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Fueled by Facebook stock sales, Chan Zuckerberg ’s nonprofit is hiring hundreds
Mark Zuckerberg's charitable organization is scaling up more like a startup than a nonprofit. The Palo Alto-based group has hired hundreds of workers and is continuing to grow with big cash infusions from the Facebook CEO's stock sales. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 22, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Gina Hall Source Type: news

GOP senators named top influencers in healthcare
GOP senators Susan Collins and Lisa Murkowski are among Modern Healthcare's 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare. The two, along with John McCain, cast votes that shut down the Senate's efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. Collins, of Maine, and Murkowski, of Alaska, shared the No. 1 spot with McCain on the list, which was released Monday. Early on, the women opposed a Senate version of a b ill calling for major cuts to Medicaid, stripping reimbursements to Planned Parenthood… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 22, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Medi-Cal patient transfer seen as a boon for Native American health clinic
The Sacramento Native American Health Center may be one of the clinics that benefit as 10,000 Blue Cross Medi-Cal patients shift from Sutter Health to health centers in the Sacramento area. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 22, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Scott Rodd Source Type: news

Former 23andMe president is headed to Mountain View diabetes monitoring startup
Longtime technology executive Andy Page, who most recently led several major divisions at 23andMe, is joining Mountain View-based health startup Livongo. Page was instrumental in 23andMe’s early history, joining as an advisor in 2007, about a year after the company was founded. He joined 23andMe’s board of directors in 2012 and was hired as its president the following year, taking charge of product and engineering, finance, business developmen t, marketing, lab operations and legal. He left… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 22, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Luke Stangel Source Type: news

Jury awards $417M in baby powder cancer trial
Powder verdict. A Los Angeles jury that agreed there was a connection between a woman ’s use of Johnson& Johnson talcum powder products and her terminal ovarian cancer have awarded the woman $417 million in compensatory and punitive damages. Eva Echeverria, 63, was unable to attend the trial because of her illness, but said in a recorded deposition that she used Johnson’s Baby Powder from age 11 until 2016. She was diagnosed with ovarian cancer in 2007 and is now near death, the Los Angeles… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 22, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Anne Stych Source Type: news

Stride Health raises $23 million to expand gig economy benefits, double workforce
The San Francisco digital startup will more than double its workforce and expand services on its benefits application. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 22, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Antoinette Siu Source Type: news

Albuquerque health care business expands, acquires Santa Fe co.
This company is expanding with an acquisition and it's not done yet. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 22, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Shelby Perea Source Type: news

University Health System needs $390M in new construction and renovation to meet SA demand
The proposed plan calls for a new multi-story building to house women's and pediatric services, freeing up more space in UHS' existing Sky Tower for adult care. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 22, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: W. Scott Bailey Source Type: news

Profiles in heroism: 2017 Health Care Heroes winner Brett Snodgrass
Snodgrass has also spent the past six years as an award winning health care blogger. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 22, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Elle Perry Source Type: news

Merck starts search for tech minds to work at $29M IT hub in Austin
The company needs people skilled in data science, analytics, machine learning, cybersecurity, agile software development and architecture. It has agreed to create up to 600 jobs at an average wage of $84,586 per year. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 22, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Will Anderson Source Type: news

50,000 BCBSNC grandfathered customers will have to switch to ACA plans
About 50,000 Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina customers who have been able to keep their existing health plans since the Affordable Care Act was signed into law in 2010, will have to transition to ACA plans effective Jan. 1, 2018. “Because no new customers have joined this pool since 2010, the group as a whole has gotten older and sicker," BCBSNC stated in a blog post. "That means they have also become more expensive to insure. And as the number of customers continues to dwindle, the… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 21, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jennifer Henderson Source Type: news

IllumiCare partners with Utah company
A Birmingham-based health care technology company has secured a strategic collaboration with a laboratory in Salt Lake City. IllumiCare has partnered with Salt Lake City’s ARUP Laboratories to provide clinicians primarily with decision support and to ensure that patients receive the correct tests at the right times. ARUP Laboratories is a clinical and anatomic pathology reference laboratory, which is a nonprofit ente rprise of the University of Utah. ARUP offers highly complex and unique medical… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 21, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Tyler Patchen Source Type: news

Regeneron investing in renovations and construction in New York, Ireland over next six months
The drug maker has steadily expanded its East Greenbush manufacturing plant, and tripled its workforce in Rensselaer County over the past five years. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 21, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Robin K. Cooper Source Type: news

