Hospital Giant HCA Makes $822 Million Profit Off CARES Act Stimulus Money
The large hospital operator HCA Healthcare reported an $822 million profit off the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act known as CARES. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - July 22, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Japsen, Senior Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Consumer Tech /consumer-tech Editors' Pick editors-pick business pharma Source Type: news

Will Autonomous Vehicles Bring A Jobless Future? A New MIT Report Says Not So Fast
Highly automated (so-called “Level 4”) vehicles are at least a decade away from widespread adoption, and are likely to evolve unevenly across regions and geographies (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - July 22, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: David Mindell, Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation AI /ai Business Manufacturing Source Type: news

The latest: What they are saying: intellectual property protections critical as we work to defeat COVID-19
America ’s biopharmaceutical companies are committed to COVID-19 treatment and vaccine research and development (R&D). Reliable IP protections have helped drive innovation and enhance patient access to breakthrough therapies. Innovators are also relying on these strong protections to discover new medical advances that will keep patients healthy during this pandemic and after. (Source: The Catalyst)
Source: The Catalyst - July 22, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Tom Wilbur Tags: Research and Development Intellectual Property IP Explained Coronavirus Source Type: news

COVID-19 Has Strengthened Pharma's Negotiating Hand COVID-19 Has Strengthened Pharma's Negotiating Hand
Dr John Marshall discusses the impact of COVID-19 on discussions related to drug prices.Medscape Oncology (Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines)
Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines - July 22, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Infectious Diseases Commentary Source Type: news

Pfizer Gets $1.95 Billion U.S. Deal For 100 Million Doses Of Planned Covid-19 Vaccine
The vaccine could be available as early as October 2020. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - July 22, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Alexandra Sternlicht, Forbes Staff Tags: Business /business Innovation /innovation Healthcare /healthcare Science /science News Breaking breaking-news Coronavirus under 30 Source Type: news

BD receives FDA Approval for HPV Test with Extended Genotyping Capabilities
BD Onclarity™ HPV Assay is the only FDA-approved HPV assay to individually identify and report genotypes beyond 16, 18 and 45 FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., July 22, 2020 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX... Diagnostics, Oncology, FDA BD , Onclarity, HPV Assay, human papillomavirus (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - July 22, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

U.S. Daily Coronavirus Deaths Surge Past 1,000 As Trump Finally Recommends Masks
Dr. Anthony Fauci predicted in late June that deaths would exponentially rise in the coming weeks. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - July 22, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Lisette Voytko, Forbes Staff Tags: Business /business Innovation /innovation Healthcare /healthcare Science /science Breaking breaking-news Coronavirus Source Type: news

Luminex Files for Emergency Use Authorization for Expanded NxTAG Respiratory Panel Test Including SARS-CoV-2
Syndromic testing will streamline respiratory infection diagnosis as COVID-19 pandemic collides with start of flu season AUSTIN, Texas, July 22, 2020 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Luminex Corporation (NASDAQ: LMNX) today announced that i... Diagnostics, FDA Luminex, SARS-CoV-2, COVID-19, NxTAG (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - July 22, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Iqvia CFO leaves for same role with Biogen
A major contract research organization in the Triangle is looking for its next CFO. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - July 22, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Lauren Ohnesorge Source Type: news

Experiencing Racism May Worsen Subjective Cognitive Function
WEDNESDAY, July 22, 2020 -- Experiences of racism are associated with lower subjective cognitive function (SCF) among African-American women, according to a study published online July 21 in Alzheimer's& Dementia: Diagnosis, Assessment&... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 22, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Glaucoma Patients Worry About Managing Disease During Pandemic
WEDNESDAY, July 22, 2020 -- Glaucoma patients are concerned about managing their condition during the COVID-19 lockdowns, according to the results of a survey released by the Glaucoma Research Foundation (GRF). With support from Aerie... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 22, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Early Dialysis Does Not Reduce Mortality in Critically Ill With AKI
WEDNESDAY, July 22, 2020 -- Accelerated initiation of renal-replacement therapy is not associated with a reduced risk for death at 90 days among critically ill patients with acute kidney injury, according to a study published in the July 16 issue of... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 22, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Epidemiology of Herpes Simplex Virus in Europe Transitioning
WEDNESDAY, July 22, 2020 -- The epidemiology of herpes simplex virus (HSV)-1 is transitioning away from oral acquisition in childhood with an increasing proportion of HSV-1 detection in genital herpes, according to a study published online July 16... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 22, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Cord Blood Transplants May Treat Nonmalignant Genetic Disorders
WEDNESDAY, July 22, 2020 -- For children born with various nonmalignant disorders, a reduced-intensity conditioning (RIC) regimen and single-unit unrelated umbilical cord blood (UCB) transplant results in high survival and low rates of graft... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 22, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Elective Services in Pulmonary, Sleep Medicine to Resume During COVID-19
WEDNESDAY, July 22, 2020 -- In a guidance document issued by an American Thoracic Society-led international task force, published online July 14 in the Annals of the American Thoracic Society, recommendations are presented for the resumption of... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 22, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

