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PBN hosts Hawaii's Best Doctors reception: Slideshow

PBN hosts Hawaii's Best Doctors reception: Slideshow

PBN’s July 26 issue featured Hawaii’s Best Doctors as determined by Best Doctors in America for 2019-2020. On Tuesday night, we held a reception for the physicians at StripSteak Waikiki in the International Market Place. Click through the gallery above to see images from the night. The […]

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Florida among top 10 markets for medical marijuana industry

Florida among top 10 markets for medical marijuana industry

The Sunshine State is No. 2 in the nation for medical marijuana industry growth, behind only Oklahoma, according to Marijuana Business Daily. The rankings sorted states by the average daily increase of patients, while also showing how much of a state’s population by percent is part of […]

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Guest opinion: Proposed law threatens affordable health care

Guest opinion: Proposed law threatens affordable health care

Health care is already too complex and costly without adding more layers of unnecessary bureaucracy and regulation. But that’s exactly what a bill under consideration by the California legislature would do.  Many businesses in the Bay Area and across the state have created what are known as […]

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GWU developed a life-saving drug. It just sold some royalty rights in an 8-figure deal.

GWU developed a life-saving drug. It just sold some royalty rights in an 8-figure deal.

The university struck a deal with Baring to sell some of its U.S. rights for a drug used to treat dangerously low blood pressure. Source link

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HMSA reports $6.8M gain for Q2

HMSA reports $6.8M gain for Q2

The Hawaii Medical Service Association reported an investment gain of $6.8 million, noting the gain gives them financial stability for Q2. The Hawaii-based health plan reported a 1.6% net gain in its filing with the state Insurance Division. “This filing shows that we’re close to breaking even […]

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California Northstate University hospital project seeks to sell up to $900 million in bonds

California Northstate University hospital project seeks to sell up to $900 million in bonds

The Elk Grove hospital may become a nonprofit under new financing options the for-profit university is considering. Source link

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Harried marijuana entrepreneurs get a few extra hours to apply for state licenses

Harried marijuana entrepreneurs get a few extra hours to apply for state licenses

Would-be medical marijuana license entrepreneurs have a few more hours to get their license applications in to the state of Missouri. Source link

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Tria Health partnership saves JoCo agency $1M a year

Tria Health partnership saves JoCo agency $1M a year

With the help of Tria Health’s pharmacists and one-on-one consultations for medication therapy management, Johnson County was able to save an average of $1,028 on health care costs per year for the government plan’s more than 7,000 members. Source link

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IPO filing offers detailed look inside rapidly expanding Nashville health care company

IPO filing offers detailed look inside rapidly expanding Nashville health care company

SmileDirectClub may be growing at breakneck speeds — but the Nashville-based company is still not profitable. Source link

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Why Cindy Eckert pulled nearly $16M into Sprout revamp

Why Cindy Eckert pulled nearly $16M into Sprout revamp

Just over a year after re-launching her old company, Cindy Eckert has brought in another $15.9 million from an army of investors to continue bolstering their sales of its ‘female viagra.’ Source link

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