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New Real-World Analysis Shows INVOKANA ® (canagliflozin) and Other SGLT2 Inhibitors Reduced the Risk of Death and Cardiovascular Events Compared to Other Diabetes Medicines
(Source: Johnson and Johnson)
Source: Johnson and Johnson - November 17, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Fair haven completes its renovation
Fair Haven, a Methodist Homes retirement community, has completed a $42.5 million construction and renovation project.   This renovation officially makes Fair Haven the largest continuing care retirement community and the first in Alabama to fully implement the Household Model for resident care.  The Household Models is a relatively new approach to how long-term care centers approach and house their patients and residents. “Methodist homes adopted the household model of care, we are the first… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - November 17, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Tyler Patchen Source Type: news

A Brilliant And Touching Film That Turns A Little Girl's Ambition Into Our Own
Want to see a beautiful, touching film of a little girl with a big heart and even bigger ambition? I don't want to say another thing because it will spoil the film. So give it a watch and then I'll break it down. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 17, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Will Burns, Contributor Source Type: news

How do we fix health care in America? Colorado medical executive has some ideas
Dr. Halee Fischer-Wright focuses on improving relationships and redefining metrics of success in new book, "Back to Balance." (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - November 17, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Ed Sealover Source Type: news

Parody Of A " Drug Commercial " Goes Viral And Propels Briteside Cannabis Company
Britseside makes a splash " advertising " mood enhancing cannabis - but also does serious Ecommerce (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 17, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Julie Weed, Contributor Source Type: news

How to fix health care? Colorado medical executive has a prescription
Dr. Halee Fischer-Wright focuses on improving relationships and redefining metrics of success in new book, "Back to Balance." (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - November 17, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Ed Sealover Source Type: news

The Rising Medicare Scams You Need To Know About
In the latest Medicare scams, crooks attempt to gather personal information and swindle people, including by purchasing pricey replacement Medicare cards. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 17, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Next Avenue, Contributor Source Type: news

Doster begins renovation of UAB Hospital Highlands
Birmingham-based Doster Construction Company has recently started its renovation of downtown's UAB Hospital Highlands.   The 3,500-square-foot renovation will convert the existing sports medicine gym to seven new examination rooms. The rooms will be modeled after those that were recently added into the new Whitaker Clinic at UAB Hospital. Doster is working with the same owner and design team - UAB Health Service s Foundation and Gresham Smith& Partners of Birmingham.   “Doster suggested that… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - November 17, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Tyler Patchen Source Type: news

Hospital Emergency Rooms
Rank Business name / Prior rank Patient visits in 2016 Percent change Emergency department units Eme (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - November 17, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Hospitals and Hospital Systems
Rank Business name / Prior rank Patient days in 2016 Percent change Certified beds Specialty service (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - November 17, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Exclusive: Medistar to develop health care tower in Texas Medical Center
The health care-focused developer will break ground on the 550,000-square-foot health care tower in the second or third quarter of 2018. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - November 17, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Cara Smith Source Type: news

WVU to build children's hospital tower
WVU Hospitals plans to build a $152 million tower that will house WVU Medicine Children's hospital in Morgantown, W.Va., significantly expanding the pediatric service's reach. The hospital, which is currently located on the sixth floor of the J.W. Ruby Memorial Hospital campus in Morgantown, will add 150 beds to the system. It'll be attached to the hospital's existing southeast tower. The design, by IKM Architecture in Pittsburgh, will be built within three years and w ill include, among other things,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - November 17, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Paul J. Gough Source Type: news

VA secretary seeks $782M for Cerner contract
Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin is pushing to get funding for a contract with Cerner Corp. (Nasdaq: CERN). The Department of Veterans Affairs hopes to coordinate its deployment of a new electronic health record system with the Department of Defense, which just finished installing a new Cerner EHR at four pilot sites. Initially, Shulkin requested Congress reprogram $782 million for 2018. He did not publicly named a total cost estimate for the project, but Shulkin said it would cost "billions"… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - November 17, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Elise Reuter Source Type: news