CDC: Former Smokers Have Higher Levels of Fair, Poor Health
WEDNESDAY, July 22, 2020 -- Smoking cessation is beneficial, but even after cessation, former smokers have worse health measures, according to a study published online July 22 in National Health Statistics Reports, a publication from the U.S.... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 22, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Inpatient Imaging Volumes Down During COVID-19 Pandemic
WEDNESDAY, July 22, 2020 -- During the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been a decrease in inpatient imaging volumes, according to a study published online June 18 in the Journal of the American College of Radiology. Jason J. Naidich, M.D., from... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 22, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Some With Opioid Use Disorder Rejected From Post-Acute Care
WEDNESDAY, July 22, 2020 -- Individuals hospitalized with opioid use disorder (OUD) frequently experience explicit discrimination when being rejected from post-acute care, according to a study published online July 15 in the Journal of Addiction... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 22, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Pembrolizumab Use Supported in Advanced Melanoma
WEDNESDAY, July 22, 2020 -- Use of pembrolizumab is supported among patients with advanced melanoma, regardless of BRAF V600E/K mutation status or prior receipt of a BRAF inhibitor (BRAFi) with or without MEK inhibitor (MEKi) therapy, according to a... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 22, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Covid-19 Stopped Water Pollution Monitoring At A Major Radioactive Site For Months
Technical Area 54 is a part of Los Alamos National Labs (LANL) in New Mexico - the same Los Alamos that was home to the Manhattan Project, which ushered in the atomic era and today continues to produce radioactive triggers for nuclear weapons. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - July 22, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Eric Mack, Contributor Tags: Science /science Innovation /innovation Healthcare /healthcare Editors' Pick editors-pick Coronavirus Source Type: news

Why Are Black Mothers At More Risk Of Dying?
Studies conducted in the U.S. and UK show that Black women are consistently much more likely to die from complications surrounding pregnancy and childbirth. Some have pointed to systemic problems within healthcare and assumptions made about patients based on race. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - July 22, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Alice Broster, Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Source Type: news

Fabien Cousteau Is Raising $135 Million To Build The International Space Station Of The Deep Sea
Fabien Cousteau, grandson of famous undersea explorer Jacques-Yves Cousteau, is building on his family legacy by constructing a state-of-the art research facility —60 feet below the surface of the ocean. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - July 22, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Alex Knapp, Forbes Staff Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Science /science Editors' Pick editors-pick Decision Maker decision-maker Source Type: news

US spends $2bn to secure Covid-19 vaccine
BioNTech and Pfizer announce deal for 100m doses of coronavirus inoculation candidate (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - July 22, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Coronavirus latest: Gold pushes to nine-year peak as dollar and yields weaken
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - July 22, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Saint Leo University adds new health care college to build talent pipeline for emerging field
Saint Leo University, the Pasco County private Catholic university, has added a new college to its offerings. The College of Health Professionals launches at a time when a focus on health care is at an all-time high during the coronavirus pandemic. The college announced its four-year degree — a bachelor’s in health education and health promotion — on Tuesday. “This innovative curriculum really s hows the benefit of a four-year university program for those interested in the field," Kathleen… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - July 22, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Lauren Coffey Source Type: news

Boris Johnson must ‘build build build’ cities less welcoming to disease
Ministers want shortcuts to new UK housing. But urban environments should protect public health (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - July 22, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

