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Merger could make East Bay company 5th-largest generic drug maker
Generic drug maker Impax Laboratories Inc. will merge with privately held Amneal Pharmaceuticals LLC in a deal creating a company with a value of more than $6 billion, the company said Tuesday. Impax shareholders — a list that has included BlackRock Inc. and the Vanguard Group — will own 25 percent of the combined company, which will be the fifth-largest U.S. generic drug maker. Shanghai Fosun Pharmaceuticals reported its 5.2 percent stake in Impax in August. The deal comes as the generic… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 17, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Ron Leuty Source Type: news

UT Health ’s $70M medical center plan expected to grow aging research
The heart of the plan is a new three-story home for the Barshop Institute. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 17, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: W. Scott Bailey Source Type: news

Onder Law ’s $72 million baby powder win is overturned
An appeals court in St. Louis Tuesday overturned a jury verdict two years ago that awarded $72 million to a woman who claimed her longtime use of Johnson& Johnson baby powder contributed to her ovarian cancer. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 17, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Greg Edwards Source Type: news

Photos: Her View with Dr. Karen Hacker
Photos of attendees at the Her View presentation by Dr. Karen Hacker, director of the Alllegheny County Health Department. The program was presented by the Pittsburgh Business Times at the Fairmont Pittsburgh on Oct. 17. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
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Seattle Children's appoints new CFO and CIO
The new finance chief at Seattle Children's previously was an executive with JP Morgan in New York. She starts her new job in December. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 17, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Coral Garnick Source Type: news

The List: Top Austin-area medical device companies
The 2017 list of medical device companies focuses on Austin-area companies that make and sell tools, implants and other devices used in the medical realm to treat patients. Eligible firms must have offices in the Austin area. List includes varied types of companies making medical-related products, such as prosthetics, heart valves, spinal implants, diagnostic test kits. Also included are medical tools and supporting software for clinical research aggregation, analytics and diagnostics. The ABJ surveys companies annually. Only firms that respond to requests for information are included. See also ABJ related list of Bioscien...
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Record Dow just shy of 23,000 pushed up by UnitedHealth's earnings
UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH) missed revenue projections but beat earnings expectations today.   Investors focused on the latter. Shares of UnitedHealth were up 5.58 percent closing at $203.89, according to Google Finance. That led the Dow Jones Industrial Average stocks, according to CNBC. That helped push the Dow — which also includes Goldman Sachs (NYSE: GS), Johnson& Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) and Nike (NYSE: NKE) — to a record high today. The Dow closed up another 40.48 points at 22,997.44,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 17, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Mike Sunnucks Source Type: news

Portland Shriners Hospital patient devises website for disabled concertgoers
Cassie Wilson got really frustrated when she attended some shows in Portland last spring. So she took action on behalf of all wheelchair-bound fans. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 17, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Elizabeth Hayes Source Type: news

The List: Austin-area top bioscience R & D companies
The 2017 Austin Business Journal list of bioscience/pharmaceutical research and development firms is open to a wide array of firms doing medical research. Eligible firms must perform research and development activity locally. Besides drug development, the list is open to researchers developing biological test kits, implants, and other biomedical devices and diagnostic tools, including software used for research analytics. Companies listed can focus on internal R&D for their own products, or they can be contract research organizations (CRO). ABJ surveys local R&D firms annually. Only companies that responded to requ...
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RBC analysts say Athenex could achieve 'blockbuster sales in breast and gastric cancer'
The lofty view from a respected industry analyst, who give Athenex shares a $35 price target. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 17, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Dan Miner Source Type: news

Southtowns counseling agencies to merge
Community Concern of WNY will grow by acquiring the programs of a smaller mental health provider. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 17, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Tracey Drury Source Type: news

Vertex to give $500M, create new charitable foundation
Boston-based Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc. is committing to give $500 million over 10 years to provide patient and caregiver support, funding education and investing in the community. The company (Nasdaq: VRTX) announced today it will establish The Vertex Foundation, a 501(c)(3) organization, with an initial contribution of $10 million. The foundation will support a new dollar-for-dollar matching gifts program to extend the impact of employee donations to qualified non-profit o rganizations. The state's… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
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With $43M haul, Atlas-backed startup applies precision medicine to eye disease
A new biotech startup has scored $42.5 million in financing from Atlas Venture and other prominent investors as it looks to develop treatments for the leading cause of irreversible blindness in the U.S. Cambridge-based Gemini Therapeutics came out of stealth mode on Tuesday by announcing the Series A round, which was co-led by Atlas, Lightstone Ventures and OrbiMed. The three venture firms also invested in Gemini’s seed round last year. The company is focused on age-related macular degeneratio n,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 17, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Max Stendahl Source Type: news

