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.
Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals Inc., which develops drugs to treat stubborn diseases by silencing the genes that cause them, reported it has filed for federal clearance to conduct to clinical studies of drugs aimed to treat liver disease and hepatitis B.
Doctor’s paychecks across Los Angeles County swelled on average 13 percent this year, more than twice the national average, according to a national research study released this week, while job growth lagged far behind major U.S. cities.
COPE Health Solutions, a national health care analytics company based in downtown Los Angeles, has expanded its student scholars program to include Hawaii, the company announced Tuesday.
MemorialCare Health Services and RadNet Inc. have founded a joint venture to operate what they say will be the largest outpatient medical imaging network in Los Angeles and Orange counties, the companies announced Monday.
To help save hundreds of millions during a large-scale company overhaul, Molina Healthcare has scrapped plans to move into a San Pedro office tower and is now vacating an office building in Long Beach.
Puma Biotechnology Inc., whose breast cancer drug drew millions in sales since it was released last summer, has been added to the Nasdaq Biotechnology Index.
Insurance giant Cigna Corp. has acquired Brighter Inc., a digital health technology company based in Santa Monica, for an undisclosed sum.
Curisium, a Manhattan Beach–based start-up company that allows health care systems and biotech firms to contract through blockchain technology, has raised $3.5 million from investors, officials announced Thursday.
Kaiser Permanente is donating $600,000 to support recovery efforts for some of the worst wildfires to rage through Southern California.
Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals Inc., which develops drugs to treat stubborn diseases by silencing the genes that cause them, reported a fiscal 2017 year-end loss of $34 million, down 58 percent from a year ago.
Providence St. Joseph Health, which runs 14 hospitals in Southern California, is in talks to merge with Ascension Health to create the nation’s largest hospital chain, according to the Wall Street Journal.
The largest health insurer in the U.S. will buy DaVita Medical Group of El Segundo, one of the nation’s largest physician groups, for $4.9 billion.
Biotech giant Gilead Sciences Inc. and its Kite Pharma Inc. subsidiary in Santa Monica are buying Cell Design Labs Inc. for up to $567 million as the battle to develop cancer-targeting cell therapies heats up.
Businesses across Southern California, from insurance companies to animal hospitals, are lending support to those affected by wildfires raging across Ventura and Los Angeles counties.