TECHNOLOGY: Davis Develops Tele-Care System For Military Critical Care
Dr. Konrad Davis is on the cutting-edge of using technology to provide better and more cost-effective health care to patients, and it’s a place where he feels comfortable.
MEDICAL: Doucet’s Work Extends From ER To Med School, Community
Dr. Jay Doucet is on a mission to put himself and his colleagues out of a job. Doucet, a trauma surgeon, administrator and medical school professor, said nearly all of the trauma cases he sees at UC San Diego Health – including vehicle accidents, burns, falls and gunshot wounds — are preventable.
SERVICE: Graheck Extends Care to Staff, Patients and Families
Alvarado Hospital Medical Center clinical educator Anne Graheck saw to the details after a local mortuary brought an American flag to drape over a military veteran who had just died in the intensive care unit.
TRANSITION: Jones Leads 4-Month Effort to Absorb Scripps Service
The Elizabeth Hospice President and CEO Jan Jones can’t bear the thought that someone might need her organization’s help but doesn’t know it’s available.
OPERATIONS: Wellis Broadens Approach to Mission of Saving Lives
It’s hard to argue with medical procedures that curtail the demand for blood. But consider what their advent means for blood banks.
Business events planned for the week of March 12, 2018, and beyond.
DINING: Bar, Restaurant Planned for Gaslamp Site
Once a saloon, a brothel and a children’s hospital among its many incarnations, the Grand Pacific Hotel in San Diego’s Gaslamp Quarter may return to its roots in a way with a downtown developer who wants to turn it into a multistory restaurant and bar.
BIOTECH: Customer Controls Info, Can Contribute to Research
Between 23andMe, the omnipresent Fitbit and the electronic medical records created with each doctor’s visit, quantifying our health has become mainstream.
The move comes as the company readies for a meeting at which its shareholders will vote whether or not to replace the majority of its board with Broadcom nominees.
Companies that are selected get introductions to prospective mentors, advisors and investors.
In a flurry of moves announced this week, Alphatec acquired SafeOp Surgical, raised $50 million and installed Patrick Miles as CEO.
A new Italian restaurant, Maestoso, will offer a unique dining experience called "chef-to-table."
Items of interest about people in The San Diego 500, The Book of Influential Business Leaders:
Taner Halicioglu continues to keep a low public profile, but his name is now officially a permanent part of the UC San Diego landscape. Halicioglu is a UC San Diego alum who was the first non-founding employee at Facebook. In 2017, he donated $75 million to his alma mater.
A landmark Carlsbad building noted for its high-profile windmill visible from Interstate 5 is being transformed into a food hall in a trend that is spreading in San Diego County.
The original developers of the master-planned community of Santaluz were ahead of their time when they began development in the late 1990s with environmental stewardship as its fundamental principle.
As San Diego debates what should be done with the former Chargers’ stadium site, and stakeholders debate the current status of the remediation of the petroleum plume from the Mission Valley terminal tank farm, there are potentially other environmental issues that shouldn’t be overlooked. While the site doesn’t have much in the way of historical industrial land uses, it does have a history of large-scale commercial agriculture.
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Carlsbad announced that it has offered its gym free of charge to Ethan Hope, an enterprising young man with a big heart.
Jeffrey Henderson, an independent Qualcomm director, will now head the board as its non-executive chairman.
San Diego biotech Forge Therapeutics, dedicated to fighting superbugs, is expanding to a 7,000-square-foot space in Torrey Mesa.
BIOTECH: Co. Finds Right Balance for Work On Drug, Delivery System
Halozyme Therapeutics seeks big returns on two fronts. Royalties in one could hit nearly $1 billion by 2027. The other holds even bigger potential.