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.
Irvine-based St. Joseph Health said today it signed a definitive agreement with Renton, Wash.-based Providence Health and Services.
HEALTHCARE: Adds software firm on undisclosed terms
Alphaeon Corp. keeps on making deals.
Will Expand Initiative To Connect Ideas, Investors
Panel discussions and business plan competitions weren’t the only agenda items on deck at the Medical Device & Investor Forum held this month by Aliso Viejo-based group OCTANe.
San Clemente-based ICU Medical Inc. will close its manufacturing plant in Vrable, Slovakia, and cut 265 jobs, according to a Securities and Exchange Commission filing.
Irvine-based Alphaeon Corp. said today that it would buy Lensar Inc. for up to $59 million.
HEALTHCARE: Also talks up leadership on aesthetics
Brent Saunders, chief executive and architect of the “new” Allergan PLC, stayed on the go during a visit to Orange County earlier this month.
Manufacture of Parts For Others ‘Outperformed’
Making parts for other manufacturers is paying off for San Clemente-based ICU Medical Inc.
HEALTHCARE: Kybella seen as next ‘pipeline in a product’ for drugmaker
Allergan PLC’s operations in Irvine appear poised to remain front and center in the drugmaker’s research and development endeavors.
U.S. District Court Judge David Carter of Santa Ana has declined a request from Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc., led by Chief Executive Mike Pearson, and activist investor Bill Ackman to dismiss a lawsuit accusing them of insider trading in shares of Allergan Inc.
Drug makers Allergan PLC and Pfizer Inc. are eyeing a plan to make current Allergan Chief Executive Brent Saunders head of a combined company if they reach a takeover deal, Bloomberg Business reported today, citing unnamed sources.