Politics can add to patients' problems, Buffalo-area behavioral health providers say
Mental health patients have enough to worry about, Western New York providers say, even without current events and money problems. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - July 22, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Paul Lane Source Type: news

Florida health firm plans to hire hundreds for new Tempe office
Weather and workforce cited in the company's decision to set up shop into the East Valley city. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - July 21, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Angela Gonzales Source Type: news

Report: Nashville hospital company in $6B sale talks
Brentwood-based LifePoint Health Inc. is in “advanced talks” to be sold to a private equity firm, Reuters reported Friday afternoon. Citing “two people familiar with the matter,” Reuters reports that Apollo Global Management LLC could acquire the health care company in a deal valued at close to $6 billion, including debt. Reuters rep orts that LifePoint would then be merged with RegionalCare Hospital Partners, sources said. Those sources are likely referring to RCCH HealthCare Partners, which… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - July 21, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Eric Snyder Source Type: news

Here are the hottest Bay Area startups from Q2
It seems somehow appropriate that a startup whose app helps people deal with these stressful times is the hottest Bay Area startup from the second quarter. The valuation of Calm.com Inc., a San Francisco company with a meditation app, jumped nearly 43-fold to $277 million when it raised a Series A round last month, according to PitchBook Data. “The period after the election was an anxiety-inducing time and we saw an uptick in the use of the app,” co-founder Alex Tew recently told the Business… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - July 20, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Cromwell Schubarth Source Type: news

Tour the Bravern's new Life Time Athletic luxury athletic club and spa (Photos)
This is one of 135 fitness clubs Life Time Athletic now has across the country as it continues its rapid expansion. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - July 20, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Coral Garnick Source Type: news

Manassas firm gets step closer to new test for Lyme disease
The device — designed to be less invasive, more accurate and faster than existing tests for Lyme disease — could make it to market as early as the end of next year. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - July 20, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Sara Gilgore Source Type: news

Constructing healthcare: Silicon Valley trends in medical real estate
Executives from Stanford Health Care and Valley Medical Center join two medical real estate professionals to discuss changes taking place in medical infrastructure. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - July 20, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: SVBJ staff Source Type: news

Can Hint Health revolutionize primary care by taking insurance out of the equation?
A growing national movement led by providers is looking to create a direct relationship between primary care physicians and patients. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - July 20, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Kevin Truong Source Type: news

EXCLUSIVE: Christ Hospital appeals ruling in $24M turf war with St. Elizabeth
Christ Hospital filed notice Friday that it will appeal a Kentucky circuit judge ’s ruling that the Cincinnati-based health network shouldn’t be allowed to build a $24 million ambulatory surgery center in Fort Mitchell, which would anchor a $135 million mixed-use development. St. Elizabeth Healthcare, which is the dominant medical provider in Northern Kentucky, had objected to the surgery center on the grounds that such a facility wasn’t needed. Judge Thomas Wingate of Franklin County Circuit… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - July 20, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Barrett J. Brunsman Source Type: news

Texas Research Park gets new leasing and marketing partner
San Antonio Commercial Advisors/Cushman and Wakefield has been retained by the Texas Research and Technology Foundation and UT Health-San Antonio to market their respective properties at the Texas Research Park on San Antonio's Far West Side. The properties being marketed include: 155 acres of data center land served by three power sources and two electric substations 166 acres of commercial land suitable for office, retail, multifamily and/or research The Barshop Institute consisting of three… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - July 20, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Ryan Salchert Source Type: news

Cambridge's Agios wins FDA approval for second cancer drug
The FDA approved a cancer drug from Agios Pharmaceuticals Inc. on Friday after a Phase 1 clinical study found it aided a small group of patients suffering from a rare type of leukemia. Cambridge-based Agios (Nasdaq: AGIO) is developing treatments for several types of cancer, including acute myeloid meukemia, or AML. The rare blood and bone marrow disease worsens quickly and accounts for approximately one percent of cancer patients, according to the National Cancer Institute. Las t year, Agios won… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - July 20, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Allison DeAngelis Source Type: news

Bevin reverses decision to cut vision, dental benefits
Nearly 500,000 Kentuckians on Medicaid have had their dental and vision benefits restored by Gov. Matt Bevin's administration while Bevin and his administration restart their plan to revamp the state's Medicaid program. The plan, called Kentucky HEALTH, was approved by the federal government in January and was slated to go into effect July 1. However, a federal judge vacated the approval of the plan June 29 and remanded it back to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the federal… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - July 20, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Chris Larson Source Type: news

Novant Health names new Forsyth Medical Center president
Novant Health has named Chad Setlif as the new president and chief operating officer of Forsyth Medical Center. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - July 20, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Luke Bollinger Source Type: news

