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Insulet names its female president as next CEO

Insulet names its female president as next CEO

Billerica-based Insulet Corp. has announced that its president and chief operating officer, Shacey Petrovic, will take over as CEO next year, likely becoming the state’s largest company by market cap to be headed by a woman. Insulet’s current CEO, Patrick Sullivan, plans to retire from the role […]

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Cannabis company Charlotte’s Web Holdings raises more than $400 million, SEC filing says

Cannabis company Charlotte’s Web Holdings raises more than $400 million, SEC filing says

Two Form D SEC documents were filed for the company on Sept. 7. Source link

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Health Care Heroes award winner: Scott Lammie

Health Care Heroes award winner: Scott Lammie

Dr. Scott Lammie is a 2018 Health Care Heroes award winner in the health care innovation – individual category. Here’s his story: Scott Lammie takes a very basic approach to innovation when he’s working with nonprofits. “A lot of people think of innovation as some new technology […]

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Health Care Heroes award winner: AHN Addiction Medicine Care Team

Health Care Heroes award winner: AHN Addiction Medicine Care Team

The AHN Addiction Medicine Care Team is a 2018 Health Care Heroes award winner in the health care provider – organization category. Here’s the story: Allegheny Health Network has introduced a new program in response to the dramatic increase in opioid-related overdoses and deaths in recent years. […]

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Two more Peninsula IPOs tell the story of biotech's investment boom

Two more Peninsula IPOs tell the story of biotech's investment boom

And then there were 15. Two Bay Area biotech companies — one that started its first clinical trial in eye diseases in July, the other a pioneer in the fledgling field of hunting down cancer via a simple blood draw — seek to raise $100 million each […]

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'High-need' Genesee County funded for addictions services

'High-need' Genesee County funded for addictions services

With a recognition of high need for opioid treatment programs, Genesee County will receive funding to expand addiction services. The Genesee Council on Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Inc. will receive $650,000 in federal funding through the Opioid State Targeted Response Grant. The funds funnel through New York […]

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A first look at the newly opened Knight Cancer Research Building (Photos)

A first look at the newly opened Knight Cancer Research Building (Photos)

Five years after Nike co-founder Phil Knight issued a $1 billion challenge to Oregon Health & Science University, the Knight Cancer Research Building opened on Portland’s South Waterfront. The 320,000-square-foot building will bring together 650 employees, including researchers from different scientific disciplines, under one roof to pursue […]

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Billionaire Opko CEO Frost among 10 named in SEC civil lawsuit

Billionaire Opko CEO Frost among 10 named in SEC civil lawsuit

Billionaire Phillip Frost, the CEO of Opko Health and one of Miami’s most well-known entrepreneurs, is among 10 people named in a civil penny-stock fraud lawsuit by the Securities and Exchange Commission. A Miami Beach resident, Frost has a net worth of $2.6 billion, according to Forbes. […]

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UC Health provides location, advisers for Netflix movie

UC Health provides location, advisers for Netflix movie

UC Health doctors, nurses and other personnel aren’t likely to get top billing, but some had parts as extras or served as advisers during filming of the Netflix movie “Point Blank” on the hospital system’s main campus last week. Several scenes were filmed at the UC Health […]

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What's getting in the way of employers' getting handle on health care costs, quality

What's getting in the way of employers' getting handle on health care costs, quality

If value in health care is defined as the outcomes achieved per dollar spent, then panel members said the health care system is stuck in neutral despite movement toward value-based care. Source link

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