'Overboarding' trend topples BioMarin director's re-election bid
The number of public company directors serving on multiple boards is expected to trend downwards as companies seek more diversity, pushed by legislative mandates in California. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - June 3, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Ron Leuty Source Type: news

$16M medical office building planned for Goodyear
A $16.3 million medical office building is planned for the northwest corner of Bullard Avenue and West McDowell Road in Goodyear. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - June 3, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Michael McDaniel Source Type: news

$2.6M deal to allow Dayton-area public company to double footprint
One of Greater Dayton ’s largest public companies is doubling its manufacturing footprint in the region with the recent multimillion-dollar acquisition of an industrial property in Warren County. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - June 3, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Liz Engel Source Type: news

Immunoglobulin therapy ’s flexibility and convenience make it a preferred treatment for many diseases and illnesses
Did you know that a component of your blood could be used to create life-saving medicine for someone else? Many people who have chronic diseases or illnesses rely on immunoglobulin therapy (Ig therapy), a drug that is made from plasma. Intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIg) treatment is administered into a vein, and subcutaneous immunoglobulin (SCIg) treatment is administered under the skin. Both methods are effective but are prescribed for different reasons. A patient’s physician will carefully consider… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - June 3, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Paragon Healthcare Source Type: news

New president selected for Kettering Health Troy
The news comes after a series of leadership transitions unveiled by Kettering Health earlier this week, including a new president for two of its hospitals in Greene County. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - June 3, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Jacob Fisher Source Type: news

Washington Department of Health launches Care-a-Van mobile vaccination unit
The Washington State Department of Health has launched its mobile Covid-19 vaccine unit, called Care-a-Van, Secretary of Health Umair Shah said during a media briefing Wednesday morning.   The creation of the mobile unit comes at a time where demand for the vaccine is waning and the state is approaching a full reopening date of June 30.  “Vaccines remain our path forward ... but we still worry that there are far too many people who are eligible and have not gotten vaccinated,” Shah said. “We… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - June 3, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Megan Campbell Source Type: news

Former 2J Supply headquarters next to Dayton Children's Hospital sells for nearly $4M
An industrial building in Old North Dayton previously home to a fast-growing HVAC supplier has been sold. The property at 872 Valley St., which includes a single-story, 53,000-square-foot facility and about 4 acres of land, traded hands May 19 for $3.75 million. Dayton Children's Hospital is the buyer, Montgomery County records show. The site is adjacent to the pediatric hospital's main campus and is located within an enterprise zone. It was previously home to 2J Supply, which relocated to a… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - June 3, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Jacob Fisher Source Type: news

One of Dayton's largest physician groups to build new care facility
The health center will feature sixteen exam rooms, spacious waiting areas and a dedicated lab space, as well as procedure, consultation and IV therapy rooms. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - June 2, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Jacob Fisher Source Type: news

MorphoSys acquires Constellation Pharma for $1.7B
Oncology firm Constellation Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Nasdaq: CNST) is set to be acquired by MorphoSys AG (Nasdaq: MOR), a German drugmaker with a U.S. headquarters in Boston, for $1.7 billion in cash. Constellation shares surged by nearly 67% on the news, trading at just under $34 each as of midday Wednesday, about the equivalent MorphoSys had valued them at. Constellation share prices had been trading at about $20 apiece since mid-April. MorphoSys' share prices were almost unchanged. Launche d in… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - June 2, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Rowan Walrath Source Type: news

Walgreens' $6.5 billion sale of health care business will fuel chain's clinic expansion
Walgreens said it will use money from the sale to pay down some debt and to make future strategic investments. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - June 2, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Ben Miller Source Type: news

Three Oregon counties move to lower risk levels
Starting Friday, 19 Oregon counties will be in the state's lowest risk level. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - June 2, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Christopher Bjorke Source Type: news