9 Meters Biopharma begins patient trials with treatment for rare disease
For CEO John Temperato, it ’s a milestone that at one point seemed a million miles away. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - July 22, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Lauren Ohnesorge Source Type: news

Novum acquires Lambda Therapeutic Research lab
Pittsburgh-based clinical research organization Novum Pharmaceutical Research is expanding with the addition of a Canadian lab. Novum has integrated the Lambda Therapeutic Research clinic and bioanalytical lab in Toronto into its operations. The Toronto lab, founded in 2010, has the ability for phase I, pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamic and other trials and studies. The lab also develops and analyzes 15,000 samples a month . Novum was acquired by Lambda Therapeutic Research, a company based in India,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - July 22, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Paul J. Gough Source Type: news

Cuomo: We said outdoor dining was allowed
Gov. Andrew Cuomo wants to make something clear — the state said outdoor dining was allowed, but he says you don't dine when you go to a restaurant to drink. He says that is drinking. Cuomo started off this topic by saying flat out that the state never reauthorized bars to reopen. He says most states have not allowed bars to reopen, and that N ew York said outdoor dining was allowed, but that the state didn't authorize outdoor drinking. He says it's now a significant problem and local governments… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - July 22, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Kelly Dudzik Source Type: news

Vesigen Therapeutics launches with USD 28.5 million Series A investment led by Leaps by Bayer and Morningside Ventures
Investment addresses today’s challenge to efficiently transport next-generation therapeutics such as cell and gene therapy to the target and unlock their full potential as innovative therapies for patients / Vesigen’s ARMMs technology enables translation of new modalities such as RNAs and gene-editing complexes into novel treatments for multiple diseases (Source: Bayer Company News)
Source: Bayer Company News - July 22, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Fund managed out of Boston leads $40M investment into Ohio gene therapy startup
A gene therapy startup in Grove City has raised $40 million in venture capital to both bring biotech to market and manufacture genetic material for outside clients. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - July 22, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Carrie Ghose Source Type: news

These Dayton industries retained the most jobs using PPP funds
The top five industry sectors in the Dayton region used PPP funds to help protect over 82,000 jobs. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - July 22, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Hannah Poturalski Source Type: news

AngioDynamics beefing up Auryon laser team following acquisition
AngioDynamics purchased the laser from Israel startup Eximo Medical Ltd. in October for $66 million. Since then, the company has focused on training sales executives and physicians about the newly rebranded Auyron laser product. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - July 22, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Robin K. Cooper Source Type: news

Neutralizing antibodies isolated from COVID-19 patients may suppress virus
Researchers at Columbia University Irving Medical Center have isolated antibodies from several COVID-19 patients that, to date, are among the most potent in neutralizing the SARS-CoV-2 virus. These antibodies could be produced in large quantities by pharmaceutical companies to treat patients, especially early in the course of infection, and to prevent infection, particularly in the elderly. (Source: World Pharma News)
Source: World Pharma News - July 22, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Featured Research Research and Development Source Type: news

SCA Pharma Announces $10M Airport Expansion
SCA Pharmaceuticals of Little Rock, which makes sterile pharmaceuticals for hospital pharmacies and health care facilities throughout the country, says it will expand its operations in Little Rock. (Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care)
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - July 22, 2020 Category: American Health Source Type: news

C-Suite Awards 2020: Chris Lumsden, CEO of Northern Regional Hospital
"My challenge is to ensure that each and every NRH caregiver knows that they are essential, their jobs are precious, and that I have their backs and will fight for them ... I feel confident that if I help protect people that people will in turn protect our mission and finances short and long term." (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - July 22, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Sanitary Fittings Introduces New Product Line of DIN Fittings
Sanitary Fittings LLC, a distributor of stainless steel fittings and accessories, is introducing a new product line offering of DIN Fittings. The fittings will be available to purchase online in a...(PRWeb July 22, 2020)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/sanitary_fittings_introduces_new_product_line_of_din_fittings/prweb17270271.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - July 22, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

NOVA ScriptsCentral Launches New Partnership
Nova ScriptsCentral is now partnering with Honeybee Health(PRWeb July 22, 2020)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/nova_scriptscentral_launches_new_partnership/prweb17263451.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - July 22, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Female-Owned Florida based Global Biotech Pharmaceutical Marketing...
As the coronavirus spread across the U.S., Pharm Envee quickly began supplying millions of masks to help with the fight against Corona Virus(PRWeb July 22, 2020)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/female_owned_florida_based_global_biotech_pharmaceutical_marketing_company_pharmenvee_partners_with_byd_to_supply_n95_masks/prweb17231314.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - July 22, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

