Leader of Dayton-area hospital group leaving for California
The leader of a large hospital group in the Dayton region is leaving his post for a new job in California. Bryan Bucklew, president and CEO of the Greater Dayton Hospital Association, has been selected for a similar role at the Hospital Council of Northern& Central California. Bucklew will serve as president and CEO of the organization starting Oct. 22. Bucklew has led GDAHA, which represents 28 member hospitals in the Dayton area, since 2005. Under his leadership, the organization became a… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - August 20, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: John Bush Source Type: news

Beth Israel, Lahey say merger will save, not cost, the state millions
The hospitals involved in a proposed five-way merger involving Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Lahey Health argued back in a filing late last week against an estimate saying the deal would raise the state's health care costs, saying that it would in fact save the state money. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - August 20, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Jessica Bartlett Source Type: news

Shelby Baptist Medical Center names new CEO
Brookwood Baptist Health has named Daniel Listi chief executive officer of Shelby Baptist Medical Center.   Listi joins the Brookwood Baptist Health System, after recently serving as both the chief operating officer of Tenet Health’s El Paso/Rio Grande Valley and the chief operating officer of Valley Baptist Medical Center In Harlingen, Texas.  “We are extremely fortunate to welcome Daniel as Sh elby Baptist Medical Center’s new CEO. His career progression speaks for itself, and his list… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - August 20, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Tyler Patchen Source Type: news

Bay Area's 10th life science IPO this year raises $26M as No. 11 hopes to fetch $86M
The Bay Area's 18th IPO of the year happened with little notice last week and a filing for another one was made on Friday. San Jose-based Aridis Pharmaceuticals Inc. raised about $26 million in a small offering on Tuesday that priced at the low end of its target range. The new filing on Friday was by South San Francisco-based Principia Biopharma Inc., which said it plans to raise about $86 million with its IPO. The l ife sciences sector has produced about half of the new public companies from the… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - August 20, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Cromwell Schubarth Source Type: news

Allina names Ann Madden Rice CEO of Abbott Northwestern
Allina Health System has hired the CEO of a California academic medical center to serve as the next leader of Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis. Ann Madden Rice will join Minneapolis-based Allina from University of California Davis Medical Center in Sacramento, Calif. Rice has served as CEO of UC Davis Medical Center for about a decade, overseeing more than 8,000 workers, a hospital with 672 beds and a nursing school. She also led the me dical center through construction of a 472,000-square-foot… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - August 20, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Katharine Grayson Source Type: news

Sale of Genesee County nursing home hits snag
The project has been deferred after questions related to staffing and quality by a State Department of Health review council. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - August 20, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Tracey Drury Source Type: news

XU reveals plans for $10M training center named for doctor group CEO
Xavier University has revealed plans for a $10 million athletic training facility that will provide sports medicine services as well as strength and conditioning areas for hundreds of student-athletes. The Heidt Family Champions Center will be named for Dr. Rob Heidt Jr., who has been CEO of Wellington Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine since 2012, and his wife, Julia Scripps Heidt. They have three children, Chip, Austin and Nathan. A doctor with Wellington since 1982 and a vice chair of the XU b oard… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - August 20, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Barrett J. Brunsman Source Type: news

AHN sees big boost in percentage of medical expenditures from Highmark members
That's part of Highmark's strategy in the wake of the high-profile divorce from UPMC, which will with only a handful of services be out of network for Highmark members July 1, 2019. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - August 20, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Paul J. Gough Source Type: news

The List: Dayton-Area Outpatient Surgery Centers
Here ’s our annual list of the area’s outpatient surgery centers, ranked by 2017 outpatient surgeries. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - August 20, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Jane Applegate Source Type: news

This top C. Fla. mortgage lender likes to test its employees' comfort zones with companywide wellness challenges
Movement Mortgage LLC ended 2017 with more than 3,500 members in its wellness program. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - August 19, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Anjali Fluker Source Type: news

FDA approves generic version of EpiPen
The Food and Drug Administration Thursday approved a new generic version of the  EpiPen, a move that could drive down the price and increase the availability of the emergency allergy medication auto-injector. The generic version will be made by Teva Pharmaceuticals USA (NYSE:TEVA) in 0.3 mg and 0.15 mg strengths, the New York Times reported.  EpiPen manufacturer Mylan has c ome under intense criticism for raising the price of the medication, which is used by people with severe allergies to prevent… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - August 17, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Anne Stych Source Type: news

