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Seattle-based Biller Family Foundation donates $1 million to cancer-research hospital
This gift will help educate doctors and nurses across the country on the benefits of supportive services that address the psychological, spiritual and social needs of cancer patients and their families. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 19, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Patti Payne Source Type: news

St. Jude to build $412M 'linchpin' advanced research center
St.  Jude Children's Research Hospital is creating a $412 million research center, the largest project ever on the Memphis hospital's campus.  The center, slated to break ground this spring and open in 2021, is a major component of the hospital's previously announced $1 billion campus expansion — itself a piece of a $7 billion spend to expand the hospital's efforts to cure childhood diseases. The 625,000-square-foot, eight-story center is designed to attract the best scientists and clinicians from… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 19, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Elle Perry Source Type: news

Plans for $22.5M nursing home, pediatric heart transplant program denied by state
Arnold Palmer Medical Center's $1.5 million plan gets turned down. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 19, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Veronica Brezina Source Type: news

Startup draws $3 million investment from Japanese biotech firm
Unleash Immuno Oncolystics founder Daniel Curiel said the biotech industry is at a "tipping point" with established companies adopting the new technology. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 19, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Steph Kukuljan Source Type: news

Which cities are best for your health? Yes, Orlando is one of them
Many people set health goals, like eating healthier foods and getting more exercise, and the city they live in could play a role in their success. WalletHub ranked the healthiest cities in the U.S. measuring indicators of good health such as fruit and vegetable consumption, fitness clubs per capita, and the cost of doctors' visits. San Francisco came in first place and scored high in availability of healthy food and the amount of green spa ce in the area. Orlando was the top-ranked Florida metro,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 17, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Melissa Wylie Source Type: news

Tavistock to make its new mixed-use project near Isleworth bigger
Tavistock, which earlier this week announced plans for a new Windermere mixed-use development, now says the original figures submitted were inaccurate, and in fact, the project should be even bigger. "The wrong figures were submitted with the application in January – we realized and amended them," said Jessie Blakeley, spokeswoman for Tavistock. The project will be built on 43 acres at the northwest corner of Conroy Windermere and South Apopka Vineland roads in the Isleworth Four Corners pl anned… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 16, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Veronica Brezina Source Type: news

San Antonio medical offices among properties in 1.4M-square-foot portfolio sale
The Westover Hills Medical Plaza, which includes three medical offices, is among the properties within a 1.4 million-square-foot portfolio purchased recently by an affiliate of global real estate investment firm Heitman LLC. The three medical offices make up just over 200,000 square feet in the larger portfolio, which includes 17 buildings in seven states. Besides the Westover Hills Medical Plaza in San Antonio, which was last assessed by the Bexar County Appraisal District at roughly $33.5 million,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 16, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Ryan Salchert Source Type: news

United Therapeutics reaches patent settlement with Actavis
Silver Spring biotech United Therapeutics Corp.'s share price was largely unchanged Friday after announcing it settled litigation with Actavis Laboratories FL Inc. in a deal that will allow that company to market a generic version of one of United Therapeutics' hypertension drugs. Under the settlement, United Therapeutics (NASDAQ: UTHR) grants the Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (NYSE: TEVA) subsidiary a license to manufacture and commercialize a generic version of Orenitram — an extended-release,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 16, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Tina Reed Source Type: news

Novavax shares up big again. What's moving the needle?
Shares of Gaithersburg-based Novavax Inc. have spiked again, jumping by 18 percent during Friday trading, as the company is increasingly considered a promising acquisition target. On Friday afternoon — its third major spike so far this year — the company was trading at $2.43, up from an opening price of $2.06 and up 12.5 percent from its Thursday closing price of $2.16 per share. Trading volume reached 29.4 million shares, nearly triple the company's average volume of 1 0.2 million shares. Novavax… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 16, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Tina Reed Source Type: news

Comprehensive autism therapy clinic Hopebridge expanding in Ohio, bringing 1,000 jobs
A chain of clinics that offers a large range of therapies for autism under one roof – and insists on a one-to-one therapist-to-child ratio – is opening four to five centers in Central Ohio within a year as part of a 20-site expansion to the state. Hopebridge LLC said it will bring 1,000 jobs to Ohio. Founded in 2005, the Indianapolis company has 16 centers in Indiana and Kentu cky. “There’s a tremendous need, a tremendous shortage of access to care for children on the spectrum," CEO Dennis… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 16, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Carrie Ghose Source Type: news