What Houston employers need to know about establishing a wellness game plan
Faced with rising health care costs and a growing number of employees with lifestyle-related conditions such as type two diabetes and heart disease, employers can no longer afford to sit on the sidelines for workforce health and must negotiate better rates with insurance carriers and invest in prevention. This is especially true for Texas employers as obesity and resulting chronic conditions are estimated to cost businesses statewide an extra $32 billion by 2030 in health care, lost productivity,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - November 17, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Dane Friend and Michael Quigg Source Type: news

Lab-Grown Mini Organs Could Speed Up Drug Discovery
Mini organs grown in the laboratory could lead to quicker discovery and evaluation of new drugs for many diseases, including cancer. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 17, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Victoria Forster, Contributor Source Type: news

Eris Life to acquire Strides' India business for Rs 500 crore
Boards of both the companies are expected to meet on Saturday and a formal announcement is due as early as on Monday, people with knowledge of the matter said. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - November 17, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Level Brands' IPO Lists On The NYSE; How And Why They Switched To Regulation A+
Today Level Brands Inc became the seventh Regulation A+ IPO to complete and the second to list and trade on the NYSE American Exchange. The company raised its maximum of $12 million by selling 2 million shares at $6 each at a pre-money valuation of $35 million. The ticker is NYSE: LEVB (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 17, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Rod Turner, Contributor Tags: NYSE:MYO NASD:FAT NYSE:LEVB Source Type: news

Dog Owners May Have Healthier Hearts, Study Finds
A new study finds dog ownership linked to reduced heart risk, and mortality. And there may be several explanations for the connection. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 17, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Alice G. Walton, Contributor Source Type: news

FT Health: Gulf steps up on neglected diseases
New Global Fund head, Amazon drug speculation, EMA HQ decision imminent (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - November 17, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Farewell To SOAPware: The Search For A New EHR
Moor Insights& Strategy's contributing physician, Dr. Laurence Chu, MD, FACS, begins the search for a new EHR after SOAPware announces its exit from the marketplace. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 17, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Moor Insights and Strategy, Contributor Tags: NASDAQ:ICLR Source Type: news

Amgen Launches The ENBREL Mini(TM) Single-Dose Prefilled Cartridge With AutoTouch(TM) Reusable Autoinjector That Is Ergonomically Designed For Patients
Innovative Reusable Autoinjector Provides Additional Administration Option for Enbrel® (Etanercept) Users Awarded Arthritis Foundation Ease of Use (SM) Commendation THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., Nov. 17, 2017 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -... Biopharmaceuticals, Devices, Drug Delivery, Product Launch Amgen, ENBREL Mini, Enbrel, Etanercept, autoinjector (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - November 17, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

ResMed Elects Karen Drexler to its Board of Directors
A champion of women in leadership, Drexler brings wealth of experience at both commercial-stage and start-up medtech and healthcare companies Also at annual meeting of shareholders, long-serving Director Chris Roberts announced his retirement SAN DIE... Devices, Personnel ResMed, sleep apnea, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - November 17, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Negligible Benefit Of Nerlynx, A New Breast Cancer Drug, Calls For Caution
The question for patients with early-stage HER2+ breast cancer is if it ’s worth taking a treatment (Nerlynx) that lowers the risk of distant recurrence by less than 2% at 5 years, and which has not yet been studied over the long term. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 17, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Elaine Schattner, Contributor Tags: NASDAQ:PBYI VTX:ROG Source Type: news

Owning A Dog May Help Your Heart, Study Shows
Here's what a study from Sweden showed and the ways that a dog can help your health. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 17, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Contributor Source Type: news

Burdened By High Medication Costs? Your Boss May Be Able To Help
Reference pricing is an important way to combat high healthcare costs without regulating prices or strictly limiting patient choice. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 17, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Peter Ubel, Contributor Source Type: news

