State DOH approves three hospital projects valued at $5M
Three hospital projects valued at nearly $5 million were approved for the Buffalo area in the past 10 days by state officials. The largest project will see $3.2 million invested at Catholic Health’s Mercy Hospital, which will upgrade mother-baby services with renovations and enhancements to the labor and delivery area.  Plans call for aesthetic updates, enlarged birthing rooms and a new whirlpool tub for laboring moth ers at the facility in South Buffalo. Other parts of the project include expanded… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - May 25, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Tracey Drury Source Type: news

LabCorp, UnitedHealthcare boost relationship
LabCorp and Minneapolis-based UnitedHealthcare have renewed a partnership whereby the Burlington-based diagnostics behemoth will continue to serve as the insurer ’s exclusive national laboratory provider until Jan. 1, 2019, and they have agreed to expanding the partnership to better leverage real-time data sharing.  In an announcement, the two health care giants said they will expand their relationship to collaborate on a variety of value-based programs. That will include collaborating on sharing… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - May 25, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Lloyd Whittington Source Type: news

Hawaii to receive $3M for medical and early childhood development programs
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services will award more than $3 million to medical training and early childhood development programs on Oahu and Maui. The Kapiolani Medical Center for Women and Children will be awarded $1.02 million to fund training for medical residents, while Maui Economic Opportunity Inc. will receive $2.1 million to support its Head Start program. “This funding will go a long way in supporting Hawaii’s families,” U.S . Sen. Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, a member of… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - May 25, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Anna Hrushka Source Type: news

LabCorp expands agreement with Aetna
Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings has signed a deal with Aetna, making the Burlington company a preferred laboratory for basically all of the insurance firm's members. The deal, which will go into effect in 2019, will provide more than 20 million eligible members with in-network access to LabCorp's services. LabCorp (NYSE: LH) is already an in-network laboratory for some members of Aetna and Aetna-affiliated health plans in certain markets. LabCorp CEO David K ing said in a statement that… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - May 25, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Jessica Seaman Source Type: news

Why this Peninsula startup is primed for an $80.5M IPO
John Fowler and Chris Kirk three years ago were talking about starting a company focused on developing drugs to right a hyperactive immune system. On Thursday their company filed paperwork for an IPO that could raise $80.5 million. Kezar Life Sciences Inc., which would trade on the NASDAQ exchange as "KZR," is the fifth Bay Area life sciences company this year to file for an IPO, and it's indicative of the ability founders have to go public early in the process of building a drug development company. Spun… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - May 25, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Ron Leuty Source Type: news

Hospital expansion project aims to 'save more lives' in west Dayton
As one hospital prepares to close in west Dayton, another is expanding. Grandview Medical Center, owned by Kettering Health Network, is in the midst of a $25 million expansion project that will double the size of its emergency department. The project will also expand emergency services and create more than 100 jobs at the hospital, which currently employs some 1,700 p eople. The expansion comes as Good Samaritan Hospital, located about 2.5 miles away from Grandview, is shutting down. The Premier… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - May 25, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: John Bush Source Type: news

Community planning process reveals possible reuses for Good Sam site
When the community revitalization effort known as the Phoenix Project began 15 years ago, the goal was to strengthen and improve neighborhoods surrounding Good Samaritan Hospital. Now, with Good Sam set to close in August, the 13 acres of land the hospital sits on has become the focal point for the next phase of the project, called Phoenix Next. Premier Health, which owns Good Samaritan Hospital, is still in the early planning stages of the redevelopment effort, but it has already committed $10… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - May 25, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: John Bush Source Type: news

EXCLUSIVE: Cincinnati health care firm reveals $20.5M in construction projects
Episcopal Retirement Services has been awarded state tax credits to help cover the $8.5 million cost of renovating an apartment building for seniors with limited incomes, and ERS is partnering with the Model Group on another $12 million renovation. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - May 25, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Barrett J. Brunsman Source Type: news

A rare, brain-damaging disease faces a new foe: a $267K-a-year drug from a Bay Area stalwart
This North Bay rare disease drug developer won its seventh regulatory approval, a potential replacement for one of its oldest (and most financially successful) drugs. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - May 25, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Ron Leuty Source Type: news

