Smiths Group: out patient
Disposal of medical devices unit will be a shot in the arm for the conglomerate (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - November 14, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

French pharma group Ipsen closes in on its next drug deals
French drugmaker Ipsen plans to bring in multiple new medicines through a series of transactions and sees the recent price drop of biotech stocks as increasing deal opportunities, its chief executive said on Wednesday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Groups sound the alarm on administration ’s new Part B proposal
Last month, theAdministration announced a dangerous new proposal, the International Pricing Index Model, that would upend the delivery of Medicare Part B medicines. AsPhRMA President and CEO Stephen J. Ubl stated, “The administration is imposing foreign price controls from countries with socialized health care systems that deny their citizens access and discourage innovation. These proposals are to the detriment of American patients.” (Source: The Catalyst)
Source: The Catalyst - November 14, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Part B Medicare CMMI Access Source Type: news

UMd. Upper Chesapeake Health looking to raise $6M more toward capital campaign
The Upper Chesapeake Health Foundation has already raised $9.1 million toward its $15 million capital campaign. The foundation is the philanthropic arm of the University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health system, which oversee Harford Memorial Hospital in Havre de Grace and the Upper Chesapeake Medical Center in Bel Air. Its newest fundraising effort, titled "Your Health, Our Mission: Caring for Our Famili es Together" aims to support two goals: to strengthen health services through integrated… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - November 14, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Morgan Eichensehr Source Type: news

Capita faces loss of NHS deal over cancer blunder
Outsourcing group launches investigation following screening lapse (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - November 14, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Meet Lia: At-Home Pregnancy Steps Into The 21st Century
Can entrepreneurship be taught? It's a conversation I find myself having this talk quite often and my answer will unsurprisingly be yes. I give you, Anna Simpson and Bethany Edwards, co-founders of Lia Diagnostics and graduates of the University of Pennsylvania's Integrated Product Design program. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 14, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Karl Ulrich, Contributor Source Type: news

Employers feeling 'severe' impacts from opioid epidemic
The opioid epidemic that has ravaged communities and killed thousands has also had a "severe" impact on Massachusetts businesses, costing $2.5 billion a year in absenteeism and lost productivity, a new report by the Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation has found. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - November 14, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Colin A. Young Source Type: news

Founders of Philadelphia med tech firm named to Forbes' 30 under 30
The three co-founders of Philadelphia-based Proscia made it on the health care edition of this year's Forbes' 30 under 30 list honoring young business leaders and entrepreneurs. Proscia — founded in 2014 by David West, 24, Nathan Buchbinder, 25, and Coleman Stavish, 24 — is a medical technology company that is using artificial intelligence to improve how pathologists diagnose cancer. The company has developed a cloud-based platform featuring software that incorporate s artificial intelligence… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - November 14, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: John George Source Type: news

Health Care Foundation of Greater KC rebrands
The Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City (HCF) has a new name: Health Forward Foundation. The announcement came Wednesday morning at an HCF event joined by more than 100 community leaders, health partners and grantees celebrating the new brand identity at Lidia’s in Kansas City. The name may be new, but foundation CEO Dr. Bridget McCandless said the rebranding has been in the works for two years and reinforces the organization’s focus on the promise of a healthier tomorrow for those… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - November 14, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

How she plans to take down drug-resistant cancers
TaiRx, a joint venture between Rockville-based BioHealth Innovation Inc. and Taiwan pharmaceutical company TaiRx Inc., is looking to raise around $5 million. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - November 14, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Sara Gilgore Source Type: news

A Miracle Pill That Slows Aging? This CEO Thinks So
Eating less and better is the sure-fire way to extend your lifespan. But what if there were a pill that could mimic the effects of calorie-restriction and slow down aging without fasting? (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 14, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Adam Barsouk, Contributor Tags: NASDAQ:CDXC Source Type: news

A Patient Complained About The Cost Of Her Medical Care (Here's How Her Doctor Responded)
Patients pay a price for the inexplicably high cost of U.S. healthcare. Not just in the expense of copays and deductibles, but also through the harm of losing trust in our nation's healthcare system. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 14, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Peter Ubel, Contributor Tags: NASDAQ:AMGN NYSE:AZN Source Type: news

