Full Scale Portfolio of John G. Baresky, Healthcare Content Writer and Healthcare Marketing Professional
This is a full-scale portfolio of my work spanning an array of healthcare topics including clinical innovation, diagnostics, digital marketing, health systems, healthcare technology, hospitals, managed care, market access, Medicaid, medical devices, medical groups, Medicare, nursing, oncology, pharmaceuticals, pharmacy, private equity, social media and more...
Roche and Genentech Continue To Demonstrate Leadership In Oncology With FDA Approval of Phesgo
The FDA has approved Phesgo (pertuzumab, trastuzumab and hyaluronidase–zzxf) to treat adult patients with HER2-positive breast cancer that has spread to other parts of the body and for treatment of adult patients with early HER2-positive breast cancer. Phesgo is an injection that is administered under the skin and was developed by Genentech, a South San Francisco based business unit of Roche (OTCMKT...
The nation’s largest Blue Cross Blue Shield affiliate, Anthem (NYSE: ANTM), has announced it is expanding the member support services it offers by launching a new program based on Amazon's (NASDAQ: AMZN) Alexa and Echo applications.
AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine development initiative is helping them fortify their global market access strategy. While its immunization is still in development, Cambridge, UK-based AstraZeneca is moving forward to be certain it has the adequate manufacturing capacity to produce it plus a solid business plan to reach its customers in the United States, United Kingdom and other established economies plus emerging markets. This benefits their present and future pharmaceutical product portfolio and market access strategy goals.
Dallas, Texas-based Steward Health Care is now the largest physician-controlled health system in the United States. The organization’s CEO, Dr. Ralph de la Torre, led an initiative to acquire it from Cerberus Capital Management. Cerberus Capital is a global investment organization spanning credit, private equity and real estate. Founded in 1992, Cerberus has over $40 billion in assets and is headquartered in New York City. Steward Health Care generates about $6.6 billion in annual revenue.
One of the nation’s largest rehabilitation health networks, Encompass Health (NYSE: ECH), and The University of Iowa Health Care Hospital & Clinics have launched a collaboration through the opening of a new facility they will jointly operate. The venture is centered around its new inpatient rehabilitation center, the University of Iowa Health Network Rehabilitation Hospital.
Advanced medicine and support for complex patient care
The new facility has numerous attributes including 40 private pa...
AbbVie's Oriahnn (elagolix, estradiol, and norethindrone acetate capsules; elagolix capsules) has earned FDA approval for the management of heavy menstrual bleeding associated with uterine fibroids in premenopausal women. The novel pharmaceutical product is an oral combination of elagolix and E2/NETA (estradiol/norethindrone acetate) that helps to achieve a balance between the reduction of heavy bleeding and associated hypoestrogenic side effects.
Preparation for the 2020-2021 flu season is underway even as we continue to grapple with the immediate threat of COVID-19. The upcoming flu season will be even more strategically regarded than in years past and the anticipated demand for flu immunizations should be greater. Reducing flu hospitalizations will give medical professionals and hospitals a decisive edge over SARS-CoV-2 during the next flu season.
One of the largest fertility medical practice organizations in the United States, Shady Grove Fertility, has partnered with the healthcare private equity firm Amulet Capital Partners LP to launch an enterprise that supports the advanced and unique needs of fertility practices. The venture, known as US Fertility (USF), is exclusively focused on the fertility practice sector of the healthcare industry aligned with obstetricians, gynecologists, endocrinologists and urologists.
Avid Radiopharmaceuticals, a business unit of Eli Lilly (NYSE: LLY ), has received FDA approval for its Tauvid (flortaucipir F18) injectable pharmaceutical therapy used in the imaging of a distinctive brain characteristic associated with Alzheimer’s disease referred to as tau pathology. Two proteins – tau and amyloid – are associated with being key signs of Alzheimer’s disease. Based in Indianapolis, Indiana, Eli Lilly is global healthcare and pharmaceutical manufacturing leader.
National Nurses Day on May 6th kicked off National Nurses Week. Its closing day, May 12th, is International Nurses Day that is also dedicated to the founder of modern nursing practice, Florence Nightingale, who was born on May 12th, 1820. The Nursing profession continues to expand its role in patient care and the advancement of healthcare worldwide and Florence Nightingale is a prolific leader in its development.
Physician practices and medical groups as well as hospitals and health systems of all sizes are bearing the growing burden of clinical, administrative, financial and technical risk to continue to operate. Healthcare provider organizations need to keep up with new patient care innovation and compete but are challenged by rising costs and reduce reimbursement from managed care organizations (MCOs), Medicare, Medicaid and other payers. What kind of opportunity does this environment create for private equity?
The FDA has approved Artesunate for injection as an antimalarial pharmaceutical therapy indicated for the initial treatment of severe malaria in adult and pediatric patients. Artesunate is administered by injection and is the first drug launched by Frederick, Maryland based AMIVAS.
The healthcare partnership of Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase is seeking a new CEO. Haven is a healthcare enterprise dedicated to lowering healthcare and pharmacy benefit costs for patients, consumers, employers and managed care organizations (MCOs). Haven is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts and has offices in New York City.
An overview of Google's completion and launch of its Dataset Search platform and its promising attributes for healthcare data users. Google Dataset Search is an enormous resource featuring direct access to millions of data sets that can be used in medical, pharmaceutical, patient care and other healthcare applications.