Vita Reed covers healthcare, including health insurance, hospitals, medical devices and drug companies for the Orange County Business Journal. She can be reached at email@example.com.
HEALTHCARE: Combo to make both more competitive
It’s not yet clear how Abbott Laboratories’ pending $25 billion buy of St. Jude Medical Inc. will impact the latter’s Orange County operations.
Transplant Startup from Ariz. Sees Breath Tool as Innovator
A startup company that recently relocated to Aliso Viejo is aiming to introduce breath analysis as a tool for weight management.
Will Be Interviewed By Another Company Veteran
David Pyott, retired chief executive and chairman of Allergan Inc., now Allergan PLC, will be the headliner next month at the annual Ophthalmology Technology Summit put on by OCTANe, an Aliso Viejo-based booster group for life sciences and other forms of technology.
Dallas-based Cerebain Biotech Corp. has moved its corporate headquarters from Dallas to Costa Mesa.
Mission Hospital today named Michael Beck chief administrative officer, a new position, for its Laguna Beach campus.
Breast Cancer Nonprofit Head Values Its Business Connections
Lisa Wolter credits passion and a variety of other factors for her long-running career in the nonprofit sector that’s been sewn “with the thread of women’s health.”
To Bring Estimated $34B, Windfall Could Fuel Deals
Dublin-based Allergan PLC, which has a Botox, medical aesthetics, dermatology and ophthalmology hub in Irvine, is getting close to divesting its generic drug portfolio to Israel-based Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.
Allergan PLC has reorganized its business segments as it prepares to divest its generic drug unit.
Irvine-based HCP Inc. will spin off its HCR ManorCare skilled nursing and assisted living businesses into a separate, publicly traded real estate investment trust.
HEALTHCARE: Joint control, women’s services part of deal
California Attorney General Kamala Harris will decide by June 13 whether Irvine-based St. Joseph Health will be allowed to affiliate with Providence Health and Services.