Manassas firm gets step closer to new urine test for Lyme disease
The device — designed to be less invasive, more accurate and faster than existing tests for Lyme disease — could make it to market as early as the end of next year. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - July 20, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Sara Gilgore Source Type: news

San Antonio biotech pitches NY investors at critical time
More national exposure could lead to additional capital investment and collaboration. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - July 20, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: W. Scott Bailey Source Type: news

Main Line synthetic cannabinoid developer seeking $32.5M from stock sale
Zynerba Pharmaceuticals Inc., a specialty pharmaceutical company developing synthetic cannabinoid-based therapies, is looking to raise $32.5 million through a public stock offering. The Devon, Pa., company plans to sell nearly 4.1 million shares of its common stock at $8 per share. The pricing is below Zynerba's 2015 initial public offering of price of $14 per share. The public offering is expected to close on or about July 24. The company has granted underwriters the option to purchase an additional… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - July 20, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: John George Source Type: news

The HCA effect: How the hospital giant helped Nashville grow with it
Some of the biggest names in Nashville business, and some of the city's most iconic attractions, owe their start to HCA. Hundreds of Nashville health care companies, professional service firms and financial institutions owe part, or even all, of their success to what is now called HCA Healthcare Inc. and the mammoth health care industry it birthed. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - July 20, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Joel Stinnett Source Type: news

How HCA shaped Nashville: Business leaders weigh in
HCA Healthcare Inc. ’s influence extends far beyond the walls of its corporate headquarters near Centennial Park. The hospital operator has helped build businesses and launch careers across dozens of industries in Music City. We reached out to Nashville business leaders to find out how HCA has impacted their respec tive company, industry or career. Take a look at what they had to say in the slideshow with this story. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - July 20, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Joel Stinnett Source Type: news

Charting growth: HCA Healthcare by the numbers
HCA Healthcare Inc. is the nation ’s largest hospital company. The Nashville giant has grown by nearly every measure in the past decade. Here’s a look at some of the numbers driving the company. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - July 20, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Meg Wrather Source Type: news

Photos: A day in the life at HCA means new babies, new buildings, new nurses
From the birth of a child to the loss of a parent, many of life ’s biggest moments happen in the same place: a hospital. That’s why the founders of HCA Healthcare Inc. were advocates for a culture built around the patient. It’s a culture that the Nashville hospital giant still aims to foster today as it continues to grow, using its massive size to impact everything from policy to technology to patient care. As HCA continues to expand its reach, from new training centers for nurses to new… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - July 20, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Nathan Morgan Source Type: news

Faces of HCA: Meet some of the employees who make the hospital giant work
Employees of HCA Healthcare Inc. weigh in on what brought them to the company and what it means to work for the health care giant. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
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TriHealth makes move, clears out old HQ
TriHealth has completed the move to its new headquarters in the Baldwin 200 building in Walnut Hills, and the hospital system ’s administrative team brought along some furnishings from its old HQ in Avondale. But the bulk of the used office furniture is going to more than 20 local nonprofit agencies, CEO Mark Clement said. The Cincinnati-based operator of six hospitals had accumulated about 10,000 pieces of office furni ture at its former Bethesda Oak headquarters over the years. Each work station… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - July 20, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Barrett J. Brunsman Source Type: news

How Oregon Works: Health care recruiters on the skills and jobs most in demand
No industry has a harder task ahead of them when it comes to hiring than health care. From nurses to phlebotomists, health care workers are more in demand than ever, and projections show hospitals and health systems will add more jobs to Oregon's economy over the next 10 years than any other employers. We talked to experts involved in health care hiring for their take on the hard est jobs to fill, the skills that are most in demand and what the future might hold. Here's what they had to say: What… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - July 20, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Andy Giegerich Source Type: news

Biotech PTC to acquire Lynnfield's Agilis in $200M deal
New Jersey-based drug developer PTC Therapeutics Inc. announced Thursday that it is purchasing Agilis Biotherapeutics Inc., a Lynnfield gene therapy biotech, for $200 million in cash and stock. PTC (Nasdaq: PTCT) said it would pay $50 million in cash and $150 million in PTC stock to acquire Agilis. The privately held biotech is developing gene therapies for rare and often fatal nervous system diseases, including a disorder called AADC Deficiency that inhibits motor control and the abili ty to swallow… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - July 19, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Allison DeAngelis Source Type: news

Phoenix nonprofit opens $1.5M health facility for homeless
A Phoenix nonprofit is opening a $1.5 million health care facility aimed at treating the homeless and taking that burden off local hospitals and providers. Circle the City has launced its Downtown Family Health Center and in August will open the 50-bed Medical Respite Center at the Human Services Campus at 220 S. 12th Ave. Both facilities are designed to help men, women and children experiencing homelessness, officials said. The investment was to f und major renovations at both the facilities and… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - July 19, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Patrick O'Grady Source Type: news

