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Thursday, July 3, 2014

GlobeImmune IPOs On Nasdaq

Louisville, Colorado-based GlobeImmune, the biopharmaceuticals developer which is focusing on cancer and infection diseases, has raised $15M in an IPO, and was trading slightly up this morning after its IPO. The company priced at $10 per sh...

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Friday, June 27, 2014

Ulthera Acquired By Merz For $600M

Mesa, Arizona-based aesthetic medicine device maker Ulthera has been acquired by German pharmaceuticals firm Merz, in a deal worth $600M, the company said Thursday. Ulthera, which has 170 employees in Mesa, will continue to have operations ...

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Friday, June 27, 2014

miRagen Therapeutics In Strategic, Funding Deal With Servier

Boulder-based miRagen Therapeutics said this week that it has inked a strategic deal with French pharmaceutical company Servier. According to the companies, they have extended a research collaboration on discovering, developing, and commerc...

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Wednesday, June 11, 2014

HealthEquity Files For IPO

Draper, Utah-based HealthEquity which develops technology-enabled service to help manage Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) for employers, has filed for an IPO, saying this morning that it is looking to raise up to $100M. The company said it ha...

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Thursday, June 5, 2014

Nordson Expands In Loveland

Nordson Corporation, a manufacturer of a wide range of equipment and products which is based in Ohio, said this week that it is in a major expansion in Loveland, Colorado. The company said it broke ground on a new, manufacturing facility lo...

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Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Spectranetics Buys AngioScore

Colorado Springs-based Spectranetics said Tuesday that it is acquiring AngioScore, a developer of specialty balloons for the cardiovascular market, in a deal worth $230M plus additional earnout. AngioScore's venture backers include Californ...

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Tuesday, May 13, 2014

TriZetto Links With Software Company Enkata

Denver-based healthcare information technology provider TriZetto said Monday that it has linked with software developer Enkata, over claims processing management. The two said they are linking TriZetto's consulting services with Enkata's cl...

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Wednesday, April 30, 2014

GlobeImmune Sets IPO Pricing Range

Louisville, Colorado-based GlobeImmune has set the initial pricing range for its IPO, saying in a regulatory filing late Tuesday that is estimating its initial public offering price to be between $15.00 and $17.00 per share. The company, wh...

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Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Ulthera Files For IPO

Mesa, Arizona-based Ulthera, the developer of medical devices aimed at the aesthetic medicine market, has filed for an IPO, saying that it is looking to raise up to $86.25M on the NASDAQ Global Market as ULTH. The IPO is being underwritten ...

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Wednesday, April 2, 2014

ClearDATA Names Operations VP

Phoenix, Arizona-based ClearDATA said Tuesday that it has named Brian Raboin as the company's new Senior Vice President of Operations. Raboin joins the company after working at such companies as HOSTING.COM, and has been in the industry sin...

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Thursday, March 27, 2014

Numira Names VP

Salt Lake City-based Numira, which provides 3D imaging services, visualization software, and cloud computing services to the life sciences market, said today it has named David Raminick as its new VP of Sales and Marketing. Raminick joins t...

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Wednesday, March 26, 2014

E2i Sets Up Shop In Denver To Tap Into Growing Bio, Technology Industry

Citing the region's growing biotech and technology industry, E2i, a Chicago-based systems integrator, said it has set up a new regional office in Denver to serve the growing Denver/Broomfield/Boulder/Aurora corridor. E2i says it serves the ...

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Friday, March 7, 2014

Domain Surgical Finds $35M For Surgical Tools

Salt Lake City-based Domain Surgical, a developer of surgery equipment which is used for cutting and coagulating tissue during surgery, has raised $35M in an equity and debt financing, the company said this week. The funding was led by Orbi...

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Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Welltok Raises $22.1M From IBM, Others

Denver-based Welltok, the developer of software that aims to help consumers improve their health using a series of quesitons and answers, said this morning that it has raised $22.1M in a Series C funding, including money from IBM's "Watson ...

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Wednesday, February 5, 2014

GHX Acquired By Thoma Bravo

Louisville, Colorado-based GHX, the developer of healthcare supply chain software and services, has been acquired by private equity firm Thoma Bravo. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. According to Thoma Bravo, the curre...

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Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Health Catalyst Lands Big $41M Round For Healthcare Data

Salt Lake City-based Health Catalyst said Tuesday morning that it has raised $41M in a funding round, for the company's healthcare dat warehousing and analytics efforts. The startup said the funding came from Sequoia Capital, Norwest Vent...

