San Diego-based TruMed Systems has released its AccuVax vaccine system that the company says streamlines vaccine workflow, saves nurses time and protects against medical errors.
Kaiser Permanente in November will launch two additional Kaiser-staffed retail clinics in regional Target stores.
San Diego-based drug developer Abide Therapeutics has hired Sapna Srivastava as its chief financial and strategy officer.
Technology developed by San Diego startup Lymber Inc. is deploying nationwide later this month following the company’s acquisition by Mindbody Inc.
HEALTH: Five-Center Effort to Boost Efficiencies Including Trials, Treatments
Five-Center Effort to Boost Efficiencies Including Trials, Treatments
A 2.3 percent excise tax on all medical devices sold in the U.S. could resume in 2018, sparking a renewed push among San Diego’s medtech hub to scrap the measure.
San Diego staffing company Eastridge Workforce Solutions has acquired Operon Resource Management, which provides staffing solutions for health care product manufactures.
BIOTECH: Commercial Focus May Slow Wider Innovation
As public funding for medical research grows scarce, academics in San Diego are increasingly turning to Big Pharma to help them translate science into dollars.
La Jolla-based Sophiris Bio Inc. has borrowed $7 million from Silicon Valley Bank to help finance late stage clinical trials and to extend the company’s cash runway through 2019.
Akcea Therapeutics, a spinout and subsidiary of Carlsbad drugmaker Ionis Pharmaceuticals, has asked for the green light from regulators to sell one of its drugs in Canada.
American Specialty Health, which has two offices in San Diego, announced Sept. 11 that it filed a trademark counterfeiting and infringement lawsuit against Modesto-based American Specialty Healthcare and American Specialty College, along with a number of its executives.
San Diego medical device and spine surgery company NuVasive on Sept. 7 announced that it acquired Vertera Spine, a privately-held medical device company that develops implants for spinal fusion.
Local biotech Zavante Therapeutics is teaming up with the National Institutes of Health to see if its antibiotic will fight nasty infections acquired in hospitals.
Global pharmaceutical giant Allergan is suing small San Diego drugmaker Imprimis Pharmaceuticals, claiming the local company is illegally selling unapproved new drugs.