Health Care News
- Valeant CEO Papa calls
B&L division a 'core franchise'
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. would contemplate selling off some assets but sees Bausch & Lomb Inc.’s ophthalmic division as a “core franchise” it should hang on to, Valeant chairman and CEO Joseph Papa said Monday.
- Canandaigua family care practice joins Thompson Health
Finger Lakes Family Care has joined Thompson Health in Canandaigua, which is an affiliate of University of Rochester Medical Center’s UR Medicine health system, officials said.
- Highland Hospital again earns designation for nursing excellence
Highland Hospital has achieved Magnet status for the second time, the hospital announced Wednesday.
- Blues give $87,000 in Community Health awards
Excellus BlueCross BlueShield on Wednesday gave out $87,000 to non-profits in the Rochester region for the 2016 Community Health Awards.
- Joint Corp. cracks market
Making its second foray into Upstate New York, Joint Corp. recently opened an office in Perinton.
- Student entrepreneurs compete in competition at UR
Aspiring student entrepreneurs at the University of Rochester presented their business models to a panel of judges during the 10th annual Mark Ain Business Model Competition on Wednesday.
- Irondequoit firm inks deal for Southeast Asia
Response Care Inc. has moved into the Southeast Asia market, inking a distribution deal with JV Vision Sdn. Bhd., Response Care CEO Myron Kowal said Monday.
- Senior care staff help families pick the best place
- B&L, IBM working on app for eye doctors
Bausch & Lomb Inc. and IBM Corp. are collaborating in a project to develop a “smart” iPhone and iPad app to assist eye doctors with cataract surgeries, officials of Bausch & Lomb’s parent company said Thursday.
- Public Health Institute CEO to discuss care inequities at RIT
Mary Pittman, CEO and president of the Public Health Institute, will discuss health care inequities among the vulnerable during a public appearance at Rochester Institute of Technology Friday.
- Pfizer to pay N.Y. $55.6M to resolve Wyeth lawsuit
New York is in line to get a $55.6 million as the state’s share of a $784.6 million settlement between Pfizer Inc.’s Wyeth subsidiary and federal and U.S. state governments, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said Wednesday.
- Health insurers ink pact with state on Hepatitis C treatment
Seven health insurers, including Excellus BlueCross BlueShield and MVP Health Care, have inked a pact with the state designed to remove barriers to hepatitis C treatment, state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said Tuesday.
- Blues have $2.36 million payments for uncashed checks
Excellus BlueCross BlueShield is holding $2.36 million in unclaimed payments that should have been made to subscribers in 2012, Blues officials said Monday.
- Firm adds Allyn as investor
- Employee Benefit Administrators
- Bivona Child Advocacy Center wins gold at RBJ Best of the Web
Bivona Child Advocacy Center won gold at the Rochester Business Journal’s 19th Best of the Web competition. A crowd of nearly over 300 business professionals attended the event Thursday at the Hyatt Regency Rochester. The event has been held since 1996.
- MVP posts $42.3 million net surplus
- Ability Partners adds another affiliate
- HCR Homecare creates new subsidiary
In a move to adapt to New York’s ongoing remake of its Medicaid program, HCR Homecare has formed a new subsidiary.
- Monroe County appoints new medical examiner
Nadia Granger has been appointed as Monroe County medical examiner, county officials announced Tuesday.