St. Elizabeth partners on effort to snuff out smoking
St. Elizabeth Healthcare is kicking in half of the $500,000 needed to fund a campaign launched today to help Northern Kentucky residents quit smoking tobacco. The “Quit for Good” program will provide a two-week supply of nicotine patches to residents and workers in Covington and Gallatin County.  Available from participating local pharmacies, the patches help people who are trying to quit smoking. In addition to the nicotine patches, pharmacists c an help those interested in quitting smoking… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - August 17, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Barrett J. Brunsman Source Type: news

How OHSU throws future ER docs into the gory fray (Photos)
A 20-year-old woman receives stab wounds and other lacerations in a bar fight. She ’s lying on the gurney in the emergency room of the eastern Oregon hospital where you’re the only doctor on duty. Ready, set, figure out what to do. That was one of the scenarios that students in Oregon Health& Science University ’s advanced trauma life support course dealt with on Wednesday. The other involved a liquor store owner who was shot in the neck and torso during a drive-by shooting. Neither victim… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - August 17, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Elizabeth Hayes Source Type: news

FDA approves generic version of EpiPen
The Food and Drug Administration Thursday approved a new generic version of the  EpiPen, a move that could drive down the price and increase the availability of the emergency allergy medication auto-injector. The generic version will be made by Teva Pharmaceuticals USA (NYSE:TEVA) in 0.3 mg and 0.15 mg strengths, the New York Times reported.  EpiPen manufacturer Mylan has c ome under intense criticism for raising the price of the medication, which is used by people with severe allergies to prevent… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - August 17, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Anne Stych Source Type: news

Teva gets FDA approval for first generic EpiPen
The Food and Drug Administration approved the first generic versions of the EpiPen and EpiPen Jr., which were developed by Teva Pharmaceuticals USA. The approval sent Teva's stock up about 7 percent to $24 per share in late afternoon trading. The approval comes as pharmacies were reporting shortages of EpiPens. The product's manufacturer, Mylan, has come under criticism by government agencies and consumers because of price hikes that have inc reased the cost of EpiPen's from less than $100 to more… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - August 16, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: John George Source Type: news

Norton Healthcare operating income jumps 40+ percent in 2Q
Louisville-based Norton Healthcare Inc., the owner of several of Louisville's largest hospitals, saw a major jump in revenue and operating income for second quarter. The financial gains for the hospital and health care provider were the result of increased hospital patient levels and outpatient volumes, according to financial disclosure documents for municipal bonds issued on behalf of Norton. Norton Healthcare's operating income for the three months ended Ju ne 30 was $27.3 million, up 43.3 percent… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - August 16, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Chris Larson Source Type: news

Planned $40M Oviedo 'medical city' delays groundbreaking. Here's why.
This multi-phase project originally was set to break ground this summer. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - August 16, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Ryan Lynch Source Type: news

Northside Hospital plans 40,000-square-foot building in Cobb County
Northside is continuing to expand its reach. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - August 16, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Mollie Simon Source Type: news

Dana-Farber targets Chinese-speaking patients with new website
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is expanding its reach with the launch of a Chinese-language section of its website. The new pages are intended to reach Chinese-speaking people both in the U.S. and abroad who are seeking cancer-related information. Though consumers can use browser translate tools to translate any website, Dana-Farber said those tools don’t help people searching in another language.    “Ou r goal is to reach people with credible information they can trust who may not yet know… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
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Christiana Care hits key milestone for $260M women & children's health center project
Christiana Care Health System hit a key milestone this week with the installation of the final steel beam for its $260 million Center for Women& Children ’s Health now under construction in Newark. Del. The Delaware-based health system hosted a topping out celebration Wednesday to mark the event. The 400,000 square-foot Center for Women& Children ’s Health is scheduled to open in 2020. The eight-story medical building will boast the only neonatal intensive care unit in the region with "couplet… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - August 16, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: John George Source Type: news

Fast Track Companies: Respiratory Services of Western New York, No. 47
Home care is a big part of the local health scene, and helping to ensure a quality of life for men, women and children is Michael McCartney of Respiratory Services of Western New York. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - August 16, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Jane Schmitt Source Type: news

HVCC's new president escaped poverty to study and succeed in the U.S.
“I was insistent that I was going to be somebody,” Ramsammy said. “When I want something, I go and go and go no matter what I faced.” (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - August 16, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Chelsea Diana Source Type: news

Colorado medical device CEO to retire after nearly 20 years
The CEO of a large Colorado medical device company is retiring and will be replaced by a current company executive. David Perez is retiring as president and chief executive officer of Lakewood-based Terumo BCT, the company announced Wednesday. Antoinette Gawin, executive vice president, will succeed him in both roles. She signs on as president Oct. 1 and as CEO April 1, 2019. Perez, who has served as CEO since May 1999, also plans to retire from his seat on the Terumo Corporation Board of Directors… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - August 15, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Andrew Dodson Source Type: news