Five Triad companies among world's largest
The Triad is home to five of the world's largest companies, according to Forbes. The Forbes Global 2000 is an annual list of the world’s largest public companies, based on sales, profits, assets and market value. Taking the top spot in 2017 is ICBC, a Chinese multi-national banking business with $151.4 billion in sales and $42 billion in profits. Bank of America Corp. is the highest-ranking North Carolina company on the list — and the seventh-largest in the world. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 17, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Rebecca Troyer Source Type: news

Veteran-run startup raises $1.25M to change how mental health is measured
NeuroFlow combines wearable tech, biometric data and machine-learning algorithms to measure anxiety, stress, focus and relaxation. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 17, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Michelle Caffrey Source Type: news

Memorial Hermann plans new tower in The Woodlands
The hospital currently has around 350 beds. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 17, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: By Joe Martin Source Type: news

Mercy Health adds to C-suite
A Catholic priest who earned a master ’s degree in theology from the Athenaeum of Ohio in Mount Washington will join the executive leadership of Ohio's largest hospital system. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 17, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Barrett J. Brunsman Source Type: news

Amazon awards Alexa Diabetes grand prize to Sugarpod foot-scanning scale
Amazon's voice technology has the potential to streamline medical documentation, perform surgical safety checklists and provide transcription services for doctors. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 17, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Casey Coombs Source Type: news

Healthcare startup ’s board included man convicted in alleged Russian spy caper
A man who pled guilty two decades ago to selling stolen biotech material to an FBI agent posing as a Russian spy served until last year on the board of RxAdvance, a Southborough-based pharmacy benefit manager chaired by former Apple CEO John Sculley. Subu Kota, an Indian native who was swept up in an FBI sting operation targeting the KGB spy agency in the mid-1990s, resigned from the board of RxAdvance in December 2016, the company’s CEO Ravi Ika confirmed to the Business Journal. Kota’s service… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 16, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Max Stendahl Source Type: news

How this company is turning dentist offices into TV studios
A photo booth, like the ones you see at weddings and parties, may seem like an unlikely inspiration for a product that could improve the clinician-patient relationship. But when one Nashville-based company needed to streamline its video-production services, a photo booth in the founder's office is what sparked the idea for a new device. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 16, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Joel Stinnett Source Type: news

Louisville-area company files to raise up to $150 million in IPO
This is the second time the company has filed for an IPO. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 16, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Chris Larson Source Type: news

Georgia Supreme Court CON law ruling is blow to free market advocates
The Georgia Supreme Court upheld the state's Certificate of Need (CON) law Monday, ruling against a challenge to the health-care regulation filed by the owners of a women's surgical center. Drs. Hugo Ribot Jr. and Malcom Barfield, co-owners of The Georgia Advanced Surgery Center for Women in Cartersville, Ga., were denied a CON several years ago when they sought to add a second operating room to the facility. They responded with a lawsuit charging the CON statute is an unconstitution al violation… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 16, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Dave Williams Source Type: news

Surgical robot maker buys $6M Durham building
Sunnyvale, California-based surgical robot maker Intuitive Surgical (Nasdaq: ISRG) has purchased a 60,000-square-foot building in the Triangle Business Center in Durham from Scannell Properties for just shy of $6 million. Intuitive – which makes the da Vinci Surgical System – already has an outpost at N.C. State University’s Centennial Campus – but its new digs will put it just a few miles down the road from another surgical robot maker, TransEnterix (NYSE MKT: TRXC), which is ready to breach… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 16, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jennifer Henderson Source Type: news

In Oregon, some premiums will rise but plans should remain the same after Trump health order
Oregon health officials say the Trump administration's decision to halt health insurance subsidies will yield "no change for 2017 health plans." What's more, the Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services said it's crafting a plan "to ensure stability beyond this year."  However, plans on the "silver" tier for 2018 are set to jump by 7.1 percent next year. Rates for the bronze and gold tiers will remain the same. The changes, i ssued via an executive order last Thursday, affects middle-income… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 16, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Andy Giegerich Source Type: news

DaVita estimates charitable assistance loss would total up to $250M
Last week, DaVita Inc. came under fire for not fully divulging how many of its patients were receiving charitable assistance. The American Kidney Foundation subsidizes some of the Denver based company's (NYSE: DVA) patients and analysts wanted to know the impact of those subsidies. DaVita's shares (NYSE: DVA) fell more than 10 percent in Oct. 9 trading. Last Tuesday, DaVita divulged that less than 13 percent of its U.S. dialysis patients – or about 25,000 patients – receive support from the… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 16, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Ben Miller Source Type: news

