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Staar Surgical Has Eyes on 20% Growth

HEALTHCARE: Hiring for new Lake Forest HQ

It has been more than 30 years since ophthalmic device maker Staar Surgical Co. (Nasdaq: STAA) developed its first implantable lens to treat vision issues.

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KPC’s Chaudhuri Aims For Kaiser-Like Integration

HEALTHCARE: Sees worker stakes as key

KPC Group founder Kali Chaudhuri is attempting to do what a private capital firm, a nonprofit charity, and Los Angeles’ wealthiest person couldn’t—turn around a struggling regional hospital system.

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Hoag Shows Off Operating Rooms

3D Brain Images; 7D for Spines

Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian in Newport Beach is showcasing state-of-the art equipment at its two 820-square-foot operating rooms that recently opened.

Masimo Gets FDA Nod for Sensor

Tetherless Breakthrough For Patient Monitoring

Masimo Corp. (Nasdaq: MASI) received Food and Drug Administration approval for what it calls “a significant breakthrough in patient monitoring.”

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The S&P 500 fell 1.5% to 2,813.15.

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Walker Speaks of Tenacity, Duty to Serve

Great Park Cancer Center In Irvine Moves Ahead

Annette Walker is already one of Orange County’s most prominent business executives, with more than 30 years in the healthcare industry, including a top role at one of the area’s top healthcare systems.

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B. Braun’s Big Plans

Upgrades in Store For Irvine Ops

Germany’s B. Braun Group of Cos., Orange County’s second-largest foreign-owned company with nearly 1,700 local employees, is planning extensive renovations to its Irvine facilities as part of a $1 billion investment in new and enhanced IV therapy manufacturing facilities it has across the U.S.

Beleaf Seeks $2M for Cannabis App

Yelp-Like Site For Medical Marijuana

Irvine-based Beleaf, which has raised $2.5 million to develop a mobile application for the cannabis industry, is seeking another $2 million for marketing and product launch.

Ophthalmic Distributor Prides Trust, Service, Tenure

Flexibility, Experience Meet Eye Care Industry Change

A stroll through the Irvine Spectrum-area offices of Ophthalmic Instruments Inc. is a history lesson in more ways than one.

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The S&P 500 was up 1.2% to 2,885.94.

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