AmerisourceBergen raises earnings outlook on closure of $6.5B Walgreens Boots Alliance deal
AmerisourceBergen Corp. on Wednesday raised its full-year outlook after completing an acquisition of the majority of Walgreens Boots Alliance ’s Alliance Healthcare businesses for $6.5 billion. The Conshohocken drug wholesale company now expects earnings per share of $8.90 to $9.10, raised from the previous range of $8.45 to $8.60. In the deal for Alliance Healthcare, AmerisourceBergen paid $6.275 billion in cash and 2 million share s of its common stock to Walgreens Boots. The two companies… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - June 2, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Ryan Sharrow Source Type: news

Olathe biomanufacturing startup Ronawk begins scaling up operations, hiring about 25
Ronawk co-founder A.J. Mellott talks about the startup ’s technology and how it could help scientists accelerate the development of vaccines and drug therapies. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - June 2, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Leslie Collins Source Type: news

Lutheran Medical Center plans 'hospital of the future' in Wheat Ridge
The new location, just 3.5 miles away from the legacy campus, is expected to open in 2024 and cost about $650 million to build. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - June 2, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Jensen Werley Source Type: news

Executive insights: Bill Green, CEO Homestead Smart Health Plans (video)
Philadelphia Business Journal Market President and Publisher Sandy Smith is joined by Bill Green, CEO of Homestead Smart Health Plans, to understand the opportunities that lie ahead for his organization, which is one of the region ’s fastest growing companies. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - June 2, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Homestead Smart Health Plans Source Type: news

Walgreens says its $6.5 billion sale of Alliance Healthcare business is completed
Walgreens said it will use money from the sale to pay down some debt and to make future strategic investments. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - June 2, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Ben Miller Source Type: news

Startup that helps bring clinical trials to patients' homes raises $15M
HumanFirst, a medtech startup that helps companies bring clinical trials and healthcare operations to patients ’ homes, has raised $12 million in a Series A round. The additional capital will go toward increasing the company’s infrastructure layer to support home-focused clinical operations including sensors, in-home visits and testing, said the San Francisco-based company, which was formerly known as E lektra Labs. "Healthcare is coming home, giving individuals more agency over their health… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - June 2, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Anne Stych Source Type: news

Oak Street Health opening location in Center Point
A health care provider is opening a location in the eastern area of the metro. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - June 2, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Stephanie Rebman Source Type: news

PharmaCord promotes from within for executive position
Louisville-based PharmaCord LLC, a fast-growing provider of patient services to life sciences companies, has announced that Whitney Mardis has been promoted to vice president, patient services. In her new role, Mardis will have full responsibility for a portfolio of patient-support programs while also supporting the company's business development activities, a PharmaCord news release stated. She will report directly to Nitin Sahney, PharmaCord's founder and CEO, and will continue to be a n active… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - June 2, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Jason Thomas Source Type: news

Inside a Big Pharma cancer drug approval with roots in a small Bay Area biotech
Before CAR-T therapies became one of the hottest areas of cancer drug development, Kristen Hege and her team looked at cell therapies to tackle HIV and solid tumors. More than 20 years later, Hege, now with drug giant Bristol-Myers Squibb Co., is diving into solid tumors again. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - June 1, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Ron Leuty Source Type: news

Introducing Central Florida's Healthiest Employers of 2021
These 19 companies in the area have made a huge difference in employees' lives through wellness programming and benefits. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - June 1, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Anjali Fluker Source Type: news

Why this former 23andMe exec founded a data-driven startup to treat depression
His dad struggled to find help for depression. So do millions of others. Brad Kittredge built a startup to change things. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - June 1, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Brian Rinker Source Type: news

Boerne-based biotech raises millions in new funding
New funding will enable the medical device maker to expand its market reach after surviving the pandemic (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - June 1, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: W. Scott Bailey Source Type: news

Here's why Peninsula diagnostics company Veracyte is acquiring a French competitor for $318M
The acquisition will provide a European headquarters and manufacturing center for Veracyte as it looks to ramp up its global expansion efforts. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - June 1, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Kevin Truong Source Type: news

