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Catholic Health's new CEO ready to lead

Catholic Health's new CEO ready to lead

With six months as CEO under his belt, Mark Sullivan is working on establishing Catholic Health as the region’s quality leader. Source link

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First look: OhioHealth to open wellness center for stroke, neurological rehabilitation in 2019

First look: OhioHealth to open wellness center for stroke, neurological rehabilitation in 2019

OhioHealth is building what it calls a first-of-its-kind fitness and wellness center tailored for patients with stroke, multiple sclerosis and other neurological conditions. Central Ohio’s largest health system expects to wrap up a $10 million campaign by year’s end for the $12.1 million OhioHealth Neuroscience Wellness Center, […]

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Providence cancer spinoff charges ahead with immunotheapy drugs

Providence cancer spinoff charges ahead with immunotheapy drugs

Since Agonox did a deal with an AstraZeneca, the company has moved into new areas of research. Source link

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Amazon, JPMorgan, Berkshire health care venture names COO

Amazon, JPMorgan, Berkshire health care venture names COO

The Boston-based health care startup being launched by Amazon.com Inc., Berkshire Hathaway Inc. and JPMorgan Chase & Co. has named a former Comcast Corp. executive as its chief operating officer. The appointment of Jack Stoddard, who most recently served as general manager for digital health at Comcast, […]

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Delta Dental invests $155 million in Oregon health insurer

Delta Dental invests $155 million in Oregon health insurer

Delta Dental of California is investing $155 million for a 50 percent ownership stake in Moda, enabling the Portland-based health insurer to expand around the country, the two companies announced today. The partnership also allows the California dental insurance plan — which serves about 36 million members […]

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Obamacare insurance unit boosts income at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin

Obamacare insurance unit boosts income at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin

The growth of Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin’s health insurance business in the online individual marketplace paid off with increased revenue and operating income. Source link

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Juno Therapeutics and investors reach settlement related to fatal drug trial

Juno Therapeutics and investors reach settlement related to fatal drug trial

The $24 million mediated settlement stems from a string of patient deaths that nearly derailed Seattle’s star biotech startup two years ago. Source link

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30 Under 30 winner: Jeb Dunkelberger, Highmark Inc.

30 Under 30 winner: Jeb Dunkelberger, Highmark Inc.

Jeb Dunkelberger is director of reimbursement, strategy and innovation at Highmark Inc. and a winner of the Pittsburgh Business Times’ 30 Under 30 award program. Here’s some fast facts about Dunkelberger: Age: 29 Birthplace: Wilmington, Delaware Current residence: Downtown Pittsburgh Education: B.S., human nutrition, foods and exercise, […]

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Good night, sleep tight, don’t let the cell phones bite

Good night, sleep tight, don’t let the cell phones bite

The Encyclopedia Britannica was first published in 1768 and expanded under 15 editions before the final print version in 2010.  That version has about 40,000 articles containing over 40 million words. Seems quite impressive until you consider that Wikipedia currently has more than 40 million articles containing […]

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Tips to mothers on how to manage breast feeding while at work

Tips to mothers on how to manage breast feeding while at work

Pumping at work can take a lot of dedication, planning, and well … plenty of work. For working moms who don’t have the flexibility or regular break times, it can be a bit challenging. Trying to find a place to pump may sometimes be easier said than […]

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