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Healthy growth: Medical office buildings are drawing investors, tenants
They ’re seen as a hedge against market downturns. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - September 21, 2017 Category: Health Management Authors: Molly Armbrister Source Type: news

How a Philadelphia association wants to help adults living with congenital heart defects
'Accreditation will elevate the standard of care and have a positive impact on the futures of those living with this disease.' (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - September 21, 2017 Category: Health Management Authors: John George Source Type: news

Golden 100 Ultimate Newcomer: HomeCare Connect
Learn which activity this business leader has participated in 30 times around the world. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - September 21, 2017 Category: Health Management Authors: Denise Hicks Source Type: news

Main Line biopharm firm completes $40.3M stock sale
The proceeds will be used to fund further clinical testing of the company's lead new drug candidate. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - September 21, 2017 Category: Health Management Authors: John George Source Type: news

EXCLUSIVE: Current Meditation to open 175 franchises in 3 years
This Phoenix company plans to mainstream the practice of meditation (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - September 21, 2017 Category: Health Management Authors: Angela Gonzales Source Type: news

Navigating Medicaid to get aging parents into nursing homes
Navigating the Medicaid application process isn ’t easy, especially while dealing with the emotional side of placing a family member in an institutional setting and cleaning out the house. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - September 21, 2017 Category: Health Management Authors: Tracey Drury Source Type: news

Florida regulators suspend license of nursing home where 9 patients died
The Florida Agency for Health Care Administration issued an emergency order suspending the nursing home license of the Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills, where nine patients died earlier this month. The nursing home lost power to its air conditioning system as Hurricane Irma struck the state on Sept. 10. The facility and a neighboring mental hospital were evacuated by rescue workers on Sept. 13 after patients were found to be suffering from heat and dehydration. Hollywood police have launched … (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - September 20, 2017 Category: Health Management Authors: Brian Bandell Source Type: news

Grandview Medical Center names new CEO
One of Birmingham's largest hospitals has named its next CEO. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - September 20, 2017 Category: Health Management Authors: Tyler Patchen Source Type: news

Central Florida businesses to feel the buzz from state's new batch of medical marijuana regulations
The new regulations and rules were released on Sept.19. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - September 20, 2017 Category: Health Management Authors: Veronica Brezina Source Type: news

Behind the scenes at Juno ’s cancer immunotherapy manufacturing plant (Photos)
The Seattle-based biotech offered a rare look at the high-tech process behind its CAR-T immunotherapy cancer treatment. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - September 20, 2017 Category: Health Management Authors: Casey Coombs Source Type: news

Bucks County specialty pharmaceutical company files plans for $100M IPO
The company received a Food and Drug Administration product approval earlier this week. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - September 20, 2017 Category: Health Management Authors: John George Source Type: news

Carolinas HealthCare names new CFO
Carolinas HealthCare System has selected its next chief financial officer and executive vice president after a nationwide search. Anthony DeFurio joins the Charlotte-based health-care system in October, according to an internal memo from Gene Woods, president and chief executive. “He is excited to join CHS because he knows that we are on a journey to be one of the very best integrated systems in the nation,” Woods write s. Longtime CFO Greg Gombar will remain with the health-care system through… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - September 20, 2017 Category: Health Management Authors: Jennifer Thomas Source Type: news

Hearst invests $75 million in Moffitt's M2Gen
M2Gen, a Moffitt Cancer Center subsidiary that uses big data to find ways to treat cancer, is receiving a $75 million equity investment from Hearst. The partnership will help accelerate the discovery of innovative cancer therapies and improve care for patients nationwide, Hearst said in a press release. The press release did not disclose the amount of the investment, but a Moffitt spokeswoman confirmed it was $75 million. Hearst invests in c ompanies working to improve and advance health care,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - September 20, 2017 Category: Health Management Authors: Margie Manning Source Type: news

WageWorks unveils huge renovated facility in South End (PHOTOS)
San Mateo, Calif.-based WageWorks Inc. showed off its newly renovated 50,000-square-foot office space on Tuesday and said its new Louisville-based division already is looking to expand. Dale Miller, ‎WageWorks (NYSE: WAGE) vice president of service and operations, employees in the office, which occupies the first floor of a three-story building in Commerce Crossings Business Park. Miller said the company is now seeking to add an additional 100 positions as WageWorks continues to expand to the… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - September 20, 2017 Category: Health Management Authors: Chris Larson Source Type: news

State council to consider Mercy Flight ambulance expansion in Niagara County
The Mercy EMS division expansion faces objections by two competitors, but is receiving support from a emergency service providers across the county. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - September 20, 2017 Category: Health Management Authors: Tracey Drury Source Type: news

