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Afable Moves From St. Joseph to Startup

INNOVATION: OC50 vet CEO of Concierge KeyRichard Afable didn’t stay retired for long. The prominent Orange County healthcare industry veteran who stepped down as chief executive of St. Joseph Hoag Health in Irvine in December, recently took the chief executive role at Newport Beach-based Concierge Key Health LLC, a 1-year-old startup firm that created a mobile app for on-demand access to medical specialists.

MYnd Names New CEO

Mission Viejo-based MYnd Analytics Inc. (Nasdaq: MYND) appointed Patrick Herguth as chief executive officer, replacing George Carpenter who will assume the new role of chief innovation officer.

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Mazzo Criminal Case Dismissed

“Mr. Mazzo, you must be very happy.”

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No Mazzo Deal Yet

Late Tuesday, Judge David Carter ordered a second hearing, set for Thursday, before he will sign off on James Mazzo’s agreement with the Securities and Exchange Commission to settle insider trading charges.

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Skyworks Shares Down on Guidance

Shares of Skyworks Solutions Inc. are down after the chipmaker provided December quarter revenue and earnings targets below Wall Street expectations.

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Alteryx Q3 Revenue Up

Alteryx Inc. reported revenue increased 59% year-over-year to $54.2 million while posting a narrower loss of $244,000, compared to a loss of $3.3 million in the same period a year ago.

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Masimo 3Q Sales up 8.9%

Masimo Corp. (Nasdaq: MASI) reported third quarter revenue climbed 8.9% to $210.6 million. Product sales grew 12% to $202.1 million for the quarter while royalty and other revenue declined 38% to $8.5 million.

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Edwards: Sales Up, Shares Dip

Edwards Lifesciences Corp. (NYSE: EW) earned $226 million on sales of $907 million in its most recent quarter. Sales rose 10% year-over-year but missed expectations and its shares dipped 2% to a $30 billion market cap.

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Spectrum Pharma Names CMO

Spectrum Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Nasdaq: SPPI) named Francois Lebel as chief medical officer, overseeing the company’s clinical program including directing clinical trials and development as well as regulatory submissions.

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Allergan to Buy NB’s Bonti

Allergan PLC announced it will buy Newport Beach-based Bonti Inc. for $195 million.

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Avid Beats on Lower Revenue

Tustin-based Avid Bioservices Inc. (Nasdaq: CDMO) reported fiscal first-quarter revenue fell 54% to $12.6 million from the same period a year ago but the figure topped analyst estimates and the company reaffirmed full year revenue guidance in a range of $51 million to $55 million.

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Quality Systems Now NextGen

Quality Systems Inc. (Nasdaq: QSII), an Irvine-based medical and dental practice management service provider, announced today that it has changed its corporate name to NextGen Healthcare Inc., effective immediately.

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Smile Brands Plans M&A Growth

Smile Brands Inc., an Irvine-based dental business support services provider, named Kevin Rogus as vice president of mergers & acquisitions.

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Concierge Key Names Afable New CEO

Newport Beach-based Concierge Key Health, which has created a mobile app for on-demand access to medical specialists, named Richard Afable as president and chief executive,

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Rox Names CEO

San Clemente-based Rox Medical Inc. appointed Mike MacKinnon as chief executive. He came from Philips N.A. where he was head of sales for image guided technologies.

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Biolase Gets New CEO

Irvine-based Biolase Inc. (Nasdaq: BIOL) on Aug. 8 named Todd Norbe president and chief executive.

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