Health Care Heroes: Navy Doctor Makes Impact With Worldwide Connections

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.

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Health Care Heroes: Surgeon’s Roles Are About Reducing Trauma

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.

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Health Care Heroes: Alvarado Hospital Clinician Takes Outreach to New Levels

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.

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Health Care Heroes: Hospice Leader Works to Ensure Access to End of Life Care

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.

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Health Care Heroes: Blood Bank Expands Scope to Include Research, Wellness

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.

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Business Calendar for Week of March 12, 2018

Business events planned for the week of March 12, 2018, and beyond.

Vibrant Future Planned for Historic Property

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.

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Platform to Build Big Picture With Diverse Data

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.

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Qualcomm Hikes Quarterly Dividend 9 Percent

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.

San Diego Venture Group Recruiting Startups for Next 'Cool Companies' Cohort

Companies that are selected get introductions to prospective mentors, advisors and investors.

Alphatec Raises $50 Million, Acquires SafeOp

In a flurry of moves announced this week, Alphatec acquired SafeOp Surgical, raised $50 million and installed Patrick Miles as CEO.

Chef-to-Table Restaurant Opens in Hillcrest

A new Italian restaurant, Maestoso, will offer a unique dining experience called "chef-to-table."

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SD 500 update: One New Brand, Two Are Retired

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.

Food Hall to Have Tastes, Technology and, of Course, a Windmill

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.

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Santaluz House Embraces Luxury and Embraces Nature

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.

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Hidden Issues May Impact Stadium Site Redo

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.

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Student Brings Camaraderie of Sports to Autistic Kids

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.

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Qualcomm's Paul Jacobs Out as Executive Chairman

Jeffrey Henderson, an independent Qualcomm director, will now head the board as its non-executive chairman.

Forge Therapeutics Expands to New Office

San Diego biotech Forge Therapeutics, dedicated to fighting superbugs, is expanding to a 7,000-square-foot space in Torrey Mesa.

Platform Delivers For Halozyme

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.

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