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Friday, January 10, 2014

ViaWest Targets Life Sciences With HIPAA Cloud

Denver-based colocation provider ViaWest said this week that it has rolled out a new, cloud service specifically aimed at the heavily regulated healthcare and life sciences industries. ViaWest said its new KINECTed Health Cloud service--whi...

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Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Lineagen Lands $3.5M

Salt Lake City-based molecular diagnostics startup Lineagen said today that it has raised $3.5M in a Series C round of funding. The funding was led by Signal Peak Ventures and Sanderling Ventures, and also included PrairieGold Venture Par...

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Monday, December 16, 2013

MicroBiome Therapeutics Gets $1.3M

Broomfield, Colorado-based MicroBiome Therapeutics reported this morning that it has raised $1.3M in a bridge financing round, to go towards its clinical studies. The funding came from BVM Capital, a current investor in the company, along w...

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Thursday, December 5, 2013

ClearDATA Networks Raises $14M For Healthcare Cloud

Phoenix-based ClearDATA Networks disclosed today that it has raised $14M in a Series B funding, for the company's health focused, cloud services. The funding came from Merck Global Health Innovation Fund, Excel Venture Management and Norwes...

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Monday, December 2, 2013

Biodesix Finds $8.3M In Series E Funding

Boulder-based molecular diagnostics provider Biodesix said this morning that it has raised $8.3M in a Series E equity funding round. The company said the funding was split between 44.3M in new capital, plus $4M in conversion of a convertibl...

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Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Amedica Taps Kyocera For Manufacturing Effort

Salt Lake City-based Amedica, a developer of spinal fusion devices and other medical devices for use in total hip and knee joint replacements, said Tuesday that it has entered into a collaboration with Kyocera Industrial Ceramics Corporatio...

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Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Amedica Files For IPO

Salt Lake City-based medical device developer Amedica has filed for an IPO, saying that it is looking to raise up to $35.0M on the NASDAW Global Market as AMDA. The private equity backed startup's IPO is being underwritten by a sole underwr...

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Monday, November 11, 2013

Surefire Medical Lands $18.2M

Westminster, Colorado-based Surefire Medical, a developer of medical devices being used for minimally invasive procedures, has raised $18.2M in a Series B funding round, the company announced. Source of the new funding was not announced. Ac...

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Monday, October 14, 2013

MedPlast Buys Orthoplastics

Tempe, Arizona-based MedPlast, a provider of plastics manufacturing technology for the healthcare market, announced this morning that it has acquired Orthoplastics, a UK-based custom manufacturer of components for the orthopedic device impl...

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Thursday, September 26, 2013

Aventura Snags $4.3M

Denver-based healthcare software developer Aventura said this morning that it has raised $4.3M more in funding from its existing investors, which include Clarion Direct Investment, Excel Venture Management, HLM Venture Partners, and Memoria...

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Monday, September 9, 2013

ArcherDX Acquired By Enzymatics

Boulder-based ArcherDX, which develops testing and diagnostics kits for cancer, has been acquired by Enzymatics, a developer of reagents, kits, and assays for the life sciences market. Financial details of the acquisition, which was announc...

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Friday, September 6, 2013

Ingram Medical Lands $30M Funding

Salt Lake City-based Ingram Medical, a provider of testing supplies and oral medications for diabetics, has raised a big, $30M Series B funding round, led by Mercato Partners. According to Mercato, the Series B funding for Ingram Medical a...

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Monday, August 12, 2013

FitBionic Finds $2.2M For Prosthetic Feet

Boulder-based FitBionic has raised $2.2M in a funding round, to go towards development of prosthetic feet for amputees. FitBionic said the funding was led by KMG Capital Partners, and also included High Country Venture and the Colorado Inst...

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Wednesday, August 7, 2013

ClearDATA Networks Gets $7M For Cloud Computing For Healthcare

Phoenix, Arizona-based ClearDATA Networks has raised $7M in a Series B funding, according to the company. The Series B funding came from Norwest Venture Partners and Excel Venture Management. According to the company, the new funding will g...

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Thursday, August 1, 2013

Radish Targets Healthcare With HIPAA Compliant Messaging

Boulder-based mobile communications software developer Radish Systems is targeting the healthcare industry with a new release of its software. The firm said it has added fully encrypted, secure, HIPAA-compliant messaging in its latest relea...

