Personalized medicine company Genomind names CEO & president
Genomind, a personalized medicine company, has revamped its leadership team with the appointment of a new CEO and a new president. Founded in 2009, Genomind of King of Prussia is the developer of a genetic test, the Genecept Assay, used to help clinicians make treatment decisions for their patients with mental illness. The assay indicates what medications are likely to be the most effective based on a patient's genetic profil e. The company also recently introduced its Mindful DNA genetic test that… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 16, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: John George Source Type: news

Why this specialty pharma is suing Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina
A specialty pharmacy just aimed a lawsuit at Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina, accusing the state ’s largest health insurer of “wrongfully” nixing its network participation agreement and costing it hundreds of customers in the state. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 16, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Lauren K. Ohnesorge Source Type: news

Here's how Christian Village residents are using an ‘out-of-the-box’ startup tool
Larry Monroe, CEO of Christian Village Communities, has found an unlikely ally in his quest to improve outcomes and quality of life for residents — Cincinnati’s startup community. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 16, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Barrett J. Brunsman Source Type: news

Kettering Health looks to expand services, add jobs at Dayton-area medical center
Kettering Health Network wants to expand a Dayton-area medical center it recently opened by adding in-patient beds and services. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 16, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: John Bush Source Type: news

Cincinnati VA's new chief has Dayton ties
Mark Murdock has been appointed director of the Cincinnati Veterans Affairs Medical Center. He will become chief executive of the region’s seventh-largest hospital on Oct. 28, according to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Murdock has been director at the Chillicothe VA Medical Center since September 2017, and he was acting director for eight months before then. He previously h ad been associate director of the VA Medical Center in Dayton for nearly four years, having joined that hospital… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 16, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Barrett J. Brunsman Source Type: news

Exclusive: UCHealth hospital certified as Denver metro's fourth Level I trauma center
It marks the first newly certified Level I trauma hospital since the state relaxed its high-risk patient volume requirement in 2012. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 16, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Andrew Dodson Source Type: news

U.S. costliest place to give birth – and one of the most deadly
Having a baby in the U.S. costs more than in any other country, and many patients are unaware of the complete cost of delivery and care until weeks afterward, Axios reports. The average price of a vaginal delivery in the U.S. is $32,093 before insurance; that amount is about $10,808 after insurance negotiations. For a Cesarean section, it’s an average cost of $51,125, prior to insurance contribution.  And, according to a USA Today investigation, childbirth carries an even greater cost: The U.S.… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 16, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Caitlin Mullen Source Type: news

Elica Health Centers selling Alhambra building one year after purchase
In late October 2017, Elica purchased the property at 1508 Alhambra Blvd. for $2.4 million. Now, the property appears on the market $2.96 million. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 16, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Felicia Alvarez Source Type: news

How OHSU restored a 4-year-old's sight (Photos)
Until a month ago, 4-year-old Caspian Soto had to use a headlamp and cane to navigate the world around him. He couldn ’t see the stars in the sky, or anything much in dim light. The Portland boy was born with a rare genetic mutation that causes Leber’s congenital amaurosis, a condition that made his vision dark and blurry. That all changed for Caspian when he underwent a new gene therapy treatment at the OHSU Casey Eye Institute called Luxturna. Doctors injected a modified virus into Caspian’s… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 16, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Elizabeth Hayes Source Type: news

GraceMed to take over clinic in Sedgwick County
GraceMed plans to add to its lineup of Kansas clinics. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 15, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bryan Horwath Source Type: news

Following its $3.2B valuation, here's where SmileDirectClub plans to expand
SmileDirectClub has raised its first round of private equity capital, for a total of $380 million at a valuation of $3.2 billion, and plans to expand its presence outside the U.S. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 15, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Joel Stinnett Source Type: news

Florida firm to buy majority stake in Birmingham hospice firm
A Florida-based private equity fund has signed an agreement to acquire a majority stake in one of Birmingham's largest hospice companies. MBF Healthcare Partners, a Coral Gables-based private equity fund focused on middle market health care companies, is acquiring a majority stake in Affinity Hospice. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Affinity has operations in Alabama and Georgia. “The team at Affinity Hospice i s excited with the new partnership and the experience, support,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 15, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Tyler Patchen Source Type: news

Allina to consolidate call-center operations in Coon Rapids
Allina Health System will consolidate call-center operations at a facility in Coon Rapids, the organization said Monday. Minneapolis-based Allina will open a “customer experience center” in about 58,000 square feet of space at 8880 Evergreen Blvd. next year. About 500 people will work at the facility, roughly the same number Allina employs at to-be-consolidated locations, said David Slowinske, senior vice pres ident, Allina Health Group Operations, said in an e-mailed statement. Calls that… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 15, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Katharine Grayson Source Type: news

