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Philip Morris parent invests $2.4 billion in Cronos cannabis

Philip Morris parent invests $2.4 billion in Cronos cannabis

One of the world’s biggest tobacco companies is bullish on bud. Altria, parent company of New York-based Philip Morris (NYSE: PM) and maker of Marlboro cigarettes, invested $2.4 billion into a Toronto medical and recreational marijuana company. The deal gives Altria (NYSE: MO) a 45 percent stake […]

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UH, Humana launch Humana Integrated Health System Sciences Institute

UH, Humana launch Humana Integrated Health System Sciences Institute

In September, Humana announced that it would donate $15 million to the university over 10 years in order to unite the UH College of Medicine and the existing colleges of nursing, pharmacy, social work and optometry. Source link

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C-Suite Awards: Gregory Cole

C-Suite Awards: Gregory Cole

Greg Cole has spent a decade with K2M Group Holdings Inc., joining in 2008 after helping take XM Satellite Radio public. At the time, he was looking for another early-stage company with similar aspirations. That’s when he connected with a college classmate, K2M CEO Eric Major. Since […]

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One Call's ride service hits milestones, sees new opportunities

One Call's ride service hits milestones, sees new opportunities

One Call, a national provider of health care solutions for the workers’ compensation industry, has seen rapid growth in its RelayRIDE system and is now expanding it into new markets. Almost 170 medical care providers now use RelayRIDE to get patients to appointments at nearly 5,000 non-emergency […]

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Innovation is more than skin deep for this medical device startup

Innovation is more than skin deep for this medical device startup

Luma’s “Illuvinate” system is an early player in the use of smartphones to deliver not only new ways to diagnose diseases but to actually treat certain conditions. Source link

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Medtronic will pay $51 million to settle federal complaints over ev3 marketing

Medtronic will pay $51 million to settle federal complaints over ev3 marketing

Medtronic has agreed to pay $51 million to settle federal complaints over marketing tactics used by Covidien and ev3, two other medical-technology businesses that are now part of Medtronic. Reuters reports on the settlement by Medtronic (NYSE: MDT), which is based in Ireland but has its operational […]

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UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center gets $30M gift from O'Neal Industries

UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center gets $30M gift from O'Neal Industries

O’Neal Industries and its shareholders have given the UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center the largest gift in UAB history. The $30 million gift will allow the cancer center to recruit additional cancer scientists and clinicians, expand cancer treatment clinical trials at UAB, plant the seed for a UAB/biotech […]

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FDA grants special designation for Bayer AI software

FDA grants special designation for Bayer AI software

Bayer announced in a release that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration granted a breakthrough device designation for an AI pattern recognition software that it is jointly developing with Merck. The software is designed for the treatment of chronic thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension (CTEPH), a rare form of […]

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Chestnut Hill Hospital workers OK 3-year contract

Chestnut Hill Hospital workers OK 3-year contract

The new contract between Tower Health and SEIU Healthcare Pennsylvania addresses wage disparities and employee access to local doctors and specialists. Source link

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Top of the List: Nashville's biggest hospitals

Top of the List: Nashville's biggest hospitals

What are the largest hospitals in Nashville? We ranked Nashville’s hospitals by gross patient revenue in 2017. To view the top five and see which one tops the list, check out the slideshow with this story. For the rest of Nashville’s top hospitals, take a look at […]

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