Jupiter Medical Center seeks approval for major expansion plan
The hospital hopes to break ground this year. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 16, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Brian Bandell Source Type: news

We now know how much Sucampo founders made from the company's sale
New regulatory filings were disclosed this week after Sucampo Pharmaceuticals closed on its $1.2 billion sale to Mallinckrodt. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 16, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Tina Reed Source Type: news

North Tonawanda man pleads guilty to $45M health care billing scheme
A North Tonawanda man has pled guilty in a $45 million fraud case related to unnecessary compounded medications. Steven Butcher pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge John Michael Vazquez in a Newark, New Jersey federal court to charges of conspiracy to commit health care fraud and violations of the anti-kickback statute. According to the New Jersey U.S. Attorney’s Office, Butcher was formerly a pharma ceutical sales representative who went on to become owner/operator of MedMax LLC, a marketing… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 16, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Tracey Drury Source Type: news

United Therapeutics settles patent litigation over $157M drug
United Therapeutics has settled patent litigation over a $157 million drug. The company (Nasdaq: UTHR) reached an agreement with Actavis Laboratories FL, which is a subsidiary of generic giant Teva Pharmaceuticals, that resolves litigation over certain patents related to one of United Therapeutics' pulmonary arterial hypertension drugs: Orenitram. United Therapeutics repo rted upward of $157 million in revenue from Orenitram in 2016, with total revenue at roughly $1.6 billion.  The settlement… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 16, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jennifer Henderson Source Type: news

How investors responded after regulators issued an order for one of Tampa ’s biggest health insurers
The order green-lighted a request by the company but also said the firm had to pay a fine. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 16, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Margie Manning Source Type: news

Help for the Journey: Amanda Elkin
“In a world where struggling is often looked at as a weakness, the staff of Foundations is trained to help you walk through your struggles and turn them into strengths.” (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 16, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

WellStar Health System continues Atlanta expansion
WellStar Health System was scheduled to break ground Feb. 15 on a new emergency department at its Kennestone Hospital that is more than triple the size of its current ER. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 16, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

What you need to know when you have sick employees
As the flu season hits its peak, employers may be wondering what they are permitted to do under the law when their employees get sick.   One issue that is becoming increasingly relevant is paid sick leave. Several jurisdictions — including Arizona, California, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Minneapolis, Oregon, Rhode Island, Vermont, Washington, Washington, D.C., Philadelphia, Chicago and Cook County, Illinois, among others — ha ve paid sick leave laws on the books. There is no federal paid sick… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 16, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jay Starkman Source Type: news

Health panelists behind Walker's ACA proposal, criticize Medicaid initiative
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker ’s proposal to stabilize the individual health insurance marketplace received kudos from Milwaukee-area health care executives but his plan to require co-payments, drug-testing and work or job-training requirements on some Medicaid recipients did not. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 15, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Rich Kirchen Source Type: news

Cary-based kidney transplant drug company scores $60M
Cary-based Veloxis Pharmaceuticals has secured $60 million in debt financing from funds managed by Athyrium Capital Management. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 15, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jennifer Henderson Source Type: news

Insurance brokers respond as Colorado health-plan companies slash commissions
Some are leaving the business. Others are pushing legislation to allow them to charge fees to consumers. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 15, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Ed Sealover Source Type: news

Why this big biotech player is leaving Mission Bay for the Peninsula
A new Peninsula campus will consolidate some 400 employees in one place and give more space to the startup companies it helps. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 15, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Ron Leuty Source Type: news

WebPT acquires its largest company yet
The 300-employee WebPT will now have about 500 employees and eight offices. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 15, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Hayley Ringle Source Type: news

Inside The List: These upscale senior facilities aren't your average retirement home
Don't expect tapioca and a nap at today's homes for the elderly. Vibrant lifestyle is what they're all about. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 15, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Denise Hicks Source Type: news

UW Medicine's new chief compliance officer explains why health care regulations are so complicated
James Mathis says hospitals have increasingly focused on compliance as the world becomes increasingly digital and patients expect more transparency. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 15, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Coral Garnick Source Type: news

Jefferson establishes burn center
Thomas Jefferson Uninversity has established a burn center to provide services – ranging from skin grafts to rehabilitation services to psychological counseling – to patients with serious and complex burns. Dr. William Hughes will serve as director of the center. Before coming to Jefferson, Hughes spent nearly 20 years as director for Temple University Health System's Bu rn Center — a program he established in 1999. Prior to that he practiced at the St. Agnes Burn Center in South Philadelphia.… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 15, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: John George Source Type: news