OneTouch ® Launches #SmallVictories to Honor People Living with Diabetes with Unexpected Celebrations during Diabetes Awareness Month
(Source: Johnson and Johnson)
Source: Johnson and Johnson - November 17, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Amgen Launches The ENBREL Mini ™ Single-Dose Prefilled Cartridge With AutoTouch™ Reusable Autoinjector That Is Ergonomically Designed For Patients
Innovative Reusable Autoinjector Provides Additional Administration Option for Enbrel® (Etanercept) Users Awarded Arthritis Foundation Ease of Use (SM) Commendation THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., Nov. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Amgen (NASDAQ:AMGN) announced that the ENBREL Mini™ with AutoTouch™ is now available in the United States (U.S.). Awarded the Arthritis Foundation Ease of UseSM Commendation, this new and innovative delivery system provides an additional administration option for appropriate ENBREL patients. The AutoTouch™ reusable autoinjector has an ergonomic design that includes feature...
Source: Amgen News Release - November 17, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Life Sciences Report 2017-2018: Biotech-Pharma-Medtech in Berlin-Brandenburg
The healthcare industries cluster - HealthCapital Berlin-Brandenburg celebrates its 10 years anniversary. However, the tradition of the joint work of the States of Berlin and Brandenburg in the field of biotechnology and medical technology already goes back more than 20 years. During this time, the German capital region developed into one of the most dynamic metropolitan areas in Europe that stands for cosmopolitanism, innovation, creativity, and start-ups. Dynamism alone, however, is not enough to master a successful future. The capital region is also transforming its dynamic development into high-quality growth in scien...
Source: eHealth News EU - November 17, 2017 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Publications Download Source Type: news

MiMedx Market Leadership Well Positioned In Light Of FDA New Guidance Document
MiMedx reiterates Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2017 Guidance MARIETTA, Ga., Nov. 17, 2017 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- MiMedx Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: MDXG), the leading biopharmaceutical company developing and marketing regenerative and th... Regenerative Medicine, FDA MiMedx, EpiFix, Venous Leg Ulcer, Diabetic Foot Ulcer (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - November 17, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Health Ranger: How I beat type-2 diabetes using food, nutrition and exercise, avoiding a lifetime of insulin and toxic pharma drugs
(Natural News) Two decades ago, I was on the path to a lifetime of type-2 diabetes. Living on processed foods and lacking exercise, I suffered from hypoglycemia, high cholesterol and numerous other health problems. Like millions of people have now achieved, however, I turned my health around with simple but powerful changes in food, nutrition... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Painful Truth: The Successful Failure Of A Biotech Startup
A investor's eulogy for Quartet Medicine: founded back in 2013, this biotech aspired to address neuropathic and inflammatory pain via a novel biologic mechanism. Unfortunately, after 3 years of solid drug discovery, the startup is being shut down due to an unexpected safety signal. R.I.P. Quartet (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 17, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Booth, Contributor Source Type: news

Painful Truth: Successful Failure Of A Biotech Startup
A investor's eulogy for Quartet Medicine: founded back in 2013, this biotech aspired to address neuropathic and inflammatory pain via a novel biologic mechanism. Unfortunately, after 3 years of solid drug discovery, the startup is being shut down due to an unexpected safety signal. R.I.P. Quartet (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 17, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Booth, Contributor Source Type: news

Wayne pharma firm making progress on its next abuse-deterrent opioid medicine
The company said its new drug candidate did well in late-stage clinical testing. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - November 17, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: John George Source Type: news

USFDA gives final approval to Cipla's anti-asthma product
Citing IMS Health data, Cipla said Pulmicort Respules and generic equivalents had US sales of approximately USD 825 million for the 12 months to September 2017. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - November 17, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Roche to acquire Viewics, Inc. to provide data-driven lab business analytics and add further digital capabilities along the laboratory value chain
Roche today announced an agreement with Viewics, Inc., a privately held software company focused on laboratory business analytics. Under the agreement, Roche is acquiring all shares of the company. The acquisition, which is subject to customary closing conditions, is expected to close on November 21, 2017. This acquisition allows Roche to expand its leading position in the Integrated Core Lab with business analytics capabilities, enabling laboratories to make faster data-driven informed decisions on their operations and processes. The cloud-based solution is secure, infrastructure-agnostic, interactive, and accessible from...
Source: Roche Media News - November 17, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

FDA approves Roche ’s Gazyva for previously untreated advanced follicular lymphoma
Roche announced today that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Gazyva ® (obinutuzumab) in combination with chemotherapy, followed by Gazyva alone in those who responded, for people with previously untreated advanced follicular lymphoma (stage II bulky, III or IV). The approval is based on results from the phase III GALLIUM study, which showed superior progression-fre e survival (PFS) for patients who received this Gazyva-based regimen compared with those who received a Rituxan® (rituximab)-based regimen as an initial (first-line) therapy. Follicular lymphoma, the most common slow-growing (indolent) f...
Source: Roche Investor Update - November 17, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

