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UCI Health Names COO

UCI Health appointed Chad Lefteris chief operating officer, effective Dec. 17.

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Midday Stock Roundup

The S&P 500 was down 0.2% to 2,646.16.

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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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Edwards Gets Critical Care Systems Boost

HEALTHCARE: Big data drives evolution

Big data is the big buzzword in healthcare, and Edwards Lifesciences Corp. (NYSE: EW) is no exception—it’s made it part of a strategy to continue growing one of its three main business lines: critical-care technologies.

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SJC Device Maker Avenu Gets Reimbursement Nod

FDA Rethinks Device Approval Pathway

Food and Drug Administration approval is only the first step to medical device commercialization; device makers also need to obtain positive insurance coverage decisions from payers.

Bright Buddies Tackles Autism

INNOVATION: Seeks $3M; Kickstarter to get the word out

Irvine-based Bright Buddies Inc. wants to help children with autism and other special needs.


Verrix LLC recently announced the initial close of a Series B funding round for $8 million.

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The S&P 500 was down 1.7% to 2,653.76.

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Newport Beach-based Amnion Life, which develops incubation technology for premature babies, is seeking $200,000 on Wefunder to help bring its product to market.

Edwards Gets European OK for Sapien 3 Ultra Valve

Removes Necessity For Valve Alignment

Edwards Lifesciences Corp. (NYSE: EW) recently won European CE Mark for its next-generation transcatheter valve Sapien 3 Ultra for transcatheter aortic valve replacement.

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