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Healthcare Data Firm in $34M Buy

Auxilio Inc. in Mission Viejo bought CynergisTek in Austin, Texas for up to $34.3 million—$26.8 million upfront and up to $7.5 million in milestone payments over the next five years.

Allergan Lowers Outlook, Identifies Growth Markets

Single-Digit Earnings Seen As Generic Comes on Line

Allergan PLC’s Irvine-based eye care and aesthetics and dermatology businesses continue their streak of being top earners despite the company lowering overall earnings expectations for this year to mid-single-digits.

St. Joe-Hoag Names New Hospital Execs

HEALTHCARE: Network also taps new chief operating officer

Irvine-based St. Joseph Hoag Health announced several executive changes within its network of seven hospitals.

Cryogenics Transportation Outfit Gets Trial Account

To Serve Over 50 Sites For Immunotherapy Tests

Irvine-based Cryoport Inc. will provide transportation services to Gradalis Inc.’s second and third phase clinical trials in advanced stage ovarian cancer and to a second phase trial for Ewing’s sarcoma, a rare tumor associated with children and young adults.

Alphaeon’s New Plan: Narrow Focus

HEALTHCARE: Looks to stick with aesthetics

Irvine-based lifestyle healthcare purveyor Alphaeon Corp. has hashed out a plan to narrow its focus on aesthetic medicine.

Cannabinoid Deal Aims to Boost Quality, Production

Biosynthetic Technology Licenses From Florida Firm

Nemus Bioscience Inc. continues to make strides with marijuana-based products, with its latest licensing deal promising higher quality cannabinoids with quicker production cycles.

Healthcare: Joe Kiani

Exec Grows Company, Movement

Masimo Corp. not only delivered on its promise for a 10-year growth plan since its 2007 initial public offering, Chief Executive Joe Kiani said the company is expanding patient safety efforts with its noninvasive patient-monitoring products.

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Masimo Gets Sensor OK

Masimo Corp. in Irvine received FDA clearance for the sale of its TFA-1 Single-Patient-Use Adhesive Forehead Sensor.

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Allergan in $2.9B Aesthetics Buy

Allergan plc bought LifeCell Corp., which develops aesthetic and regenerative medicine used in plastic surgery, for $2.9 billion, in a deal expected to close in the first quarter.

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Proctor Joins Senior Living Board

Deborah Proctor will join the board of Front Porch, a Glendale-based nonprofit operator of senior and affordable housing communities, starting January.

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