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Shares of Irvine-based Edwards Lifesciences Corp. slid today after the heart valve maker provided disappointing guidance for 2014. Edwards’ shares were down about 6% to a market value of $6.8 billion.
Says Post-Independence Shift Helps Shareholders
Irvine-based Sabra Health Care REIT Inc. continues to make progress on one of its stated goals since becoming an independent company three years ago: spreading its portfolio across a range of operators.
Irvine-based Edwards Lifesciences Corp. has appointed Scott Ullem as its new corporate vice president and chief financial officer.
HEALTHCARE: Costs were cut, hospital relationships endured
Alliance HealthCare Services Inc.’s new chief executive is settling into the job with some wind at his back, thanks to a big run-up of its shares on Wall Street.
HEALTHCARE: Plans separate operating, real estate companies
The Ensign Group Inc. is shrugging off comparisons to others in its industry as it prepares to split off its operating and real estate businesses into a pair of publicly traded companies.
Says Spending for Tax Breaks Not Appropriate
The question of whether hospitals in Orange County and other parts of California are providing “appropriate” amounts of community benefit spending surfaced again last month.
Cambodian Refugee Thrives as Autism Therapy Specialist
Garden Grove-based Behavioral Health Works has a made a growth market out of teaching people with autism how to change their conduct in an effort to improve their lives.
HEALTHCARE: Lease deal to add 150,000 SF to presence at Spectrum
Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian plans a major expansion of its operations in Irvine after inking a lease for a new medical office complex that will be built along Sand Canyon Avenue.
Placentia-based equipment-leasing services firm First Financial Corporate Services Inc. is expanding internationally with the launch of a subsidiary in Canada dubbed FF Canadian Leasing Inc.
Fountain Valley-based MemorialCare Health System appointed Diane Laird to its new chief strategy officer post.
Gets Amaris Device Rights From German Maker
Alphaeon Corp., a Newport Beach-based “lifestyle healthcare” company, acquired the U.S. licensing rights to the Amaris excimer laser device this month from Germany-based Schwind eye-tech-solutions GMBH.
Foothill Ranch-based Skilled Healthcare Group Inc. has named Robert Fish its new chief executive.
Fountain Valley-based MemorialCare Health System said today that it has appointed Diane Laird as its new chief strategy officer.
Mission Viejo-based nursing home operator Ensign Group Inc. has paid $48 million to settle a U.S. Department of Justice investigation stemming from a Medicare fraud lawsuit filed by two former workers.