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Richard Ha stepping down as CEO of Big Island medical marijuana dispensary

Richard Ha stepping down as CEO of Big Island medical marijuana dispensary

Hawaii farmer Richard Ha is stepping down as CEO of Big Island-based medical marijuana dispensary Lau Ola. Lau Ola, which is one of two dispensaries on the island, has not yet started sales. The former banana farmer and medical marijuana advocate told the Honolulu Star-Advertiser his decision […]

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National medical platform expands to Alabama

National medical platform expands to Alabama

Nurx, a San Francisco-based consumer health care and telemedicine company, is now available across the state of Alabama.  The company offers free online consultations and home delivery of medications, including birth control and the HIV prevention medication PrEP.  Nurx, according to the company, is focused on markets […]

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Health care CEOs all say a ‘new model’ is needed but differ on what it looks like

Health care CEOs all say a ‘new model’ is needed but differ on what it looks like

In this edited portion of the TBBJ roundtable on health care, area CEOs grapple with a balance between quality care and fiscal management. Source link

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Bardavon Health lands millions to fund nationwide expansion

Bardavon Health lands millions to fund nationwide expansion

Bardavon Health Innovations LLC said Thursday that it has raised $15 million to fund a nationwide expansion. The Overland Park-based health data company said that NewRoad Capital Partners led the new financing round. Bardavon will use the money to expand from 21 states to the rest of […]

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Hospital company files Chapter 11 with over $565M in debt

Hospital company files Chapter 11 with over $565M in debt

The company plans to sell two hospitals, and maybe more to come. Source link

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Children's CEO Fisher: ‘My gratitude is off the charts’ following cancer recovery

Children's CEO Fisher: ‘My gratitude is off the charts’ following cancer recovery

After Michael Fisher was diagnosed with lymphoma in March, the CEO of Cincinnati Children’s Hospital took a leave of absence to begin cancer treatment. Source link

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When hospitals merge, patients often pay more

When hospitals merge, patients often pay more

An analysis conducted for The New York Times shows that mergers have essentially banished competition and raised prices for hospital admissions in most cases, according to an examination of 25 metropolitan areas with the highest rate of consolidation from 2010 through 2013, a peak period for mergers. […]

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Life sciences investment bank Leerink to be acquired for $280M

Life sciences investment bank Leerink to be acquired for $280M

The parent company of Silicon Valley Bank has agreed to acquire Leerink Partners LLC, a Boston-based investment bank that focuses on the life sciences and health care industries, the companies announced Tuesday. Under the deal, Silicon Valley Bank’s parent company, Santa Clara-based SVB Financial Group, will pay $280 […]

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Money and medicine: Banner CEO Peter Fine among nation's best-paid health care execs

Money and medicine: Banner CEO Peter Fine among nation's best-paid health care execs

Anyone who’s paid a medical bill can tell you there are bundles of money in health care, especially for the men and women overseeing patient care at the nation’s diverse mix of hospitals and health systems. A Business Journals analysis of thousands of payroll records at health […]

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Bucks County Hospital names new president

Bucks County Hospital names new president

St. Mary Medical Center named Dr. Lawrence Brilliant as its next president. Brilliant joined the Langhorne hospital in 2015 as its medical director of emergency services. He was promoted to vice president and chief medical officer in early 2017. He will begin his tenure as president on […]

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