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Billionaire Opko CEO Frost issues first comment about SEC litigation

Billionaire Opko CEO Frost issues first comment about SEC litigation

A week after he was named in a civil lawsuit by the Securities and Exchange Commission, billionaire Phillip Frost, the CEO of Opko Health and a major donor to South Florida organizations, has issued a statement denying the allegations. On Sept. 7, the SEC filed a complaint […]

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Providence Heart Institute taking in patients from OHSU's transplant program

Providence Heart Institute taking in patients from OHSU's transplant program

Providence Heart Institute is in the process of transferring certain patients from Oregon Health & Science University’s heart transplant program, which was suspended recently after four specialists quit. Providence is transitioning all of OHSU’s ventricular assist device, or VAD, patients to Providence, according to an internal announcement […]

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'Success begets success': Steinberg on Centene project

'Success begets success': Steinberg on Centene project

A partnership led by development firm Hines closed escrow Thursday on the land for health insurance giant Centene Corp.’s planned 5,000-employee campus in North Natomas. Sacramento beat out Austin, Texas and Phoenix to be chosen as the site for the St. Louis-based company’s western hub, with city […]

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First look at Presbyterian's new Santa Fe hospital (slideshow)

First look at Presbyterian's new Santa Fe hospital (slideshow)

If Presbyterian’s new Santa Fe Medical Center doesn’t look or feel like a typical hospital, that’s because it was designed not to. Presbyterian’s leadership team, including Hospital Chief Executive Helen Brooks and Chief Medical Officer Dr. Anne Foster, and representatives from Albuquerque-based Jaynes Corp., the project’s general […]

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3 ways companies can make a difference in employees' health care

3 ways companies can make a difference in employees' health care

Tampa Bay health leaders offered ways employers can cut business and personal health care costs. Source link

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Portland agency receives $2.5M grant to expand mental health services to homeless youth

Portland agency receives $2.5M grant to expand mental health services to homeless youth

Outside In received a $2.5 million federal grant that will enable the Portland social service agency to triple the number of young adults it treats for mental health and substance use problems. Outside In was one of 16 organizations across the country to receive a grant from […]

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Teaching OB-GYN residents to stay in Buffalo

Teaching OB-GYN residents to stay in Buffalo

With the number of babies delivered at area hospitals on the rise, the region could face a shortage of obstetrician-gynecologists in coming years. A 2018 report on the OB-GYN workforce puts the Buffalo-Niagara metropolitan area in four worrisome categories:  Metros with the highest risk of shortages  Metro […]

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West Cancer Center ending Methodist affiliation, cofounding new oncology partnership

West Cancer Center ending Methodist affiliation, cofounding new oncology partnership

A new national partnership promises to benefit one of the area’s largest physician practices, and puts it further on the path to a national designation. At the same time, another partnership for the practice is coming to an end. Beginning in January 2019, West Cancer Center will […]

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OncoResponse raises $40 million to kickstart immunotherapy drug development

OncoResponse raises $40 million to kickstart immunotherapy drug development

OncoResponse’s discovery platform mines the immune systems of patients who have responded particularly well to cancer immunotherapies. Source link

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Florida Hospital to break ground on $15.6M Waterford Lakes freestanding ER

Florida Hospital to break ground on $15.6M Waterford Lakes freestanding ER

Florida Hospital will break ground on a new freestanding emergency room in Waterford Lakes. The nonprofit health care provider will hold a ceremony Sept. 13 for the estimated $15.6 million AdventHealth Waterford Lakes ER. The facility is expected to open second-quarter 2019 and have 300 temporary construction […]

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