L.A. HEALTH CARE

Apple Launches Patient Health Records App in Los Angeles

Apple Inc. has reached out to Cedars-Sinai and Dignity Health to debut a system to allow patients to securely access medical records on their iPhones.

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Puma Biotechnology Stock Tumbles After Thumbs Down by Euro Drug Regulators

Shares in Puma Biotechnology Inc. plunged more than 27 percent on Jan. 24 after it announced its breast cancer drug had hit regulatory headwinds in Europe.

Caltius Structured Capital Provides Growth Capital for Musculoskeletal Clinical Regulatory Advisers

Caltius Structured Capital, an investment fund based in Brentwood, has invested in a Washington, DC-based health care advisory company for an unknown sum.

Arrowhead Pharma Raises $60 Million in Stock Offering

Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals Inc. of Pasadena has reported raising $60 million from selling shares of its common stock.

Santa Monica’s Prostate Cancer Foundation Doles Out $8 Million in Grants

The Prostate Cancer Foundation of Santa Monica has awarded $8 million to physician researchers delving into potential cures for advanced prostate cancer, the nonprofit agency said Tuesday.

Weingart and Ballmer give $15M to Recruit Doctors Needed in South L.A.

The Weingart Foundation and a charity founded by Los Angeles Clippers owner Steve Ballmer have donated $15 million to help fill a doctor shortage in South Los Angeles.

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Torrance-Based Emmaus Life Sciences Groundbreaking Sickle Cell Drug Goes on Sale

Emmaus Life Sciences Inc. of Torrance announced Wednesday that its breakthrough drug to treat sickle cell disease had hit pharmacy shelves after a quarter century of development.

Westwood-Based WiserCare Appoints New Chief Executive

WiserCare, a Westwood-based digital health company that helps guide patients during medical care, has appointed Dr. Daniel J. Castillo as its new chief executive.

Developer Buys Long Beach Properties for $2.45M, Plans to Build $8.4M Dialysis Clinic

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A Northern California developer has purchased land in downtown Long Beach with plans to construct an $8.4 million dialysis clinic.

Prostate Cancer Foundation of Santa Monica Gets $2.5M to Study Cancer in African-American Men

The founder of a San Francisco-based private equity firm has donated $2.5 million to the Prostate Cancer Foundation of Santa Monica to research prostate cancer in U.S. veterans and African-American men, officials announced on Jan. 15.

Marlin Equity Partners Picks Up Majority Piece of Talkwalker

Marlin Equity Partners of Hermosa Beach has purchased a majority stake in Talkwalker, a global software listening and analytics company, officials announced Jan. 11.

Neural Analytics Inc. of Rancho Park Raises $15 Million in Latest Funding Round

Neural Analytics Inc., a medical device company that uses ultrasound to measure brain health, has raised $15 million in series B financing, officials announced Monday.

Health System Overseeing St. Vincent Hospital Names New Chief Executive

Verity Health System, a nonprofit agency that governs St. Vincent Medical Center in Los Angeles, has named Richard Adcock as its chief executive.

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Radiology Partners of El Segundo Purchases 99-Physician Radiology Practice

Radiology Partners Inc. of El Segundo has acquired Renaissance Imaging Medical Associates Inc. for an undisclosed sum, officials announced Thursday.

Children’s Hospital Los Angeles’ IT Department Recognized

The Information Services Department at Children's Hospital Los Angeles was ranked among the best in the country, by Healthcare IT News, which publishes an annual list of the Best Hospital IT Departments in the U.S.