FDA approves Roche ’s Gazyva for previously untreated advanced follicular lymphoma
Roche announced today that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Gazyva ® (obinutuzumab) in combination with chemotherapy, followed by Gazyva alone in those who responded, for people with previously untreated advanced follicular lymphoma (stage II bulky, III or IV). The approval is based on results from the phase III GALLIUM study, which showed superior progression-fre e survival (PFS) for patients who received this Gazyva-based regimen compared with those who received a Rituxan® (rituximab)-based regimen as an initial (first-line) therapy. Follicular lymphoma, the most common slow-growing (indolent) f...
Source: Roche Media News - November 17, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Centene names Cindy Brinkley president
Centene Corp. has promoted Cindy Brinkley to president and chief operating officer, effective Thursday. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - November 17, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Angela Mueller Source Type: news

The Big Move: John R. Oishei Children ’s Hospital
After years of planning, patients and staff settle in at John R. Oishei Children ’s Hospital. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - November 17, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Tracey Drury Source Type: news

MMS Selected by Paratek to Support its NDA Submissions for...
MMS Holdings Inc. (MMS) announced today that it was selected by Paratek Pharmaceuticals, Inc. to support the development of its U.S. new drug applications (NDAs) for omadacycline. The omadacycline...(PRWeb November 17, 2017)Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2017/11/prweb14931818.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - November 17, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Former FDA Official to Conduct Popular ComplianceOnline Seminar on...
ComplianceOnline, the leading GRC advisory network, and ex-FDA official, Peggy Berry, will conduct a two day seminar on eCTD Submissions of IND and NDA/BLA to the US FDA, EU and Canada.(PRWeb November 17, 2017)Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2017/11/prweb14927813.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - November 17, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Benzer Pharmacy Celebrates People ’s First HR Award Nomination
Tampa Bay Business Journal Nominates HR Director Diana Calle for People's First HR Award.(PRWeb November 17, 2017)Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2017/11/prweb14925743.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - November 17, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

APSHO Announces the Inaugural Mary Pazdur Award for Excellence in...
The Advanced Practitioner Society for Hematology and Oncology (APSHO) announces the creation of the Mary Pazdur Award for Excellence in Advanced Practice in Oncology. The annual award will be given to...(PRWeb November 17, 2017)Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2017/11/prweb14924369.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - November 17, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Tunnell Consulting CMC Statistician Julia O'Neill to Present at...
O’Neill to Take Part in Session on Control Strategy for Gene and Cell Therapies.(PRWeb November 17, 2017)Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2017/11/prweb14932419.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - November 17, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

FDAnews Announces — Implementing Risk Strategies for the Supply Chain,...
Risk management tools promise greater control over far-flung suppliers. Anthony Parise shows drug and devicemakers new ways to deal with far-flung suppliers, using risk-management tools to boost...(PRWeb November 17, 2017)Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2017/11/prweb14924441.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - November 17, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

‘How to Survive a Plague’ wins Baillie Gifford non-fiction prize
David France’s book chronicles the response to the Aids epidemic (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - November 16, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Shanghai Pharma Buys U.S. Cardinal Health's China Business Shanghai Pharma Buys U.S. Cardinal Health's China Business
Shanghai Pharmaceuticals Holding Co has agreed to buy Cardinal Health Inc's China drug distribution business for $557 million, winning a highly competitive auction in a move that will greatly expand its presence nationwide.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Daiichi gave Delhi High Court wrong information: Singh brothers
Contrary to Daiichi's allegation that RHC had violated these orders, Dutt said the unencumbered shares of RHC in Religare have gone above what were undertaken in March. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - November 16, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

USFDA issues warning letter to Lupin's Goa, Indore plants
On Lupin's Pithampur (Indore) plant, the US health regulator said the company invalidated initial OOS laboratory results without adequate investigations. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - November 16, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Study Reveals Possible Connection Between High Fructose Corn Syrup And Opioid Addiction
New research shows an interesting interplay between high fructose corn syrup and oxycodone in the brains of rats, with revealing insights for humans taking opioids. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 16, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: David DiSalvo, Contributor Source Type: news