Health Care News
- Blues have $2.66 million in unclaimed checks
Excellus BlueCross BlueShield is looking to connect $2.66 million in checks it wrote in 2011 to more than 13,600 individuals and companies who failed to claim them.
- Carestream, SUNY Buffalo begin clinical trials on system
Carestream Health Inc. and SUNY at Buffalo’s UBMD Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine started clinical trials this week on Carestream’s new 3-D medical imaging system, Carestream officials said Wednesday.
- Ex-RRHS co-CEO Clement hired by Cincinnati system
Former Rochester Regional Health System president and co-CEO Mark Clement has landed a job as president of a four-hospital health system in Cincinnati.
- Wilmot, two partners to build $10.5M cancer center in Dansville
The University of Rochester Medical Center’s Wilmot Cancer Institute, Livingston County-based Noyes Health and Jones Memorial Hospital in Allegany County are partnering to build a $10.5 million cancer center in Dansville.
- Report finds physician workforce increases up slightly
Standing at some 3,500, the Rochester region’s physician workforce’s size has increased slightly, but poor patients could have a hard time finding a doctor, a new Monroe County Medical Society report released on Tuesday found.
- Pair of donations totaling $2.5M to support URMC
Two area couples have announced gifts totaling $2.5 million to support the University of Rochester Medical Center research and teaching.
- Commission focuses on children with mental health issues
To address shortfalls in area services for children with mental health issues, the Greater Rochester Health Foundation has organized a Commission on Children’s Behavioral Health, officials said Thursday.
- N.Y. commits $250M toward manufacturing institute here
New York has committed $250 million toward a Rochester-based and New York-led application to secure a federal manufacturing institute.
- Grant to fund research on preventing damage from heart attack
A pair of University of Rochester Medical Center researchers partnered with a Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center scientist are studying the stress-coping strategy in a species of roundworm in hopes of developing a drug to curtail damage humans suffer from heart attacks.
- LeChase acquires Westchester County firm C.W. Brown
LeChase Construction Services LLC has acquired C.W. Brown Inc. in Armonk, Westchester County, for an undisclosed sum. Under the agreement, which took effect April 1, C.W. Brown will operate as a division of LeChase, with the same workforce and market focus.
- New treatments help alleviate menopausal discomfort, challenges
- Injuries rise with interest in athletic activities
- Gender-based care evolves but still has a place for many
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- Rochester Housing Authority narrows finalists for director
The Rochester Housing Authority narrowed its search for a new executive director, announcing Tuesday that it had narrowed the field to seven finalists.
- MVP reports $12.4 million loss in 2014
MVP Health Care finished 2014 with a $12.4 million loss on revenues of $2.9 billion, officials said Wednesday.
- Clifton Springs Hospital joins Rochester Regional Health System
Clifton Springs Hospital and Clinic has officially joined Rochester Regional Health System, RRHS officials said Wednesday.
- N.Y. ranks among worst states for doctors
New York ranks as the fourth-worst state for doctors, a new report from WalletHub shows.
- Tartan Holdings acquires assets of Moog creates new firm
A new firm—iuvo BioScience LLC—was created last Friday through an acquisition by Tartan Holdings LLC. The new firm is led by former Bausch & Lomb Inc. executives Benjamin Burton and Mary Richardson.
- Annual awards honor achievement in health care
Twenty-four honorees—22 individuals and two organizations—were honored Tuesday at the Rochester Business Journal’s 2015 Health Care Achievement Awards luncheon. This year’s honorees are the 13th group to receive the awards.