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2014-09-08 23:04:20

Meghan Drenan joins Washington, D.C. Office as Associate Director La Jolla, CA (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 California Healthcare Institute (CHI) announced today the appointment of Meghan Drenan as associate director of federal government relations based in CHI’s Washington, D.C. office. CHI is a non-profit public policy research and advocacy organization for California’s biomedical R&D industry. “Meghan is an outstanding addition to our D.C. team and will help us advance our...

2014-07-29 23:03:41

New Treatments Can Significantly Transform the Face of Hep C LA JOLLA, Calif. (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 CHI-California Healthcare Institute today unveiled a report that provides a comprehensive overview of the hepatitis C (hep C) epidemic in the U.S., the rise of treatments and the potential of these treatments to reduce human suffering. The report examines key data to provide a broader understanding of the impact of hep C, while highlighting the significance of breakthroughs that have...

2014-07-21 23:04:12

Mazzo, Melmed and Meyers Elected to Board La Jolla, Calif. (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 California Healthcare Institute (CHI) announced today the election of three senior executives to serve on its board of directors: James Mazzo, operating partner, Versant Ventures; Shlomo Melmed, M.D., senior vice president, academic affairs and dean of the medical faculty, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center; and Jim Meyers, senior vice president, commercial operations, North America, Gilead Sciences. CHI is a...

2014-06-19 23:02:56

Only Elected Official Honored by CHI at State and Federal Level La Jolla, Calif. (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 California Healthcare Institute (CHI) applauds Representative Kevin McCarthy (R-Bakersfield) on his election today, by his peers in the House Republican conference, as House Majority Leader— the second highest leadership position in the United States House of Representatives. “CHI congratulates Representative Kevin McCarthy on his election to House Majority Leader,” said CHI...

2014-06-16 23:01:18

$3 Million Included for Precision Medicine La Jolla, CA (PRWEB) June 16, 2014 Yesterday, the California Legislature successfully passed California’s $108 billion budget for the coming fiscal year, moving swiftly to approve the fiscal year general fund spending plan before the midnight deadline. The budget starting July 1 pays down debt while allocating some of the surplus to programs benefiting lower-income Californians and to supporting biomedical innovation and research. The...

2014-04-30 23:07:12

AB 2418 To Improve Patient Health And Lower Costs Through Increased Medication Adherence, Streamlined Access To Prescription Refills Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 The California Healthcare Institute (CHI) and the California Pharmacists Association (CPhA) applaud the Assembly Health Committee for passing Assembly Bill 2418 (Bonilla) with a vote count of 19-0. The legislation will improve patient health, lower costs and make it easier for patients to take their medication as...

2014-04-11 23:03:12

CHI announced today the election of five senior executives to serve on its board of directors. La Jolla, CA (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 California Healthcare Institute (CHI) announced today the election of five senior executives to serve on its board of directors: Jeffrey D. Armstrong, Ph.D., president, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo; Donald E. Bobo, Jr., corporate vice president, heart valve therapy, Edwards Lifesciences; Kenneth E. Drazan, M.D., head, Johnson &...

2014-04-10 23:22:39

California Legislators Named 2014 Visionary Award Winners La Jolla, CA (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 Yesterday, California Congressmen Scott Peters (D-52) and David Valadao (R-21) were honored by the California Healthcare Institute (CHI) for their leadership in promoting thoughtful policies to advance biomedical research, investment and innovation over the past year. CHI is a nonprofit, public policy research organization, representing leading academic and nonprofit research institutions and...

2014-03-04 23:29:55

Savoy, a leading African American lifestyle magazine announces their issue featuring the Top 100 Most Influential Blacks in Corporate America available at SavoyNetwork.com and newsstands worldwide. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) March 04, 2014 Savoy Magazine announced their 2014 Top 100 Most Influential Blacks in Corporate America in their 13th Anniversary Spring issue. The Savoy Top 100 is the definitive listing of African American executives, influencers and achievers impacting corporate America....

2014-01-22 23:01:20

Governor’s Speech Includes Key Provisions to Support the Biomedical Industry La Jolla, CA (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 Today, Governor Jerry Brown delivered his annual State of the State address in Sacramento and included top mention of the biomedical community in the state. CHI-California Healthcare Institute has worked closely with the Governor and his Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) to prioritize the needs of the ever-expanding life sciences ecosystem in California....


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