Vita Reed covers healthcare, including health insurance, hospitals, medical devices and drug companies for the Orange County Business Journal. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
HEALTHCARE: Pyott says it should’ve pursued more buys itself
David Pyott says he would have done a few things differently leading up to his ultimately successful attempt to beat back a hostile takeover attempt of Allergan Inc. about two years ago.
Pham Intends to Maximize Value of Tried Treatments
Pharmaceutical entrepreneur Quang X. Pham, who made his name at Orange County-based startups in the 2000s, is back on the scene with a new company, Espero Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Newport Beach-based Blueprint Bio Inc. has received $7.5 million in Series A funding.
California Attorney General Kamala Harris has conditionally consented to Irvine-based St. Joseph Health’s proposed affiliation with Providence Health and Services.
Uses Cell Secretions, Bypassing Hurdles
Irvine-based AiVita Biomedical Inc., the latest creation of local stem cell entrepreneur Hans Keirstead, is working to set itself apart from other companies in the field that have struggled.
AAC Holdings Inc. said today it opened Laguna Treatment Hospital in Aliso Viejo.
Aliso Viejo-based Sequent Medical Inc. has been acquired for $280 million by Japan’s Terumo Corp.
Compound Could Treat Chemo-Induced Pain
Douglas Ingram’s drug development work encompasses more than just Alzheimer’s disease, which his Irvine-based Chase Pharmaceutical Corp. focuses on.
Orange County stem cell entrepreneur Hans Keirstead refers to his newly established biotechnology company as a “startup with mature assets.”