Medical manufacturer opens 'state-of-the art' technology center
One of the region's largest manufacturers and top companies based on revenue has a bevy of construction projects underway. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - June 1, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: DBJ Staff Source Type: news

More than 3 million Ohioans are playing the Vax-A-Million lottery
The Ohio Department of Health says more than 3 million adults in the state have signed up for the Vax-A-Million lottery, according to our news partners at NBC4. The state said on Tuesday that there are 3,225,789 adults entered in this week’s drawing for $1 million and 132,903 12- to 17-year-olds entered in the drawing for a college scholarship. That’s an increase of 467,320 adult entries and 28,518 scholarship entries from the previous week. The Ohio Lottery conducted the second of five… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - June 1, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Mark Somerson Source Type: news

Betty Viamontes, a 2021 CFO of the Year honoree
Betty Viamontes is the chief financial officer for Lions Eye Institute for Transplant& Research. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
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All eyes on Biogen's experimental Alzheimer's drug as FDA deadline nears
Less than a week out from the deadline for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's decision on Biogen Inc.'s much-anticipated Alzheimer's drug, the biotech world is holding its breath for what has been described as a make-or-break product for the company. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - June 1, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Rowan Walrath Source Type: news

Durham company's device detects long-haul Covid-19 damage in lungs of patients
A Durham company's imaging technology for lungs has illustrated the ability to detect long-haul Covid-19 in a recent study by Oxford University. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - June 1, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Sonia Waraich Source Type: news

Are your kids getting back into sports? What to know about youth sports and injuries
As COVID-19 restrictions ease and the weather warms up, many children and adolescents are returning to team sports. But while an increase in sports can lead to more activity (and lots of fun!), it can also mean more injuries. According to Dr. Jeffrey Ham, assistant professor of orthopedics and family medicine at Atrium Health, there are lots of ways parents and coaches can make sure kids stay healthy and injury-free while playing sports. Ham practices sports medicine and family medicine at Atrium… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - June 1, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Atrium Health Source Type: news

After a severe brain injury, trauma survivor reunites with care team
All that Jabari Nelson remembers is this: As he drove home from work one day he switched lanes behind a truck that didn ’t have functioning taillights. “Then it went blank,” he says. The nurses in the Surgical Trauma Intensive Care Unit (STICU) at Atrium Health Carolinas Medical Center fill those blanks. Nelson arrived by helicopter to the area’s only Level I trauma center. He was covered in blood, had a lar ge laceration on his elbow and a cut over his eye. The team began its assessment. Nelson… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - June 1, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Atrium Health Source Type: news

For some, this may be the hardest chapter of the pandemic
Restaurants are re-opening. Workers are returning to offices. Grandparents are catching up on spoiling their grandchildren in person. And hugs. Post-vaccination hugs. Why, then, are so many of us having a hard time? Shouldn’t we be giddy over a return to normal after 14 months of pandemic life? Not so fast, says Dr. James Rachal, psychiatrist at Atrium Health. “A lot of times, when people are in the middle of a stressful situation, they don't have time to really take stock with the losses… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - June 1, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Atrium Health Source Type: news

VillageMD opening a dozen new primary care locations around Houston
VillageMD aims to have 48 locations in the Houston metro region by the end of this year. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - June 1, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Chris Mathews Source Type: news

Key rule change for Blue Cross could mean lower costs for NC consumers
The Blue Cross Blue Shield Association has eliminated a rule in a move that is expected to mean more competition for North Carolina's largest insurer and potentially lower premiums for consumers. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - June 1, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Sonia Waraich Source Type: news

Under-the-radar OP firm aims to quadruple local employment, prepares for new HQ
The pandemic has meant huge growth for a 40-year-old Overland Park-based company, but also a huge increase in local employment from 150 employees (pre-pandemic) to 500 as of March. Now, it's gearing up for even more growth and a new HQ. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - June 1, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Andrew Vaupel Source Type: news