Sean Parker's cancer-fighting institute aims 1st trial at tough target
Small Peninsula biotech company Apexigen and drug giant Bristol-Myers Squibb are teaming with the Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy in an early-stage trial in metastatic pancreatic cancer patients. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - September 20, 2017 Category: Health Management Authors: Ron Leuty Source Type: news

U of L Medical School has new chairmen for two primary-care departments
The University of Louisville has named new chairman for two primary-care departments in the U of L School of Medicine. Dr. Jonathan Becker will be chairman of the department of family and geriatric medicine, and Dr. Charles Woods will be the chairman of the department of pediatrics. Becker has led the department of family and geriatric medicine as acting chairman since the beginning of the year. He started at U o f L in 2005 as an assistant professor and assistant director of residency training.… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - September 20, 2017 Category: Health Management Authors: Carolyn Tribble Greer Source Type: news

Dublin senior housing facility launches $18M expansion
National Church Residences is doubling the size of its Dublin property. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - September 20, 2017 Category: Health Management Authors: Tristan Navera Source Type: news

Carolinas HealthCare names new CFO
Carolinas HealthCare System has selected its next chief financial officer and executive vice president after a nationwide search. Anthony DeFurio joins the Charlotte-based health-care system in October, according to an internal memo from Gene Woods, president and chief executive. “He is excited to join CHS because he knows that we are on a journey to be one of the very best integrated systems in the nation,” Woods write s. Longtime CFO Greg Gombar will remain with the health-care system through… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - September 19, 2017 Category: Health Management Authors: Jennifer Thomas Source Type: news

Piedmont Newnan Hospital requests to add 18 more beds
Piedmont Healthcare is looking to grow its Newnan, Ga., hospital by adding 18 more patient beds. The project would cost $8.2 million dollars. According to a letter submitted to the Georgia Department of Community Health (DCH), the project will require the renovation of 11,500 square feet on the fifth floor of the hospital to create a new unit. Currently, the fifth floor space is occupied by hospital administration, physician offices and clinical support space. Physician and clinical support will… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - September 19, 2017 Category: Health Management Authors: Ellie Hensley Source Type: news

S.F. startup wants to help companies offer egg freezing as a workplace benefit
Tech companies offer fertility benefits to attract and keep talent in Silicon Valley. Carrot is emerging with a software application that helps companies of all sizes set up a health plan for fertility services. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - September 19, 2017 Category: Health Management Authors: Antoinette Siu Source Type: news

WellStar files $25 million plans to renovate two hospitals
On Sept. 7, it filed a letter of intent with DCH to renovate patient rooms and some ICU rooms in the North Tower of WellStar Cobb Hospital in Austell, Ga. The project would cost $16.6 million. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - September 19, 2017 Category: Health Management Authors: Ellie Hensley Source Type: news

Study: Life sciences industry generates $88B for Pa. economy
The report found the sector is also responsible for more than 340,000 jobs in the state. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - September 19, 2017 Category: Health Management Authors: John George Source Type: news

Charlotte a test market for UnitedHealthcare's collaboration with fashion eyewear retailer
Roughly 10,000 UnitedHealthcare subscribers in Charlotte can now take advantage of this vision benefit. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - September 19, 2017 Category: Health Management Authors: Jennifer Thomas Source Type: news

Sources: Joseph McDonald to retire from Catholic Health
The retirement will cap a 15-year career at the $1.1 billion Buffalo health system. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - September 19, 2017 Category: Health Management Authors: Tracey Drury Source Type: news

Photos from the Health Care Innovators & Extraordinary Doctors Awards ceremony
On Sept. 14, the Philadelphia Business Journal hosted the Health Care Innovator and Extraordinary Doctor Awards of 2017. The event took place from at the Ballroom at the Ben in Center City. THE DOCTOR IS IN: Here are the Health Care Innovators& Extraordinary Doctors of 2017 About 180 attendees celebrated the companies leading innovation in the life sciences sector, along with the region’s “extraordinary” doctors. The selected companies are engaged in various segments of the health care industry,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - September 19, 2017 Category: Health Management Authors: Clara Lefton Source Type: news

Former Bills GM joins Pittsburgh firm that provides tech for injury prevention
Impellia was founded in 2015 by former NFL quarterback Charlie Batch and two longtime friends. The company works with universities in identifying and developing new technologies that can be used in sports performance, injury prevention and rehabilitation. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - September 18, 2017 Category: Health Management Authors: Liz Mullen Source Type: news

Key to GOP, Trump killing Obamacare, moving on bigger tax cuts: Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey may be essential to the latest efforts by congressional Republicans and U.S. President Donald Trump to get rid of Obamacare. U.S. Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., told MSNBC today he might vote for the latest Obamacare replacement bill if Ducey supports it. McCain — who is fighting brain cancer — was the deciding vote against another GOP Obamacare repeal this summer. Ducey promptly put out a statement on Twitter (NYSE: TWTR) saying he backs the latest repeal push. That could… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - September 18, 2017 Category: Health Management Authors: Mike Sunnucks Source Type: news

