Chester County Hospital expanding bed capacity after closure of Jennersville, Brandywine medical centers
Chester County Hospital is expanding its inpatient and emergency department capacity thanks to $2.1 million in state funding secured through the federal American Rescue Plan. The West Chester medical center is using $1.4 million to increase the size of its emergency room from 33 to 46 bays. Funds will also be used by the hospital to construct a behavioral health treatment area in its emergency department. Another $775,000 will be used to restore 42 inpatient beds that Chester County Hospital took… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - January 25, 2022 Category: Biotechnology Authors: John George Source Type: news

CareFirst signs 15-year deal to keep Maryland HQ in Canton
The company will retain its footprint on seven floors spanning 214,000 square feet. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - January 25, 2022 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Melody Simmons Source Type: news

Florida telehealth proposal teed up for floor votes
A bill that would expand doctors ’ ability to prescribe certain controlled substances through telehealth is teed up for consideration by the full House, after getting a green light from a key committee Monday. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
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Geovax gets $10M, will accelerate clinical trials of COVID-19 vaccines and cancer treatments
GeoVax ’s product pipeline includes three ongoing clinical trials for which the funding will largely be used. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - January 25, 2022 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Zach Armstrong Source Type: news

Oracle faced little competition, dickering in deal to acquire Cerner
How can two tech giants come together? In a variety of ways, but this article explores how Oracle and Cerner made a $28 billion deal happen. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - January 24, 2022 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Brian Kaberline Source Type: news

Oracle faced little competition, dickering in deal to acquire Cerner
The Austin-based tech giant made its first inquiry a week after Cerner Corp.'s new CEO started in the job. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - January 24, 2022 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Brian Kaberline Source Type: news

One of Louisville's largest nonprofits gets federal OK to fund more services
A federal certification will allow patients to receive the care they need that isn ’t covered by their insurance, at no cost to them. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - January 24, 2022 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Laurel Deppen Source Type: news

The List: First Coast's largest private schools
Here are the First Coast's largest private schools by students enrolled for the 2021-2022 school year. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - January 21, 2022 Category: Biotechnology Authors: James Cannon Source Type: news

Alexandria unveils plans for lab, office space at Watertown Mall site
The proposed plan calls for a popular Target store to remain on the property. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - January 21, 2022 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Greg Ryan Source Type: news

Vanderbilt Transplant Center reports record-breaking year, becomes fifth-largest transplant center in the U.S.
The total surpasses VTC ’s previous record of 611 transplants in 2011 (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - January 21, 2022 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Joel Stinnett Source Type: news

Raleigh public company adds former Biogen exec to C-suite
A 2-year-old biopharmaceutical firm in Raleigh has a new chief financial officer. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - January 21, 2022 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Zac Ezzone Source Type: news

WNY hospitals bleed red ink into 2022
Among the 25 hospital sites spread across the eight-county region, just six ended 2020 in a positive financial position, while six individual hospitals reported double-digit deficits. Those difficulties continued through 2021 and into the new year. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - January 21, 2022 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Tracey Drury Source Type: news

North Carolina should let hospitals compete
Do state-mandated monopolies and cartels really make health care less expensive or more efficacious? (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - January 21, 2022 Category: Biotechnology Authors: John Hood Source Type: news

52 Shades of Success: She builds her Raleigh fintech on the back of a financial need in health care
Nishi Jindal, founder of Health Partner, believes that the health care system is broken – and that it’s because of the costs of health care. Her fintech partners with health care providers to provide patients with loans for out-of-pocket expenses. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - January 21, 2022 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Connie Gentry Source Type: news

Florida Cancer Centers
Information was obtained from the cancer centers' representatives and annual reports, and The Association of Community Cancer Centers. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
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Top-Rated Nursing Homes
Information on The List was obtained from Medicare ’s Nursing Home Compare database and could not be independently verified. Although every attempt is made to ensure the accuracy and thoroughness of The Lists, omissions sometimes occur. In case of ties, companies are listed alphabetically. Local and Memphis area refers to Shelby, Tipton, and Fayet te counties in Tenn.; DeSoto, Marshall, Tate, and Tunica counties in Miss. and Crittenden County, Ark. List only includes local nursing homes with a three-star or greater overall rating. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) creates an overall star rating for...
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Whole Health Matters: Marcy Fleisher on the joy of walking, hot yoga and saying no to stepping on the doctor ’s scale
“I was doing hardcore, push-yourself, hot-room, get-your-heart-rate-up, don’t-stop-till-you-think-you-can’t-take-it-anymore yoga." (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - January 21, 2022 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Mark Somerson Source Type: news

Expanding local health-care systems face growing talent shortage
Health-care systems in the Charlotte area are working to find solutions to a growing talent shortage, with efforts underway to fill current gaps and create a longer-term pipeline. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - January 21, 2022 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Caroline Hudson Source Type: news

