Health Care & Hospitals This section contains releases covering every aspect of the health care industry, with special focus on hospitals and medical groups. Find information on upcoming medical and health care conferences, along with study results, policy changes, and news of advancements in the field. Also included are announcements of awards won by doctor, surgeons, and other health care providers as well as financial and company information regarding new appointments and partnerships, funding, quarterly reports, and legal news.

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Apr 29, 2016, 12:00 ET Oncolytics Biotech® Inc. to Participate in the Bloom Burton & Co. Healthcare Investor Conference

CALGARY, April 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ - Dr. Brad Thompson, President and CEO of Oncolytics Biotech Inc. (TSX: ONC) (OTCQX: ONCYF) (FRA: ONY)...


Apr 29, 2016, 11:57 ET Pennsylvania Department of Health Launches Immunization Campaign with a Message to Parents: "Don't Wait. Vaccinate."

The Department of Health (DOH) today partnered with the Scranton School District to kick off its 2016 "Don't Wait. Vaccinate." campaign. Secretary...


Apr 29, 2016, 11:55 ET Pennsylvania Celebrates One-year Anniversary of Medicaid Expansion

 Today, the Department of Human Services (DHS) celebrated the one-year anniversary of the commonwealth's Medicaid expansion. Secretary Ted...


Apr 29, 2016, 11:54 ET AANP and Nursing Organizations Launch Initiative to Combat Opioid Abuse and Promote Safe Prescribing

The American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) and other leading nursing organizations announced today a new educational series to combat...


Apr 29, 2016, 11:45 ET Mother's Day Video Card-With-A-Cause

Today, Atria Senior Living, one of the nation's largest providers of independent living, assisted living and memory care services,...


Apr 29, 2016, 11:00 ET FDA approves Bayer's Gadavist® (gadobutrol) injection as first contrast agent for use with magnetic resonance angiography of supra-aortic arteries

For U.S. media only -- Bayer announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Gadavist®...


Apr 29, 2016, 10:43 ET Genesis HealthCare To Release First Quarter 2016 Results On May 9, 2016

Genesis HealthCare (NYSE:GEN), one of the nation's largest providers of post-acute care, today announced that it expects to release its first...


Apr 29, 2016, 10:18 ET Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America Kicks off National Annual Conference with Community Walk to Raise Awareness

 The Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America (MGFA), the nonprofit dedicated to raising research funds for and awareness of the neuromuscular...


Apr 29, 2016, 10:02 ET The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia's Center for Autism Research Joins Launch of SPARK, Nation's Largest Autism Research Study

 The Center for Autism Research (CAR) at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is among the research sites participating in SPARK, an online...


Apr 29, 2016, 10:00 ET Florida Institute -Funded Companies Selected to Present at Florida Venture Forum 2016 Early Stage Capital Conference

 The Florida Institute for the Commercialization of Public Research (the Institute) announced today that four of its funded companies have been...


Apr 29, 2016, 09:57 ET Bankers Healthcare Group Ranked No. 1 In South Florida Top Workplaces Program

 Bankers Healthcare Group, a leading provider of financial solutions for healthcare professionals, has been recognized in Sun...


Apr 29, 2016, 09:54 ET New Literature Review Assesses Benefits of Stem Cells for Treating Spinal Cord Injuries

 Stem cell therapy is a rapidly evolving and promising treatment for spinal-cord injuries. According to a new literature review, published in...


Apr 29, 2016, 09:38 ET Indegene Expands Omnichannel Software and Commercial Solutions Portfolio Through Acquisition of Skura Corporation's Life Science Business

Acquisition Expands the Company's Omnichannel Software Suite for Life Sciences, Product Development Capabilities in North America, and Global...


Apr 29, 2016, 09:31 ET Valeant Announces Nominees For Election To Board Of Directors

 Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. ("Valeant" or the "Company") (NYSE: VRX) (TSX: VRX) today announced the nominees for election to...


Apr 29, 2016, 09:30 ET Regeneron Announces Upcoming 2016 Investor Conference Presentations

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: REGN) will webcast management presentations as follows: - Bank of America Merrill Lynch Healthcare...


Apr 29, 2016, 09:19 ET European Medicines Agency Issues Positive Opinion for the Use of IMBRUVICA® (ibrutinib) as a First-Line Treatment for Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia Patients

AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV), a global biopharmaceutical company, today announced that the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) of the...


Apr 29, 2016, 09:09 ET aTyr Pharma to Present at Upcoming May Investor Conferences

 aTyr Pharma, Inc. (Nasdaq: LIFE), a biotherapeutics company engaged in the discovery and development of Physiocrine-based therapeutics to...


Apr 29, 2016, 09:08 ET Allergan Receives CHMP Positive Opinion For ENZEPI® (Pancrelipase) For Patients With Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency (EPI)

 Allergan plc (NYSE: AGN), a leading global pharmaceutical company, today announced that the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use...


Apr 29, 2016, 09:06 ET GlobalFit Partners with Kurbo: Giving Members Access to a Weight Loss App for Kids, Teens, and Families

GlobalFit, a leading provider of integrated fitness solutions for corporations and insurers, is excited to announce its strategic partnership with...


Apr 29, 2016, 09:05 ET Cinnabon® Says Thank You to Nurses during Annual Nurses Week Promotion

 The Cinnabon® brand will continue to spread sweet cheer to nurses everywhere during its annual National Nurses Week giveaway. From May...


Apr 29, 2016, 09:00 ET Postmortem of the Hospital Electronic Health Record Replacement Frenzy

 Black Book reviews the inpatient EHR user survey results compiled since the replacement pace heated in 2013 aside the current 2016 feedback....


Apr 29, 2016, 09:00 ET Columbus CEO Magazine Names GSW a 2016 Columbus Metro Area Top Place to Work

GSW, an industry leader in healthcare advertising and an inVentiv Health company, has been awarded a 2016 Top Workplaces honor by Columbus CEO...


Apr 29, 2016, 09:00 ET May is National Osteoporosis Month

NOF is kicking off National Osteoporosis Month today with the launch of its redesigned website: www.nof.org. The new website provides a more...


Apr 29, 2016, 08:57 ET Biocept, Inc. Announces Pricing Of $5 Million Public Offering Of Common Stock And Warrants

Biocept, Inc. ("Biocept") (Nasdaq: BIOC) today announced that it has priced a registered public offering of an aggregate of approximately 5.0...


Apr 29, 2016, 08:52 ET Mineral Biosciences® GlyDe® D Undercuts Today's Sugar Metabolism Problem

 Americans consume an average of 22 to 30 teaspoons of sugar a day1 and many are struggling with the metabolic consequences of excess —...