to our inquiries were listed. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
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Dayton-Area Hospitals
Data from organizations listed and the Ohio Department of Health. Some organizations contacted did not respond. Information may be edited for space and is current as of August 2019. For information about the lists contact Elizabeth Kyle (937) 528-4424, ekyle@bizjournals.com (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
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Dayton-Area Hospital Maternity Departments
Data from organizations listed. Some organizations contacted did not respond. Information may be edited for space and is current as of August 2019. For information about the lists contact Elizabeth Kyle (937) 528-4424, ekyle@bizjournals.com (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
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Busiest Central Ohio Hospitals
Central Ohio's hospitals have seen major changes in 2018 and 2019, including the opening of Grove City facilities by both Mount Carmel and OhioHealth and the closure of Mount Carmel West.We rank hospitals in Delaware, Fairfield, Franklin, Licking, Madison, Pickaway and Union counties by 2018 patient admissions. Mount Carmel Grove City had no patient admissions for 2018, but is included as Mount Carmel West's successor facility and to show employee counts. For comparison purposes, we included partial-year patient admissions for 2019 for OhioHealth Grove City Methodist Hospital, which opened before the end of 2018, but after...
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More details emerge for planned cancer center research hub in Pasco
Pasco County is on a fast pace in capturing big business. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - November 8, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Veronica Brezina-Smith Source Type: news

Coolest Office Spaces: myMatrixx, an Express Scripts company
MyMatrixx, an Express Scripts company, offers pharmacy services for workers ’ compensation programs that include: formulary and network management, utilization management, claims processing, home delivery and specialty pharmacy care and physician outreach programs. Founded in 2001, myMatrixx began as a pharmacy benefit manager with AmeriSys as its first client. Today, i t has a portfolio of clients across the United States. Date of completed renovation: Summer 2015 Design firm: BDG Architects… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - November 8, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Pam Huff Source Type: news

Table of Experts: Workforce development in health care
The Albany Business Review hosted three experts to discuss the challenges the health care industry faces in developing an effective and abundant workforce. As health care is rapidly changing through an aging population, increased dependence on technology and cost restraints, how should hospitals, colleges and insurers be preparing the workforce for tomorrow’s health care environment? Chris Jordan, Acute Care Chief Nursing Officer and Vice Presiden t Care Services, St. Peter’s Health Partners:… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
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Sandra Hern ández aims for systematic change in complex world of health care
San Francisco's former director of public health is now bringing public and private entities together to improve health care for all. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - November 8, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Alisha Green Source Type: news

2019 C-Suites Lifetime Achievement Award: Robert Meyer builds world-class pediatric hospital
CEO boosts hospital operating loss from $52 million to $3 million in net income in a single year. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - November 7, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Angela Gonzales Source Type: news

2019 C-Suite Awards CMO of the Year finalist: Debra Stevens, Arizona Care Network
See this year's honorees for the 2019 C-Suite Awards. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - November 7, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Phoenix Business Journal staff Source Type: news

2019 C-Suite Awards COO of the Year winner: Edward Nelson, HIMS
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2019 C-Suite Awards CIO of the Year finalist: Saffron Nova Wanger, Terros Health
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2019 C-Suite Awards General Counsel of the Year finalist: Carmen Neuberger, Phoenix Children's Hospital
See this year's honorees for the 2019 C-Suite Awards. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
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Brasfield & Gorrie, KPS working on major UAB project in Lakeview
Two Birmingham firms are working with a local developer on a major UAB project in the Lakeview District. Brasfield& Gorrie is working on the renovation of the former Baptist Health System headquarters into the new home of UAB's 1917 Clinic. KPS Group Inc. is the architect on the project. As we've previously reported, UAB has signed a lease for 50,664 square feet in the building, also called the Dewberry Building, at 3201 Fourth Avenue South, in the Lakeview District. The 1917 Clinic is one… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - November 7, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Tyler Patchen Source Type: news

