After 30 years in Chesterbrook, AmerisourceBergen opens new headquarters in Conshohocken (PHOTOS)
The company is among several that forged ahead with new headquarters this year in spite of the pandemic. Take a look inside. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 27, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Natalie Kostelni Source Type: news

Health Care Hero: Wright State nurse goes above and beyond to serve students
Joy Jackson is the clinical coordinator in Student Health Services at Wright State Physicians. She's a 2021 Health Care Hero. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 26, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Hannah Poturalski Source Type: news

A patch for Covid-19? UNC researchers work on a shot-free vaccine.
A 3D printer, sugar and UNC innovation are being used as a potential way to get the vaccine-hesitant on board with a Covid-19 vaccination. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 26, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Lauren Ohnesorge Source Type: news

New plans sketch out timeline for California Northstate hospital in Natomas
New plans filed with the city sketch out more details for a proposed California Northstate University teaching hospital and campus — and suggest the project is a matter of months away from beginning construction. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 26, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Ben van der Meer Source Type: news

Women of Influence: Fabrisia Ambrosio, University of Pittsburgh and UPMC International
Fabrisia Ambrosio is a winner of a 2021 Women of Influence award. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 25, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Richard Cerilli Source Type: news

Orthopaedic surgeon Freddie Fu dies
Dr. Freddie Fu, a UPMC and University of Pittsburgh physician who became one of the world ’s most renowned orthopaedic surgeons and a specialist in knee reconstructions and sports medicine, died Friday. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 25, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Paul J. Gough Source Type: news

A Theranos lab director said the company pressured him to not admit to customers its tests were faulty
Elizabeth Holmes dismissed the lab director's concerns about the unreliability of its tests, he said at her fraud trial Friday. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 24, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Cromwell Schubarth Source Type: news

The PBJ's Private 100 2021: No. 20, Audience Synergy LLC
Providing programmatic advertising to health care practitioners gives the West Linn company a leg up. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
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Sommer Kleweno Walley named Harborview's permanent CEO
After a nine-month stint as interim CEO, she will oversee the hospital's $1.74 billion plan for new facilities. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 24, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Joey Thompson Source Type: news

Latest OHSU forecast shows high adult vaccination rates also protect kids
A relatively small number of children in Oregon have contracted the virus compared to other states. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 24, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Elizabeth Hayes Source Type: news

Latest OHSU forecast shows high adults vaccination rates also protect kids
A low number of children have contracted Covid-19 in Oregon compared with other states, according to Oregon Health& Science University ’s latest forecast. Only seven states have lower pediatric census rates than Oregon, where 0.70 per 100,000 of those under the age of 18 are hospitalized for Covid, according to the report, from Peter Graven, lead data scientist in OHSU’s Business Intelligence unit. Graven said that the data s uggest that children are protected when the adults around them are… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 24, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Elizabeth Hayes Source Type: news

Gov. Baker tells Saint Vincent, nurses to resolve striking dispute
Gov. Charlie Baker is getting involved in the lengthy fight between union nurses and management at Saint Vincent Hospital, urging the sides to resolve the dispute as hospitalizations increase.   The Republican governor's comments comes as the strike reaches 200 days on Saturday, a new milestone after the strike already passed the six month mark, and before that had become the longest-running union nurses strike in state history. “The commonwealth needs every available healthcare reso urce fully… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 24, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Jessica Bartlett Source Type: news

The PBJ's Private 100 2021: No. 24, CedarBridge Group LLC
A health consultant rises. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
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CMU on the front lines of improving messenger RNA vaccine delivery
While the Covid-19 vaccines were developed far from Pittsburgh, a lab at Carnegie Mellon University is making advances in the delivery of the same type of messenger RNA technology that made the first vaccines possible to battle other diseases. The second day of the Precision Medicine World Conference, held in downtown Pittsburgh, began with examples of how the Covid-19 pandemic had changed the region and the world — and BioNTech founders Ugur Sahin and Ozlem Tureci and a leading mRNA researcher… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 24, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Paul J. Gough Source Type: news

