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Two health insurers based in Los Angeles County ranked poorly in customer satisfaction compared to other competitors in the state, according to a new J.D. Power & Associates report.
HEALTH CARE: RadNet’s shares rise after company beats analyst expectations.
Imaging company RadNet looks good to investors after a healthy fourth quarter.
HEALTH CARE: Scanners pull in $10.7 million for UCLA off-shoot company.
Bruin Biometrics, a UCLA spinoff developing biometric diagnostic sensing devices, completed a $10.7 million funding round late last month, the largest since the Westwood company’s founding in 2009.
The Gores Group and Orange County partner Technology4Medicine have acquired Fotona, a company in Ljubljana, Slovenia that makes medical lasers.
The Alfred Mann Foundation on Wednesday said that it will create a new medical device company called Medallion Therapeutics Inc. that will aim to provide targeted delivery solutions for pharmaceuticals and biologic therapies.
The Los Angeles City Council voted on Tuesday to ban smoking of electronic cigarettes at all public buildings and restaurants, as well as at parks, playgrounds, beaches, libraries and public schools in the city.
Shares of RadNet Inc. jumped 18 percent on Monday after the medical imaging services company said it reported a profitable fourth quarter.
Providence Health & Services, Southern California on Thursday said it has received approvals from church and state officials to take over Santa Monica's Saint John’s Health Center and the John Wayne Cancer Institute from SCL Health System.
Shares of ImmunoCellular Therapeutics Ltd. jumped 14 percent on Tuesday after the Woodland Hills biotech said European drug regulators granted “orphan” status to its experimental brain cancer drug.
Federal authorities today announced multiple indictments against state Sen. Ron Calderon and his brother, former Assemblyman Tom Calderon, related to the senator’s alleged acceptance of about $100,000 in bribes.
Shares of On Assignment Inc. rose more than 7 percent on Thursday, after the staffing company reported strong fourth quarter results.
Herbalife Ltd. on Tuesday reported a 10 percent rise in fourth quarter profit and raised its guidance based on strong sales of its weight loss products.
MannKind Corp. on Tuesday reported another quarterly loss, but shares held steady as investors look forward to possible FDA approval of the company’s inhalable insulin in April.
Arrowhead Research Corp. on Tuesday announced plans to sell an undisclosed number of common shares to raise money for clinical drug trials.
INSURANCE: L.A. Care adds HealthCare physicians to Covered California plan.
L.A. Care Health Plan has added Los Angeles County’s largest operator of physician practices to its plan on the California health exchange.