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Sherman Oaks Podiatrist Arrested

Podiatrist Schlomo Schmuel of Sherman Oaks surrendered to the California Insurance Department on two felony counts of fraud after allegedly inflating bills, according to an announcement from the insurance department.

Amgen Teams Up With San Diego Biotech

Thousand Oaks-based Amgen Inc. will collaborate with Abilita Bio, a privately held biotech company in San Diego focused on discovery and development of drugs targeting membrane proteins, according to a press release Wednesday.

West Hills Hospital Selects Chief Nursing Officer

West Hills Hospital & Medical Center has welcomed Janeen Gallego as its new chief nursing officer in January, according to the facility.

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Sienna’s Hair Removal Treatment Shows Promise in Study

Sienna Biopharmaceuticals, a Westlake Village biotech company, announced positive results Friday for its topical pre-treatment to standard laser hair removal, referred to as SNA-001.

Casamba Partners on Remote Patient Monitoring Ahead of Medicare Change

Casamba, a provider of electronic health record software in Agoura Hills, has partnered with MobileHelp Healthcare of Boca Raton, Fla., to offer home health agencies a platform for remote patient monitoring.

Exer More Than Urgent Care Opens in Canyon Country

Exer More Than Urgent Care opened its new location in Canyon Country on Wednesday morning, with Santa Clarita Councilman Bob Keller, 21st Senate District representative Kris Hough and Exer ER doctors and medical staff in attendance.

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CVS Excludes Amgen's Aimovig From Migraine Drug List

CVS Health Corp. has excluded Amgen Inc.’s drug Aimovig from its list of preferred treatments for migraine.

Kaiser Permanente Appoints Area Manager

Murtaza Sanwari has been appointed senior vice president and area manager for Kaiser Permanente in Woodland Hills.

Amgen Delivers Strong Fourth Quarter

Amgen Inc. announced fourth quarter results that beat Wall Street expectations on Tuesday.

Europe Gives Amgen’s Blincyto Expanded Indication

The European Commission has approved an expanded indication for Amgen Inc.’s Blincyto, a drug to treat acute lymphoblastic leukemia.

Former State Treasurer John Chiang Joins ApolloMed Board

Former state treasurer John Chiang has joined the board of Apollo Medical Holdings, an integrated population health management company in Glendale.

Endonovo Signs $10 Million Stock Sale Agreement

Endonovo Therapeutics Inc. has signed an agreement with Azure Capital to sell up to $10 million of its common stock.

Thousand Oaks Biopharmaceuticals Raises $45 Million for Chinese Project

Thousand Oaks Biopharmaceuticals Inc. has closed a $45 million Series A financing round led by a Chinese investment group.

Providence Program Extends Service to Valley Homeless

Providence Health and Services has begun funding a partnership with Tarzana Treatment Centers to treat homeless patients at emergency departments at three Providence hospitals in the Valley.

CEO Departure Sparks Fast Fall for Atara

Shares of Atara Biotherapeutics Inc. fell nearly 20 percent after the company announced it is looking for a new leader as its current chief executive prepares to step down.

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