Partners HealthCare starts fiscal 2018 in the black
Partners HealthCare on Thursday reported that it had generated operating income of $115 million in its most recent quarter — a positive sign for the largest health system in the Bay State, which reported a loss during the same period a year ago. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 15, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: David L. Harris Source Type: news

City of Douglasville, Humana among big winners at Atlanta's Healthiest Employers Awards (Photos)
More than 240 members of the business community came out for Atlanta Business Chronicle's Healthiest Employers event Feb. 15, which was held at the Georgia Aquarium.   The eighth annual Healthiest Employers celebrated local companies that make health and wellness a part of their culture, and 40 companies received awards.  The winners of the event are determined by Spring-Buk, a research firm that conducts employee surveys and compiles data based on many face ts of wellness.  The awards are divided… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 15, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Ellie Hensley Source Type: news

Cambridge biotech startup seeking to repurpose Vioxx raises $5M
Tremeau Pharmaceuticals, a Cambridge biotech startup that is seeking to repurpose the controversial Merck& Co. arthritis drug Vioxx as a treatment for joint pain caused by hemophilia, has closed its first equity round. Tremeau, which was founded last year, announced Thursday that it has raised $5.2 million in equity financing, although it did not disclose the investors that participated. The six-employee company said the funding would be used to advance the drug — whose generic name is rofecoxib… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 15, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Max Stendahl Source Type: news

Texas dermatology company expands into St. Louis with acquisition
The acquisition is the latest in a string of deals for Epiphany Dermatology. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 15, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Angela Mueller Source Type: news

Littlest patients benefit from Children's of Alabama cardiology care technology
Expansion to the Children ’s of Alabama cardiac unit in recent years provides a broad spectrum of advancements that help maintain quality patient care. With the addition of the Benjamin Russell Hospital for Children in 2012, along with staff increases and innovative technological enhancements, Children’s cardiology progr am has grown substantially.   A joint cooperative between Children's and The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB), The Joseph S. Bruno Pediatric Heart Center at Children’s… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 15, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Children's Health System Source Type: news

NCCN teams up with ASCO to provide guidelines for use of new cancer-fighting drugs
The Montgomery County-based-based National Comprehensive Cancer Network and the American Society of Clinical Oncology have published new guidelines to help clinicians manage side effects related to immune checkpoint inhibitors used in immunotherapy treatments. Immunotherapy, which is revolutionizing the way some cancers are being treated, aims at improving the way a patient's own immune system identifies and attacks invading tumors. Immune checkpoint inhibitors are drugs – often made of antibodies… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 15, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: John George Source Type: news

Report: Walgreens considering bid to buy Frisco's largest private employer
Retail pharmacy chain operator Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. is considering making a bid to acquire Pennsylvania-based wholesale pharmaceutical distributor AmerisourceBergen, according to reports. AmerisourceBergen and Walgreens are already business partners through a $400 billion, 10-year distribution deal first signed in 2013. That agreement, which was later extended, included stock options. Walgreens has exercised its options and currently owns a 26 percent equity stake in AmerisourceBer gen. The… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 15, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: John George Source Type: news

Johns Hopkins' latest financials show D.C. hospital is a real money maker
Maryland is known for being a bit of a oddity when it comes to its unique payor system meant to curb the growth of health care costs through revenue caps. And as Axios' Bob Herman pointed out in a piece published Wednesday, one need look no farther than the latest six-month financial report from Johns Hopkins Health System and one of its own non-Maryland hospitals — Washington, D.C.'s Sibley Memorial Hospital — to see just how big of a differe nce the state's all-payor system is making. Hopkins… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 15, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Tina Reed Source Type: news

Why a Maryland health system formed an affiliation with a Pittsburgh medical center
For UPMC, it's the first affiliation for a hospital in Maryland, an area that CEO Jeffrey Romoff has previously expressed interest in. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 15, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Paul J. Gough Source Type: news

Amazon tests medical supply business with hospitals and clinics
Amazon is looking to shake up the medical supply industry. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 15, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Casey Coombs Source Type: news

Baptist Health enjoys profitable growth after merger
The merger with Bethesda Health caused a nice profit. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 15, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Brian Bandell Source Type: news

As Tomlinson steps down, Wake Forest Innovation Quarter eyes new 'mini city' development
The change in leadership at Wake Forest Innovation Quarter reflect efforts underway to propel the district forward with new development. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 15, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jessica Seaman Source Type: news

