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An Orange County doctors group has signed an agreement to join ApolloMed ACO, a subsidiary of Apollo Medical Holding Inc. in Glendale.
Genesis Biopharma Inc. late Wednesday announced a 1-for-100 reverse stock split that will be effective Thursday. The company will change its name to Lion Biotechnologies Inc., and be run by former ImmunoCellular Therapeutics head Manish Singh.
Molina Healthcare Inc. on Tuesday said that it plans to protest its exclusion from Florida’s Medicaid managed care market, starting next year.
HEALTH CARE: Program aimed at nonunion workers who move from job to job.
A payroll services company has formed a partnership with an employee benefits consultant and a health insurer to serve a segment of TV and film workers under health care reform.
Amgen Inc. said Thursday that it has decided to renew its sponsorship of the Tour of California cycling race.
The Federal Trade Commission ended early its antitrust review period, enabling Amgen Inc. to proceed with its $10.4 billion acquisition of cancer drug maker Onyx Pharmaceuticals Inc.
BioSig Technologies Inc., a West Los Angeles medical device development company, on Wednesday said that David J. Drachman has been hired as chief executive, effective immediately.
Shares of Kythera Biopharmaceuticals Inc. soared 25 percent on Tuesday after the Calabasas biotech announced positive clinical trial results for its lead drug candidate, which reduces double chins.
Providence Health & Services, Southern California on Monday said that it had signed an agreement to take over Saint John’s Health Center in Santa Monica.
Apollo Medical Holdings Inc. has announced that it will provide doctors and case management services for four hospitals in Orange County.
Despite ban, bold owners open new shops
Pot shops continue to open as some owners hope the city of L.A.’s ban on new stores will go up in smoke.
Dr. Thomas McAfee, who was set to begin a new job today beefing up the USC health system’s pool of physicians, died over the Labor Day holiday following an accident while on vacation in Africa.
Insurance broker RGEB Employee Benefits expects a 50 percent increase in revenues following its acquisition of group and individual clients from ArcherWeiss Insurance & Financial Services Inc.
OP-ED: Los Angeles sees recycling as means to keep aquifers full while reducing dependence on importing.
Los Angeles is plunging into recycling to cut down on its need for imported water, writes Calvin Naito.
The former owner of a Long Beach medical equipment supply company pleaded guilty in federal court in Los Angeles on Monday to a $2.6 million health care fraud scheme.