NYC company acquires Albany-area dermatology practice
Schweiger Dermatology Group says it is the largest dermatology practice in the Northeast. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 25, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Justin Dawes Source Type: news

UNC establishes new cancer center with record $25M donation
The gift to the university will advance research focused on a highly aggressive subtype of breast cancer. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 25, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Zac Ezzone Source Type: news

SoftBank backs $140M round for biotech developing antibody nasal spray
A startup based in Watertown and Amsterdam has added a $140 million round to its coffers as it gears up to bring its virus-fighting nasal sprays to the clinic. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 25, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Rowan Walrath Source Type: news

Local clinic is in new medical trial that combats health care inequity
The new trial explores a cutting-edge peripheral arterial disease treatment that could prevent late-stage interventions like amputations, which are more prevalent in communities of color. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 24, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Donna Provencher Source Type: news

Most Admired CEO honoree: Sandy Sharon, Kaiser Permanente Sacramento
We're introducing this year ’s Most Admired CEO honorees. Each CEO has been recognized for their skills as they have navigated challenges and inspired their employees over the past year. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 24, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Lindsay Oxford Source Type: news

RTI, UNC to play key roles in $170M NIH study on nutrition
The Triangle will have a significant presence in a new National Institutes of Health study aimed at personalizing nutrition guidance. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 24, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Zac Ezzone Source Type: news

San Diego biopharma moves headquarters to Boston
Oxeia Biopharmaceuticals, a biotech company developing treatments for concussions, has headed to Boston after about seven years in San Diego. Its new corporate headquarters is a fifth-floor suite on Newbury Street. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 24, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Rowan Walrath Source Type: news

Altamont dermatology practice taken over by large NYC company
Schweiger Dermatology Group says it is the largest dermatology practice in the Northeast, with more than 90 offices and more than 250 health care providers throughout New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 24, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Justin Dawes Source Type: news

Mother sues Snapchat over alleged mental health harm
An Oregon mother is suing California-based Meta, otherwise known as Facebook, and Snap, saying the companies and their social media platforms Instagram and Snapchat are “responsible for causing and contributing to burgeoning mental health crisis perpetrated upon the children and teenagers in the United States.” Documents filed Jan. 20 in U.S. District Court in Oregon by Brittney Doffing state Meta intentionally designed its products to be addictive and harmful to its users’ mental health,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 24, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Demi Lawrence Source Type: news

Oregon mother sues Instagram and Snapchat over mental health damages
An Oregon mother is suing California-based Meta, otherwise known as Facebook, and Snap, saying the companies and their social media platforms Instagram and Snapchat are “responsible for causing and contributing to burgeoning mental health crisis perpetrated upon the children and teenagers in the United States.” Documents filed Jan. 20 in U.S. District Court in Oregon by Brittney Doffing state Meta intentionally designed its products to be addictive and harmful to its users’ mental health,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 24, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Demi Lawrence Source Type: news

Southern Research building castle for 21st century, investing in future of Birmingham
Southern Research's CEO discusses the demolition of Quinlan Castle and what's to come. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 24, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Josh Carpenter Source Type: news

Stargazer to startup: Biotech founder who loved astronomy now advances stem cell treatments
As a youth, Nabiha Saklayen was almost obsessed with astronomy and space, she says, dreaming of one day becoming an astronaut. She ultimately settled for a career closer to earth, but she’s still exploring new scientific and engineering frontiers at the company she co-founded five years ago as a doctorate student at Harvard.  Today, Saklayen and her colleagues at Cellino Biotech are developing a new AI-guided laser te chnology to help automate the manufacturing of stem-cell-based regenerative… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 24, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jay Fitzgerald Source Type: news

Piedmont Medical exec chosen as CEO of new Fort Mill hospital
Chris Mitchell, chief strategy officer at Rock Hill-based Piedmont Medical Center, will take over as CEO at the new Fort Mill hospital later this year. Fort Mill Medical Center is slated to open in September. Mitchell will officially take over then. The 100-bed, 200,000-square-foot hospital is at S.C. Highway 160 and U.S. Highway 21. Construction started last spring, following a 15-year battle among four health systems to gain state approval for the project. Piedmont Medical, a subsidiary of Dallas-based… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 24, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Caroline Hudson Source Type: news

