Jared Whitlock

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Recent Stories

CareFusion to Lay Off Up to 81 Employees in San Diego

Medical device maker CareFusion will eliminate about 81 positions in San Diego as part of a strategic shift.

New General Manager Named for Rancho Valencia Resort & Spa

Richard Hill, who has more than 25 years of experience in the hospitality industry, has been named as general manager of Rancho Valencia Resort & Spa.

New General Manager for Rancho Valencia Resort & Spa

Richard Hill, who has more than 25 years of experience in the hospitality industry, has been named as general manager of Rancho Valencia Resort & Spa.

NuVasive Receives Expanded FDA Clearance for Limb Lengthening System

The FDA gave San Diego company NuVasive expanded 510 (k) clearance for the company’s Precice system, which treats patients with limb length discrepancy and deformities.

UCSD Health Second in Nation to Use New Radiation Machine

BIOTECH: Cancer Treatment Times to Be Reduced Up to 30%

UC San Diego Health is now one of only two centers in the world with an advanced radiation therapy machine that’s expected to shorten cancer patient treatment times by 20 percent to 30 percent.

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J&J’s Exit From Insulin Pump Market to Affect Tandem, DexCom

BIOTECH: Tandem May Gain Patients While DexCom Might Lose Users

Johnson & Johnson’s announcement that it will exit the insulin pump businesses appears to benefit one San Diego company, Tandem Diabetes Care, and potentially hurt another, DexCom.

Co. Sees New Pain Management Approach as Possible Opioid Solution

HEALTH: Alternatve Therapies Pushed by Physician Groups

Today’s national health crisis comes in pill form — i.e. opioid use. American Specialty Health is offering a possible solution that could reduce opioid use by relying on a combination of methods — including so-called alternative options — targeted to individuals for the treatment of pain.

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NuVasive Sues Former Executive for Breach of Contract

Spinal surgery and medical device company NuVasive has filed a breach-of-contract lawsuit against former President, COO and Vice Chairman Patrick Miles, who resigned from the company and took a position as Alphatec Spine’s executive chairman.

AMN Healthcare High Up on Fortune’s 100 Fastest Growing List

San Diego’s AMN Healthcare ranked No. 11 on Fortune’s 100 Fastest Growing Companies list.

Sempra's IEnova Buys Pemex Stake in Mexico Gas Pipeline

Sempra Energy’s Mexican subsidiary IEnova bought a 25 percent indirect stake held by Mexico’s state oil company Pemex in the Ramones II Norte gas pipeline.

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