The Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) and BioForward Wisconsin commend Governor Scott Walker for signing critical legislation to create a pathway for the substitution of interchangeable biologic medicines, with appropriate communication to patients and physicians. Governor Walker signed Senate Bill 575, following broad bipartisan support in both the Wisconsin Senate and Assembly. The policies outlined in the bill align with BIO’s principles […]

NorthStar Medical Radioisotopes to Host Groundbreaking and Speaker Event Featuring Representatives from the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration and State of Wisconsin   WHAT: NorthStar Medical Radioisotopes, in conjunction with Hendricks Holding, will host a groundbreaking and speakers event, “A New Era in U.S. Mo-99 Supply – RadioGenix™ System Approval by the U.S. […]

Read the full article from WisBusiness here.    Digital health platform improves asthma metrics  4/9/2018 Propellor Health’s digital health platform has been linked to a reduction in asthma symptoms and need for medication, according to a recent collaborative study. This Madison-based company has developed a respiratory management system including connected inhalers, digital interfaces and easy […]

Read the full article from BizTimes Milwaukee here.  The Milwaukee metro area added 390 tech jobs in 2017, ranking it 35th among the nation’s metros for job growth in the tech industry, according to a new report by trade group CompTIA. With a total of 71,200 tech workers, the Milwaukee metro area’s overall net tech employment […]

Read the full article from BizTimes Milwaukee here.    Advocate Aurora Health Care has officially launched. The merger of Milwaukee-based Aurora Health Care and Downers Grove, Illinois-based Advocate Health Care closed April 1. Co-CEOs Nick Turkal and Jim Skogsbergh announced the launch of the new combined organization in an email to employees Monday morning. The combined […]

Read the full story from the Milwaukee Business Journal here.  General Electric has spun out part of its health care business, selling the Value-Based Care Division for $1.05 billion to private equity firm Veritas Capital. The Boston-based company announced the plan Monday, bringing GE’s (NYSE: GE) Enterprise Financial Management, Ambulatory Care Management and Workforce Management […]