Premier Health opens new cardiology office
A Premier Health-owned cardiology practice is opening a new office in Mason, marking another expansion for the hospital network in recent months. Middletown Cardiology Associates, part of Premier Physician Network, is launching the satellite location at Atrium Health Center Mason, 7450 Mason Montgomery Road, Suite 201B. The practice, which is run by Dr. Madhumita Saha, is accepting new patients. The Mason office is the fourth location for the cardiology practice, which also has facilities in… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - August 15, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: John Bush Source Type: news

A Chicago startup wants to eliminate mistakes in the operating room
It would be a nightmare for anyone to go into surgery for an organ transplant, and after, realize they ’ve been given the wrong one. Though events like this are very rare—making up only .03 percent of all operations every year in the U.S. — Richard Vazquez, who practiced general surgery at Northwestern Memorial Hospital for 38 years, said they should never happen. That’s why in 2015 he foun ded Chicago-based software startup SafeStart Medical, which uses smart mobile devices and a cloud-based… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - August 15, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Katherine Davis Source Type: news

How to navigate through the difficult process of choosing a skilled nursing facility
When a loved one can no longer live safely at home due to age or declining health, the process of choosing a long-term care facility can be a tremendous source of stress and anxiety. With so much to consider – location, quality of care, affordability – it’s difficult to know where to begin. A great starting point is to talk to friends, neighbors, and coworkers to hear about their experiences and recommendations. Anecdotal recommendations are helpful, but shouldn’t be your only source for… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - August 15, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Mark Wheeler Source Type: news

A new era in stroke care gives larger treatment window and better outcomes
According to the American Heart/American Stroke Association, stroke affects nearly 800,000 people in the United States each year. It is the fifth leading cause of death, and the leading cause of long-term disability.  It’s also the leading cause of preventable disability. In China it is the leading cause of death surpassing both cancer and heart disease. Stroke occurs when a blood vessel carrying oxygen and nutrients to the brain is either blocked by a blood clot or plaque (ischemic stroke), or… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - August 15, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Alexandria Foley Source Type: news

Bariatric surgery addresses more than obesity
Obesity has increased at an alarming rate over the last few decades; so much so that it is now considered a global epidemic. Obesity is linked to several associated conditions that decrease life expectancy and increase health care costs. Direct medical costs associated with obesity include preventive, diagnostic, and treatment services. In 2008 dollars, these costs were estimated to be $147 billion. Indirect costs relate to “absenteeism” (costs due to employees being absent from work for obesity-related… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - August 15, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Kate Giglia Source Type: news

Brookdale rounds out C suite following February shake-up
Brookdale Senior Living Inc. has called on a satellite television executive to fill out its C suite following a leadership shake-up earlier this year. Steven Swain will join Brookdale as the company’s chief financial officer, effective Sept. 4, according to a news release. He will replace interim CFO Teresa Sparks, who has handled finances for the senior-living giant since Cindy Baier was promoted from CFO to president and CEO in February. Sw ain most recently worked as CFO at Dish Network Corp.… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - August 10, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Joel Stinnett Source Type: news

Triad surgery center facility sold for $9.3 million
Longtime ownership group sells to Charlotte-based owner. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - August 10, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: John Brasier Source Type: news

Florida moves forward on marijuana licenses
The Legislature ordered the new licenses following the passage of a 2016 constitutional amendment that broadly legalized medical marijuana in Florida. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
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Horan creates leadership position to support expansion
Horan, one of Greater Dayton's largest employee benefit firms as well as a leading money manager, has created a new senior leadership position to support the company ’s rapid growth in the Dayton and Columbus regions. Cheryl Mueller was promoted to president and managing principal for Dayton/Columbus. Her previous work as an account executive was cited as instrumental to Horan’s recent expansion, especially with the growth of the Dayton market and the openi ng of the company’s Columbus office. “Cheryl’s… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - August 10, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Barrett J. Brunsman Source Type: news

Patricia Maryland shares Ascension's mission to care for those most vulnerable
When asked what it ’s like to work at a faith-based organization, Patricia Maryland said it’s her calling to give something back and “give people a quality of life.” (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - August 10, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Brian Robbins Source Type: news

Candace Jennings brings patient-focused care to the forefront at SSM Health
Jennings leads the organization ’s eight regional hospitals, more than 40 Medical Group offices, 25 express clinics at Walgreens and six urgent cares. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - August 10, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Brian Robbins Source Type: news