How Oregon Works: OHSU dean on the skills doctor's do and don't need
When it comes to the skills doctors need in 2018, it ’s about more than medical knowledge and procedural skills, such as how to set a broken arm or diagnose pneumonia. Doctors today need competency in soft skills, said Dr. George Mejicano, senior associate dean for education at the OHSU School of Medicine. Those include professionalism, interperso nal communication, systems-based practice and problem-based learning and improvement. If medicine were a dinner party, the host would need to do more… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - July 19, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Elizabeth Hayes Source Type: news

San Antonio hospital system names next CEO
Methodist Healthcare System has selected Allen Harrison to be its next CEO.   Harrison is CEO of Methodist Hospital and Methodist Children’s Hospital, which are in the South Texas Medical Center and have undergone extensive expansions. He brings a deep understanding of the unique partnership between the San Antonio-based hospital system and its two equal co-owners — HCA and Methodist Healthcare Ministries of South Texas. Harrison will succeed Jaime Wesolowski, who was recently named to be… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - July 19, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: W. Scott Bailey Source Type: news

American Indian health nonprofit moves headquarters from Sacramento to Roseville
California Rural Indian Health Board Inc., a nonprofit that supports tribal clinics throughout the state, has moved its headquarters from Sacramento to Roseville, opening a 25,000-square-foot office in space it acquired three years ago. In 2015, the California Rural Indian Health Board received a portion of a $940 million settlement between Native American tribes and U.S. Justice Department related to unpaid contract support costs. The building and surrounding 4.5 acres of land were purchased for… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - July 19, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Olivia Rockeman Source Type: news

Tilray stock jumps nearly 32 percent in Nasdaq's first cannabis IPO
The international backing of institutional investors signaled changing perceptions for the cannabis industry, Tilray's CEO said. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - July 19, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Casey Coombs Source Type: news

Advocate Aurora targets growth in behavioral health
As Aurora Health Care unveiled a $35 million expansion of its Wauwatosa behavioral-health campus, the unit ’s top executive said the facilities possess the capacity to accommodate patients from Illinois and other states. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - July 19, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Rich Kirchen Source Type: news

Atrium Health bumps up nurses ’ pay
Atrium Health is investing $5.6 million into pay increases for its nurses. The Charlotte-based health-care system said Thursday that the majority of nurses will receive an increase of 50 cents to $1 per hour, depending on their role. About 9,000 employees will be impacted by the change, which goes into effect on Sunday. That news come less than a month after Atrium anno unced plans to increase its minimum wage rate to $12.50 an hour — also starting Sunday. More than 7,500 employees will benefit… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - July 19, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Jennifer Thomas Source Type: news

How Oregon Works: New technologies present challenges, opportunities for health care workforce
Technology is causing disruption in most every industry. Health care is no exception. “We are headed for a tsunami, changing the very nature of health care,” said California-based health care futurist Joe Flower, whose clients have included the World Health Organization and the Department of Defense. Virtual and augmented reality are being used to train doctors, artificial in telligence has the potential to transform diagnostic medicine, 3D printing is being used to create prosthetic limbs,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - July 19, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Sean Meyers Source Type: news

USF's new downtown medical school, under construction in Water Street Tampa, is already expanding
USF will spend $12 million on additional stories for the new medical school. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - July 19, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Veronica Brezina-Smith Source Type: news

Vivos Therapeutics is betting big on its alternative treatment for sleep apnea
The company is about to grow with an influx of new money and potential initial public offering on the horizon. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - July 19, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Ed Sealover Source Type: news

San Antonio biotech close to taking first product to market
The company is recruiting patients across the country to participate in a new study to validate its cancer-detection technology. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - July 19, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: W. Scott Bailey Source Type: news

Walmart hires former Humana exec — fueling speculation of acquisition
A recent hire by Bentonville, Arkansas-based retail titan Walmart Inc. resurrected speculation that it might strike a deal to work more closely with Louisville-based Humana Inc. Walmart hired Sean Slovenski as senior vice president of health and wellness for Walmart U.S., according to an internal memo from Greg Foran, president and CEO of Walmart U.S., which was provided to MBJ's sister publication, Louisville Business First. Slovenski will join Walmart on Aug. 1 and wi ll report directly to Foran,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - July 19, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Chris Larson Source Type: news

After $80M NC expansion, pharma launches new drugs to be made at new facility
Australia ’s Mayne Pharma Group Limited is launching new drugs that will be made at its new manufacturing facility in Greenville. The pharma's latest launch is a generic alternative to Concordia International’s drug, Kapvay, for the treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.   Mayne Pharma cited contract research giant Iqvia in stating annual U.S. sales of the particular type of tablets “were approximately $60 million for the 12 months [ended] April 30, 2018.” Back in 2016,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - July 19, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Jennifer Henderson Source Type: news