Why build microhospitals? They'll act as a levee against the 'silver tsunami' of boomer patients, architect says
No Central Ohio health system has come forward as the operator for the microhospitals proposed in Franklin County suburbs by a Texas developer. But the systems have good reason to want to add microhospitals to their repertoire, says an architect on the vanguard of the trend. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - September 18, 2017 Category: Health Management Authors: Carrie Ghose Source Type: news

Rancho Cordova-based pharmaceutical startup raises $10 million
The local company develops generic alternatives for brand name drugs and helps commercialize existing drugs that recently received regulatory approvals. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - September 18, 2017 Category: Health Management Authors: Scott Rodd Source Type: news

Target teams up with Kaiser to open 31 more in-store clinics
Target Corp. is expanding its partnership with health care giant Kaiser Permanente to open 31 additional in-store clinics. Target and the Oakland, California-based health care provider started a pilot test in 2014 that called for Kaiser employees to staff four retail clinics in Southern California. One goal of the effort was to allow Target to offer a broader range of primary-care services in addition to treating min or conditions such pink eye. A lot has changed since then: In 2015, Target sold… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - September 18, 2017 Category: Health Management Authors: Katharine Grayson Source Type: news

New York state okays $25M more for addictions programs
BestSelf Behavioral Health, a Buffalo-based nonprofit service provider, will receive $1.7 million to enhance programs. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - September 16, 2017 Category: Health Management Authors: Tracey Drury Source Type: news

Florida Fast 100 No. 6: Stratus Video
Stratus Video develops technology used for language translation and medical specialist consultations (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - September 15, 2017 Category: Health Management Authors: Margie Manning Source Type: news

Medical staffing firm to relocate to Kettering
​The Dayton branch of Dedicated Nursing Associates, a medical staffing and home care firm, will relocate early next year to an office in Far Hills Square in Kettering. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - September 15, 2017 Category: Health Management Authors: Cecilia Salomone Source Type: news

Target teams up with Kaiser to open 31 more in-store clinics in SoCal
Target Corp. is expanding its partnership with health care giant Kaiser Permanente to open 31 additional in-store clinics. Target and the Oakland, California-based health care provider started a pilot test in 2014 that called for Kaiser employees to staff four retail clinics in Southern California. One goal of the effort was to allow Target to offer a broader range of primary-care services in addition to treating min or conditions such pink eye. A lot has changed since then: In 2015, Target sold… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - September 15, 2017 Category: Health Management Authors: Katharine Grayson Source Type: news

Target teams up with Kaiser to open 31 more in-store clinics
Target Corp. is expanding its partnership with health care giant Kaiser Permanente to open 31 additional in-store clinics. Target and the Oakland-based health care provider started a pilot test in 2014 that called for Kaiser employees to staff four retail clinics in Southern California. One goal of the effort was to allow Target to offer a broader range of primary-care services in addition to treating minor conditions such pink eye. A lot has changed since then: In 2015, Target sold its pharmacies… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - September 15, 2017 Category: Health Management Authors: Katharine Grayson Source Type: news

FDA approves CSL Behring drug for second use
The therapy was approved to treat a rare condition that afflicts about 40,000 people in the United States. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - September 15, 2017 Category: Health Management Authors: John George Source Type: news

Bio diversity: The 50+ most influential people of color in life science and health care
The life sciences industry isn ’t exactly known for its racial diversity. Colette Phillips is aiming to change that narrative. In 2008, Phillips launched Get Konnected, a networking event that brings together business professionals, executives, and entrepreneurs in the Boston area from “diverse cultures.” Last year, hoping to spotlight and celebrate the diversity that does exist in the city, the group released its list of Boston’s 100 most influential people of color. Now, Phillips and Get… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - September 15, 2017 Category: Health Management Authors: Max Stendahl Source Type: news

Senate women support Sanders' single-payer bill
As Bernie Sanders pushes his plan to create a national insurance program, — or “Medicare for All” — he has the support of some of the Senate's post powerful women. Among them are Kamala Harris and Elizabeth Warren — two Democrats eyeing presidential runs in 2020. "This is about a right, not about a privilege for a few," Harris said during a news conference led by Sanders, a former Democratic presidential contender. It's time for health care to go beyond Obamacare, added Warren. Sen.… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - September 14, 2017 Category: Health Management Authors: Betsey Guzior Source Type: news

