Crisis slows flow of new patients
At first glance, the home health care industry would appear to be one of the winners during the Covid-19 pandemic.
LA's hospitals and biotech companies look toward treatment, tests and tools in fight against Covid-19
The Covid-19 pandemic has put L.A.’s health care sector in an unprecedented spotlight.
Exec shifts his focus to support startups
For the next chapter in his extensive career in health care, Mario Molina had planned to serve as the first dean of a new local medical school.
Company makes two kits available and works on a third
The Covid-19 pandemic has proven a double-edged sword for Temple City-based genetic testing company Fulgent Genetics Inc.
GoodRX, Get Heal team up to offer new patient services
In another sign of telehealth’s growing momentum in the age of Covid-19, two local companies were part of recent launches for new telehealth services.
Companies extend their reach to Australia, United Kingdom
Despite the global Covid-19 pandemic, two local companies have cut deals in recent weeks to expand their products’ international reach.
Pent-up demand and new technologies will alter the landscape as the crisis eases, and the time to prepare for that is now.
These are challenging times for everyone, but they are especially so for independent medical, dental and veterinary practices as consumers put off routine checkups and elective procedures.
Area hospitals are ailing in the face of virus-driven losses
The Covid-19 crisis that hit the nation in March has slammed the finances of Los Angeles-area hospitals.
Julie Miller-Phipps leads Kaiser Permanente’s expansive response to the Covid-19 crisis in the LA market
Among those with major responsibility for managing the response to the Covid-19 contagion in Los Angeles, Julie Miller-Phipps shoulders one of the heaviest loads.
Local hospitals are battling Covid-19 and related disruptions to operations and revenue.
Stock skyrockets 253% after clinical trial news
Shares of Beverly Hills-based biotech firm Capricor Therapeutics Inc. surged 253% on April 29 after the company announced test results for a drug to treat Covid-19 patients.
Molina Healthcare Inc. has agreed to buy the Magellan Complete Care managed health care unit for $820 million in cash.
Shares of Capricor Therapeutics Inc. surged 253% on April 29 after testing a drug to potentially treat Covid-19 patients.
W2O buys medical analytics company
Pasadena-based Symplur, a health care social media analysis company, has been acquired by digital marketing firm W2O Group of San Francisco.
Venture firm expecting to raise up to $100 million
Health care venture firm Wavemaker Three-Sixty Health is stepping up the timeline for its latest fund in response to what it calls a pandemic-driven “surge in demand for all things health care innovation.”