Company is addressing issues with electronic medical records
DearHealth Inc., a Venice-based health-tech disease management firm, is using artificial intelligence algorithms to develop a disease management app that crafts structured care and treatment programs tailored to individual patients.
Incubator is now home to 20 companies
The BioLabs LA incubator's 20 member companies have raised a total of $31 million over the past year to fund research and development of their therapies, medical devices and services.
NantKwest, ImmunityBio in the hunt for virus vaccine
Developments have been coming at a rapid clip since late May for the effort by two of Patrick Soon-Shiong’s companies — El Segundo-based NantKwest Inc. and ImmunityBio Inc. — to come up with a vaccine for Covid-19.
Company’s Covid-19 tests attract colleges nationwide
MiraDx Inc., a West Los Angeles-based molecular genetics company, is now signing up public and private universities and colleges across the country for its Covid-19 testing service.
Company seeks approval to expand use of Yescarta
Santa Monica pharmaceutical concern Kite Pharma has passed a key clinical trial milestone as it seeks to expand the use of one of its breakthrough drugs to treat a form of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma cancer.
Hospital company boosts network with addition of 10,000 doctors
Palms-based hospital and physician group operator Prospect Medical Holdings Inc. has acquired three medical groups with about 10,000 physicians, nearly doubling the doctor count in its physician association holdings to about 21,000.
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.