Steve Sinovic

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Recent Stories

Whistleblower Laws Call for Sound, Clearly Defined Policies

LAW: Proliferation of Lawsuits Emphasizes Scope of the Problem

A tidal wave of new lawsuits claiming retaliation against so-called whistleblowers has been hitting business owners in recent years.

Professionals Find a ‘Primer’ on the Life Sciences Industry

BIOTECH: Course Gets Variety of Students Up to Speed on Terms, Technology

Karin Lucas enjoys seeing the eyes of her students light up. The San Diego classroom she leads meets only for one day each year, but the knowledge she imparts could make a difference for business professionals working and investing in San Diego’s life sciences industry.

Regional Life Sciences Group Thinks Globally

Biocom’s top executive has high hopes for the organization’s first Global Life Science Partnering Conference.

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HEALTHY IMPACT

STAFFING: Health Care Reform Likely

Health care reform may be a permanent fix to provide every American with basic medical services, but look to temporary staffing firms to do a lot of the heavy — and challenging — lifting on the patient care recruitment front.

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Cadence Makes Big Addition to Pain-Relief Arsenal

HEALTH CARE: Firm’s Injectable Acetaminophen Aids Postoperative Patients

Befitting the company’s name, San Diego-based Cadence Pharmaceuticals Inc.’s sales staffers are marching to appointments to get a share of the pain-relief business at the nation’s hospitals.

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Verve Wireless Names New CEO, Opens Office in Washington, D.C.

TECHNOLOGY: Firm Secures $7 Million in Venture Capital Funding

Verve Wireless, which operates from corporate headquarters in Encinitas, has hired a new CEO.

Connect Forum Tackles Issues of Advancing Wireless Health Care

GOVERNMENT: Reform Helps Bridge Gaps Between Innovation, Implementation

As Congress works through the details related to financing health care reform, a little-known part of President Barack Obama’s plan could provide an opening for local companies trying to get a foothold in the wireless patient-monitoring market.

FedEx to Use CryoPort Technology in Frozen Shipping Service

San Diego-based CryoPort Inc. said that FedEx Corp. has launched a frozen shipping product using CryoPort’s technology. Financial terms of the business deal were not disclosed.

Hospital’s New $40M Energy Plant Circulates Benefits for Patients, Staff

When Chris Van Gorder looks out at the new central energy plant at Scripps Mercy Hospital, he sees more than just a structure that will provide power, plumbing, heating and air conditioning for the hospital’s 111,000 patients each year.

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Life Technologies Speeds Test for Egg Producers

Carlsbad-based Life Technologies Corp. said it has developed with the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine a detection kit to test for salmonella in poultry eggs, providing a tenfold reduction in waiting time for accurate results.

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