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Mission Viejo-based Auxilio Inc., a managed print services company focused on the healthcare industry, said it has signed a five-year, $18 million contract with the largest operating region of what it called “a top 10 U.S. health system.”
Irvine-based Insightra Medical Inc. has raised $12 million in a pair of fundings, according to a regulatory filing.
Actavis PLC said today it plans to replace most of the top executives at Allergan Inc. with its own personnel when its $68 billion acquisition of the Irvine-based drug maker closes next year.
Healthcare-focused venture capital firm Versant Ventures has raised $305 million for its latest fund.
Hospice Care Added To Other Facilities in County
Mission Viejo-based nursing home operator Ensign Group Inc. is making moves to the south.
We picked the veteran chief executive of Irvine-based Allergan Inc. as a the person to watch for a number of reasons, including the expectation of new products and his pick of a clear No. 2 executive in Douglas Ingram, Allergan’s president.
Freedom Innovations LLC, an Irvine-based maker of prosthetic devices, has received a minority equity investment from diversified manufacturer Parker Hannifin Corp.
Pacific Investment Management Co. founder Bill Gross and his wife, Sue, president of the Gross Family Foundation, have donated $10 million to Mission Hospital Laguna Beach.
New Law Loosens Process US Firms Have Criticized
Efforts over the past decade by several of Orange County’s better-known medical device executives to change Japanese laws are bearing fruit.
HEALTHCARE: $3.5B for maker of neurological drug
Aliso Viejo-based Avanir Pharmaceuticals Inc. hopes to continue its recent surge under new owner Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., which aims to beef up its neurology drug lineup following an upcoming patent expiration.
Kaiser Permanente has named Mark Costa its new executive director of its Orange County service area.
Actavis PLC, which is buying Irvine-based Allergan Inc., will lay off 200 workers at its operation just across the county line in Corona, according to a state filing.
Avanir Pharmaceuticals Inc. has agreed to be acquired by Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co. for $3.5 billion.
Works With Affiliates To Get Operations Lease
Hospital operator Integrated Healthcare Holdings Inc., one of Orange County’s lower-profile public companies, is working with some of its affiliates to lease a hospital in the High Desert community of Joshua Tree.
HEALTHCARE: Boss of N.J.-based Actavis likes OC’s appeal, talent
Orange County will remain a nerve center for Allergan Inc., according to the chief executive of its future parent company.