Editorial: Health care needs your help Pittsburgh
Let ’s get past this wave and start to prepare for what’s ahead. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 24, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Jennifer Beahm Source Type: news

Women Who Lead | Marketing: Sara Burnett of Le Bonheur Children's Hospital
If there ever was a time for leadership, 2020 was the year. And, with a multichannel pandemic underway, finding avenues to advance their message became essential. For Memphis Business Journal’s next group of Women Who Lead, honoring executives in marketing seemed to be a logical choice. Also logical is highlighting the accomplishments of women who have broken through the glass ceiling and helped define their businesses, as well as the local marketplace. Each woman chosen by MBJ’s editorial… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 24, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Jason Bolton Source Type: news

Birmingham's largest skilled nursing facilities
Information was obtained from SNFdata.com, the 2021 Alabama Hospital& Healthcare Guide published by Medical Publishing LLC, internet research and BBJ records. Figures are based on the latest available data from Medicare cost reports and may have since changed. Information on the List could not be independently verified by the BBJ. Only facilities in the Birmingham metro area with available data were listed. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
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Data Bank: Where the school vaccine exemptions are
For the school-aged set, vaccines in all categories are down over the past two years (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 24, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Andy Giegerich Source Type: news

Software startup launches new patient services product
A newly-emerged software startup has developed a proprietary case management platform built for patient services. It's called P3 Technology and it was founded by industry veteran Heather Rose in 2019. She has two decades of patient services experience, leading operations for one of the largest providers in the industry, according to a news release. Rose has been consulting with multiple pharmaceutical compan ies over the past two years, and identifying several opportunities to better serve them… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 24, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Haley Cawthon Source Type: news

Executive Profile: Mission Bio CEO, Yan Zhang on how ballet informs her career off the stage
Yan Zhang, CEO of Mission Bio Inc., spoke to us about the many ways her practice of ballet informs her professional career. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 24, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Ron Leuty Source Type: news

2021 Twin Cities of the Year ORBIE Awards: HealthPartners' recently retired CIO reflects on notable career
Alan Abramson credits curiosity with setting him on his career path at a young age. The recently retired senior vice president and long-time CIO at HealthPartners Inc. is this year's Twin Cities CIO of the Year ORBIE Leadership Award recipient. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 24, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Mollee Francisco Source Type: news

2021 CIO of the Year ORBIE Awards: Dave Lundal boosts IT efforts at Children's Minnesota
The 2021 Twin Cities CIO of the Year ORBIE Awards program honors chief information officers who have demonstrated excellence in technology leadership. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
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2021 CIO of the Year ORBIE Awards: Starkey CIO Andy Dulka leads on global level
The 2021 Twin Cities CIO of the Year ORBIE Awards program honors chief information officers who have demonstrated excellence in technology leadership. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
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2021 CIO of the Year ORBIE Awards: Jorge Populo focuses on innovation in role at UnitedHealthcare
The 2021 Twin Cities CIO of the Year ORBIE Awards program honors chief information officers who have demonstrated excellence in technology leadership. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
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Form D Friday: Telecom startup raises $8M to help customers pick new phones
Form D Friday is a Boston Business Journal feature highlighting regulatory filings from Boston-area companies raising capital for new projects or expanding their businesses. Form D reports are a type of SEC form used to file a notice of exempt offerings of securities. The SEC requires companies file the notice within 15 days after the first sale of securities in the offering. These forms don ’t include a lot of details but can provide clues as to what investors and business owners are planning.… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 24, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Lucia Maffei Source Type: news

As interest in medicine exploded, an app made MCAT prep more accessible
Last year, Dr. Sahil Mehta created a free study aid app that provides everything from flash cards to a study approach and schedule for the MCATs, accelerating the company ’s growth and aiming to democratize access to medical careers. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 24, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Jessica Bartlett Source Type: news