PPD becomes first CRO partner for MIT's initiative
Through a business unit formed following its 2016 acquisition of Evidera, Wilmington-based contract research organization Pharmaceutical Product Development has become the first partner of its kind for a Massachusetts Institute of Technology drug development initiative. PPD and Evidera, the CRO’s real-world research and market access business unit, have joined MIT's Center for Biomedical Innovation’s New Drug Development Paradigms (NEWDIGS) initiative. “As the first CRO to join NEWDIGS, we… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - May 25, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Jennifer Henderson Source Type: news

SABJ honors the 2018 Health Care Heroes
The San Antonio Business Journal proudly presents this year's Health Care Heroes. This year, we bring you 23 special people working in several different capacities who share a common purpose — helping people get and/or remain well. Click the slideshow to see the 2018 SABJ Health Care Heroes The health care industry continues to be one of San Antonio’s largest employers — putting to work some 172,000, or roughly one in six, local people — while generating $37 billion in eco nomic impact.… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - May 25, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Jimmy Holmes Source Type: news

Curaleaf opens New Jersey's largest medical marijuana dispensary
The company's 6,150-square-foot Bellmawr dispensary is handling about 40 percent of the prescriptions for medical marijuana written in the state. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - May 24, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: John George Source Type: news

Mercy Flight opens new Batavia HQ
Mercy Flight has opened a new headquarters in Batavia to house its ambulance and ground operations division. The nonprofit organization cut the ribbon on 11,000-square-foot facility May 22, and expects to complete the move from its existing site at United Memorial Medical Center by the end of May. Mercy Flight built the facility for its Mercy EMS division, locating it on 2.3 acres of farmland about a mi le or two outside town. The facility includes seven indoor ambulance bays, plus offices and crew… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - May 24, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Tracey Drury Source Type: news

Former P & G executive to help guide marijuana firm
Former Procter& Gamble Co. executive Peter McDonough has been named a director of Empower Clinics Inc., an owner and operator of medical marijuana clinics. McDonough, who most recently was president of Diageo North America, rose to be a vice president of European marketing within P&G ’s Gillette razor division during a 15-year career with the Cincinnati-based maker of consumer goods (NYSE: PG).  From 2004 to 2006, he oversaw the Duracell battery and Braun appliance brands for the European region,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - May 24, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Barrett J. Brunsman Source Type: news

Elliott again urges athenahealth to sell, claims a majority of shareholders agree
As athenahealth mulls a takeover bid by Elliott Management, the hedge fund today released a letter sent to the board of thew Watertown company claiming that a majority of other shareholders support a sale of the company. Elliott Management is hoping to urge athenahealth to take up its $6.4 billion bid from earlier this month, which followed months of athenahealth (Nasdaq: ATHN) saying the company isn't for sale. Elliott's offer, for $160 a share, representing a $6.4 billion valuation for the health… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - May 24, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Jessica Bartlett Source Type: news

Kindred Healthcare to lay off 152 as it closes another nursing home
Over 150 people will be laid off due to the planned closure of a Westwood nursing home jointly owned by Massachusetts General Hospital and Kindred Healthcare, the latest in a series of nursing home closures throughout the state. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - May 24, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Jessica Bartlett Source Type: news

Berger Health starts formal merger talks to become OhioHealth's 12th hospital
Berger Health System has entered formal negotiations to join the OhioHealth system after a three-year affiliation and more than six months of hospital tours and community meetings. The talks will continue into fall. The choice is not a surprise, but wasn't a foregone conclusion. Circleville voters in November cleared the way for Berger to lease out its business assets to a private entity, but CEO Tim Colburn said then that the system would look to other partners if Columbus-based OhioHealth could… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - May 24, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Carrie Ghose Source Type: news

Capital Digestive Care buys 100K s.f. medical complex
Silver Spring-based Capital Digestive Care LLC has purchased a 100,000-square-foot medical office complex in Rockville. The gastroenterology group bought two properties at 15001 and 15005 Shady Grove Road with developer partner Anchor Health Properties, selected through a request for proposals, in a deal that closed Monday. The team declined to disclose terms of the deal, said Anchor CEO Ben Ochs. Capital Digestiv e Care and its affiliated partners already had a small footprint in one of the buildings,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - May 24, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Sara Gilgore Source Type: news

Adventist to open $102 million hospital in rural Southern California community
The Roseville-based health system's new hospital will provide the community around Tehachapi with its first operating room. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - May 24, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Kayla Webster Source Type: news

