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Inside Centene: A big deal that worked and a growing geographic reach

Inside Centene: A big deal that worked and a growing geographic reach

Centene Corp. this week credited its 2018 revenue and membership increases to acquisitions and new contracts around the country. Source link

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Ultimate Medical Academy commits to 10-year leases, upgrades at Tampa locations

Ultimate Medical Academy commits to 10-year leases, upgrades at Tampa locations

The company will lease space in Westshore as upgrades take place at its office and campus. Source link

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Merger called off between Baylor Scott & White, Memorial Hermann

Merger called off between Baylor Scott & White, Memorial Hermann

A proposed merger between Texas hospital giants Baylor Scott & White Health and Memorial Hermann Health System into one of the nation’s biggest health care systems has been nixed. Dallas-based Baylor Scott & White Health, the state’s largest not-for-profit system, and Memorial Hermann Health System of Houston […]

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Health-tech firm moves HQ to downtown Nashville, expects to double staff

Health-tech firm moves HQ to downtown Nashville, expects to double staff

Nashville has enticed another growing company to relocate its headquarters to town, this time from The Sunshine State. Health-tech startup Bridge Connector moved its base of operations into the Fifth Third Center last month, occupying 17,000 square feet on the building’s 24th floor. The company plans to […]

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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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