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Monday, July 1, 2013

Accelerate Diagnostics Names Executive

Tucson, Arizona-based in-vitro diganotics developer Accelerate Diagnostics announced this morning that it has named Pete Bantock as its Chief Commercial Officer. Bantock was previously at Ventana Medical Systems, and also has served at Spri...

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Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Clovis Oncology Raising $170M in Public Offering

Boulder-based Clovis Oncology, has filed to raise another $170M in a public offering, according to a filing by the firm Monday. The biopharmaceuticals firm, which develops anti-cancer drugs, trades on the NASDAQ Global Select Market as CLVS...

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Monday, May 20, 2013

360 Vantage Acquired By IMS Health

Chandler, Arizona-based 360 Vantage, a developer of cloud-based, customer relationship mangaement software, has been acquired by Connecticut-based IMS Health. Financial details of the buy were not disclosed. IMS Health is a provider of heal...

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Thursday, May 9, 2013

Inviragen Acquisition By Takeda Worth Up To $250M

The acquisition of Fort Collins, Colorado-based Inviragen could be worth up to $250M for the company's backers, based on its milestones. Takeda Pharmaceutical and Inviragen announced the acquisition deal Tuesday, saying that Takeda will pay...

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Monday, May 6, 2013

TriZetto In Major CEO Shakeup

Denver-based healthcare service provider TriZetto, is in a major, executive shakeup. The firm said late Friday that it's CEO, Trace Devanny, is leaving the company, to "pursue other opportunities". The firm said it is now looking for a perm...

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Thursday, April 25, 2013

TriZetto Wins UC Davis

Denver-based TriZetto, the provider of healthcare information technology services and products, reported today that its ClaimLogic business unit has signed up the University of California, Davis, Medical Center as a customer. TriZetto said ...

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Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Provista Diagnostics Raises $6.0M

Scottsdale, Arizona-based Provista Diagnostics, a firm developing molecular diagnostics products aimed at predictive testing for cancer, said Tuesdya that it has raised $6.0M in a funding round. The Series A funding came from the firm's exi...

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Friday, April 12, 2013

Biodesix Raises $8.8M More

Boulder-based Biodesix, a developer of diagnostic tests for the personalized medicine market, has raised $8.8M in a follow-on sale of its Series D preferred shares, the firm announced. The firm said the funding came from its existing invest...

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Wednesday, April 3, 2013

ViroCyt Adds New Funding

Denver-based ViroCyt, a developer of technology aimed at helping researchers develop therapies and vaccines from viruses, has raised a round of growth funding, the firm announced this morning. The funding brings its total raised in this rou...

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Wednesday, March 20, 2013

SynCardia Systems Raises $19M

Tucson, Arizona-based Syncardia, a developer of artificial hearts, announced today that it has raised $19M in capital, including $15M in a structured financing and $4M in follow on equity. The firm said the structured financing came from At...

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Friday, March 1, 2013

Sound Surgical Technologies Acquisition Completes

The acquisition of Louisville, Colorado-based Sound Surgical Technologies, which develops ultra-sound based liposection equipment, has completed, according to buyer Solta Medical. The deal was worth $25.5M in Solta common stock, $5.0M in ca...

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Monday, February 25, 2013

BaroFold Raises New Funding

Aurora, Colorado-based Barofold, a developer of protein manufacturing technology for the biopharmaceuticals market, has now raised $1.7M in its latest funding round, according to a regulatory filing by the firm last week. Details on the fun...

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Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Sound Surgical Technologies Acquired By Solta Medical

Louisville, Colorado-based Sound Surgical has been acquired by Silicon Valley-based aesthetic medicine firm Solta Medical, in a deal worth up to $40M. Solta Medical said that it acquired Sound Surgical, a developer of ultra-sound based lipo...

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Monday, January 14, 2013

Photopharmics Raises $2.0M

Highland, Utah-based Photopharmics, a firm developing treatments for Parkinson's disease, has quitely raised $2.0M in a funding round, part of a $3.11M round, according to a recent filing by the firm. Source of the funding was not disclosed...

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Wednesday, January 2, 2013

TriZetto Buys Tennessee Firm

Denver-based TriZetto, the provider of healthcare information technology and services, said this morning that it has acquired Healthcare Productivity Automation, a Tennessee-based provider of healthcare workflow automation products. Financi...

