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Notices for Ventura County Health Jobs Eliminated Ahead of Layoffs

Ventura County supervisors has voted to delete notices for 137 vacant health care positions from the county health agency’s website.

Endonovo Partnership to Distribute Devices to Veterans

Endonovo Therapeutics and Jacksonville-based Veterans Healthcare Supply Solutions have entered into a long-term agreement to distribute SofPulse devices to Veterans Administration facilities and the Department of Defense Healthcare facilities.

Northridge Hospital Appoints Chief Nurse Executive

Northridge Hospital Medical Center has appointed Reshea Holman as chief nurse executive officer.

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Official: IT Workers Laid Off at Anthem

Anthem Inc. has laid off information technology professionals nationally with at least some of the affected employees in the Valley area, according to Kenn Phillips, the chief executive of the Valley Economic Alliance.

Preview: Building Better Care

Hospitals cater to patient demand for treatment close to home.

Casamba Partners with Physical Therapy Software Company

Casamba, an electronic medical record provider, has added Milwaukee-based Alinea Engage to its partner network, according to a statement from the Agoura Hills company.

Newhall Hospital Opens Gift Shop After Remodel

Valencia’s Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital welcomed visitors to its reopened gift shop with a ribbon-cutting celebration.

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Biostatistics Professor Joins Simulations Plus Board

Dr. Lisa LaVange has joined the board at Simulations Plus, according to a statement from the Lancaster company.

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Exer Urgent Care Opens Westlake Village Location

Exer Urgent Care opened its newest location in Westlake Village on April 24, according to a statement from the health clinic chain.

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Amgen’s Breakaway Challenge Coincides with Cycling Tour

Ahead of its May cycling event, Amgen Inc. has launched the Breakaway Challenge initiative, a national social fitness program aimed at motivating people to be healthier in the face of heart disease and cancer.

Behavioral Health Organization to Lay Off 74

Anka Behavioral Health has announced it is laying off employees in nine locations, including 74 individuals in Burbank and Glendale.

HealthX Event Enjoys Its Fourth Year

The Valley Economic Alliance hosted its fourth annual HealthX conference Friday morning, with roughly 90 members of the L.A.-area health care community in attendance at Adventist Health Glendale.

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Amgen Settles Claim With Multi-Million Payment

Amgen Inc. will pay $24.75 million to settle claims linked to Sensipar, its hyperthyroidism drug, according to a Reuters article published Thursday.

Henry Mayo Hospital Reaches Deal With Nurses Union

The California Nurses Association has reached a tentative agreement with Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital, according to a statement from the association on Friday.

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Casamba Partners with Florida-Based Health Tech Firm

Casamba, an electronic medical record company in Agoura Hills, has partnered with Forcura, a document management and health care communications firm in Jacksonville, Fla.

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