One of Louisville's largest nonprofits gets OK for funding of entire operation
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:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 24, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Laurel Deppen Source Type: news

American Airlines' March cuts include 71 Columbus flights
Still, the number of scheduled flights is about double the number of American Airlines flights originating in Columbus in 2021. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 24, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Hayleigh Colombo Source Type: news

Building a Better Buffalo: Couple uses 11 Day Power Play to battle cancer
The Lesakowskis are dedicated to supporting research to find a cure, but also programs to support families affected by cancer. And they're now starting to work with organizers in other cities to plan similar events. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 24, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Tracey Drury Source Type: news

Patti Payne's Cool Pads: Well-known plastic surgeon puts Issaquah home up for sale
The five-bedroom, five-bathroom home was listed this week for $3.7 million. The owners have moved just two houses down. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 22, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Patti Payne Source Type: news

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

Single-payer health care proposal heads to Assembly floor
The bill will die if it doesn ’t make it out of the Assembly by Jan. 31. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 21, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Emily Hamann Source Type: news

American Airlines cuts 48 March flights at KCI as Omicron clouds spring rebound
American Airlines Group has slashed thousands of domestic flights, including 48 at Kansas City International Airport, and eliminated entirely a number of routes scheduled for March. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 21, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Connor Penegar Source Type: news

Single-payer health care proposal heads to Assembly floor
A bill that would bring publicly funded universal health care to California is heading to the Assembly floor, after passing through its last committee Thursday. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 21, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Emily Hamann Source Type: news

Largest Buffalo ambulatory surgery centers 2022
Rank Name/ prior (*new or not ranked)/ URL Procedures 2020 Employees Outpatient surgery services Sit (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 21, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Editorial: Ready, set … quarantine
For many working parents with young children, these latest delta and omicron waves have felt a bit like deja vu all over again. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 21, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jennifer Beahm Source Type: news

A raging 'war,' as Covid hospitalizations approach previous peak in Oregon
Currently, 1,059 Covid patients are hospitalized, pushing systems to what one leader calls "the breaking point." (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 20, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Elizabeth Hayes Source Type: news

Dreyfus to step down as CEO of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Mass.
Andrew Dreyfus has served as CEO of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts for more than a decade. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 20, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Don Seiffert Source Type: news

Exclusive: How NOVA is building a solution to the region's nursing shortage
The community college is expanding its education campus in Springfield. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 20, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Hannah Denham Source Type: news

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

Birmingham-based medical device startup receives $1M seed round
More than $1 million in seed funding has been invested in local doctor-led startup for work on a medical device. Fulmer Instruments LLC, has raised $1.115 million, according to the Form D documents. Headed by CEO Benjamin Fulmer, a Birmingham-based neurosurgeon who has been practicing for 21 years, the company is developing two medical devices which are modifications on existing devices. Fulmer said the company had a smaller raise around three years ago, and the company is now trying to ramp… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 20, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Tyler Patchen 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:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 20, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Paul Thompson Source Type: news

American Airlines cuts more than 10,000 March flights as Omicron clouds spring rebound
American Airlines Group has slashed thousands of domestic flights 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 patterns, supply chains and labor markets.… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 20, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Connor Penegar Source Type: news

Raleigh beats Charlotte and Greensboro for STEM jobs, but it could do better
Raleigh tops the state – and much of the country – when it comes to STEM jobs, a new report finds. But the city didn't crack the top 10 nationally. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 20, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Lauren Ohnesorge Source Type: news

Phoenix's Creative Medical Technology uplists to Nasdaq in hopes of making more stem cell treatments
Creative Medical Technology, a small Phoenix biotech company, recently moved from the OTC Market to the Nasdaq. Public filings shed light on the company's tough financial picture and plans for the future. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 20, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Andy Blye Source Type: news

Heritage Ministries gets creative on quest to become an employer of choice
From massage chairs to raffles for a cruise, Heritage Ministries is working to become an employer of choice to attract and keep employees. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 20, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Tracey Drury Source Type: news

ECMC works toward shrinking deficit through cost reductions and efficiencies
Getting back to break-even is a priority to allow dollars to go back into workforce, capital improvements and health information technology. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 20, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Tracey Drury Source Type: news

