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Adventist Buys Minority Stake in Prestige Ameritech

Adventist Health has partnered with North Carolina health care improvement company Premier Inc. to acquire a minority stake in Prestige Ameritech — one of the largest domestic manufacturers of personal protective equipment.

Kaiser Permanente Releases ‘Playbook’ for Businesses on Coronavirus Compliance

Health care system Kaiser Permanente has released a 98-page “playbook” for businesses returning to the office, with insight from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Occupational Safety and Health Administration, as well as state and county health departments.

Simulations Plus Wins $400,000 FDA Grant

Lancaster biotech Simulations Plus has won a $400,000 grant as part of a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the company said in a statement Thursday.

Lockheed Martin Donates $500,000 to AV Hospital

Antelope Valley Hospital received a $500,000 grant from aerospace giant Lockheed Martin to obtain personal protective equipment, according to a statement from the hospital.

Equity Purchase Pumps Capital into Endonovo

Endonovo Therapeutics Inc. has arranged an equity purchase agreement with Cavalry Fund I, under which Endonovo will sell up to $10 million in shares during the next 24 months.

Teledyne Sensors for Diagnosis of COVID-19

A subsidiary of Teledyne Technologies Inc. is manufacturing image sensors called charged coupled devices, or CCDs, for use in COVID-19 diagnostic tools.

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Valley Community Healthcare Launches Telehealth System

Valley Community Healthcare on Friday officially launched its telehealth system in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Avita Medical to Consolidate Operations in Valencia, Seek Nasdaq Listing

Shareholders of Avita Medical Ltd., an Australian regenerative medicine company with U.S. headquarters in Valencia, will meet virtually on June 15 to discuss relocating operations solely to the United States.

Preview: Pandemic Paradox

Hospitals are central in fight against virus, but they lost millions.

FDA Fast-Tracks Amgen Heart Drug

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has fast-tracked Amgen Inc.’s heart failure drug omecamtiv mecarbil.

Second Sight Offering to Pay for Strategic Deal

Visual prosthetic company Second Sight Medical Products late Thursday announced a public offering of 7.5 million shares.

Amgen Beats Wall St. Expectations in First Quarter

Total revenues and net income beat analyst expectations for Thousand Oaks biotech giant Amgen Inc. during the first quarter, the company announced Thursday.

Amgen Foundation Gives $2 Million to Local Nonprofits

Amgen Foundation on Tuesday announced a $2 million contribution to more than a dozen organizations in Los Angeles and Ventura counties to help vulnerable populations impacted by COVID-19.

Arcutis Adds Legal Expertise to Board

Westlake Village-based Arcutis Biotherapeutics on Monday appointed Halley Gilbert to its board of directors. effective May 1.

Arcutis Starts Eczema Clinical Trials

At a time when many other biotech companies have curtailed clinical trials, Arcutis Therapeutics has enrolled its first patient in a Phase 1 study of hand eczema topical drug ARQ-252.

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