Apple and Stanford team up to study how Apple Watch might detect stroke conditions
Chances are, you ’re probably not wearing a dedicated heart monitor capable of measuring abnormal heart rhythms. If you have an Apple Watch, you just might be. Apple Inc. is partnering with researchers at Stanford Medicine and Boston-based telemedicine vendor American Well to launch a new study into whether the A pple Watch can accurately detect irregular heartbeats, which can be a precursor to strokes, CNBC reports, citing two unnamed sources. One of Apple’s goals with the Apple Watch was “performing… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - September 14, 2017 Category: Health Management Authors: Luke Stangel Source Type: news

Mainstreet Health invests $100M in Arizona to open 4 rehab centers
New rehab concept debuts in Arizona (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - September 14, 2017 Category: Health Management Authors: Angela Gonzales Source Type: news

Techweek KC animal health panel: How tech for Fido can help humans
From better vaccines to data-tracking wearables for dogs, a growing portion of Kansas City tech companies are devoting time to improving the health of pets and livestock. This year’s Techweek KC brought together industry executives from three fast-growing companies for a discussion on the importance of innovation in animal health. “The companies within this region are developing groundbreaking innovations every day that not only are keeping our pets healthy, b ut are also making sure our food… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - September 14, 2017 Category: Health Management Authors: Elise Reuter Source Type: news

Where Verdes plans to open its new dispensary
The Verdes Foundation, one of New Mexico's top-earning medical cannabis producers, will move its current Albuquerque dispensary operations to the Northeast Heights in October. The new dispensary, slated to open its doors at the end of October, will be housed at 7301 San Antonio NE, and will replace the dispensary at 6005 Coronado NE, said Verdes spokeswoman Shawna Brown on Wednesday. Brown said the new location’s larger space will allow patients to have a more comfor table experience while creating… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - September 14, 2017 Category: Health Management Authors: Rachel Sapin Source Type: news

Behind the deal: How UNM Medical School scored $11 million and how it'll help NM
Winning a multimillion-dollar grant from the National Institutes of Health to form New Mexico's fifth Center of Biomedical Research Excellence is no small feat. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - September 14, 2017 Category: Health Management Authors: May Ortega Source Type: news

Candy conglomerate Mars buys 800 animal hospitals for $9.1B, including 1 in Memphis-area
Mars Inc., like rival Nestle USA, is so much more than candy. Virginia-based Mars on Sept. 12 announced its successful acquisition of VCA Inc. and its 800 small veterinary hospitals in the United States and Canada, its animal diagnostic imaging company and its doggy day care and overnight camp franchise, Camp Bow Wow. VCA has one location in the Memphis-area and five across the state. Mars, one of the nation's largest privately held companies, paid $93 per share for VCA in a deal valued at $9.1… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - September 14, 2017 Category: Health Management Authors: Michael Neibauer Source Type: news

Colorado biotech plans $200 million stock offering
A Boulder biotech said it's commenced an underwritten public offering of about $200 million of its stock. Array BioPharma Inc. said it's begun an offering of $175 million of shares of its common stock, and it's giving underwriters the option to buy up to an additional $26 million in shares. "We intend to use the net proceeds from this offering to fund our research and development efforts, including c linical trials for our proprietary candidates, build and scale commercial capability, and for general… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - September 14, 2017 Category: Health Management Authors: Ben Miller Source Type: news

Health Care Heroes award winner: People Able to Lend Support (PALS)
People Able to Lend Support (PALS) is a winner of a 2017 Health Care Heroes award. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - September 14, 2017 Category: Health Management Authors: Nick Keppler Source Type: news

Brentwood-based AAC Holdings announces $85M buy
Brentwood-based addiction treatment company AAC Holdings Inc. is on the move. AAC, parent company of American Addiction Centers, has announced plans to buy New England-based AdCare Inc. for $85 million, according to a news release. AdCare sees more than 6,000 hospital and residential admissions and more than 115,000 outpatient visits per year. The purchase includes a 114-b ed hospital for substance abuse treatment and five outpatient centers in Massachusetts and a 52-bed residential treatment center… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - September 14, 2017 Category: Health Management Authors: Alison Nash Source Type: news

New report details plan to make Pittsburgh a top innovation city
The Brookings Institution released the culmination of 18 months of study on Wednesday by way of a report that details Pittsburgh's strengths and weaknesses in the area of innovation, as well as the steps needed to make the Steel City one of the top innovation cities in the world. "Capturing the Next Economy: Pittsburgh's Rise as a Global Innovation City" outlines several strategies researchers on the project have fielded as possible means of galvanizing Pittsburgh's already robust technology, healthcare… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - September 13, 2017 Category: Health Management Authors: Lydia Nuzum Source Type: news

Hospital merger goes to state for first layer of approvals
The merger between Brooks Memorial Hospital and TLC Health Network is a precursor to a larger affiliation with Kaleida Health. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - September 13, 2017 Category: Health Management Authors: Tracey Drury Source Type: news