Exclusive: Developer seeks big expansion at Menlo Park Labs office and R & D campus
The proposals, which together would grow the campus by more than 25 percent, come after the city of Menlo Park agreed to create a new life sciences zoning category that allow higher density development on the site. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 15, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Janice Bitters Source Type: news

Hawaii bumped to third in annual State of Well-Being Rankings report
Hawaii is no longer the state with the healthiest residents, in terms of mind and body, according to the most recent State of Well-Being Rankings report released by Gallup and health and wellness engagement platform Sharecare on Tuesday. The Aloha State fell from first to third, edged out by the No. 1 ranked South Dakota and Vermont, which placed second. Hawaii occupied the No. 1 spot for the last two years, a designation it has held for a record six times since Gallup-Sharecare began tracking… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 15, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Anna Hrushka Source Type: news

Tokyo pharma giant acquires Seattle's Universal Cells for $100M
It's the latest in a string of big biotech acquisitions that is expected to continue throughout the year. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 15, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Casey Coombs Source Type: news

Legislative committee backs increase in regulations on free-standing emergency rooms
Republicans and Democrats have teamed with business leaders, insurers and health-care advocates to come up with a solution that received bipartisan support in passing out of its first committee on Wednesday. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 15, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Ed Sealover Source Type: news

Biogen shares plunge after company makes change to Alzheimer ’s drug trials
Biogen said Wednesday that it will increase the size of trials of its experimental Alzheimer ’s drug after early data showed “variability” in the data, sending shares of the Cambridge company down sharply. A spokesperson for Biogen (Nasdaq: BIIB) said the company had decided to increase the sample size of two closely watched trials by 510 patients, to a total of 3,210 patients, confi rming remarks by the company’s chief medical officer during a healthcare conference earlier on Wednesday afternoon.… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 14, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Max Stendahl Source Type: news

Dr. Rupa Patel gets wide acclaim for launching HIV prevention clinic at Wash U
Dr. Rupa Patel grew up in Detroit. On annual trips to visit family back in India, she saw a different way of life. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 14, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jacob Kirn Source Type: news

Companies catch up on egg freezing
Women who choose to delay motherhood through egg freezing are finding employers are becoming increasingly supportive of that procedure and other fertility benefits. A recent survey from Willis Towers Watson PLC showed that 66 percent of employers plan to offer fertility benefits by 2019, up from 55 percent in 2017, The Wall Street Journal reports. Companies like Pinterest and Foursquare already offer thousands of dollars to cover treatments such as in-vitro f ertilization, per WSJ. Jenna Gilfoil,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 14, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Melissa Wylie Source Type: news

Three Valley women tech leaders share challenges, speaking up and finding purpose at Girls in Tech talk
Girls in Tech held a Phoenix fireside chat Feb. 8 in Scottsdale to hear an honest discussion for women in tech. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 14, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Hayley Ringle Source Type: news

At capacity, Cary retirement community starts first phase expansion
Cary continuing care retirement community SearStone has started work on an expansion to grow its number of health care beds.   Construction has gotten underway on a 15-bed expansion at SearStone's health care facility, Brittany Place. The project will add nine skilled nursing beds and six assisted living beds, as well as an expanded dining facility.  Once complete – likely in the fourth quarter of this year – the health care facility will house 39 beds. The expansion was prompted by SearStone's… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 14, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jennifer Henderson Source Type: news

Avadel adds 80 employees as it preps for new product launch
In January, about 80 newly hired sales representatives for Avadel Pharmaceuticals spent several days at the Chase Park Plaza, receiving information and training about the company ’s latest product that it plans to launch commercially in the second quarter. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 14, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Angela Mueller Source Type: news

Mallinckrodt wraps up $1.2 billion acquisition
Mallinckrodt has completed its $1.2 billion acquisition of Rockville, Maryland-based Sucampo Pharmaceuticals. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 14, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Angela Mueller Source Type: news

Federal Trade Commission names Patterson Cos. in lawsuit over dental supplies
The Federal Trade Commission is suing Patterson Cos. and and two other big dental-products distributors, claiming the companies have been shutting out smaller dental practices from discounts. The Star Tribune reports on the move, announced this week by the FTC, that names Patterson (NASDAQ: PDCO) of Mendota Heights, New York-based Henry Schein Inc. (NASDAQ: HSIC), and Pennsylvania-based Benco Dental Supply Co. The FTC alleges that the companies, which give discounts to bulk buyers, im properly excluded… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 14, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Mark Reilly Source Type: news