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Proposition 61 will not cure sky high drug prices

By   /  Friday, October 21st, 2016  /  Editorials, Health Care, Latest news, Law, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Proposition 61 will not cure sky high drug prices

Proposition 61 goes before California voters in just a few weeks. And as the Business Times reported on Oct. 14, Amgen, the Thousand Oaks-based biotech giant, along with other major drug companies, is spending millions to oppose Proposition 61 and its plan to control drug prices. Proponents promote the David vs. Goliath aspect of their Read More →

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Doctor buys Thousand Oaks property for medical clinic

By   /  Thursday, October 20th, 2016  /  Health Care, Latest news, Real Estate  /  Comments Off on Doctor buys Thousand Oaks property for medical clinic

Orthopedic and sports medicine specialist Dr. Greg Tchejeyan purchased the 250 Lombard St. property in Thousand Oaks for $1.6 million, Westcord Commercial Real Estate announced Oct. 20. The 4,800-square-foot office space was previously owned by the construction firm Wesley Thomas. Tchejeyan will relocate his practice from Los Robles Medical Center and redevelop the space into Read More →

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Amgen to pay $1 quarterly dividend

By   /  Monday, October 17th, 2016  /  Earnings, Health Care, Latest news, Tri-County Public Companies  /  Comments Off on Amgen to pay $1 quarterly dividend

Thousand Oaks-based biotech giant Amgen announced another quarterly dividend of $1 per share Oct. 14 for the fourth quarter of 2016. The dividend will be paid on Dec. 8, 2016, to all stockholders of record as of the close of business on Nov. 16, 2016. • Contact Philip Joens at [email protected]

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Former Cottage Hospital supervisor charged with embezzling

By   /  Friday, October 14th, 2016  /  Health Care, Latest news, Law  /  Comments Off on Former Cottage Hospital supervisor charged with embezzling

Cottage Hospital wants to merge with Sansum Clinic. Regulators are studying the proposal. (Nik Blaskovich)

A former Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital employee was charged with embezzling more than $200,000 from the hospital’s unincorporated Medical Staff Association, the Santa Barbara County District Attorney announced on Oct. 14. Cottage’s former Medical Staff Services Supervisor Pamela Cochran-Escalante is charged with one count of grand theft with the special allegation that she took more Read More →

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iCRco files for bankruptcy following lawsuit

By   /  Friday, October 14th, 2016  /  Health Care, Latest news, Law  /  Comments Off on iCRco files for bankruptcy following lawsuit

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Amgen spends big to defeat Proposition 61

By   /  Friday, October 14th, 2016  /  Health Care, Law, Top Stories, Top Story  /  Comments Off on Amgen spends big to defeat Proposition 61

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Amgen sells Colorado facility to AstraZeneca for $64.5 million

By   /  Tuesday, October 11th, 2016  /  Health Care, Latest news, Real Estate  /  Comments Off on Amgen sells Colorado facility to AstraZeneca for $64.5 million

Thousand Oaks biotech giant Amgen continued its Colorado exit plans recently as it sold a Longmont, Colo., facility to London-based pharmaceutical and biotech company AstraZeneca for $64.5 million. Amgen built the 692,000-square-foot facility in the 1990s to make ingredients for its blockbuster anti-anemia drug Epogen. The site used large vats to produce lines of cell Read More →

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