Dana Bartholomew

Reporter (Health Care)

Email: dbartholomew@labusinessjournal.com
Phone: 323-549-5225 Extension: 263

Recent Stories

Cal State LA Honors Grifols President for Biotech Support

Grifols Biologicals Inc. of El Sereno has hired more than 100 Cal State LA alumni and students while training nearly as many high school students at its summer science academy.

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Neuroscience Institute Opens New SaMo Center

Pacific Brain Health Center to help patients with dementia, other ailments

Patients suffering with brain disorders and diseases get their own center in Santa Monica.

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Cedars-Sinai Study: Care Costs Less When Doctors Follow Computer Alerts

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. of Brentwood Reports $4 Million Q2 Loss

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 Tech Gets Federal Green Light to Sell Medical Device

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.

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Aetna Launches Insurance Plan to Include L.A. County Hospital Networks

Health insurance giant Aetna Inc. has launched a new plan geared for Southern California that includes collaborations with Los Angeles County hospital systems.

U.S. News Ranks L.A. Hospitals Among the Best in the Nation

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.

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Puma Cancer Drug Sales Rise 41 Percent in Q2

Puma Biotechnology Inc. reported a 41 percent jump in sales of its signature breast cancer drug to $51 million in the second quarter.

County Looks to Streamline Regs for Bioscience Sector

HEALTH CARE: Overlay zone could fast-track entitlement, permitting

Does a new weed killer born in UCLA beakers hold any promise for the commercial herbicide market?

Westwood Weed Whacker?

UCLA-developed herbicide shows promise, but commercialization difficult

Does a new weed killer born in UCLA beakers hold any promise for the commercial herbicide market?

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