40 Under 40: Dr. Scherina Alli Butcher grew her practice at a record pace despite Covid challenges
Her genuine approach of wanting to help as many people as possible has led a major influx of social media followers. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - May 31, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Anjali Fluker Source Type: news

The Sanders Trust completes $28.5M Arkansas hospital project
The Sanders Trust completes a rehabilitation hospital project in Fort Smith, Arkansas. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - May 31, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Tyler Patchen Source Type: news

All eyes on Biogen's experimental Alzheimer's drug as FDA deadline nears
Less than a week out from the deadline for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's decision on Biogen Inc.'s much-anticipated Alzheimer's drug, the biotech world is holding its breath for what has been described as a make-or-break product for the Cambridge company. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - May 31, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Rowan Walrath Source Type: news

Group of doctors apply to bring surgery center to Poplar Ave. building
The project would cost an estimated $2 million and have three operating rooms occupying 4,100 total square feet on the first floor of the 6584 Poplar building. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - May 31, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Jason Bolton Source Type: news

Growing Wisconsin-based dermatology group continues expansion
A national company based in Manitowoc has acquired a Birmingham, Alabama, group with multiple offices. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - May 31, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Tyler Patchen Source Type: news

Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital debuts outpatient center after $6M update, expansion
When the outpatient center first opened over two decades ago it was seeing 5,000 visits a year. Last year, visits surpassed 50,000. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - May 31, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Morgan Eichensehr Source Type: news

Pennsylvania's flu season likely the mildest on record
One big reason: For just about the entire flu season — and for the first time perhaps ever — the commonwealth and its residents were under a Covid-19 mandate that required face masks or shields in all public situations. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - May 30, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Paul J. Gough Source Type: news

Businesses report reluctance over verifying vaccination status
In a PBJ poll, many respondents said they were uncomfortable with policing customer behavior. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - May 28, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Christopher Bjorke Source Type: news

After Ch. 11 and Martin Shkreli, Peninsula biotech looks to tackle Covid's 'cytokine storm' with emergency use OK
Investors appeared nonplussed, dropping Humanigen stock Friday by 11%, or $2.51 per share, to $20.23. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - May 28, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Ron Leuty Source Type: news

BridgeBio's lean focus on genetic drivers scores 2nd drug approval in 3 months
The newest oral drug will cost about $21,500 per month to tackle one of the most aggressive forms of cancer. But the company also expects mid-stage clinical results later this year for the same drug as a treatment for a form of dwarfism. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - May 28, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Ron Leuty Source Type: news

Why Apple and Google ’s virus alert apps had limited success
When Apple and Google announced last year that they were working together to create a smartphone-based system to help stem the virus, their collaboration seemed like a game changer. But some researchers say the companies ’ product and policy choices limited the system’s usefulness. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - May 28, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Natasha Singer Source Type: news

BridgeBio's lean focus on genetic drivers scores 2nd drug approval in 3 months
The newest oral drug will cost about $21,500 per month to tackle one of the most aggressive forms of cancer. But the company also expects mid-stage clinical results later this year for the same drug as a treatment for a form of dwarfism. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - May 28, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Ron Leuty Source Type: news

OHSU to require vaccinations for badge-holders
About 75% of employees and students have been fully vaccinated, but that still leaves 5,649 people unvaccinated. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - May 28, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Elizabeth Hayes Source Type: news

The small business challenge: providing the benefits employees want
The smaller your workforce, the more important it is for each employee to perform at the highest level. Your success depends on hiring the best employees and keeping them happy and productive. But how can you attract top employees when bigger, better-funded competitors tempt them with extravagant perks? Benefits such as free lunches and paying off college loans are beyond the reach of most small- and medium-sized businesses. The good news: You can attract and retain top employees without breaking … (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - May 28, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Delta Dental of Colorado Source Type: news

Florida justices reject challenge to medical marijuana law involving Joe Redner's Florigrown
The court ’s 42-page ruling came in a drawn-out legal battle launched by Tampa-based Florigrown LLC. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - May 28, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Dara Kam Source Type: news