Pharmacy plan ‘carve-outs’ help employers control prescription costs
Many Minnesota employers typically use the prescription drugs covered through their insurers. But new options for self-insurance let businesses hire pharmacy benefit managers independently of their insurance carriers to reduce their health benefit costs. Self-insured plans, where the business assumes more risks in paying employee health care expenses, give employers control over the care they cover and insight into the costs they pay. Pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) are projected to save employers… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - November 7, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Jim Molis Source Type: news

These local health execs have banked millions for new infusion center company
The capital allows the new Bethesda-based company to acquire a Cincinnati infusion center and expand in the Midwest. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - November 7, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Sara Gilgore Source Type: news

St. Louis-born Galera Therapeutics goes public with $60M IPO
Galera Therapeutics, a Pennsylvania-based biotechnology startup that has its research and development segment in St. Louis, has raised $60 million in an initial public offering. The company, which is developing treatments to reduce the harmful effect of radiation therapy, raised the $60 million by selling 5 million shares of its common stock at $12 per share per share. In documents filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission last week, Galera said it expected to sel l its shares at between… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - November 7, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: John George Source Type: news

Jewish Hospital gets rare 'F' grade on patient safety
At least one indicator shows that the University of Louisville will have its hands full in turning around Jewish Hospital. Jewish Hospital received an F grade from the Leapfrog Group, a Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit organization that refers to itself as a "patient safety watchdog." Jewish Hospital and other hospitals formerly controlled by KentuckyOne Health Inc. came under the ownership of U of L on Nov. 1. This places Jewish Hospital in fairly exclusive company: Only nine of the 2,633 hospitals… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - November 7, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Chris Larson Source Type: news

PHC4: Mortality and readmission rates continue to decline at Pa. hospitals
Pennsylvania hospitals continued to make strides reducing mortality and readmission rates, according to the latest Pennsylvania Health Care Cost Containment Council performance report that was issued Thursday. The study includes hospital-specific mortality and readmission rates for patients discharged from the state’s acute-care hospitals for the period from Oct. 1, 2017 to Sept. 30, 2018. Individual hospital performance data can be found here. Joe Martin, PHC4’s executive director, said… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - November 7, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: John George Source Type: news

LabCorp Diagnostics CEO resigns less than month after being named to role
John Ratliff resigned as chief executive officer of LabCorp Diagnostics (NYSE: LH) on Nov. 1, the company announced Wednesday. Ratliff ’s new role had been announced less than a month earlier and was set to take effect the day he stepped down. Before being named CEO of LabCorp Diagnostics last month, Ratliff was CEO of Covance. Both companies are owned by Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings, which is based in Burlingto n. Ratliff was promoted as part of a restructuring of leadership roles… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - November 7, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Maeve Sheehey Source Type: news

Adventist Health seeks $27 million in damages from PG & E
Roseville-based Adventist Health is seeking repayment from Pacific Gas& Electric Co. for fire damage incurred to one of Adventist's hospitals by the Camp Fire nearly one year ago. Adventist Health Feather River Hospital was among 18,700 structures damaged or destroyed by the wildfire in November 2018. In May, investigators from Cal Fire concluded that PG&E's (NYSE: PCG) transmission lines caused the Camp Fire. The Feather River hospital, while still standing, saw several of its ground floor offices … (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - November 6, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Felicia Alvarez Source Type: news

DCBS director steps down and Workers Comp director steps in
Cameron Smith resigned Wednesday as director of the Department of Consumer and Business Services, the department announced. Gov. Kate Brown appointed Workers Compensation Division Administrator Lou Savage as acting director, DCBS announced. Smith resigned “to explore new opportunities and ways to serve Oregon,” according to the announcement. Savage led the Workers’ Comp Division starting in May 2016. Before tha t, he served as the senior policy adviser and legislative director for DCBS and… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
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