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Revenue Cycle Managing Has Much Room to Grow
Irvine-based Quality Systems Inc. will get a bump from the growing revenue cycle management sector in coming years, according to a recently issued analyst report.
HEALTHCARE: New entity owns nursing home properties
Orange County has a new publicly traded healthcare company among its ranks.
The La Palma-based Innovation Institute, a provider of business services, products and investment management services to health systems, said today that it formed a new staffing business.
Fountain Valley-based MemorialCare Health System said that its Miller Children’s Hospital Long Beach is now known as Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach.
Activist investor Bill Ackman said today that he and his Pershing Square Capital Management LP will call for a special shareholders’ meeting of Allergan Inc. in order to remove six of its directors—the latest in the ongoing hostile takeover effort by Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc.
HEALTHCARE: Valeant’s sweetened bids look short in expectations game
There was no shortage of numbers punctuating the battle for Allergan Inc. last week, when the sum total pointed to a possible shift in favor of the Irvine-based drug maker’s effort to stave off a hostile takeover bid by Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc.
Results From Europe Show ‘Positive Trend’
A federal approval and newly released clinical trial results have put a spotlight on Direct Flow Medical Inc., a Santa Rosa-based heart valve startup that makes its devices in Lake Forest.
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. today added more cash to its hostile takeover bid for Irvine-based Allergan Inc.
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. has added more cash to its hostile bid for Irvine-based drug maker Allergan Inc., raising the total offer to about $50 billion.
Allergan Boss Works Back Channels to Fend Off Valeant
A team of specialists will continue Allergan Inc.’s battle for the minds and wallets of shareholders this week, when Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. is expected to hike its $47 billion hostile bid for the Irvine-based drug maker.
ADVERTISING: Santa Ana firm’s new division key to win
A new approach by a Santa Ana-based healthcare advertising agency appears to be bearing fruit.
Deborah Proctor, chief executive of Irvine-based St. Joseph Health, received the 2014 Woman of the Year award from the Women in Health Administration of Southern California.
Levy Meant to Raise $30B for Health Reform
Along-running effort to repeal a federal tax on medical device makers’ revenue flared up yet again this month.
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. should raise its unsolicited offer to buy Irvine-based Allergan Inc. to roughly $53.5 billion to $59.5 billion or $180 to $200 a share, according to an investor survey released today by JP Morgan.
Deborah Proctor, chief executive of Irvine-based St. Joseph Health, received the 2014 “woman of the year” award from the Southern California Women in Health Administration.