New views of Lincoln Property ’s proposed Seaport lab and office project
The Dallas-based developer revealed new details Wednesday about a planned 650,000-square-foot laboratory and office development in Boston ’s Seaport District. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 20, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Greg Ryan Source Type: news

The Petri Dish: Thermo Fisher taps Olaris, bluebird drugs delayed
While some in the life sciences industry create drugs and devices to tackle the Covid-19 pandemic, their colleagues are busy as ever raising money, testing new drugs, expanding facilities and more. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 20, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Rowan Walrath Source Type: news

Global pharma company with U.S. HQ in Atlanta to make nearly $2B acquisition
UCB has agreed to buy Zogenix, a California-based biopharmaceutical company that develops treatments for rare diseases. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 19, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Maegan Smith Source Type: news

Viewpoint: Telehealth is critical, and insurance coverage of it must continue
“Jane Smith has an urgent childcare situation and can’t make it into the office this afternoon. Is it okay if I switch her to a telehealth visit?" It’s not only okay, but ensuring that Jane doesn’t miss this appointment could be critical for her health. Jane has a devastating skin disease that causes an incredible amount of pain and requires injections for treatment to keep her disease under control. She had many needs at that visit we converted to virtual: to monitor her overall condition,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 19, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Alexa B. Kimball Source Type: news

Atlas Senior Living acquires two more facilities
The company added one location each in Alabama and Tennessee. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 19, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Joshua Mann Source Type: news

Grandview Medical Center appoints assistant CEO
The new assistant CEO has more than a decade of health care experience. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 19, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Tyler Patchen Source Type: news

Johns Hopkins hires CareFirst executive for VP role
Maria Harris Tildon has worked at CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield since 2006. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 19, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Giacomo Bologna Source Type: news

Medical device startup Popcheck forms advisory board, seeks investment
Establishing an advisory board is one recent move made by Erika Dillard as she looks to gain momentum for her Memphis-based medical device startup, Popcheck Technologies. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 19, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: John Klyce Source Type: news

Help at Home appoints chief development officer, targets markets for growth
The company serves about 50,000 clients per month, giving it a large reach — but more is anticipated for 2022. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 19, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Laurel Deppen Source Type: news

Summit Health expands through deals with Westmed Medical Group, New Jersey Urology
Health-care provider Summit Health has reached agreement with both Westmed Medical Group and New Jersey Urology to create a new entity that has more than 2,500 providers and 12,000 employees. Both Westmed and NJU in the near term will continue to operate under their current brands but will be touted as "A Summit Health Company." Based in Berkeley Heights, New Jersey, Summit Health was created through the merger of CityMD and Summit Medical Group in 2019. The newly formed entity will have a footprint… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 19, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: New York Business Journal staff Source Type: news

Superstar biotech execs, scientists, funders launch $3 billion company to 'reverse disease'
Redwood City will be one of three science hubs for Altos Labs. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 19, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Ron Leuty Source Type: news

Cancer research firm M2Gen in Tampa adds new C-levels to its growing lineup
After the bioinformatics firm hired its new CEO from Johnson& Johnson, it's further expanding its C-suite. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 19, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Lauren Coffey Source Type: news

VC commits up to $130M for Stanford to translate innovation into medicine
The money will support a private company designed to speed Stanford discoveries from the lab bench to patient bedsides. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 18, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Ron Leuty Source Type: news

Orange County health director Dr. Raul Pino placed on administrative leave
The official reportedly sent an email related to agency vaccination rates. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 18, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

23andMe gets $50M to extend research deal with GSK
23andMe's "absolute amazing journey" with GSK — as CEO Anne Wojcicki calls it —has pushed one drug into the clinic in more than three years. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 18, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Ron Leuty Source Type: news

VSP Ventures expands into Texas with six-location acquisition
One of VSP Global ’s newest business divisions has made an acquisition in a new state, the Rancho Cordova vision health giant announced. VSP Ventures said Friday that it's acquired Eye Trends, a six-location practice in North Houston, Texas. The deal marks VSP Ventures’ first acquisition in Texas. VSP decline d to disclose the value of the acquisition. Eye Trends has been led by Dr. Douglas Inns and Dr. Michael Toups for more than 30 years, and the practice also includes 14 associate doctors.… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 18, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Emily Hamann Source Type: news