Letter to the editor: Why paid sick leave should be a priority
"That his aides, who likely offer sick leave to their top tier employees, would openly attack the proposal is further evidence that Hogan is out of touch with Marylanders." (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 13, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Patrica Lippold Source Type: news

With nod from panel, Aerie inches toward FDA approval
Aerie Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq: AERI) – which is in the process of building out its research and development team locally – is moving closer to U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval. On Friday, an FDA advisory committee voted in favor of Rhopressa – an Aerie eye drop product candidate for the treatment of glaucoma. The 10-pe rson panel voted unanimously that clinical trials of Rhopressa support its efficacy; it voted 9-1 that its efficacy outweighs safety risks. While the FDA normally… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 13, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jennifer Henderson Source Type: news

Coloradans will pay even more for individual health insurance in 2018 after Trump action
Individual-market health-insurance premiums for 2018 will jump another 6 percent after President Donald Trump announced plans late Thursday to discontinue cost-sharing reduction payments to insurers, but no Colorado insurers will leave the market because of the decision, state officials said Friday. Trump announced he would end the CSR program despite pressure from insurers, health-care officials and politicians of both parties to continue them at least through 2019. The move is likely to have… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 13, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Ed Sealover Source Type: news

Avista Adventist Hospital hires new CEO from Florida
Centura Health officials have appointed someone they consider a rising star in the Adventist Health System as the new CEO of Avista Adventist Hospital in Louisville. Jillyan McKinney, who has been the vice president of strategic business development for the Lake Nona and Sunbridge communities while at Florida Hospital in Orlando, will begin her new role on Nov. 20. She replaces Dennis Barts, who retired in August. McKinney grew a reputation for aligning physi cians better with the hospital and… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 13, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Ed Sealover Source Type: news

SCL Health names permanent CEO
After a national search, SCL Health has decided to stick with its interim CEO to lead the Broomfield-based health system into the future. Officials announced Friday that Lydia Jumonville, who has led the $2.5 billion system since May after serving as its chief financial officer for the previous seven years, is now its full-time CEO. Jumonville will oversee a non-profit organization that operates 12 hospitals and 210 physician clinic s in three states — including Saint Joseph Hospital in Denver,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 13, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Ed Sealover Source Type: news

D.C. health exchange: Trump's latest moves could gut local insurance markets
"It's an all-out assault on the Affordable Care Act," said Mila Kofman, who heads up the D.C.-run health exchange. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 13, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Tina Reed Source Type: news

Medibio raises $14M for tech that helps diagnose mental-health disorders
Medibio Ltd., which develops technology that helps diagnose mental-health conditions, has raised nearly $14 million through a private placement as it prepares to double its Twin Cities staff. The company plans to put the funding toward preparing for a product launch, plus technology testing and development. Medibio’s investors include Fidelity Investments, which has a nearly 11 percent stake in the company, plus Australian investment firms IFM Investors and Regal FM. Medibio is base d in Australia,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 13, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Katharine Grayson Source Type: news

2 Philadelphia scientists receive NIH "new innovator" award
The honor includes a five-year, $1.5M research grant. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 13, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: John George Source Type: news

Humana plans get better ratings, more money from federal government
Humana Inc. has all but made up for a ding on the quality measures of many of its members' health plans. The Louisville-based health insurer and services provider has increased its membership in plans rated four stars or higher by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to 74 percent for the 2018 plan year, according to a news release. The CMS releases quality ratings on a five-star ra ting system for Medicare Advantage and Medicare Part D prescription drug plans every year in October,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 13, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Chris Larson Source Type: news

The 5 largest continuing care retirement communities in Greater Baltimore
Oak Crest remains the largest continuing care retirement community in the Baltimore area, with 1,517 independent living beds/units. The Parkville community offers more than 100 clubs and activities, including ballroom dancing, tai chi and yoga classes, a hand bells club, and knitting groups. Monthly rent at Oak Crest ranges from $1,687 to $3,294. Below, you can see the top five continuing care retirement communities in Greater Baltimore, ranked by the number of independent living beds/units. Subscribers… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 13, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Maria Sieron Source Type: news

Fastest-Growing Tech Companies: Modernizing Medicine blazes the trail for South Florida tech peers
The health technology company is expected to grow exponentially after almost eight years of significant success. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 13, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Debora Lima Source Type: news

Special Report: Take action against breast cancer
In 2017, the American Cancer Society estimates that 255,180 women and men will be diagnosed with invasive breast cancer, with more than 41,000 cases becoming fatal. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 13, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: By James Charisma Source Type: news

