Menu
/REGISTER
PPB
Fielding
Montecito
Powershare
Loading...
You are here:  Home  >  Health Care  -  Page 20
Latest

FDA approves Amgen cancer treatment biosimilar Mvasi

By   /  Thursday, September 14th, 2017  /  East Ventura County, Health Care, Latest news  /  Comments Off on FDA approves Amgen cancer treatment biosimilar Mvasi

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved a cancer treatment biosimilar developed in partnership between Allergan and Thousand Oaks-based Amgen, the company announced Sept. 13. Mvasi was approved to treat five types of cancer in combination with other therapies. “The approval of Mvasi marks a significant milestone for healthcare practitioners and patients as the first Read More →

Read More →
Latest

Study finds Amgen asthma drug is effective

By   /  Thursday, September 7th, 2017  /  Health Care, Latest news  /  Comments Off on Study finds Amgen asthma drug is effective

An asthma drug being developed by Thousand Oaks-based Amgen and AstraZeneca showed significant yearly reduction for patients, according to a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine Sept. 6. Patients with severe, uncontrolled asthma using tezepelumab saw a drop in annual exacerbation compared with patients taking a placebo, Amgen said in a news Read More →

Read More →
Latest

Community Memorial Health System in Ventura suffers data security breach

By   /  Tuesday, September 5th, 2017  /  Health Care, Latest news, West Ventura County  /  Comments Off on Community Memorial Health System in Ventura suffers data security breach

The Community Memorial Health System in Ventura has sent out a notice regarding a data security breach involving patient information. A CMHS employee’s email account was compromised by a phishing email and on June 23 the employee saw irregularities in their account and notified the CMHA administration. This prompted an investigation into whether or not Read More →

Read More →
Latest

Camarillo-based Hygiena expands through acquisitions

By   /  Thursday, August 31st, 2017  /  Health Care, Latest news  /  Comments Off on Camarillo-based Hygiena expands through acquisitions

Camarillo food safety and sanitation company Hygiena announced Aug. 30 that it had acquired Mexico City distributor and longtime independent partner Pruebas Microbiologicas Rapidas. The company will now operate as Hygiena Mexico, expanding its distribution of hygiene monitoring and molecular diagnostic equipment for food safety, healthcare and other industries. The subsidiary has six satellite locations Read More →

Read More →
Latest

Direct Relief offers help to Hurricane Harvey victims

By   /  Monday, August 28th, 2017  /  Health Care, Latest news, Nonprofits  /  Comments Off on Direct Relief offers help to Hurricane Harvey victims

Santa Barbara nonprofit Direct Relief announced Aug. 27 that it would make its entire inventory of more than $100 million in medical supplies and $200,000 in cash support available to victims of Hurricane Harvey in Texas. The storm made landfall on Aug. 25. Parts of the state had received more than two feet of rain Read More →

Read More →
Latest

Tri-county hospitals upgrading facilities to remain competitive

By   /  Friday, August 25th, 2017  /  Health Care, Latest news, Technology  /  Comments Off on Tri-county hospitals upgrading facilities to remain competitive

This article is only available to Business Times subscribers Subscribers: LOG IN or REGISTER for complete digital access. Not a Subscriber? SUBSCRIBE for full access to our weekly newspaper, online edition and Book of Lists. Check the STATUS of your Subscription Account.

Read More →
Latest

Oxnard hospital announces expansion and modernization project

By   /  Monday, August 21st, 2017  /  Health Care, Latest news, West Ventura County  /  Comments Off on Oxnard hospital announces expansion and modernization project

Story updated at 4:22 p.m. Aug. 21: St. John’s Regional Medical Center announced Aug. 21 a major expansion and modernization project that it said will create a hospital of the future in Oxnard as it strives to compete with other medical facilities in Ventura County. “These new additions to our hospital further support our mission Read More →

Read More →