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.
Shares of Irvine-based Edwards Lifesciences Corp. slid today after the heart valve maker provided disappointing guidance for 2014. Edwards’ shares were down about 6% to a market value of $6.8 billion.
HEALTHCARE: Blackstone Group strikes deal with CVS at 5-year mark
Apria Healthcare Group Inc. has largely flown under the radar since it left Orange County’s public company ranks five years ago.
Says Post-Independence Shift Helps Shareholders
Irvine-based Sabra Health Care REIT Inc. continues to make progress on one of its stated goals since becoming an independent company three years ago: spreading its portfolio across a range of operators.
Irvine-based Edwards Lifesciences Corp. has appointed Scott Ullem as its new corporate vice president and chief financial officer.
HEALTHCARE: Costs were cut, hospital relationships endured
Alliance HealthCare Services Inc.’s new chief executive is settling into the job with some wind at his back, thanks to a big run-up of its shares on Wall Street.
HEALTHCARE: Plans separate operating, real estate companies
The Ensign Group Inc. is shrugging off comparisons to others in its industry as it prepares to split off its operating and real estate businesses into a pair of publicly traded companies.
Says Spending for Tax Breaks Not Appropriate
The question of whether hospitals in Orange County and other parts of California are providing “appropriate” amounts of community benefit spending surfaced again last month.
Cambodian Refugee Thrives as Autism Therapy Specialist
Garden Grove-based Behavioral Health Works has a made a growth market out of teaching people with autism how to change their conduct in an effort to improve their lives.
Gets Amaris Device Rights From German Maker
Alphaeon Corp., a Newport Beach-based “lifestyle healthcare” company, acquired the U.S. licensing rights to the Amaris excimer laser device this month from Germany-based Schwind eye-tech-solutions GMBH.
Foothill Ranch-based Skilled Healthcare Group Inc. has named Robert Fish its new chief executive.