Fertility Inc.: Transforming the business of making babies
A crop of new startups is tackling fertility and family planning as couples wait longer to try to conceive. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - July 19, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Kevin Truong Source Type: news

Time to celebrate Wichita's Health Care Heroes
The 2018 Health Care Heroes honorees come from a variety of backgrounds and areas of expertise. But they all have in common their passion for helping others. The Wichita Business Journal, along with the University of Kansas School of Medicine in Wichita, Wesley Healthcare, Knipp Equipment and Craig Home Care present the Health Care Heroes Awards Thursday night at the Hyatt Regency Wichita. The honorees, who are featured in the attached slideshow, are recognized in ten categories: Community… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - July 19, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Bill Roy Source Type: news

Avoid potentially higher claims costs by reporting worker injuries immediately
When an employee is injured, time is of the essence when it concerns medical treatment costs. Studies show delays in reporting worker injuries often will increase the cost of a claim. A National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI) 2015 study reports occupational injuries showed the lowest median cost was $13,120 for claims reported within two weeks; add a reporting delay of similar in juries and claims costs rise 35 percent by week three, plus another 12 percent in week four. (NCCI used data… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - July 19, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: CopperPoint Source Type: news

UnitedHealth may bid for Tenet health-management unit; deal could fetch $2B
UnitedHealth Group Inc. is among the companies interested in buying Conifer Health Solutions, the health-management unit of Tenet Healthcare Corp., in what could a deal worth $2 billion or more.   The Wall Street Journal, citing unidentified sources, reports on the Minnetonka-based insurance giant's interest in Frisco, Texas-based Conifer. The company, a subsidiary of Dallas-based Tenet (NYSE: THC), provides technology and financial services to hospitals and health care companies. It had 2017 revenue… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - July 19, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Mark Reilly Source Type: news

Cleveland Clinic opens $53M outpatient facility (Photos)
The new facility has 95 employees. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - July 19, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Brian Bandell Source Type: news

American Well discloses $75M investment as it expands telehealth offerings
As Massachusetts legislators look to ensure reimbursement for telehealth services, American Well has disclosed that it raised $75.4 million. The funding raise is in addition to $291 million raised in June, according to federal filings, and comes after American Well signed a strategic partnership with Royal Phillips in January and after it acquired acute telehealth company Avizia in April. American Well, which is based in Boston, decl ined to comment on the recent raise and has not commented on… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - July 19, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Jessica Bartlett Source Type: news

Maryland expands campaign to better inform patients about procedure costs
Amid national discussions about the ever-rising costs of health care, the Maryland Health Care Commission is expanding a campaign aimed at increasing transparency around hospital pricing in the state. The commission's year-old "Wear the Cost" campaign is adding features that will allow Maryland consumers to examine pricey hospital procedures, and better communicate with the doctors about care costs. The initiative — named for purchasable T-shirts associated with the campaign that are emblazo ned… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - July 19, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Morgan Eichensehr Source Type: news

Neurosurgeon: GVI stroke project could 'revolutionize' treatment
Surgeons and device manufacturer say the new stroke center adjacent to the emergency department is the first of its kind globally. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - July 19, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Tracey Drury Source Type: news

Privateer Holdings cannabis producer Tilray prepares for Thursday IPO
Tilray's Seattle-based parent company will be the big winner in Thursday's IPO, the first of its kind for a marijuana company. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - July 19, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Casey Coombs Source Type: news

How California ’s recreational cannabis rush is hurting some critically ill patients
The introduction of recreational cannabis in California has opened up a multi-billion dollar business opportunity as the industry moves mainstream, but it also poses questions about what will happen to the medical market that paved the way for legalization. Even with though many fewer companies than anticipated jumped into the legal market this year due to uncertain regulations, cannabis research firm BDS Analytics estimates $3.1 billion in recreational spending for 2018. Legal medical cannabis… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - July 18, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Kevin Truong Source Type: news

Medtronic invests in Twin Cities Orthopedics spinoff
Launched last year, Revo Health advises physician groups on how to start and manage bundled-payment programs. Such programs package costs tied to all aspects of a single episode of care, such as a hip or knee replacement, into one bill. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - July 18, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Katharine Grayson Source Type: news

Health system adding medical office space
This is another component of a $100 million facilities improvement plan. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - July 18, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Josh Heck Source Type: news

State says Beth Israel-Lahey merger could cost Mass. millions
The state ’s health care watchdog has strongly criticized a proposed mega-merger between Lahey Health, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and three community hospitals, saying the deal would raise health care spending by $168 million to $251 million. At a Health Policy Commission hearing on Wednesday, co mmission staff said they had reviewed the proposed merger between Lahey, BI, New England Baptist Hospital, Anna Jaques Hospital and Mount Auburn Hospital, and found that the group would create… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - July 18, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Jessica Bartlett Source Type: news