A major Northwest grocer is the latest large employer to require Covid-19 vaccine
Even though the federal vaccine mandate was stayed by the Supreme Court, some employers are enacting their own policies. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - January 21, 2022 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Elizabeth Hayes Source Type: news

Transparency in antidepressant drug trials has improved but work remains: OHSU study
Negative studies are published more often than they used to be, but not 100% of the time, OHSU found. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - January 20, 2022 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Elizabeth Hayes Source Type: news

American Airlines cuts more than 800 March flights at PHL as omicron clouds spring rebound
The cuts mark a reduction of more than 75,000 total American Airlines seats out of Philadelphia in March. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - January 20, 2022 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Connor Penegar Source Type: news

American Airlines cuts thousands of flights. How many did PDX lose?
American Airlines Group has slashed thousands of domestic flights, including 39 at Portland International Airport, and eliminated entirely a number of routes scheduled for March, with most of the changes targeted at its most popular U.S. hubs, the carrier confirmed. The reductions mark the latest example of the prolonged effects Covid-19 has inflicted upon the airline industry and highlight the fast-changing decisions unfolding for American (Nasdaq: AAL) and its competitors as the virus upends travel… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - January 20, 2022 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Connor Penegar Source Type: news

Virtua Health launches its 'hospital at home' program earlier than planned
The program was originally set to debut in February, but Covid-19 accelerated that timeline. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - January 20, 2022 Category: Biotechnology Authors: John George Source Type: news

Humana senior care subsidiary broadens reach across markets, including Louisville
This will be the brand's first venture in Kentucky. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - January 20, 2022 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Laurel Deppen Source Type: news

Wheel raises $150M to fuel booming telehealth business
Telehealth startup Wheel has raised a $150 million series C round, the largest funding for an Austin company so far this year. The company has now raised $216 million since launching in 2018, with the latest injection cementing its place among the buzziest startups operating in the Texas capital. Wheel has created a virtual health care marketplace, connecting patients with companies and clinicians across the care spectrum . Services facilitated by Wheel include telehealth, lab testing and remote… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - January 19, 2022 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Paul Thompson Source Type: news

M & A wrap: Cart.com buys multiple companies; Literati, Epicor, FileTrail also spending
Check out some of the latest merger and acquisition news to hit our radar. That includes a pair of deals by Cart.com Inc., which recently shifted its headquarters to Austin. And Smokey Mo ’s Texas BBQ has a new owner eager to expand. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - January 19, 2022 Category: Biotechnology Authors: ABJ staff Source Type: news

Business Journal's Healthcare Leadership Forum postponed until March
The Sacramento Business Journal has postponed its Healthcare Leadership Forum, amid a rise in Covid-19 cases. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - January 19, 2022 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Sonya Sorich Source Type: news

Buffalo General leader named Virginia Hospital Center CEO
Chris Lane will depart Kaleida in March after 17 years with the region's largest health system. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - January 19, 2022 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Sara Gilgore Source Type: news

Genetic medicines developer that recently moved its HQ to Philadelphia raises $75M
The company is among the first tenants at the new B. Labs life sciences incubator inside Cira Centre. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - January 19, 2022 Category: Biotechnology Authors: John George Source Type: news

American Airlines cuts more than 10,000 March flights as omicron clouds spring rebound
American Airlines' cuts mark the latest example of the prolonged effects Covid-19 has inflicted upon the airline industry and highlight the fast-changing decisions unfolding for air carriers as the virus upends travel patterns, supply chains and labor markets. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - January 19, 2022 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Connor Penegar Source Type: news

Exclusive: Virginia Hospital Center appoints next CEO
Jim Cole, the Arlington hospital's chief of nearly 37 years, will stay in the position until late March. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - January 19, 2022 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Sara Gilgore Source Type: news

Former execs at bluebird, Constellation join VC firm Third Rock
The former CEO of Constellation Pharmaceuticals Inc. and a former executive of bluebird bio Inc. have both joined the venture capital firm as venture partners. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - January 19, 2022 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Rowan Walrath Source Type: news

Chicago-based Cresco Labs backs out of deal to buy Maryland dispensary
The founder of Maryland-based Blair Wellness pleaded guilty in December to paying illegal kickbacks while operating a pharmacy unrelated to the cannabis dispensary. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - January 19, 2022 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Giacomo Bologna Source Type: news

San Antonio-based MedCognition announces new CEO
Russell Unrath has served as interim CEO since 2020, during which time the company tripled its year-to-year sales. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - January 19, 2022 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Donna Provencher Source Type: news

Strike resolved, Catholic Health enters 2022 with a complex financial future
The region's second largest health system is still recovering from the financial fallout of this fall's nurses strike, in addition to ongoing stress from the pandemic. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - January 19, 2022 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Tracey Drury Source Type: news

