Zoe Barry, CEO and co-founder, ZappRxSource: Zoe Barry Medical software company Allscripts has bought ZappRx, a start-up that aimed to modernize how people access prescription medicines, say two people familiar with the deal, the company confirmed on Thursday.ZappRx raised more than $40 million from investors ranging from GV,...
Larry Culp, CEO, General ElectricScott Mlyn | CNBCGE Ventures is looking for a buyer for its portfolio of more than 100 start-ups, according to people familiar with the matter, as parent company General Electric tries to orchestrate a turnaround and get its debt problem under control.The venture arm,...
Facebook's blood donor tool.FacebookFacebook on Wednesday began rolling out a tool that helps inform Americans that nearby blood banks need donations. If you sign up for it, you'll be alerted when one of Facebook's blood bank partners in your area needs a specific kind of blood donor.The tool...
Bernard Charles, chief executive officer of Dassault Systemes SA.Simon Dawson | Bloomberg | Getty ImagesFrench technology company Dassault Systèmes is nearing a deal to acquire Medidata Solutions, according to people familiar with the matter.The likely agreement was reported earlier by Bloomberg, which also published a story in April saying...
Former Theranos COO Sunny Balwani and his attorneys leave the San Jose federal courthouse on June 10, 2019.Yasmin KhorramSunny Balwani, the former chief operating officer and president of Theranos, will fight the criminal fraud charges against him, his attorney told CNBC on Monday. "We're going to fight it,"...
Maria Alessio, left, retired from Walgreens in fall of 2018 expecting the drugstore chain to help her pay for health insurance. Walgreens cut the payments for her and about 550 other early retirees shortly after Alessio retired.Source: Maria AlessioMaria Alessio loved working for Walgreens Boots Alliance, especially because...
This picture shows shows Antonia Diaz reacting as she receives the measles, mumps and rubella vaccine at the Rockland County Health Department in Haverstraw, Rockland County, New York.Johannes Eisele | AFP | Getty ImagesThe number of measles cases in the U.S. this year had surpassed 1,000, the CDC...
HP Acthar made by Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals is an anti-inflamatory medicine used by multiple sclerosis patients.Source: Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals Pharmaceutical company Mallinckrodt said Wednesday it reached a tentative deal with the U.S. Justice Department to settle a drug bribery probe into Questcor Pharmaceuticals, which it acquired in 2014. This story is...
A Quest Diagnostics Inc. requisition form is displayed for a photograph at Perry Memorial Hospital in Princeton, Illinois, U.S., on Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017.Daniel Acker | Bloomberg | Getty ImagesAbout 11.9 million Quest Diagnostics patients may have had their financial, medical and other personal information exposed in a...
Michele Franzese | Getty ImagesPeople who drink up to 25 cups of coffee a day don't run a greater risk of a heart attack.That's the remarkable finding from a study of over 8,000 people in the U.K., carried out by the British Heart Foundation (BHF).Previous studies have linked...