Abbott Recommends Rejection of Below-Market Mini-Tender Offer by Baker Mills LLC
(Source: Abbott.com)
Source: Abbott.com - November 14, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Grünenthal Acquires Averitas Pharma and Establishes Commercial Footprint in the US
AACHEN, Germany and MORRISTOWN, New Jersey, November 14, 2018 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) - Grünenthal announced today that it has acquired the US-based pharmaceutical company Averitas Pharma, thereby extending its commercial footprint ... Biopharmaceuticals, Mergers & Acquisitions Grünenthal Group, Averitas Pharma, Qutenza, capsaicin (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - November 14, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

At 24, Two Entrepreneurs Took On Cancer. At 32, They ’re Worth Hundreds Of Millions
Nat Turner and Zach Weinberg built Flatiron Health into a $2 billion company to pursue an impossible dream —combating cancer with big data. They’ve not only made fast progress, they’ve also gotten rich trying. A 30 Under 30 cover story. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 14, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Matthew Herper, Forbes Staff Source Type: news

A Spark Of Good News For Precision Oncology In Breast Cancer
In a trial of metastatic triple-negative breast cancer, AZD5363 significantly extended patients ’ overall survival from 12.6 to 19.1 months, vs. placebo, when given with chemotherapy. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 14, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Elaine Schattner, Contributor Tags: NYSE:AZN Source Type: news

Eaze Expands Delivery Of Nonpsychoactive Cannabis Across U.S.
In its latest effort of expansion, cannabis delivery platform, Eaze, made its next move in going nationwide with Eaze Wellness, a marketplace for industrial-hemp based CBD products. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 14, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Samar Marwan, Forbes Staff Source Type: news

This Is The Shocking Cost Of Type 1 Diabetes
It's World Diabetes Day and I, as a Type 1 diabetic, want to delve a little deeper into the devastating game of debt VS death that so many of us have to play each day. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 14, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Lela London, Contributor Source Type: news

Samsung BioLogics violated accounting rules, says watchdog
The company is accused of having inflated the value of an affiliate group (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - November 14, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

To Deter Teens, Cigarettes Will Smell Like Cigarettes
Banning sale of flavored e-cigarettes and traditional cigarettes may reduce interest smoking in the teen population. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 14, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Nina Shapiro, Contributor Source Type: news

Can wearables transform medical research?
Signals from the body can be monitored just as a jet engine is monitored (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - November 14, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

DeepMind Is Handing DeepMind Health Over To Google
DeepMind Health will become part of Google Health in a move that raises fresh questions about the privacy of sensitive patient medical records. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 14, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Sam Shead, Contributor Tags: NASDAQ:GOOG Source Type: news

Candelis, Inc. Launches ImageGrid Mini, a Mini-PACS and Data...
ImageGrid Mini, a turnkey, plug-and-play solution that includes a diagnostic viewer and backup on the cloud, enables healthcare facilities of any size to capitalize on PACS technology robustness and...(PRWeb November 14, 2018)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/candelis_inc_launches_imagegrid_mini_a_mini_pacs_and_data_management_platform_for_under_10k/prweb15911481.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - November 14, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Center for Behavioral Health Takes Leadership Role in Educating Law...
Identifying, Assessing and Treating an Opioid Overdose Correctly Can be the Difference Between Life and Death(PRWeb November 14, 2018)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/2018/11/prweb15913067.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - November 14, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Controlant Appoints Former Amazon and Oracle Execs to New Advisory...
New Advisory Board Members Will Advise the Company on Strategy, International Growth, and Partnering Areas(PRWeb November 14, 2018)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/controlant_appoints_former_amazon_and_oracle_execs_to_new_advisory_board/prweb15910300.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - November 14, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Pharma Manufacturers Tackle Caribbean Energy Challenges
Optimizing building cooling systems is more than a money-saver — it’s key to economic and climate resilience (Source: PharmaManufacturing.com)
Source: PharmaManufacturing.com - November 13, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Scientists: Taking EPA and DHA omega-3s reduces your risk of cardiac death
(Natural News) Omega-3 fatty acids can help reduce your risk of heart disease — even if the mainstream media is trying to say otherwise. While Big Pharma is trying to get everyone under the sun hooked on a prescription statin drug for “heart health,” it turns out that all you really need to do is... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A Sneak Peek At CES 2019: Same Footprint, More Technology Startups, New Resilience Area
At a media luncheon in San Francisco, the organizers of the Consumer Electronics Show gave me a sneak preview of CES 2019 which will have the same " footprint " as the previous show with about 2.75M square feet of exhibit space, over 180K attendees and 4.5K exhibitors from 155 countries. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 13, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jean Baptiste Su, Contributor Tags: NYSE:WWE NYSE:PG NYSE:DE NYSE:RTN NASDAQ:GOOG Source Type: news