Mass. biotechs Kiniksa, Scholar Rock snag combined $228M in IPOs
Two more Massachusetts drug developers have hit the Nasdaq, raising a combined $228 million in another sign that the biotech industry ’s IPO window remains wide open. Lexington-based Kiniksa Pharmaceuticals, which is developing drugs for autoimmune and inflammatory diseases, said Wednesday that it raised $163 million by offering its shares under the ticker “KNSA.” Scholar Rock, a Cambridge startup focused on muscle-wasting disorders, also scored $75 million in its market debut, with shares… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - May 24, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Max Stendahl Source Type: news

FDA rejects Recro Pharma new drug application for a non-opioid pain medicine
The Food and Drug Administration rejected a new drug application submitted by Recro Pharma for its new drug candidate, a non-opioid pain medicine. The action sent the Malvern specialty pharmaceutical company's stock plunging by more than 50 percent to $6.14 in pre-market trading. In the complete response letter the FDA sent to Recro Pharma (NASDAQ: REPH), the FDA said it is unable to approve the application for IV meloxicam in its current f orm. IV Meloxicam is an intravenous formulation of an oral… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - May 24, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: John George Source Type: news

Here's why employer health care costs are rising at the lowest rate in two decades
One major factor is employers pushing more of the costs of care onto employees through higher premiums and the movement toward higher deductible plans, which impacts health care purchasing decisions due to higher out-of-pocket costs for employees. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - May 24, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Kevin Truong Source Type: news

PHOTOS: Kaiser ’s new downtown medical office complex to open June 4
After four years of development, Kaiser Permanente plans to open its new downtown medical office complex on June 4. The offices are in a six-story building formerly known as the Sacramento Corporate Center, which Kaiser purchased for $40 million in 2014. The space, which was built in 1982, sat vacant for years before Kaiser bought it. The 178,000-square-foot building, at 501 J St., is just across from the stree t from Golden 1 Center. It also comes with a 500-space parking garage, which will be… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - May 23, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Kayla Webster Source Type: news

Capital Digestive Care buys medical office complex in Rockville
Capital Digestive Care LLC, a Silver Spring-based gastroenterology group, has purchased a 100,000-square-foot space in Rockville. Terms of the deal were not disclosed in a release sent out Wednesday. The medical office complex includes two properties at 15001 and 15005 Shady Grove Road in Rockville, where an existing tenant already holds a 35,000-square-foot master lease. It’s situated within Montgomery County’s Life S ciences Corridor near Shady Grove Adventist Hospital, the National Cancer… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - May 23, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Sara Gilgore Source Type: news

Coloradans deserve better mental health care access
Put six Republicans and three Democrats on the same stage, and you might not expect them to agree on anything. When it comes to improving mental health care, however, you can find common ground. Nine candidates shared a stage this spring at Mental Health Colorado’s first-ever gubernatorial forum. The consensus, we ought to make it harder for people who pose a danger to themselves or others to get guns, and easier for them to get treatment. Those are two of the priorities we asked the s tate legislature… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - May 23, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Andrew Romanoff Source Type: news

How Emergo plans to use $12M from Rex Health Ventures-led funding round
Durham-based Emergo Therapeutics has banked $12 million in Series A funding, collecting contributions from several local investors. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - May 23, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Jennifer Henderson Source Type: news

Toolkit reaches children and schools in need of mental health guidance
Children are more likely to access mental health services if they are provided in school rather than in the community. While evidence supports this, significant barriers prevent many students from receiving the services they need. In fact, even schools and districts with the best-laid plans to support mental health will find their school psychologists, social workers and counselors struggling to provide school-wide services. Funding, resources and time are just some of the obstacles that prevent… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - May 23, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Dr. Sarah Davidon Source Type: news

Former St. Jude Medical CFO joins Patterson Cos.
Patterson Cos. Inc. has named Donald Zurbay, a former St. Jude Medical Inc. chief financial officer, its chief financial officer effective June 29. The distributor of dental and veterinary products also announced Wednesday that Andrea Frohning, a former executive at snack foods company Snyder’s-Lance Inc., has joined Patterson as chief human resources officer. Zurbay held several executive roles at Little Canada-based St. Jude and served a s the medical-device maker's CFO from 2012 through last… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - May 23, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Katharine Grayson Source Type: news

Why workplace wellness programs extend beyond physical health — and need top-to-bottom buy-in
Teaming Up for a Healthy Workplace, a Pittsburgh Business Times and P3R event, honored the region's employers who excelled for P3R's FedEx Ground Corporate Challenge over the course of the past 10 years. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - May 23, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Paul J. Gough Source Type: news

