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Edwards Beats on Q2

Irvine-based Edwards Lifesciences Corp. surpassed analysts' expectations on second-quarter revenue and profit and hiked its 2016 forecast in a report issued after markets closed today.

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Glaukos CFO to Retire in 2017

Glaukos Corp. in Laguna Hills said Chief Financial Officer Richard Harrison will retire next year.

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Innovation Institute Buys IT Company

The La Palma-based Innovation Institute said today that it has acquired Corona-based information technology specialist Hospitality Business Network Solutions. A purchase price was not disclosed.

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Miller-Phipps Back in SoCal for Kaiser

Julie Miller-Phipps, former executive director of Kaiser Permanente’s Orange County service area, has been named president of the organization’s Southern California region, effective next month.

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Innovation Institute Adds Exec Search

Innovation Institute LLC in La Palma has acquired Summit Talent Group, a healthcare industry executive compensation and search firm in Columbia, Md.

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Providence St. Joseph in $100M Mental Health Effort

The newly formed Providence St. Joseph Health said today it is launching a $100 million effort toward improving mental healthcare in communities it serves.

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Edwards Names New Director

Irvine-based Edwards Lifesciences Corp. today named Leslie Heisz to its board of directors.

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Hoag to Perform Cancer Trials

Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian’s Hoag Family Cancer Institute has launched a first-phase clinical trial program.

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Cannabis Science to Irvine

Cannabis Science Inc. moved its corporate headquarters to Irvine from Colorado Springs, Colo.

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Saddleback Memorial CEO Retires

Fountain Valley-based MemorialCare Health System said today that Steve Geidt is retiring as chief executive of Saddleback Memorial Medical Center in Laguna Hills, effective in September.

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UCI, Harvard Renew Partnership

University of California- Irvine said today it and the Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute will receive up to $6.7 million in renewed federal funding to help improve patient safety in healthcare settings.

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NB Biotech Gets $7.5M

Newport Beach-based Blueprint Bio Inc. has received $7.5 million in Series A funding.

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AG Grants Conditional Consent to Providence-St. Joseph Combination

California Attorney General Kamala Harris has conditionally consented to Irvine-based St. Joseph Health’s proposed affiliation with Providence Health and Services.

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MemorialCare Teams With Boeing for Health Plan

Fountain Valley-based MemorialCare Health System said today it would work with Boeing Co. to create a customized health plan for the aerospace company’s employees and dependents in Orange County, Long Beach and the South Bay area of Los Angeles County.

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Rehab Hospital Opens in Aliso Viejo

AAC Holdings Inc. said today it opened Laguna Treatment Hospital in Aliso Viejo.