OHSU professor takes on NRA's tweet that doctors should 'stay in their lane'
Oregon Health& Science University ’s Dr. Esther Choo found herself at the epicenter of another Twitter firestorm this week, this time prompted by the National Rifle Association. The war erupted when the NRA lashed out at the American College of Physicians, which recently issued new guidelines for doctors to help protect patients from firearms. In a position paper, the group outlined a public health approach to reducing firearms injuries and deaths. On Thursday, the NRA tweeted: “Someone should… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - November 13, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Elizabeth Hayes Source Type: news

Three female tech entrepreneurs get real – from self-doubt to breast cancer
Three female tech entrepreneurs shared their entrepreneurial journeys Monday evening, from dealing with self-doubt to running a business during breast cancer treatment. The local entrepreneurs who spoke as part of Global Entrepreneurship Week:  Dr. Kim Gandy is CEO and founder of Play-it Health, which developed an adherence platform with incentives for transplant patients and those with chronic conditions. Linda Van Horn is CEO and founder of iShare Medical, wh ich provides secure, HIPAA-compliant… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - November 13, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Leslie Collins Source Type: news

4 tips for small- and mid-sized Nashville employers navigating open enrollment for employee benefits
With open enrollment now underway, Nashville business owners are scrutinizing options for 2019 health insurance in order to make the best decisions for their employees and bottom line before the Dec. 15 cut-off. The Nashville area is getting additional coverage options this year, but more choices can also create greater confusion or overwhelm in the decision process. There have also been more cuts in federal grants, which in the past have funded “navigators” who helped people understand and… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - November 13, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Gravie Source Type: news

4 tips for small- and mid-sized Phoenix employers navigating open enrollment for employee benefits
With open enrollment now underway, Phoenix business owners are scrutinizing options for 2019 health insurance in order to make the best decisions for their employees and bottom line before the Dec. 15 cut-off. The Phoenix area is getting additional coverage options this year, but more choices can also create greater confusion or overwhelm in the decision process. There has also been a nearly 75-percent cut in federal grants, which in the past have funded “navigators” who helped people understand… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - November 13, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Gravie Source Type: news

UAB tops $500 million in research funding
For the first time in UAB ’s history, the university has surpassed $500 million in research grants and awards for the 12-month period that ended Oct. 31. The school's research funding totaled $527 million for the 12-month period – a 10 percent increase compared to the previous year. The big increase comes at a time whe n UAB is focusing heavily on commercializing research and represents a major milestone for metro Birmingham's economy. “Our research funding has been on an upward trajectory… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - November 13, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Tyler Patchen Source Type: news

This NC school is one of the leaders for producing most family physicians
When it comes to family physicians, East Carolina University is producing more than its fair share. Last week, the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) and the North Carolina Academy of Family Physicians (NCAFP) recognized the Brody School of Medicine for producing the highest percentage of family doctors in the last decade of any medical school in the state. Primary-care physicians ar e in rare supply. According to the AAFP, the nation is struggling with a current physician deficit that… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - November 13, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Seth Gulledge Source Type: news

Florida Blue sued by New York-based health insurer over alleged broker monopoly
The company has begun selling insurance in Orlando during the open enrollment period that started Nov. 1. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - November 13, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Ryan Lynch Source Type: news

Ranked: These 50 cities and stores sold the most cannabis products in Washington state
Uncle Ike's in the Central District is no longer Seattle's top-selling store. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - November 13, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Coral Garnick Source Type: news

$27M in renovations completed on medical office portfolio (slideshow)
A $27 million renovation project on a four-building medical office portfolio in San Antonio, which was bought by a partnership of three out-of-state companies last August, has been completed. The portfolio, which totals 486,006 square feet, includes the Rosa Verde Tower at 343 W. Houston St., the Santa Rosa Professional Pavilion at 315 N. San Saba and both Christus Santa Rosa Medical Towers at 2829 and 2833 Babcock Road. The extensive improvements to transform the properties into Class A medical… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - November 13, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Ryan Salchert Source Type: news