Local penny-stock biotech firm lays off 71% of employees
A Holliston-based biotech company that ’s been developing organ implants to treat cancers in the respiratory tract is laying off 71 percent of its workforce, or 17 employees, after an investor reversed course on plans to buy $3.1 million worth of shares of the company in a private placement. Biostage Inc. (OTC: BSTG) announced the sta ff cuts late Thursday, less than a week after being delisted from the Nasdaq exchange for having too low a stock price. The company’s shares haven’t closed above… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 13, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Don Seiffert Source Type: news

Kaleida Health remains top Buffalo-area health care system
The 2017 Business First Health Care Systems List looks a lot like last year's. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 13, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Paul Lane Source Type: news

Outside the Box: Advocacy on the edge of crisis
Tara Gregorio, president of the Massachusetts Senior Care Association, has had a busy first year advocating for the flailing nursing home industry, and her work isn't going to get easier in the year ahead. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 13, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jessica Bartlett Source Type: news

The largest continuing care retirement communities in Greater Baltimore
Rank Name/Prior rank/URL Independent living beds/units Assisted living beds Nursing beds Monthly ren (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
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The largest assisted living facilities in Greater Baltimore
Rank Name/Prior rank/URL Assisted living beds Private pay rates Year founded Top administrator 1 H (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
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Tampa prosthetics research institute estimates $20 million economic impact
The institute will employ health care and faculty administration professionals at its headquarters on Memorial Highway, with an average salary of more than $80,000. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 12, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Janelle Irwin Source Type: news

Two WNY hospitals to share doc notes with patients
Ever leave the doctor and second guess the information you sort of remember? Two Western New York hospitals are implementing a new system designed to give patients access to the notes written by their health care providers.   Niagara Falls Memorial Health System and Roswell Park Cancer Institute are among seven hospitals statewide to receive grant funding of about $125,0 00 apiece from the New York State Health Foundation to add the OpenNotes system. Niagara Falls Memorial will implement the system… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 12, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Tracey Drury Source Type: news

UPMC acquires Wyoming health information service company
UPMC WorkPartners has acquired HCMS Group LLC, a health information service company headquartered in Cheyenne, Wyo. HCMS Group uses health analytics combined with individualized clinical prevention services to reduce costs for its customers, according to a news release. The company offers data analytic platforms, employer-centric business intelligence engines and targeted telephonic clinical intervention progr ams. Founded in 2003, HCMS Group employs 65 people in 16 states. HCMS Chief Operating… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 12, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Stacey Federoff Source Type: news

Bay Area hospitals squeezed after patients evacuated from wildfires
Napa and Sonoma County hospitals are canceling appointments and shutting down clinics after fires destroyed whole neighborhoods. The fires spanning five counties forced health providers in Santa Rosa and surrounding areas to close and evacuate patients to other medical centers over the last three days. Evacuations continue in the area as the death toll climbed past 23 people on Wednesday. Sutter Health’s Santa Rosa Re gional Hospital evacuated 77 patients and moved many to Santa Rosa Memorial… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 12, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Antoinette Siu Source Type: news

Avadim ’s manufacturing company files breach of contract suit
Amid a 550-job expansion and a recent nationwide launch of its Theraworx Relief product, Avadim – through its manufacturing arm Relion – has filed a breach of contract lawsuit against a contract packager. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 12, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jennifer Henderson Source Type: news

St. Louis Character: Dr. Pirooz Eghtesady gives parents another option in the OR
When Dr. Pirooz Eghtesady joined St. Louis Children ’s Hospital in 2011 as chief of pediatric cardiothoracic surgery and co-director of the hospital’s heart center, it was both the reputation of Washington University’s medical school and the chance to bring an entrepreneurial approach to the practice of medicine that attracted him. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 12, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Angela Mueller Source Type: news

Five ways technology could make health care very personal
As a proportion of America ’s population rapidly ages, technology likely will transform health care in ways that will lower the price of delivering better care while utterly reimagining how we interact with medical professionals. The United States’ rapidly changing demographics are underscored by the raw data: By 2033, t here will be more Americans over the age of 65 than under the age of 18. And by 2060, one in four U.S. residents will be over 65 compared to one in seven in 2013. With half… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 12, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Daniel E. Greenleaf Source Type: news

PwC: Arizona startups raise more than $40 million this quarter
Arizona companies received $40.6 million in venture capital investments during the third quarter of 2017 from six investments, according to the latest MoneyTree Report from PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP and CB Insights. This number is down from the $51.8 million received in the second quarter of the year from 12 investments, and down from the $71 million received in the first quarter from 10 investments, according to the report. The latest quarter is up from last year’s third quarter of $31.2 million… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 12, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Hayley Ringle Source Type: news