How this nutraceutical firm builds relationships to help people get healthier
Xymogen uses a personalized, body systems-based approach that allows health care practitioners and patients to work together to address the underlying causes of a disease. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 15, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Anjali Fluker Source Type: news

Report: Novant purchases Sears building in Winston-Salem
Novant Health Inc. has purchased the Sears property at Hanes Mall for $14.5 million, according to a report in the Winston-Salem Journal. The sale includes the 175,000-square-foot store, the automotive portion and the parking lots north and east of the stores for a sum of 16.72 acres, the Journal says. “Novant Health purchased the property as part of our long-term growth strategy" for its Winston-Salem market, Dr. Stephen Motew, president of Novant's greater Winston-Salem Market, said in a statement… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 15, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: John Joyce Source Type: news

CaroMont Health plans medical building in European-inspired village in east Gaston
CaroMont Health has signed on to develop a medical office building in a European-inspired, mixed-use development in Cramerton. The hospital company will build a 22,000-square-foot structure that will hold at least a physician, along with family medicine and primary care services, when the structure is open next year. It’s being built in the Villages of Cramerton Mills, the brainchild of Nick Parker of Green Street Cotta ges and Bowman Development Group of Huntersville. Dr. Costa Andreou, executive… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 15, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Ken Elkins Source Type: news

Former P & G executive hired as president of genetic testing firm
Former Procter& Gamble Co. executive Kip Olmstead has been hired as president of Genomind, a genetic testing company that helps health care providers determine the best treatment for patients with mental illness or other health issues. Olmstead rose to be marketing director for Duracell batteries during nearly 15 years with the Cincinnati-based maker of consumer goods (NYSE: PG). He joined Procter& Gamble in 1998 as an assistant brand manager and later served as brand manager for P&G ’s Walmart… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 15, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Barrett J. Brunsman Source Type: news

Triad rehab facilities sell for $30 million
Sale gives in-state buyer its first ownership of facilities in Triad (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 15, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: John Brasier Source Type: news

WebMD expands portfolio, buys oncology educator
WebMD continues its M&A streak. The New York–based company, known for its online portal that provides millions of Americans with health information, recently confirmed that it has acquired medical-education company Prime Oncology. The acquisition of Atlanta-based "prIME," which has an office in The Hague, the Netherlands, exp ands the global reach of WebMD's Medscape Education segment. Rejean Rochette, senior vice president of Medscape Education, said: Genesis Capital LLC advised Prime Oncology… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 15, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Anthony Noto Source Type: news

Biggest Buffalo health care systems dominate the local health market
Nearly six in every 10 people who work for a health care system in Western New York do so for one of two employers. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 14, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Paul Lane Source Type: news

Q & A with Shally Pannikode, 2018 Women Who Mean Business honoree
Atlanta Business Chronicle  has named our 2018 Women Who Mean Business honorees. The women will be celebrated at an awards event Oct. 18 at American Spirit Works. Here’s a Q&A with one of the winners, Shalima (Shally) Pannikode, vice president, Anthem Inc.: Q: You’ve been named one of Atlanta Business Chronicle’s Women Who Mean Business 2018. How can other women leaders win similar accolades for their achievements? A: It is definitely an honor to be named as a Woman Who Means Business… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
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Cancer vaccine developer restructures after axing lead drug trial
Immune Design's stock price dropped more than 30 percent on the decision, which pushes the prospects of FDA approval several years into the future. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 12, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Casey Coombs Source Type: news

IPOs snap back in 2018, with the Bay Area's offerings hovering near a 10-year high
In 2018, a rush of life science and technology companies debuted on the New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 12, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Cromwell Schubarth Source Type: news

Local pharma company looks to California Northstate University for recruitment solution
Nivagen Pharmaceuticals recently partnered with the medical and pharmacy college to help solve a shortage of industry talent in the region. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 12, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Felicia Alvarez Source Type: news

Philadelphia biotech firm teams up with CHOP & Penn to battle lung cancer
The partners are collaborating to advance a new approach to cancer immunotherapy that uses next-generation RNA silencing technology. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 12, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: John George Source Type: news

Women Who Mean Business: Katy Caldwell, CEO of Legacy Community Health
"I ’ve underestimated organizational culture — how it important it really is. It’s vital to address it in any size organization but especially following mergers or acquisitions." (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 12, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Natalie Harms Source Type: news

Hospitals fight back against pharma discount program cuts
Hospitals in the region have lost nearly $2 million year to date after changes to a drug discount program for safety net hospitals. Additional proposed changes could cut even more, resulting in reduced funds for community benefit programs. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 12, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Tracey Drury Source Type: news

