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Now CynergisTek, Auxilio HQ to Texas

HEALTHCARE: Will focus growth on Austin and cyber

Document services provider Auxilio Inc. grew rapidly this year.

Doctor Develops Newport Medical Office Project

HEALTHCARE: Sector trends mean fewer offices than planned

Interventional cardiologist Emanuel Shaoulian, founder of Pacific Coast Cardiology & Research treatment center and Pacific Coast Imaging in Newport Beach, calls his long-planned development project his “baby.”

Aerie Eyes US, European Approval for Eye Drugs

Recent Hires Ramp Up Its Sales, Marketing

Glaucoma drug developer Aerie Pharmaceuticals Inc. hopes for Food and Drug Administration approval by next year for its two advanced-stage drug candidates.

Peregrine Gives Back Some Gains

Shares in Peregrine Pharmaceuticals Inc. in Tustin rose 12% in intraday trading Monday and rose another 4% after hours on a nearly four-fold increase in revenue and a sharply lower quarterly loss; trading volume on the day was three times its 90-day average. In Tuesday midday trading the drugmaker gave back some of those gains.

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AiVita Boosts Beauty Arm With New Product Launch

HEALTHCARE: Proceeds will support cancer research

Stem cell researcher and entrepreneur Hans Keirstead is jazzing up AiVita Biomedical Inc.’s new consumer skin care product launch with a social media strategy and a new product, Root of Skin, which joins skin-care product Provoque, currently sold through authorized physicians.

Medical Device Makers Grow Employment 8.1%

HEALTHCARE: 39 biggest add over 1,500 workers in strong sector

Medical device makers with operations in Orange County added 1,560 employees over the 12 months ended July 30, for a growth rate of 8.1%, according to Business Journal research.

OC-Based Drugmakers Increase Employment 3%

Allergan Still No. 1; Dendreon Joins List

The biggest drugmakers with headquarters or significant operations in Orange County employed 2,861 here at the close of the year ended July 30, up nearly 3% from a year earlier.

Medical Wearables Converge With Consumer Products

Patient-Centered Approach Drives Mobility Surge

Last year’s wearable-technology market was valued at just over $13.2 billion, according to healthcare research firm Kalorama Information, a division of Market Research Group LLC in Rockville, Md. That’s projected to triple by 2020.

Medical Device Startup Plans Ultra-Lean Operation

Laser Associated Doesn’t Plan Additional Raise

Medical device startup Laser Associated Sciences hopes to commercialize its patient monitoring device while staying lean on capital.

J&J Vision Buys Dry Eye Platform

Santa Ana-based Johnson & Johnson Vision completed its acquisition of TearScience Inc. in Morrisville, N.C. Financial terms weren’t disclosed.

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