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Snags Patent Win, Gets Early Valve Competition
Edwards Lifesciences Corp. demonstrated the adage of “what goes up must come down” this month.
MemorialCare Health System has named a new chief financial officer and added a title to its corporate treasurer’s title.
Orange-based Western Dental Services Inc. has named Simon Castellanos its new chief executive officer.
Irvine-based Allergan Inc. said today in a federal filing that it has added a seat on its board of directors and appointed a former Genzyme Corp. chief executive to the post, effective Jan. 24.
Irvine-based healthcare software developer Kareo Inc. got $29.5 million in venture funding it said will go toward sales and marketing, among other areas, to help “accelerate growth.”
Fountain Valley-based MemorialCare Health System said today that Wendy Dorchester has been appointed chief administrative officer of its Seaside Health Plan business unit. The position is new.
HEALTHCARE: eVent gets grip on costs, cuts US sales for now
Lake Forest-based medical device maker eVent Medical Inc. is aiming entirely overseas for its growth for now, with plans to get back into the U.S. market by year-end.
Other items of interest in the Orange County Business Journal
The legal industry is in constant flux due to changing laws and shifting trends in the business of running law firms and in educating lawyers.
Boutwell Fay Specializes In Employee Benefits Law
Legal work related to healthcare reform has been taking up a growing share of business at Boutwell Fay LLP, an employee-benefits specialist whose partners said they expect the trend to strengthen through 2014 as various parts of the Affordable Care Act take effect.
Expands the Treatable Population for Valve
Direct Flow Medical Inc., a Santa Rosa-based heart valve startup that manufactures its devices in Lake Forest, has had a busy January.
Shares of Irvine-based Edwards Lifesciences Corp. were down today on news that the Food and Drug Administration granted an early approval of a less-invasive heart valve developed in Orange County and sold by rival Medtronic Inc.
Irvine-based eye device maker AqueSys Inc. said today that it has raised $43.6 million in a fourth round of funding.
Is your workplace great? We want to know. The Business Journal is working on its annual lists of the best places to work in Orange County.
Shares of Irvine healthcare software maker Quality Systems Inc. fell in afternoon trading Monday after the company warned of an impairment charge to its Hospital Solutions Division as a result of disappointing performance.