New York-based health insurer sues Florida Blue over alleged Orlando broker monopoly
A New York-based insurance company has filed a lawsuit against Florida Blue over an alleged Orlando-area broker monopoly. "Florida Blue has a company policy — brazenly displayed on its website — that no broker may sell Florida Blue’s individual plans unless that broker agrees to sell only Florida Blue’s individual plans," Oscar Insurance Co. alleges in the legal complaint. "Florida Blue wrongfully uses its mo nopoly power to compel brokers to sell only its plans when industry standards require… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - November 13, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Ryan Lynch Source Type: news

AHA: Icosapent Ethyl Cuts CV Risk From Elevated Triglycerides
TUESDAY, Nov. 13, 2018 -- Icosapent ethyl is associated with a reduced risk for ischemic events among patients with elevated triglyceride levels despite taking statins, according to a study published online Nov. 10 in the New England Journal of... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - November 13, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

AHA: Cardiogenic Shock Ups Mortality in Takotsubo Syndrome
TUESDAY, Nov. 13, 2018 -- For patients with takotsubo syndrome (TTS), those with cardiogenic shock (CS) have an increased risk for mortality, according to a research letter published online Nov. 10 in Circulation to coincide with the annual meeting... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - November 13, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Online Tool Helps Patients With Advance Care Planning
TUESDAY, Nov. 13, 2018 -- The patient-facing PREPARE advance care planning program plus an easy-to-read advance directive significantly increases documentation of advance care planning and patient-reported engagement, according to a study published... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - November 13, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

USPSTF Recommends Screening Adults for Unhealthy Alcohol Use
TUESDAY, Nov. 13, 2018 -- The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends that primary care clinicians screen all adults, including pregnant women, for unhealthy alcohol use and provide brief behavioral counseling to reduce unhealthy... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - November 13, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Access to In-Home Support Soon to Be Available for Seniors
TUESDAY, Nov. 13, 2018 -- In-home services such as help with household chores and caregiver respite will be available to seniors with private Medicare Advantage plans in more than 20 states next year. A health-related reason is needed to qualify,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - November 13, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Tesla's Board Chair Change: Its Broader Relevance
Maybe a full time board chairman is good for your company too. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 13, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Michael Peregrine, Contributor Source Type: news

STERIBITE(R) Announces FDA Clearance of the Steribite Disposable Kerrison Rongeur
CLEVELAND, Nov. 13, 2018 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- STERIBITE, LLC, a medical device company focused on developing unique, disposable surgical instruments, today announced it has received 510(k) clearance from the FDA to market its first... Devices, Orthopaedic, Neurosurgery, FDA STERIBITE, Kerrison Rongeur, Rongeur (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - November 13, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Candelis debuts ImageGrid Mini
Image software and archiving firm Candelis has unveiled ImageGrid Mini, a miniPACS...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Candelis deploys ImageGrid Plus system at Duke Candelis wins PriorExpress contracts Candelis launches VNA software upgrade Candelis gets Colombia installation Pharma company chooses Candelis image exchange (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 13, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Large-Scale M & A Faces Capitol Commotion After U.S. Elections
Big deals that may have once cleared U.S. regulatory reviews face a murkier future with a Democratic House majority and the Trump administration ’s skeptical posture toward consolidation. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 13, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Mergermarket, Contributor Source Type: news

Oscar Accuses Florida Blue Cross Of Broker Monopoly In Obamacare Sales
Oscar Health filed a lawsuit against Florida Blue, accusing it of forcing brokers to sell its policies via " exclusive " contracts. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 13, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Japsen, Contributor Tags: NYSE:UNH NYSE:HUM NYSE:ANTM NYSE:AET Source Type: news

Top 8 Healthcare Predictions for 2019
We have been writing the predictions for healthcare for the past 10 yrs.We also review back how we did each year and each year we are getting to be more accurate.The 2018 predictions that were released in Dec.2017 were almost 98% accurate and each one of them panned out during the course of the year (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 13, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Reenita Das, Contributor Source Type: news

Medicare Costs Drop As Humana Shifts Doctors To Value-Based Models
Medical costs were 15.6% lower for seniors enrolled in Humana Medicare Advantage plans that paid physicians via value-based models last year, the insurer said. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 13, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Japsen, Contributor Tags: NYSE:UNH NYSE:CNC NYSE:HUM NYSE:ANTM NYSE:CI Source Type: news