Voces de la Frontera to buy shuttered Milwaukee library branch
Milwaukee civil rights organization Voces de la Frontera Inc. plans to buy the former Forest Home Library and move its operations there.   Milwaukee put the empty former library branch at 1432 W. Forest Home Ave. on the market in August. Voces is offering to buy it for $450,000. The organization plans to spend an additional $100,000 rehabbing the building for its uses, and would lease space there to Christopher& De Leon Law Office and an Aurora Health Care clinic, according to a city of Milwaukee … (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 11, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Sean Ryan Source Type: news

Sarepta CEO charts path forward on Duchenne drug amid stock slide
Sarepta has seen its share price decline in the wake of data from a small study of its gene therapy drug for Duchenne muscular dystrophy. But the Cambridge biotech is moving forward with its clinical trial work and expansion plans. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 11, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Allison DeAngelis Source Type: news

What local industry execs agreed on at TBJ's 2018 Health Care Summit
On Thursday, business, health care and insurance leaders met for Triangle Business Journal ’s 2018 Health Care Summit, hosted at the Raleigh Marriott Crabtree Valley. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 11, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Seth Gulledge Source Type: news

New study sheds light on Dayton-area senior demographics, housing issues
The national dialogue surrounding the aging population focuses on issues about social security, retirement and rising health care costs. An issue often overlooked is the need for more housing solutions to accommodate the rising number of seniors nationwide. St. Mary Development Corporation has shed light on this issue by releasing the Bowen National Research Report on Senior Demographic Trends. The study, conducted by real estate market research company Bowen National Research, uncovers senior housing… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 11, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Elizabeth Kyle Source Type: news

HealthNow could benefit from Fidelis program cuts
HealthNow NY is looking at possible business growth opportunities in the Albany area tied to cutbacks in programs by Fidelis Care. The Albany Business Review, a sister publication of Buffalo Business First, reported that insurance companies in the Capital Region are hoping to pick up as many as 3,000 people there who will be affected by a Fidelis plan to stop offering certain Medicare Advantage plans. That could include Blue Shield of Northeastern New York in Latham, a division of HealthNow, which… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 11, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Tracey Drury Source Type: news

Premier Health opens new clinic in Centerville
Premier Health has opened a new clinic for individuals with knee pain. Premier Orthopedics, part of the Dayton-based health system, recently launched its first Knee Express Clinic in Centerville. The clinic, located on the campus of Miami Valley Hospital South, allows patients to have their knee pain evaluated during walk-in hours from 3 to 8 p.m. every Monday. Kne e pain is a common symptom in people of all ages. It may start suddenly, often after an injury or exercise, or come on gradually and… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 11, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: John Bush Source Type: news

U of L, XLerateHealth team up on platform to bring med-tech ideas to market
XLerateHealth LLC and three major universities are working together to create a hub that would help universities commercialize new biomedical technology. The Louisville startup accelerator is working with the University of Louisville, University of Kentucky and West Virginia University to create an online accelerator hub, and their leaders announced Thursday that they will use a grant worth $3.5 million from the federal government for the effort. The hub will be used by a coalition of 24 southeastern… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 11, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Chris Larson Source Type: news

MN Blue Cross parent invests in startup that supports caregivers
A division of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota ’s parent company has made an investment in Ceresti Health, which provides coaching and tools to people caring for family members. Stella Development didn’t disclose the size of the investment in the Carlsbad, Calif.-based company. Stella Development falls under the umbrella of Stella, which al so owns Eagan-based Blue Cross. Ceresti focuses on caregivers who are assisting family members suffering from conditions that cause cognitive impairment,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 11, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Katharine Grayson Source Type: news

What the COO of an Albany area physician group thinks of the CVS, Aetna deal
CVS Health's acquisition of Aetna is not likely to impact an Albany area physician group in the short term, an executive says. Joan Hayner is the chief operating officer of Community Care Physicians PC, the largest independent physician group in the region. "The jury is out in terms of what this will really mean, but I don't see it having much of an immediate impact in this region," Hayner said. "It's going to be intere sting to watch across the country to see what occurs." CVS Health received… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 11, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Liz Young Source Type: news

Completion of $9.9B deal leaves Nashville with one fewer public health care company
It ’s official — Envision Healthcare Inc. is no longer publicly traded on The New York Stock Exchange. The company, now known as Envision Healthcare Corp., announced Thursday that its sale to private investment firm KKR for $9.9 billion has been completed. KKR bought all outstanding shares of Envi sion's common stock for $46 per share. The deal turns Envision (NYSE: EVHC) — previously No. 3 on the Nashville Business Journal's List of the region's largest publicly traded health care firms,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 11, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Joel Stinnett Source Type: news

