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Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Report says physicians generate needed economic activity in Delaware

Physicians have created  25,791 jobs and have  generated  $4.8 billion in economic activity, according to a new report, “The Economic Impact of Physicians in Delaware,”  released by  the Medical Society of Delaware and the...

Incyte warns investors about below-market value mini-tender offer for its stock

Incyte Corporation, Wilmington, cautioned that investors may receive a "mini-tender offer" for shares at a below market price.  The "mini-tender" offer by TRC Capital Corporation (TRC)  would purchase up to 1,500,000 shares of Incyte's common...

AstraZeneca’s R&D turnaround remains a work in progress

Last week, this newsletter ran a story link regarding AstraZeneca’s announcement that it had improved the performance of its troubled research and development pipeline. The message aimed at shareholders was designed to show that the...

Union Hospital, Baltimore’s Lifebridge reach preliminary merger agreement

The boards of Union Hospital of Cecil County and LifeBridge Health, Baltimore, announced a letter of intent calling for Union Hospital and its affiliates to join the LifeBridge system. Lifebridge, a nonprofit operates  Sinai Hospital...

Delaware files suit against opioid drug makers, distributors, retailers

Delaware Attorney General Matt Denn filed suit Friday against some of the nation’s largest manufacturers, distributors, and retailers of prescription opioid drugs. The lawsuit seeks to hold the companies financially responsible for a supply of...

Planet fitness to open new location west of Wilmington

Planet Fitness to open a new location west of Wilmington  Planet Fitness  announced a new location  west of Wilmington  at 2201 Farrand Drivel Planet Fitness will mark the opening in Wilmington with a ribbon cutting ceremony...

Amerihealth Caritas and Nemours sign health care agreement

AmeriHealth Caritas Delaware  and  Nemours Children’s Health System   announced  they have signed an agreement that will give AmeriHealth Caritas Delaware members access to Nemours’   recognized hospitals, physicians, and other health care services and facilities. AmeriHealth...

Incyte prevails in patent challenge for blockbuster drug Jakafi

Concert Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced that the Patent Trial and Appeal Board of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office denied a challenge to a patent assigned to Wilmington-based  Incyte Pharmaceuticals. Concert  claimed that its drug differed...

AstraZeneca gets FDA OK for Lynparza for treatment of a type of advanced...

AstraZeneca and Merck & Co., Inc., announced that the US Food and Drug Administration  approved Lynparza  for use in patients with a type of advanced breast cancer,  Dave Fredrickson, executive vice president, head of the...

Christiana Care offering free tumor screenings for those with advanced or rare...

The Helen F. Graham Cancer Center of Christiana Care Health System is joining the Strata Precision Oncology Network to tumor profiling at no cost to patients with advanced or rare cancers. Based on the results, eligible patients will be matched...
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