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Science and Technology Might Be Effective Tools To Reunite Separated Families At The Border

Jun 24, 2018 , Forbes
Anne Wojcicki, CEO of 23 and Me, recently agreed to provide DNA kits to test migrant families that have been separated at the border in the last several weeks, after Congresswoman Jackie Speier approached the company with the...
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How Weight Watchers CEO Mindy Grossman Is Democratizing Wellness

Jun 24, 2018 , Forbes
FORBES sat down with Weight Watchers' Mindy Grossman at the end of her first year as CEO. From democratizing wellness to giving back, here's how Grossman is transforming and modernizing the health company for the...
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CVS Health CEO Larry Merlo: Confident Aetna deal will close later this year

Jun 22, 2018 , CNBC Health
CVS Health CEO Larry Merlo tells CNBC's Bertha Coombs he expects to close the $69 billion deal to buy Aetna later this...
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A Brilliant Selection For CEO: Here's How Atul Gawande Wins Day One

Jun 22, 2018 , Forbes
Berkshire Hathaway, JPMorgan Chase and Amazon just announced an inspired choice for CEO of their new health care nonprofit: Dr. Atul Gawande, Harvard professor, physician and all-around beloved national sage. Leah Binder, president and CEO of The Leapfrog Group...
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Buffett, Bezos, Dimon appoint Dr. Atul Gawande as CEO of their newly formed health care company

Jun 21, 2018 , CNBC Health
Dr. Atul Gawande will lead the joint health-care venture between Amazon, J.P. Morgan and Berkshire Hathaway....
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Vegan beauty brand Lime Crime under new ownership

Jun 21, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
As part of Lime Crime’s acquisition by Tengram Capital Partners, Stacey Panagakis has joined Lime Crime as CEO, effective June 18, from her role as general manager of beauty company Fresh. Read More...
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Fitbit names new CFO, RxRevu taps former Cleveland Clinic CEO for board position, and other digital health hires and departures

Jun 21, 2018 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
Earlier this month Fitbit announced that Bill Zerella will be stepping down as chief financial officer. The wearable giant has tapped Ronald Kisling, who was perviously serving as the chief accounting officer, to fill the role. Kisling comes to position with 35 years of experience in financial...
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More tests are needed to develop a gene therapy for a rare genetic disease: Sarepta CEO

Jun 20, 2018 , CNBC Health
More tests are needed to develop a gene therapy for a rare genetic disease, says Sarepta Therapeutics...
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Questions To Watch For In Theranos Case: Will It Even Go To Trial? Will Anyone Play The ‘Ex-Duped-Me’ Card?

Jun 20, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Stat looks at these and other questions -- like what will happen to the company? -- following the charges against Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes and the company’s former president Ramesh...
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Apple taps RapidSOS to help emergency responders pinpoint iOS users' locations

Jun 20, 2018 jonah.comstock@mobihealthnews.com (Jonah Comstock), Mobile Health News
Apple has announced a partnership with RapidSOS that will allow iPhones to more easily send detailed location data to first responders in the event of an emergency, the Cupertino tech giant announced yesterday.  “Communities rely on 911 centers in an emergency, and we believe they should have the best available technology at their disposal,” Apple CEO Tim Cook said in a statement. “When every moment counts, these tools will help first responders reach our customers when they most need...
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Integris Health taps former Intermountain executive to lead Oklahoma system

Jun 20, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Integris Health has chosen Timothy Pehrson as its next CEO. Pehrson most recently served as Intermountain Healthcare's regional vice president and vice president of continuous...
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Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes charged with criminal fraud

Jun 19, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Federal prosecutors indicted Elizabeth Holmes for allegedly defrauding investors, doctors and the public as the head of the once-heralded blood-testing startup Theranos. Federal prosecutors also brought charges against the company's...
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Outcome Health names new CEO

Jun 15, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Outcome Health has hired a top executive from advertising giant Publicis as its new CEO, replacing founder Rishi...
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OhioHealth CEO Blom to retire next year

Jun 15, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
David Blom will retire as OhioHealth CEO in July 2019 after 16 years in the post. The not-for-profit system's board has selected Dr. Stephen Markovich as his replacement. And Chief Operating Officer Mike Louge plans to retire in...
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Eli Lilly CEO: 'It's time for a change' in the drug pricing system

Jun 15, 2018 , CNBC Health
Amid the battle over who benefits the most from increasing drug prices, Eli Lilly CEO says, "It's time for a...
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Harvard Pilgrim CEO resigns due to unspecified misconduct

Jun 15, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care CEO Eric Schultz's sudden resignation comes in the midst of his health plan's merger talks with Partners...
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Biotech Executives Fret Over Hassles And Uncertainties Of 'Right To Try'

Jun 14, 2018 , Forbes
Drug makers that agree to provide access to experimental treatments under the Right to Try act may be putting the future approval of their treatments at risk, some CEOs...
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Blockchain For Scientists Takes On Elsevier, The Business The Internet Couldn't Kill

Jun 14, 2018 , Forbes
Could blockchain be what brings science’s untouchable publishing giants down? Anita Schjøll Brede, cofounder and CEO at Iris.AI—one of Europe’s hottest artificial intelligence companies—hopes so. She explains how Project Aiur works at CogX AI festival, part of London Tech...
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Biological tissue sensor startup Sensome rakes in $5.4M in funding

Jun 13, 2018 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
Paris-based Sensome, a company that makes sensors to identify biological tissues, just landed $5.4 million (4.6 euro) in a funding round led by Kurma Partners. The latest funding is expected to help the startup bring its smart stroke guidewire, the Clotild, to market.  “This financing round will enable us to bring Clotild through clinical testing and to the European market, and to explore the next applications of our technology,” Franz Bozsak, CEO and cofounder of Sensome, said in a...
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Donna Meyer, CEO Of OADN, Appointed To The National Advisory Council On Nurse Education And Practice (NACNEP)

Jun 12, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Donna Meyer, CEO for the Organization for Associate Degree Nursing (OADN), has been appointed to the National Advisory Council on Nurse Education and Practice (NACNEP). The prestigious federal council that advises the Administration and Congress on healthcare policies related to the nursing workfor......
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