Physicians who follow computer alerts attached to electronic health records find their patients experience fewer hospital complications and lower costs, according to a study on inpatient care.
Catasys Inc., a digital health analytics company based in Brentwood, reported a $4 million loss in the second quarter despite a jump in billings and enrollment.
BioSig Technologies Inc., a medical device firm based in West Los Angeles, announced Aug. 14 it had received federal clearance to sell a signal processing platform to assist cardiologists.
Health insurance giant Aetna Inc. has launched a new plan geared for Southern California that includes collaborations with Los Angeles County hospital systems.
Los Angeles County hospitals ranked among the highest in the nation and California, with UCLA Health and Cedars-Sinai both placed among the Top 10, according to a U.S. News and World Report assessment released Aug. 14.
Puma Biotechnology Inc. reported a 41 percent jump in sales of its signature breast cancer drug to $51 million in the second quarter.
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center has awarded rights to a preclinical vaccine to prevent recurring brain tumors to StemVax Therapeutics, an emerging biotechnology firm based in Pasadena.
The state has awarded $9.3 million to the UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center to provide free treatment for needy men with prostate cancer.
Los Angeles County may fuel its $40 billion bioscience industry by clearing regulatory roadblocks to building labs and manufacturing plants in unincorporated areas.
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center has entered into an agreement with New Jersey-based Salix Pharmaceuticals to investigate the treatment of gastrointestinal disorders.
Brentwood Associates, a Sawtelle-based private equity firm, has acquired MD Now Urgent Care for an undisclosed sum.
Ontario-based Prime Healthcare Services Inc. and its chief executive have agreed to pay $65 million to settle federal allegations of Medicare overbilling at 14 California Hospitals, including two in Los Angeles County, the U.S. Attorney’s Office announced Aug. 3.
Insurance giant Molina Health Care Inc. is on a financial rebound, reporting more than $200 million in second quarter earnings after suffering a loss during the same period last year.
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center has awarded $5.9 million in grants to assist the homeless and boost behavioral health.
Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals Inc. of Pasadena announced Aug. 1 it had received a $10 million milestone payment from Amgen Inc., now developing an Arrowhead drug to treat cardiovascular disease.