MMAC president calls new city mask mandate 'concerning' and 'threatening'
Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce president Tim Sheehy expressed great concern over the city of Milwaukee's new mask mandate, which the Milwaukee Common Council voted 12-1 on Tuesday. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - January 19, 2022 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Margaret Naczek Source Type: news

Endo reaches $65M settlement deal to resolve opioid litigation in Florida
Endo International said Tuesday it has entered into a settlement agreement with Florida under which the company will pay up to $65 million to resolve all government-related opioid claims in the state. Under the terms of the settlement, Endo (NASDAQ: ENDP) and its wholly owned subsidiaries Endo Pharmaceuticals and Endo Health Solutions, admitted to no wrongdoing, fault or liability of any kind. Endo, which is based in Dublin, Ireland, and has its U.S. headquarters in Malvern, said the settlemen t,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - January 18, 2022 Category: Biotechnology Authors: John George Source Type: news

Courier names 2022 Lifetime Health Care Hero
A longtime health care leader and one of the region ’s biggest advocates for children and healthier communities is the Courier’s 2022 Health Care Heroes Lifetime Achievement Award winner. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - January 18, 2022 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Liz Engel Source Type: news

One of the Philadelphia region's fastest-growing private companies is acquired
Fast-growing Philadelphia-based digital behavioral health company Tridiuum has been acquired for an undisclosed sum. Overland Park, Kansas-based New Directions Behavioral Health bought the tech-oriented company to dramatically reduce the time between when patients are screened and when they receive care. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. New Directions and Tridiuum partnered on a program in Florida that la unched in December. As of Jan. 14, the partnership screened more than 450 people, with… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - January 17, 2022 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Brian Kaberline Source Type: news

Here's why New Zealand startup Celo Health chose Seattle over the Bay Area for its US headquarters
The three-person office opened Jan. 3 in a 400-square-foot coworking space in Belltown. But the company says it plans to grow its sales team, tech support and physical space this year. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - January 17, 2022 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Rick Morgan Source Type: news

Northwest Kidney Centers CEO has built a career on serving the most vulnerable
Fox became the nonprofit's third CEO, taking over in the weeks leading up to the Covid pandemic, which changed how the clinics treated their immunocompromised patients. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - January 17, 2022 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Joey Thompson Source Type: news

Kaleida looks to additional revenue streams and more integration in 2022
Despite cumulative deficits of $120M over two years, CEO Bob Nesselbush looks to efficiencies, new revenue streams and collaborative ideas to make 2022 the year Kaleida Health returns to profitability. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - January 17, 2022 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Tracey Drury Source Type: news

Building a Better Buffalo: Max Donatelli says advocacy works
Donatelli has spent his entire adult life working to make sure that people get the help they need, including military veterans, kids with behavior issues from troubled families and individuals with physical or developmental disabilities. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - January 17, 2022 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Tracey Drury Source Type: news

Bon Secours Mercy Health to pay $1M as part of Medicare fraud suit
A Cincinnati-based health care system has agreed to pay a $1 million settlement as part of a Medicare fraud lawsuit that involved false diagnoses made over a four-year period. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - January 14, 2022 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Liz Engel Source Type: news

Behavioral Health Group acquires Center for Behavioral Health
Behavioral Health Group is looking to enter new markets, and last year, the company added 36 locations to its national footprint. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - January 14, 2022 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Plamedie Ifasso Source Type: news

Lab Notes: Strata Skin Sciences makes acquisition; Cabaletta Bio promotes 2 executives
Other Philadelphia-area life sciences updates from Madrigal Pharmaceuticals, Ocugen, NexGel and Aro Biotherapeutics. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - January 14, 2022 Category: Biotechnology Authors: John George Source Type: news

Trinity Hunt announces platform investment, entrance in new health care sector
The Dallas firm will build its interventional pain management platform through rapid add-on acquisitions, said Partner Mike Steindorf. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - January 14, 2022 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Catherine Leffert Source Type: news

5 ideas for addressing burnout
It ’s normal to feel checked out or to struggle with your job from time to time, but when it turns into a daily issue, it may be something more. Burnout is a specific type of work-related stress, and an increasing number of people say they’re feeling it. The World Health Organization defines burno ut as a syndrome resulting from chronic workplace stress that has not been successfully managed, characterized by three dimensions: Feelings of exhaustion Increased mental distance from one’s job Reduced… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - January 14, 2022 Category: Biotechnology Authors: UnitedHealthcare Arizona/New Mexico Source Type: news

Inslee declares state hospital crisis, deploys National Guard to provide aid
As hospitals deal with the highest volume of Covid-19 patients of the pandemic, Gov. Jay Inslee is pausing all non-urgent surgeries and sending the National Guard to aid emergency departments and set up testing sites. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - January 13, 2022 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Joey Thompson Source Type: news

Hospitals 2022
Rank Hospital Name/URL Licensed beds Year founded locally Parent Company Name Profit Status Brief De (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
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