Business

New Board Members Welcomed by NHPCO for 2016

THE HOSPICE INSIDER | January 29, 2016  New board members are being welcomed aboard The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization’s Board of Directors. On January 27, 2016 in Fort Lauderdale, FL, these new members will join officially at NHPCO’s…



Theranos Gets a Bad Lab Report

The Wall Street Journal has more bad news about Theranos, the blood-testing startup that was once a Silicon Valley darling valued at $9 billion. The Journal reported last night that federal health inspectors have found “serious deficiencies” at a Theranos…


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Big Pharma Doubles Down on CRISPR for New Drugs

Bayer is just the latest big pharmaceutical company to launch a project to turn CRISPR into new medicines. Can the powerful gene-editing tool CRISPR help cure diseases? Drug companies are racing to find out. A recently announced $300 million joint…


Illumina’s Bid to Beat Cancer with DNA Tests

The world’s largest DNA sequencing company says it will form a new company to develop blood tests that cost $1,000 or less and can detect many types of cancer before symptoms arise. Illumina, based in San Diego, said its blood…





Industry Partnership

OnePoint Patient Care Announces Partnership With HopeWest

“We were looking for an adaptable hospice pharmacy services partner that offers pharmacy benefit management and dispensing services focused on quality, accuracy and customer service, and one that would adapt with us as we evolve and the hospice industry evolves,” said Terri Walter, Chief Administrative Officer and Senior Vice President of HopeWest.