Nation's largest nonprofit health system partners with Plug and Play accelerator
Ascension, a $21.9 billion organization, will coach, mentor and test ideas of Plug and Play Tech Center ’s Health and Wellness Technology Accelerator. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 21, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Brian Feldt Source Type: news

Texas Biomed and UT Health Houston to team on $4.4M tuberculosis vaccine study
Researchers from San Antonio and the Bayou City are working to create an improved vaccine to fight the deadly disease. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 21, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: W. Scott Bailey Source Type: news

Maryland surgery center plans $1.7 million expansion to meet demand
Bethesda Chevy Chase Surgery Center LLC is seeking state approval for a $1.7 million expansion in order to keep up with growing demand. Officials at the physician-owned outpatient surgery center, located at 6931 Arlington Road in Bethesda, said they hope to acquire 3,027 square feet in their current building to add a second operating room. The center — which performs orthopedic, spine and pain management procedures — said its operating room has exceeded "optimal utilization," as defined by Maryland… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 21, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Tina Reed Source Type: news

Columbia lab readies to test marijuana products as first growers approved (Video)
A Columbia laboratory is set up, inspected and ready to start testing medical marijuana, as newly approved growing operations start producing in Maryland. Dr. Andrew Rosenstein, a physician from University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center, is CEO of the Steep Hill Maryland lab. The lab was the first to win pre-approval from the Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission to operate as an independent marijuana testing facility. And after a round of fin al inspections, Rosentein said he expects to receive… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 21, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Morgan Eichensehr Source Type: news

Triad medical supply company snags $49 million federal contract, looks to expand
A local medical supply company says it is looking to expand its retail operations, including adding more Triad stores. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 21, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jessica Seaman Source Type: news

What ’s the cost of providing clean water? With Folia Water, a few cents
This Mountain View-based startup makes a water filter for use by lower-income families in developing nations. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 21, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Cromwell Schubarth Source Type: news

Meet the startup: Transportation group aims to move patients
The company has completed the first version of its software and has two pilots in progress. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 21, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Elle Perry Source Type: news

2017 Healthiest Employers: Westgate Resorts Inc.
This particular healthy activity worked wonders with employees of the timeshare giant. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 19, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Anjali Fluker Source Type: news

CareSource continues to expand insurance in Indiana
CareSource is continuing to expand its insurance business in Indiana even as other insurers contract amid larger uncertainty. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 18, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Tristan Navera Source Type: news

Meet the man behind Prince George's first medical marijuana operation
The president of Schneider ’s Capitol Hill Wine and Spirits is expanding into a new industry. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 18, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Tina Reed Source Type: news

Along with interim title, Cerner's Illig will get interim raise
With his promotion from vice chairman to chairman and interim CEO of one of Kansas City's largest companies, Cliff Illig will get a raise. Illig co-founded Cerner Corp. (Nasdaq: CERN) in 1979 with Paul Gorup and the company's late CEO, Neal Patterson. Patterson died July 9 from complications after the recurrence of a soft-tissue cancer. In his new role as interim CEO, Illig's base salary will be boosted from $450,000 to $1 million. He also will see a $1 million performance-based cash incentive… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 18, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Elise Reuter Source Type: news

OP health tech company acquires Texas analytics business
Overland Park-based eSolutions Inc. has acquired a Texas data analytics business that will increase the geographic reach and service offerings for the health technology company. The companies did not disclose the purchase price in a release announcing the acquisition. RemitDATA Inc. offers comprehensive comparative data and analytics platform. In addition to its headquarters in Plano, Texas, RemitDATA has offices in Memphis and Lexington, Ken. “RemitDATA’s technolog y will provide significant… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 18, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Exclusive: U.S. to get its first airport emergency room
Smack dab in the middle of the heavily saturated North Texas market for freestanding emergency rooms and urgent care centers, Dr. Carrie de Moor found a void. And it's bigger than the island of Manhattan. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 18, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bill Hethcock Source Type: news

Our full Healthiest Employers of Oregon and HR Leadership Awards coverage
The PBJ's Healthiest Employers of Oregon and HR Leadership Awards were conferred on Thursday to dozens of companies and three very deserving individuals. We covered a bit of the program, which included presentations from some of the area's most-knowledgeable wellness experts, yesterday. One of the honorees was the Salem Area Mass Transit District. “We have a comprehensive wellness program led by an employee driven committee," explained Allan Po llack, general manager of the group's Cherriots… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 18, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Andy Giegerich Source Type: news

