Helen Floersh

Staff Reporter (Healthcare, Law, Biotech)

Helen covers healthcare, law, insurance and biotechnology in the greater Valley region.

Email: hfloersh@sfvbj.com
Phone: 818-316-3121 Extension: 112

Recent Stories

Bar Association Night Honors Best of the Bench

AWARDS: Judges take home trophies for hard work on growing caseloads.

Bar association honors the honorable at ‘Judges Night’ awards ceremony.

Insuring Success

Former ‘Dallas’ actress Danone Simpson finds purpose in helping people understand their insurance benefits.

Danone Simpson talks about her journey from TV actress to insurance executive.

Coverage Is Confusing for Non-English Speakers

Health CARE: NoHo firm helps plans communicate in culture.

NoHo company specializes in communications for non-English-speaking patients.

Second Sight Names New Chairman

Sylmar medical device firm Second Sight Medical Products Inc. has appointed Gregg Williams, the company’s largest shareholder, as chairman of its board of directors.

SnapMD Software Snapped Up by University Telehealth Center

SnapMD has announced a partnership with the National Center for Telehealth at the University of Mississippi Medical Center for use of the company’s proprietary software.

Valley Residents Arrested in $17 Million Real Estate Scam

Five San Fernando Valley residents allegedly extorted more than $17 million from cash-strapped homeowners through a real estate scheme involving fraudulent deeds, according to federal authorities.

Data Breach at Major Applebee’s Franchisee

Customer credit card data at nearly 170 locations of Applebee’s Bar & Grill may have been stolen by hackers, one of the restaurant chain’s largest franchisees has announced.

Disney's $100 Million Hospital Strategy

Walt Disney Co. is dedicating $100 million toward putting its brand in children’s hospitals through products, services and cash donations.

Second Sight Eyes More Coverage for Prosthetic Product

The prosthetic visual system built by Second Sight Medical Products Inc. is now covered by Medicare in Alabama, Georgia and Tennessee, bringing the total number of states where the product and related surgical procedure are covered by the government-subsidized health insurance program to 31.

New Regulations Make Work for Labor Lawyers

LIST: Firms hire more attorneys to handle expanding caseload.

Hiring: Hiring Labor Lawyers - Employment law brings more work and attorneys to Valley firms.

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