Mental health benefits changed during the pandemic – here's how, and what experts recommend
The challenges of workplace mental health care are daunting. This is how the experts manage them. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 24, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Carolyn M. Proctor Source Type: news

CEO strategies: How LaVonne Ansari bolsters community health centers
LaVonne Ansari, CEO of the Community Health Center of Buffalo, oversees care for thousands of individuals at five health centers in Buffalo, Niagara Falls and Lockport, while leading a statewide organization of 800 clinics. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 24, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Tracey Drury Source Type: news

Mental and behavioral health at work: Insights and solutions
The Covid-19 pandemic has changed how we live and work. In the workplace, the mental health of employees has become a critical topic as we all cope with the impact and changes of the virus, work from home, and other issues. BBJ Market President Carolyn Jones talked with Teri Weber, Senior Vice President, Spring Consulting Group and James Fratantonio, Medical Director, Medical Affairs, Alkermes about ways to address key issues related to mental health at work. Below is an edited transcript of that… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
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Health Care Heroes 2021: Justin Griner of Regional One Health
"As pharmacists we have had to think outside the box in many ways during COVID-19, whether it is finding ways to do work remotely, curbside delivery, or dealing with COVID-related medication shortages." (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 24, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Susan Ellis Source Type: news

Structures Awards: Intuitive Surgical's purposeful pivot makes it SVBJ's Office/R & D Project winner for 2021
The building was designed to accommodate growth at the company. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 24, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Danny King Source Type: news

Case Western Reserve technology licensee Lucid Diagnostics files IPO plan
Lucid is focused on patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease, also known as chronic heartburn or acid reflux, who are at risk of developing esophageal cancer. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 23, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: I-Chun Chen Source Type: news

CVS and Rite Aid have sued Gilead for allegedly blocking lower-cost generic HIV drugs
Agreements Foster City-based Gilead made years ago delayed lower-cost generics and caused consumers and insurers to pay hundreds of millions of dollars more than they would otherwise have, according to a new lawsuit. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 23, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Ron Leuty Source Type: news

Synthetic biology company Zymergen to cut 120 jobs after 1st product falters
Zymergen, which went public in April in a half-billion IPO, said it is conducting a "full assessment" of its target markets. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 23, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Ron Leuty Source Type: news

RAVmed unit Lucid Diagnostics files IPO plan
Lucid is focused on patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease, also known as chronic heartburn or acid reflux, who are at risk of developing esophageal cancer. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 23, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: I-Chun Chen Source Type: news

Precision medicine conference puts focus on diversity and inclusion
The All of Us Research Program was formed out of an Obama administration initiative to build up the country ’s capabilities in precision medicine, advances that tailor therapies and treatments to a person’s genetic makeup or tumor profile. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 23, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Paul J. Gough Source Type: news

Jasper Therapeutics is going ahead with its SPAC merger despite a $93M funding shortfall
Jasper's blank-check partner promised it would give the biotechnology startup $100 million when they merged. Instead, it's only going to directly give Jasper an estimated $7 million. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 23, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Cromwell Schubarth Source Type: news

Exclusive: Urgent care clinic cuts back on hours, days due to demand, staffing
MedExpress was shifting resources where it needed to meet the level of demand for care based on the number of cases of Covid-19. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 23, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Paul J. Gough Source Type: news

These are the Triangle startup trends venture capitalist Art Pappas is watching
The biggest trend venture capitalist Art Pappas sees for 2021? The influx. Pappas, founder of Durham-based Pappas Capital, which this month raised $200 million for a fund targeting innovation in Asia, said the big story in entrepreneurship in North Carolina for 2021 might be the influx of startups from both the Northeast and West Coast. “I’ve always taken the view that capital isn’t the issue in this state,” Pappas said. “It’s mostly talent. But we’re intrigued by seeing the number… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 23, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Lauren Ohnesorge Source Type: news