FDA tells doctors to 'closely monitor' patients who use weight-loss balloon from Austin company
Apollo Endosurgery Inc., an Austin medical device company, is caught up in a federal review of weight-loss devices following five patient deaths in the past two years. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued an alert to health care providers about liquid-filled intragastric balloon systems and "continues to recommend that health care providers closely monitor patients treated with these devices for complications." Apollo (Nasdaq: APEN), founded in 2006 , produces less invasive therapies… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 18, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Will Anderson Source Type: news

Nation ’s first airport emergency room set to open in Texas
Smack dab in the middle of the heavily saturated North Texas market for freestanding emergency rooms and urgent care centers, Dr. Carrie de Moor found a void. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 18, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bill Hethcock Source Type: news

Former Infusionsoft exec teams with women's health and wellness startup for rebrand, relaunch
Childbirth, obesity, exercise or aging can cause weakened pelvic floor muscles that no longer holds up the bladder, which often leads to uncontrollable bladder leakage for women. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 18, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Hayley Ringle Source Type: news

Ohio to share in $465M settlement with EpiPen maker Mylan
Ohio will share in a $465 million settlement with EpiPen manufacturer Mylan Inc. Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced today that Ohio has agreed in principle to join the United States and other States to settle allegations against Mylan Inc. and its wholly-owned subsidiary, Mylan Specialty L.P. The settlement will resolve allegations that Mylan knowingly underpaid rebat es owed to the Medicaid program for the drugs EpiPen and EpiPen Jr. dispensed to Medicaid beneficiaries, according to the… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 17, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Anthony Noto Source Type: news

Florida Hospital seeks 140 nurses in mass hiring event
Florida Hospital wants to hire 140 registered and graduate nurses next week in person and online. Those interested in attending the on-site interviews or the virtual event must register online. The online hiring event is taking place now until Aug. 25. Central Florida locations will host in-person hiring events on Aug. 22 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Select experienced full-time registered nurse positi ons are eligible for a sign-on bonus of up to $10,000 — typically a sign of competition between hospital… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 17, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Veronica Brezina Source Type: news

2017 Healthiest Employers: NASCAR
This sports and entertainment firm's team members are really into a monthly fresh fruit initiative. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 17, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Anjali Fluker Source Type: news

Exclusive: Here are 2017's Healthiest Employers in Oregon (Ranked)
The awards were meted out Thursday at a downtown Portland luncheon. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 17, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Andy Giegerich Source Type: news

How employers can confront opioid addiction in the workplace
For companies wishing to address the risks that opioid addictions pose in the office, here are a few steps to take. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 17, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jessica Seaman Source Type: news

Shawnee Mission Health takes heart services to Ottawa
Shawnee Mission Health will offer cardiac services to Ottawa residents through a partnership with a local hospital. The health system joined Ransom Memorial Hospital, a 44-bed hospital in Ottawa, to meet the area’s growing demand for cardiac care. Vickie Franck, executive director of heart and vascular services for Shawnee Mission Health, said the partnership would allow patients to get care closer to home. It also will support Ransom Memorial’s growth as it serves more Franklin County residents. “Our… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 17, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Elise Reuter Source Type: news

KC sits in ‘holding pattern’ with ACA marketplace uncertainty
Kansas City insurance companies and nonprofits hit pause as they await individual market information. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 17, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Elise Reuter Source Type: news

City to provide loan for new biosafety lab
Texas Biomedical Research Institute has been approved for a $250,000 loan from the city of San Antonio to help build a second biosafety level 4 facility. The loan, which was approved Thursday by the City Council, helps Texas Biomed set itself further apart from competitors. The approval comes two months after Texas Biomed CEO Dr. Larry Schlesinger confirmed the institute was pursuing a second BSL-4 space. BSL-4 facilities are a critical need for r esearchers seeking to combat the threat of existing… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 17, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: W. Scott Bailey Source Type: news

Mylan and New York feds reach $465M settlement over EpiPen charges
An investigation into EpiPen manufacturer Mylan Inc. will see that New York gets $38.5 million returned to its coffers. That's according to Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, who announced Thursday that New York — which led a coalition of states in an investigation against the Canonsburg, Pennsylvania-based drug company — has agreed to join a state-federal $465 million settlement. Federal authorities contend Mylan underpaid rebates owed to Medicaid for EpiPen products — an epinephrine auto-injector… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 17, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Anthony Noto Source Type: news

