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What consumers want most from their health insurance

What consumers want most from their health insurance

Northern Californians are fortunate to have numerous options to choose from when it comes to shopping for health insurance and access to care. With plenty of healthy competition in the marketplace, the challenge comes down to making the right selection for your company and employees. Take a […]

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Soon-Shiong’s Verity Health System files for bankruptcy

Soon-Shiong’s Verity Health System files for bankruptcy

Verity Health System of California Inc., a nonprofit operator of six California hospitals managed by billionaire Patrick Soon-Shiong’s NantWorks LLC, has voluntarily filed for protection under Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection while it continues to seek a buyer. Verity, which submitted the filing Thursday to U.S. Bank Bankruptcy […]

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WeCare tlc’s goal is to fix a broken healthcare system

WeCare tlc’s goal is to fix a broken healthcare system

Lynn Jennings and Judy Garber decided to start their business to address the dysfunction plaguing the U.S. healthcare system. “While employers tried to figure out the flawed system’s inner workings, predatory firms devised dozens of ways to drive up costs,” Garber said. “About half of America’s healthcare […]

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UAB Health buys more property in Avondale

UAB Health buys more property in Avondale

The transaction follows the establishment of a business center a few years ago that brought hundreds of employees to the revitalizing area. Source link

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Tech giants join forces on tools to improve medical record sharing

Tech giants join forces on tools to improve medical record sharing

Despite more efforts to streamline the system, it’s still very difficult for patients to share medical records between health care providers. Source link

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MainStreet Family Urgent Care to expand, offer primary care

MainStreet Family Urgent Care to expand, offer primary care

MainStreet Family Urgent Care, a Birmingham-headquartered company that offers urgent care services throughout rural Alabama, will now offer primary care.  MainStreet leaders said it will attempt to seek a solution for the primary care issues in Alabama. It’s 16 clinics have started to accept primary care patients […]

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Massachusetts is no longer the king of biotech R&D employment

Massachusetts is no longer the king of biotech R&D employment

Massachusetts’ renowned biotech cluster has relinquished its top spot on the ranking of states with the highest research and development employment to its longtime West Coast rival. With its hospitals, universities and workforce pool, Massachusetts had long maintained an edge on R&D development and employment. But according […]

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UAB joins national stroke prevention initiative, partners with regional medical centers

UAB joins national stroke prevention initiative, partners with regional medical centers

UAB will take a leading role in joining the National Institutes of Health’s StrokeNet with a grant of $1 million over five years from the Nationals Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. NIH StrokeNet is a network of 25 regional centers across the U.S., involving over 200 […]

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FDA rejects rare disease drug developed by Cambridge's Akcea

FDA rejects rare disease drug developed by Cambridge's Akcea

The FDA rejected a drug developed by Cambridge biotech Akcea Therapeutics Inc. in partnership with California-based Ionis Pharmaceuticals that’s intended to treat a rare lipid disorder, halting hopes for a treatment for the currently unserved, debilitating disease. Cambridge-based Akcea (Nasdaq: AKCA) and Ionis (Nasdaq: IONS) announced the […]

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AHN to open downtown health center

AHN to open downtown health center

Allegheny Health Network will open a health care facility in the Golden Triangle. AHN and corporate parent Highmark Health will unveil plans for the AHN Downtown Medical Center at 501 Penn Ave. on Tuesday morning. AHN didn’t release specifics of the facility ahead of the news conference […]

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