Small Business Awards 2021 Small company finalist - EvolvedMD
The Phoenix Business Journal's 2021 Small Business Awards finalists and winners share how their companies adapted during the Covid-19 pandemic and where they want to be in five years. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
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Small Business Awards 2021 Small company finalist - 911OccMed - Workplace Wellness
The Phoenix Business Journal's 2021 Small Business Awards finalists and winners share how their companies adapted during the Covid-19 pandemic and where they want to be in five years. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
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Cryosa raises $21.5M to further development of sleep-apnea treatment
Cryosa, a medical device startup developing therapies for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), announced Thursday it raised $21.5 million in a Series B funding found. The Arden Hills-based company is working on a minimally invasive therapy for OSA that doesn't require daily patient compliance. The round was led by Chattanooga, Tennessee-based Solas BioVentures, with additional funding from Santé Ventures and Tokyo-based HOYA Corp. Cryosa said it will use the funding to continue its human clinical… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 23, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Carter Jones Source Type: news

Health Care Hero: Dr. Kevin Edwards is growing rapport with local community
Dr. Kevin Edwards said there's nothing quite like the experience of delivering your first baby as a medical student. The Xenia-based obstetrician-gynecologist is a 2021 Health Care Hero. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 23, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Hannah Poturalski Source Type: news

Iovance Biotherapeutics achieves key milestone at its new South Philadelphia cell therapy center
The site was built to produce cell therapies targeting solid cancer tumors. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 23, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: John George Source Type: news

GE Healthcare to buy Peabody surgical device maker for $1.45B
General Electric Co.'s health care division has agreed to pay $1.45 billion to acquire BK Medical, a Peabody-based maker of tools that assist surgeons during invasive and robotic operations. In a statement, GE Healthcare said it believes BK Medical stands out due to its ability to use ultrasound imaging during surgical procedures. The medical device firm uses what it calls "active imaging" to visualize deep tissues during neurosurgery and abdominal surgery. Its technology is also used for ultrasound… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 23, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Rowan Walrath Source Type: news

7 tips for savvy health insurance shopping this fall
Our health needs can change each year, and so can health plan coverage choices. So it ’s important to understand your health care options to find coverage that fits your needs and budget. Annual or open enrollment season is here, a time when many New Mexicans and millions of Americans across the country will have the opportunity to select or switch their health insurance plan for the coming year. For people with employer-provided coverage, open enrollment typically occurs within a two-week… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 23, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Heather Kane Source Type: news

Ex-Defense Secretary James Mattis testifies how he came to doubt Theranos tests
Jurors in Elizabeth Holmes' fraud trial heard from former Defense Secretary James Mattis on Wednesday, who was on the board of her blood testing company. Here's more on that and other reports about the Theranos fraud trial. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 23, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Cromwell Schubarth Source Type: news

Pharmacy chains sue Gilead for allegedly blocking lower-cost generic HIV drugs
The suit alleges agreements Foster City-based Gilead made years ago delayed lower-cost generics and caused consumers and insurers to pay hundreds of millions of dollars more. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 23, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Ron Leuty Source Type: news

Ex-Defense Secretary James Mattis testifies how he came to doubt Theranos tests
Jurors in Elizabeth Holmes' fraud trial heard from former Defense Secretary James Mattis on Wednesday, who was on the board of her blood testing company. Here's more on that and other reports about the Theranos fraud trial. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 23, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Cromwell Schubarth Source Type: news

Addiction in the workplace: Cultivating a culture of recovery
As we continue to navigate the challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, many businesses are evaluating when and how to bring employees back to their workplaces. Employers must be mindful that some employees may be returning to the office after dealing with significant challenges brought forth by the pandemic, including the loss of loved ones, increased stress related to caregiving, and the impact of isolation from friends and family. In addition, some employees may find this transition difficult … (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 23, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Stephen Schiavo Source Type: news