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Newport Beach-based Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian has been certified as a “Comprehensive Stroke Center” by Milford, Ohio-based DNV GL Healthcare USA Inc.
OCTANe in Aliso Viejo formed a division it dubbed ‘Growth Services,’ to increase “resources, intelligence, capital and deal flow,” for the group’s members, partners, investors, entrepreneurs and accelerator alumni, Chief Executive Bill Carpou said.
Allergan Plc President and Chief Executive Brent Saunders is now also Chairman of the drug maker’s board of directors, replacing Paul Bisaro.
Shares of Edwards Lifesciences Corp. in Irvine fell 15% to about $96.50 a share and a $20 billion market cap on a lower-than-expected increase in its most recent quarter on international sales of its main product, the Sapien heart valves.
Aliso Viejo-based Cianna Medical Inc. has raised about $4.2 million in venture capital funding from 12 investors.
San Clemente-based VertiFlex Inc. has raised about $15.2 million from six investors.
Pinscriptive in San Juan Capistrano a software analytics company focused on specialty drugs announced today that it’s closed $1.78 million in seed funding since it started in March 2015, with $500,000 of that amount received in August.
Placentia-Linda Hospital named Christina Oh chief executive to succeed outgoing Interim Chief Executive Chuck Orlando.
Harbor MedTech Inc. in Irvine raised $5 million in equity funding from three investors as part of an unfinished $8.5 million effort, a regulatory filing said.
ICU Medical Inc. in San Clemente said it would buy New York-based Pfizer Inc.’s infusion therapy division in a cash-and-stock deal valued at $1 billion.
Griffin-American Healthcare REIT IV Inc. in Irvine bought two medical office buildings, one each in Michigan and Alabama, for a combined $25 million.
Orange-based Merical Inc. has been acquired on undisclosed terms by private-equity firm Linden Capital Partners LLC in Chicago.
Masimo Corp. Chief Executive Joe Kiani co-led a $24 million equity investment in Stereotaxis Inc. that could be worth as much as $50 million.
The Hass Avocado Board in Mission Viejo formed a four-year partnership with the American Heart Association “to galvanize Americans to eat the recommended amounts of fruits and vegetables every day.”
Frost Data Capital in San Juan Capistrano will work with DST Systems Inc. in Kansas City, Mo., on big data analysis for healthcare companies.