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GoodRx Seeks to Raise $570 Million in IPO

Santa Monica-based GoodRx Holdings Inc. has priced its initial public offering at between $24 and $28 a share and hopes to raise $570 million from the offering.

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Radiology Partners to Acquire Mednax for $885 Million

El Segundo-based radiology services company Radiology Partners Inc. has agreed to acquire Mednax Radiology Solutions, a division of Sunrise, Fla.-based Mednax Services Inc., for about $885 million.

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GoodRX Preparing for $100 Million IPO

Santa Monica-based GoodRx Holdings Inc., which operates a popular and fast-growing prescription drug comparison price shopping platform, is poised to become the first L.A. County company to go public in more than a year.

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Fulgent Opens First Covid-19 Lab Outside California

Temple City-based genetic testing company Fulgent Genetics Inc. has begun Covid-19 testing at a new facility in Houston — its first testing lab outside of California.

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Puma Study Probes Nerlynx Side Effects

Westwood-based Puma Biotechnology Inc. has published interim results for a study tied to its main drug Nerlynx, an early stage breast cancer treatment that was approved three years ago by the Food and Drug Administration.

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Kite Partners to Develop Leukemia Treatments

Santa Monica pharmaceutical concern Kite is partnering with HiFiBiO Inc. to develop therapies to treat acute myeloid leukemia.

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Fulgent Shares Soar on Covid Testing Announcements

Shares of Fulgent Genetics Inc. jumped more than 11% on Sept. 3 following announcements about expanded Covid-19 testing.

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TigerConnect Acquires Physician Scheduling Platform

Health care communications company TigerConnect Inc. has acquired Adjuvant Technologies, the operator of a physician scheduling platform.

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Herbalife Settles Chinese Bribery Case for $123 Million

Herbalife Nutrition Ltd. has agreed to pay $123 million to settle federal charges that it bribed Chinese officials.

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Wellth App Pays Patients to Take Their Medication

A small company in Mar Vista, Wellth Inc., pays people each month for taking their medications, helping offset preventable health care costs.

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Local Hospital Employment Holds Steady Amid Pandemic

To say L.A. County hospitals have had a challenging year on the front lines of the Covid-19 pandemic would be an understatement.

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St. John’s Secures $40 Million Donation

Providence Saint John’s Health Center in Santa Monica announced a $40 million donation from philanthropists Will and Cary Singleton.

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NantKwest Teams With Stem Cell Company on Covid-19 Treatment

El Segundo-based NantKwest Inc. and Sawtelle-based stem cell bank operator Generate Life Sciences Co. are collaborating on a stem cell-based treatment against Covid-19, the two companies announced Aug. 10.

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Molina Healthcare Pledges $150 Million for Community Health Initiative

Molina Healthcare Inc. is pledging $150 million toward a new community health initiative.

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UCLA, Cedars Earn High Marks in National Hospital Rankings

Three Los Angeles County hospitals once again placed among the nation’s top 20 in annual rankings compiled by U.S. News & World Report.

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