Mass. firms lost $36B in value in Wednesday's stock selloff
Massachusetts-based publicly traded companies lost more than $36 billion in market value on Wednesday, as the stock market stumbled through one of its roughest days in recent years. The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped by 832 points on Wednesday, its third-worst one-day fall ever, according to media reports. Some of the hardest-hit stocks nationwide were those of the technology giants that had been among the market’s strongest performers of late, including Google parent Alphabet Inc. (Nasdaq:… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 11, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Greg Ryan Source Type: news

Patients worry medical marijuana may get devoured by recreational market
Medical marijuana advocates are concerned the state isn ’t doing enough to make the medical program on par with the recreational one, differences that may cripple the medical industry just as the recreational one is getting off the ground. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 11, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jessica Bartlett Source Type: news

Clinic to start dispensing methadone
It ’s been two months since Catholic Health opened an addictions clinic in Amherst to expand access to counseling and treatment. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 11, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Tracey Drury Source Type: news

Meet the Portland attorney defending opioid maker Insys against hundreds of lawsuits
Matt Donohue of Holland& Knight represents Insys Therapeutics but also sits on two committees appointed by the judge presiding over hundreds of lawsuits (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 11, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Elizabeth Hayes Source Type: news

Exclusive: Fintech company moving headquarters from Seattle to Denver
The company will have an office in the Catalyst HTI building. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 10, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Monica Vendituoli Source Type: news

Jensen takes the helm of national cancer group
A Kansas Citian of the Year is now at the helm of the Association of American Cancer Institutes (AACI).   Dr. Roy Jensen, director of The University of Kansas Cancer Center, was named president of AACI, which is comprised of 98 leading academic cancer centers in North America.  “The university is proud to have one of only 70 NCI-designated centers, and we are even more proud that Dr. Jensen will be leading the efforts of all of these centers, advancing prevention and research nationwide,”… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
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Dental school preps new implant center with $1M gift
The gift comes from a longtime patient of a Rochester dentist, who helped found and build UB's implant dentistry program. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 10, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Tracey Drury Source Type: news

Trevena ’s stock slides after safety concerns raised about new drug candidate
Trevena ’s stock closed down 64 percent Tuesday after Food and Drug Administration review staff raised potential safety concerns about the Chesterbrook, Pa., biopharmaceutical company’s lead drug candidate. The new drug candidate for severe-to-moderate pain in patients in need of an intravenous opioid treatment has the proposed brand name Olinvo and the active ingredient oliceridine. In background materials prepared for the agency’s Anesthetic and Analgesic Drug Products Advisory Committee… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 10, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: John George Source Type: news

Oncologist shortage threatens breast cancer treatment in these Florida cities
Research that looked at the prevalence of breast cancer among women in major U.S. cities and the number of oncologists available to treat them found that several metropolitan areas are facing a looming cancer physician shortage.   The study, conducted by medical social network Doximity, found that an aging oncology workforce along with widely variable rates of breast cancers in major cities could combine to make it difficult for women in some places to find adequate care in the future.  “Cancer… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 10, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Anne Stych Source Type: news

Poston leaves job at Wesley Healthcare
Allen Poston, hired by Wesley Healthcare in 2016, has left the organization. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 9, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bryan Horwath Source Type: news

Cincinnati hospital system to hire 250 nurses
UC Health will hold a series of job fairs this month in hopes of filling 250 nursing positions. The openings include positions at the flagship University of Cincinnati Medical Center in Corryville, West Chester Hospital in Butler County, the Daniel Drake Center for Post-Acute Care in Hartwell and the Lindner Center of Hope mental health hospital in Mason as well as outpatient sites throughou t the region. The openings include full-time, part-time and as-needed nursing jobs at all levels of the organization. “At… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 9, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Barrett J. Brunsman Source Type: news

How this woman will develop the UCF Lake Nona Medical Center from scratch
Wendy Brandon wants to use the partnership between HCA and UCF to address the nation's projected physician shortage. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 9, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Ryan Lynch Source Type: news

AIM Healthcare co-founder named CEO of tech-services firm
Growthwright, a business services firm for technology companies, has picked the co-founder of AIM Healthcare as its new leader. Burt Nowers has been named CEO of the Nashville-based firm, replacing Mike Cerino, who stepped down in August after five years, according to a news release. Nowers co-founded AIM in 1995 alongside Powered Health Chairman and CEO Jim Sohr and served as CFO from AIM's inception until it was sold in 2009 to Ingenix, a subsidiary of UnitedHealth Group Inc. (NYSE: UNH), according… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 9, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Joel Stinnett Source Type: news