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Tempe cancer treatment firm gets $10M financing in wake of FDA approval

Tempe cancer treatment firm gets $10M financing in wake of FDA approval

The company’s new FDA-approved procedure replaces the need for months of radiation following brain surgery. The first surgical procedure using the product was conducted Jan. 30. Source link

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OP angel group iiM hits $2.37M in investments

OP angel group iiM hits $2.37M in investments

Innovation in Motion LLC (iiM) is planting its roots in the animal health, ag-tech and human health industries. To date, the Overland Park-based angel investment group has invested $2.37 million in nine early-stage companies, including three in the Kansas City region: Kansas City-based mobility device startup Mobility […]

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3 health data trends to watch in 2019

3 health data trends to watch in 2019

The growing dialog on consumer health data suggests interoperability and access are increasing across a wide range of health care enterprises. But are we at a tipping point or are the barriers for consumers to access their health data still too high? There are three major trends […]

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FDA rejects Alkermes' depression drug, questions effectiveness

FDA rejects Alkermes' depression drug, questions effectiveness

The FDA has rejected Alkermes plc’s depression drug, repeating past questions around the drug’s effectiveness and the clinical trial data the company presented. Irish drugmaker Alkermes (Nasdaq: ALKS), which is one of Massachusetts’ largest pharmaceutical companies, had hoped to launch a daily medication for major depressive disorder […]

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Senior-Living Facilities

Senior-Living Facilities

Information was obtained from firm representatives. Information on The List was supplied by individual companies through questionnaires, phone interviews, company websites and could not be independently verified by Pacific Business News. Only those that responded to our inquiries were listed. Source link

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GE Healthcare spin-off through IPO still on track for 2019: CEO Culp

GE Healthcare spin-off through IPO still on track for 2019: CEO Culp

GE Healthcare, which has about 6,000 employees in metro Milwaukee, remains on track for a spin-off into a stand-alone publicly traded company this year, but General Electric’s CEO says he’s not ready to say precisely when that will happen. Source link

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Executive changes continue at Durham's Novan

Executive changes continue at Durham's Novan

As Novan (Nasdaq: NOVN) fights to increase its company value and avoid being delisted from Nasdaq, the company continues to reshape the executive team by bringing in new personnel, and locking in the services of critical managers. Paula Brown Stafford, the company’s former chief development officer, was […]

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Lessons learned from consumerism: New approaches improve health care for employers

Lessons learned from consumerism: New approaches improve health care for employers

Innovation continues to reshape how Americans work and live, with advances accelerating across many industries, including health care. New technologies and approaches are changing how care is paid for and delivered, putting access to information at our fingertips and creating a more seamless experience.  More than a […]

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Apellis names exec to lead Europe operations

Apellis names exec to lead Europe operations

Apellis Pharmaceuticals Inc. is expanding into Europe and has hired an executive to oversee those operations. Thomas Lackner joined Crestwood, Ky.-based Apellis as senior vice president, head of Europe. In his new role, Thomas will build out the launch organization in Europe for APL-2, Apellis’ signature treatment. […]

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New construction tech helps huge Downtown project stay on time and on budget

New construction tech helps huge Downtown project stay on time and on budget

Construction is getting high tech with sensor-enabled hard hats and workflow portals. Source link

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