Largest medical groups in Silicon Valley
ranked by total local physicians. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
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Largest medical technology companies in Silicon Valley
ranked by 2017 revenue. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
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Busiest surgical facilities in Silicon Valley
ranked by procedures in 2017. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
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Louisville's Largest Assisted Living Facilities
ABOUT THE LIST: Information was obtained from representatives of listed facilities, the Kentucky Cabinet for Health Services Office of Aging Services, the Indiana State Department of Health and Louisville Business First research. The list is limited to facilities that have obtained assisted-living certification through the Kentucky Cabinet for Health Services Office of Aging Services or a license through the Indiana State Department of Health. Other facilities might have been eligible but did not respond to requests for information. Local refers to the Louisville area of Jefferson, Bullitt, Oldham and Shelby counties in Ke...
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FIRST LOOK: Masonic Communities Kentucky ’s newest facility has a lot for seniors
The Meadow Active Lifestyle facility on the Masonic Communities campus began welcoming tenants on July 2. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - August 10, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Chris Larson Source Type: news

Dayton-Area Home Health Care Agencies
Data from organizations listed. Information current as of June 2018 and may be edited for space. For information about the lists contact Jane Applegate (937) 528-4423, jaapplegate@bizjournals.com. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
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Dayton-Area Physician Group Practices
Data from organizations listed. Secondary ranking by number of nonphysician providers. Information current as of June 2018 and may be edited for space. For information about the lists contact Jane Applegate (937) 528-4423, jaapplegate@bizjournals.com. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
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Insurer Neighborhood Health will rebrand, aligning with parent Partners HealthCare
Neighborhood Health Plan has announced it will change its name to AllWays Health Partners on Jan. 1, a move that further integrates the insurer with the brand of its parent company, Partners HealthCare, and comes as it moves further from a model that's heavily dependent on Medicaid. According to David Segal, president and CEO of Neighborhood, the rebrand is important as the 30-year-old insurer further aligns itself as a member of Partners HealthCare. “As AllWays Health Partners, we will be uniquely… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - August 8, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Jessica Bartlett Source Type: news

Roseville company moves into larger space amid growth in telemedicine
TeleMed2U also expects to add 10 employees this year. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - August 7, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Felicia Alvarez Source Type: news

$20 million rehabilitation hospital plan approved by city
Vibra Healthcare ’s plans for a new, 6.23-acre rehabilitation hospital in North Natomas are ready to roll out, as the project received city approvals on Monday. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - August 7, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Felicia Alvarez Source Type: news

Medical supply firm to relocate distribution from Natomas to Lincoln
Medical supply company Precision Medical Products will relocate its distribution center from Natomas to Lincoln, after buying a slightly larger building. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - August 7, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Ben van der Meer Source Type: news

Mercy Health launches statewide ad campaign
Mercy Health, the Cincinnati-based hospital system that claims to be the largest in Ohio, has launched a statewide advertising campaign. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - August 7, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Barrett J. Brunsman Source Type: news

Premier Health expands Ob/Gyn practices following Good Sam closure
The health network's Lifestages Centers for Women will open a new location in Springboro, expand services at its Centerville facility and relocate an office from the Good Sam campus to another Premier Health-owned hospital near downtown Dayton. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - August 7, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: John Bush Source Type: news

Triad senior facility property sold for $6 million
100-bed facility part of eight-property portfolio purchase. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - August 6, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: John Brasier Source Type: news

Cal U forms alliance for nursing students with Ohio Valley Hospital
California University of Pennsylvania formed an educational alliance with the Ohio Valley Hospital School of Nursing in Kennedy Township. Cal U will provide online coursework for nursing students through the agreement, according to a news release. The university will offer up to 30 credits of non-degree coursework online, completing science and general education requirements while continuing hands-on learning in practical nursing s kills, the release said. A similar partnership with the Washington… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - August 6, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Stacey Federoff Source Type: news

On heels of merger news, Brentwood hospital company buys Washington system
RCCH HealthCare Partners, which announced its intent to merge with fellow Brentwood-based company LifePoint Health last month, has added another health system to its portfolio. Trios Health in Kennewick, Wash., was bought by RCCH effective Aug. 4, according to a news release. The health system's 74-bed Trios Southridge Hospital and 37-bed Trios Women's and Children's Hospital will be operated by RCCH-UW Medicine Healthcare Holdings LLC, an existing joint venture between RCCH and UW Medicine. The… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - August 6, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Joel Stinnett Source Type: news