Providence to close obstetrics, inpatient behavioral health departments by next month
The health system publicly announced plans to look for development partners to transition its hospital into a "health village" on Wednesday. It has already advised just shy of 90 nurses that they will be laid off. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 17, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Tina Reed Source Type: news

Triad addiction treatment center's grant is next step toward facility expansion, adding jobs
The Addiction Recovery Care Association Inc. has received a $20,000 grant to fund a feasibility study to examine support for a new facility on the treatment center's campus in Winston-Salem. The association, known as ARCA, wants to build a new medical and dormitory facility on its campus, located at 1931 Union Cross Road. The feasibility study will be conducted in the next three months to determine the community's openness to financially support such an expansion and potential partner s for the project. The… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 17, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jessica Seaman Source Type: news

LabCorp prices $1.2 billion debt offering
Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (NYSE: LH) announced that it has priced a $1.2 billion debt offering. LabCorp, based in Burlington, said it plans to use the funds from the senior notes for “general corporate purposes,” including refinancing of upcoming debt maturities. The offering comes two weeks after LabCorp announced it will buy Chiltern International Ltd. for about $1.2 billion in cash, a deal that broaden’s LabCorp’s reach into the contract-research sector. Moody’s assigned… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 17, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jessica Seaman Source Type: news

Best Places to Work 2017: Ecumen
The Business Journal's 19th annual Best Places to Work awards honor 67 Minnesota employers and four individuals for creating and cultivating engaged workforces. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
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Best Places to Work 2017: HealthPartners Inc.
The Business Journal's 19th annual Best Places to Work awards honor 67 Minnesota employers and four individuals for creating and cultivating engaged workforces. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
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Best Places to Work 2017: Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare
The Business Journal's 19th annual Best Places to Work awards honor 67 Minnesota employers and four individuals for creating and cultivating engaged workforces. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
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For first time since strike, Tufts nurses return to the bargaining table
A month after 1,200 union nurses walked off the job at Tufts Medical Center, the union and hospital have agreed to meet again to discuss a contract. The union and hospital will come together on Aug. 31, Sept. 11 and Sept. 13 with a federal mediator, the hospital said on Wednesday. The nurses have been working without a contract since they returned to work on July 17 after a one-day strike and subsequent four-day lockout. The sides met over 30 times over the course of 15 months, but still disagree… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 17, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jessica Bartlett Source Type: news

​Ohio ranks among worst states to grow old
Ohio is not a great state to grow old, according to a new report. The Buckeye State ranks No. 43 among U.S. states in an analysis compiled by Caring.com, a California-based website for family caregivers seeking information as they care for aging loved ones. Kentucky ranked No. 42 on the list. Caring.com compared 13 metrics focused on financial, health care and quality of life issues related to senior care. Utah is the top-ranked state to grow old, followed by Iowa, South Carolina, Washington and… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 17, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bill Cieslewicz Source Type: news

Color of money: Genetic testing company works on $80 million round of financing
Laurene Powell Jobs' Emerson Collective is among a group of investors in an $80 million round that will help genetic testing company Color Genomics Inc. develop new tests and services. The Series C round, including venture capitalists Hemant Taneja of General Catalyst and George Zachary of CRV, comes at an exciting time at the intersection of genetics and technology. Scientific advances coupled with interest from traditional tech investors have unleashed a torrent of cash toward companies incorporating… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 17, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Ron Leuty Source Type: news

UB Dental ranked among tops worldwide for research
UB Dental was ranked No. 10 in the United States and No. 11 among dental schools worldwide in the 2017 global rankings of the Academic Ranking of World Universities. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 16, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Tracey Drury Source Type: news

Brown taps DCBS director Allen as OHA's new acting director
A week after announcing the abrupt resignation of Oregon Health Authority Director Lynne Saxton, Gov. Kate Brown has tapped a replacement from her own cabinet. Patrick Allen, who has served as the director of the Department of Consumer& Business Services since 2011, will become acting director of OHA, Brown announced Wednesday. The move comes after Saxton resigned following disclosure that OHA staff had devised a communications plan to smear FamilyCare Health, a Portland-based Medicaid insurer… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 16, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Elizabeth Hayes Source Type: news