Reed Smith opens Austin, Texas office with 14-lawyer life sciences team
The newcomers had previously practiced at Norton Rose Fulbright and also include lawyers from Washington, New York and Houston. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - May 23, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Jeff Blumenthal Source Type: news

Partners, Care New England sign acquisition agreement
The state's largest health care system, Partners HealthCare has signed an agreement to acquire Care New England Health System in Rhode Island. The parties have been looking to join hands since April 2016, but Partners was waiting for Care New England to become profitable. The closure of Memorial Hospital, which was owned by Care New England, in January further delayed the process as the parties worked out how the closure costs would affe ct the transaction. Recently, with Care New England reporting… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - May 23, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Jessica Bartlett Source Type: news

Birmingham physical therapy company expands to Portland
Birmingham-based BenchMark Rehabilitation Partners has acquired a majority interest in chPT, a six-clinic physical therapy operation in Portland, Oregon.   Financial details of the acquisition were not disclosed. “We’re all excited about becoming part of the BenchMark family,” said Colin Hoobler, founder of chPT. “We’ve been looking for the right partner to help us grow, and BenchMark quickly became our clear choice after meeting with them and seeing how our cultures complement each… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - May 23, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Tyler Patchen Source Type: news

WellCare and USF team up for study on social services patients
Connecting patients with social services substantially lowers health care spending, according to a joint study conducted by Tampa-based WellCare Health Plans Inc. and the University of South Florida College of Public Health. When people are successfully matched to social services such as housing, medical transportation, healthy food programs, and utility and financial assistance, the health care cost savings are substantial, concluded the study issued Wednesday by the managed care company and the… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - May 23, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Frances McMorris Source Type: news

Anne Arundel Medical Center gets judge's OK for cardiac program
Anne Arundel Medical Center has won legal approval to move forward with its plans to add a cardiac surgery program. A ruling made in the Prince George’s County Circuit Court Tuesday gave the Annapolis hospital legal clearance to host the state’s newest open heart surgery program. The decision comes after Anne Arundel Medical Center (AAMC) has battled two other nearby hospitals, University of Maryland’s Ba ltimore Washington Medical Center (BWMC) and Prince George’s Hospital Center (PGHC),… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - May 23, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Morgan Eichensehr Source Type: news

Tenant on former Marion Labs campus completes $5.5M expansion
Catalent Pharma Solutions Inc. finished a two-year, $5.5 million expansion of its Kansas City facilities. The new space will add storage to Catalent's facilities at the former Marion Laboratories campus in south Kansas City. The majority of Catalent's 450,000-square-foot site is dedicated to drug delivery solutions, such as the development of capsules, softgels and other means of delivering the active ingredient in medications.The site also has space dedicated for clinical supply services, including… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - May 22, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Elise Reuter Source Type: news

Humana adding jobs in Tampa
Humana is hiring 100 full-time employees for its Tampa office, the company announced Tuesday. The Louisville, Kentucky-based health care company is increasing its workforce to meet demands associated with the upcoming open enrollment period for Medicare. The open enrollment runs from Oct. 15 through Dec. 7. Though the enrollment period is temporary the jobs will be permanent. Tampa had t he second highest job growth in the state based on the most recent state jobs report. As of April, Tampa had… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - May 22, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Janelle Irwin Source Type: news

LifeBridge Health reports data breach that could affect 500,000 Marylanders
Baltimore health care system LifeBridge Health has reported a cybersecurity breach that could affect the personal data of more than 500,000 Maryland patients. The breach occurred more than a year ago and could have affected patients' registration information, billing information, electronic medical records, social security numbers and other data. The health system has mailed letters to the potentially affected patients to alert them of the breach. In a notice to all patients, LifeBridge said… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - May 22, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Morgan Eichensehr Source Type: news

Government contractor to lay off 54 in San Antonio
Specialty medical supply company ArjoHuntLeigh Inc. plans to lay off dozens of workers next month as it trims — and possibly ceases — its San Antonio-area operations, according to a letter it sent to the Texas Workforce Commission. Officials at Addison, Illinois-based Arjo, which contracts with the U.S. government and hospitals across the country, told the state agency that it expects to lay off 54 emp loyees on June 9 at its Wetmore Road location. "The planned layoffs are expected to be permanent… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - May 22, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Kristen Mosbrucker Source Type: news