TrialScope Welcomes Moderna Into Its Community of Clinical Trial...
TrialScope, the global leader in clinical trial disclosure and transparency management technology, is proud to announce the addition of Moderna to its growing customer roster.(PRWeb July 22, 2020)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/trialscope_welcomes_moderna_into_its_community_of_clinical_trial_sponsors/prweb17270700.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - July 22, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Physician Partners of America is now offering COVID-19 tests to...
PPOA is not only set up to test patients at all its pain management clinics and ambulatory surgery centers; the company’s CLIA/COLA-certified labs can turn around results in as few as 48 hours. This...(PRWeb July 22, 2020)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/physician_partners_of_america_is_now_offering_covid_19_tests_to_patients_throughout_florida_texas_and_california/prweb17270085.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - July 22, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

GTMRx Institute Issues New Report Highlighting Need for Medication...
The Get the Medications Right™ Institute brings together Leaders in Health Care to Save Lives, Improve Quality of Life and Reduce Cost of Care(PRWeb July 22, 2020)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/gtmrx_institute_issues_new_report_highlighting_need_for_medication_management_reform_and_steps_to_achieve_it/prweb17261851.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - July 22, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

LeadingBiotech ’s Boston CEO & BD Conference  Joins BioPharm America™...
Stay at the forefront of biotech innovation by tapping into the richest pool of finance, experience and talent.(PRWeb July 22, 2020)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/leadingbiotechs_boston_ceo_bd_conference_joins_biopharm_america_for_a_must_attend_september_event/prweb17275370.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - July 22, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Unique Opioid and Opioid Antagonist related Composition of Matter and...
Ocean Tomo Bid-Ask™ Market announces auction of 40 unique opioid and opioid antagonist related composition of matter and manufacturing process patents from Brock University in jurisdictions throughout...(PRWeb July 22, 2020)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/unique_opioid_and_opioid_antagonist_related_composition_of_matter_and_manufacturing_process_patents_from_brock_university_available_on_the_ocean_tomo_bid_ask_market/prweb17275166.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - July 22, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

R3 International Offering New Stem Cell Therapy for Neuropathy Program...
R3 International is now offering a new stem cell therapy for neuropathy program in Mexico. The regenerative treatments involve up to 200 million stem cells and have been very effective at relieving...(PRWeb July 22, 2020)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/r3_international_offering_new_stem_cell_therapy_for_neuropathy_program_in_mexico/prweb17274379.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - July 22, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Catalent Biologics ’ Executive to Discuss Manufacturing Scale-up During...
Catalent, the leading global provider of advanced delivery technologies, development, and manufacturing solutions for drugs, biologics, cell and gene therapies, and consumer health products, today...(PRWeb July 22, 2020)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/catalent_biologics_executive_to_discuss_manufacturing_scale_up_during_a_pandemic/prweb17272042.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - July 22, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

What You Need to Know: Med Device UDI Submission to China, Upcoming...
In this free webinar, the featured speakers will discuss the known requirements of Unique Device Identification (UDI) registration of medical devices to the China National Medical Products...(PRWeb July 22, 2020)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/what_you_need_to_know_med_device_udi_submission_to_china_upcoming_webinar_hosted_by_xtalks/prweb17273967.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - July 22, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Philadelphia tech firm HealthVerity makes acquisition as it continues hiring push
Since Covid-19 began, HealthVerity has added 35 new employees, including seven from its most recent acquisition. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - July 22, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Michelle Caffrey Source Type: news

Coronavirus: California surpasses 400,000 cases, closes in on New York — as it happened
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - July 22, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Averitas Pharma Announces FDA Approval of Qutenza for the Treatment of Neuropathic Pain Associated with Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy of the Feet
AACHEN, Germany and MORRISTOWN, N.J., July 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Grünenthal announced today that its U.S. subsidiary Averitas Pharma, Inc. received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for Qutenza (capsaicin) 8% patch for the... (Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals)
Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals - July 22, 2020 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news