Activist investor says health care giant's new CEO has brought 'a breath of fresh air'
Brookdale Senior Living Inc. ’s activist investor is speaking out once again, but this time the direction of the company has the investor breathing a bit easier. Land& Buildings Investment Management LLC Founder and Chief Investment Officer Jonathan Litt wrote a letter addressed to Brookdale ’s board of directors and fellow shareholders on Friday. In it, he said recently appointed CEO Cindy Baier has “brought a breath of fresh air to the company,” and congratulated her performance in her… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - May 22, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Joel Stinnett Source Type: news

This new freestanding ER already is eyeing more land for expansion
This hospital may buy another 20 acres near its new freestanding ER that's set to open June 6. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - May 22, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Veronica Brezina Source Type: news

Company recently acquired by Novartis bringing 200 jobs to Durham
Bannockburn, Illinois-based gene therapy company AveXis is bringing 200 new jobs to Durham through a new $55 million manufacturing center, Gov. Roy Cooper ’s office announced Tuesday. The clinical-stage company is focused on developing therapies for the treatment of rare genetic diseases in the field of neurology. Novartis completed its acquisition of AveXis earlier this month. “Life science companies understand the many advantages our state off ers manufacturers, particularly the investments… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - May 22, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Jennifer Henderson Source Type: news

Former CEO of Hatboro mail-order pharmacy convicted of fraud, money laundering charges
The former Philidor CEO was accused of personally receiving more than $40 million from Valeant when it bought the mail-order pharmacy, then secretly kicked back $9.7 million to a Valeant manager. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - May 22, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: John George Source Type: news

StonebridgeCarras, Donohoe to begin work next year on $100M Bethesda Bio development
The project is already garnering interest from potential tenants. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - May 22, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Katie Arcieri Source Type: news

BDSI closes $50M equity financing – here’s what its board looks like now
Raleigh ’s BioDelivery Sciences International has closed its $50 million equity financing – led by New York-based global equity manager Broadfin Capital – banking net proceeds of $48.9 million.  “It’s going to be applied in ways in which we can best accelerate the sales of Belbuca,” said BDSI’ s recently retired president and CEO, Mark Sirgo, of the equity financing shortly after it was announced this past Friday. BDSI (Nasdaq: BDSI) reacquired pain management product Belbuca at the… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - May 22, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Jennifer Henderson Source Type: news

Armed with $50 million, can S.F. home care startup fix the pain of finding caregivers for the elderly?
Honor was one in a crop of home care startups professing to “disrupt” the existing home care market. It was boosted by hundreds of millions in venture capital funding. Now, it's revamping its business model. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - May 22, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Kevin Truong Source Type: news

Now accepting nominations for 2018 Healthiest Employers in Central Florida
Does your company have an awesome wellness program? Do you have a special way to help your employees stay fit? Then we want to hear from you. Nominations now are being accepted for the Orlando Business Journal’s 2018 Healthiest Employers in Central Florida Awards. The deadline to participate is July 6, 2018, so click here to nominate. Companies with policies and initiatives promoting the health and well-being of their employees wil l be selected based on the results of a free survey conducted… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - May 21, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Susan Lundine Source Type: news

PHOTOS: Mercy General maternity ward upgraded
Dignity Health is investing $220 million in facilities upgrades this year at its 39 hospitals and 400 care centers around the country. The San Francisco-based health system's Mercy General Hospital in East Sacramento received about half a million dollars to renovate its maternity ward. Work, which began a year ago, was done in installments to allow the ward to continue delivering babies, according to Dignity. Construction was completed early this year. All of the patient rooms and the nursery… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - May 21, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Kayla Webster Source Type: news

Notaro to lead Buffalo Medical Group
One of Buffalo ’s largest medical practices will see a shift in leadership, with John Notaro taking over as medical director at the Buffalo Medical Group on June 21.  Notaro takes over for Irene Snow, who will retire after a 30-year career at the organization that included 17 as medical director.  Snow led d evelopment of BMG’s sleep center, as well as its flu clinic and same-day care model. She is also credited for her work with the clinical and administrative team that led to level three… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - May 21, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Tracey Drury Source Type: news

Austin 'key' to Athenahealth's growth as tech company hires
Athenahealth has a unique Austin office inside of the old Seaholm Power Plant. As jobs are being shed in other cities, it's steadily growing here and is in need of engineering talent as it seeks to bump up its local presence by about 28 percent (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - May 21, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Mike Cronin Source Type: news

UT Health ’s new hire expected to spawn SA biotech companies
San Antonio is getting more than a world-renowned cancer researcher with the addition of Patrick Sung. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - May 21, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: W. Scott Bailey Source Type: news