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Friday, December 21, 2012

Merit Medical Completes Acquisition

South Jordan-based Merit Medical Systems, a manufacturer and marketer of disposable medical products for the cardiology, radiology and endoscopy markets, said Thursday that it has completed its acquisition of Thomas Medical Products, Inc.. ...

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Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Remedy Informatics Snags Funding From Merck

Salt Lake City-based Remedy Informatics said Tuesday that it has scored a growth capital investment from Merck, via Merck's Global Health Innovation Fund (GHIF). The investment was worth $6M, with Merck taking a seat on Remedy's Board of Di...

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Thursday, November 1, 2012

sBiomed Taps Former Stryker Chairman As CEO

Orem, Utah-baesd sBioMed, a company developing antimicrobial and infection control products, announced this morning that it has named Stephen P. MacMillan, the former Chairman and CEO of medical devices firm Stryker, as its new CEO. The com...

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Monday, October 8, 2012

N30 Pharma Names Research VP

Boulder-based N30 Pharmaceuticals, the venture-backed developer of biopharmaceuticals for promoting human organ repair, regeneration and healing, said today that it has named Dr. Sherif Gabriel as vice President of Research. Gabriel was pre...

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Friday, October 5, 2012

Ligocyte Acquired By Japanese Firm

Bozeman, Montana-based biopharmaceuticals developer LigoCyte Pharmaceuticals has been acquired by Japanese firm Takeda Pharmaceutical Co., Takeda said this morning. Takeda will pay $60M for LigoCyte, giving it access to LigoCyte's norovirus...

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Thursday, September 20, 2012

Report: GlobeImmune Delays IPO

Louisville, Colorado-based GlobeImmune has reportedly delayed its IPO, according to Fortune's Term Sheet. The reason for the delay was not given, however, the report said the company had scheduled the IPO for this week. The developer of bio...

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Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Central Logic Gets Funding From Mercato Partners

Salt Lake City-based Central Logic, the developer of web-based systems for managing patient flow in hospital systems, reported it has scored new funding today from Mercato Partners. Financial details of the funding were not disclosed. Merca...

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Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Exagen Raises $5.3M For Diagnostic Tests

Albuquerque, New Mexico-baesd Exagen Diagnostics, which develops diagnostic testing for rheumatoid arthritis and other conditions, has raised $5.3M in a funding round. The round was led by Tullis Health Investors, and also included Sun Moun...

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Wednesday, September 5, 2012

GlobeImmune Sets Estimated IPO Pricing Range

Louisville, Colorado-based GlobeImmune, which develops biopharmaceuticals aimed at treating cancer and infectious diseases, has set its estimated initial public offering price. The firm said in a filing that it now expects an IPo at between...

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Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Bacterin Raises $25M

Belgrade, Montana-based Bacterin, a developer of bone graft materials and antimicrobial coatings, said Tuesday that it has raised $25M in a funding from OrbiMed Advisors. The company said the funding will towards executing its growth strate...

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Monday, August 27, 2012

Sophono Gets $7M

Boulder-based Sophono, a developer of implantable, medical devices for improving hearing, said that it has raised $7M in a growth funding. The Series B round was led by Wexword Capital. Sophono develops bone-implanted, medical hearing devic...

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Friday, August 24, 2012

Sunquest Information Systems Acquisition Completes

Tucson, Arizona-based Sunquest Information Systems, which provides diagnostic and laboratory information systems to health care providers, has officially become part of Roper Industries, Roper said Thursday. Roper said the deal was worth ap...

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Wednesday, August 22, 2012

TriZetto Wins Arkansas Managed Care Firm

Denver-based TriZetto has signed on another managed care provider as a client, the company announced this morning. The firm said that QualChoice Health Insurance, the second-largest managed care company in Arkansas, is now using its softwar...

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Tuesday, July 31, 2012

TriZetto Wins L.A. Public Health Agency

Denver-based TriZetto Group, the provider of healthcare information technology and software, said Tuesday that it has been selected by L.A. Care Health Plan, which it says is the nation's largest public health plan. TriZetto said the plan i...

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Monday, July 23, 2012

Sinopsis Surgical Gets $1.2M

Boulder-based Sinopsys Surgical, a stealth mode firm in the biotech area, has raised $1.2M in a funding, according to a recent regulatory filing by the company. Details on the company and the funding have not been announced by the company. ...

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Wednesday, July 18, 2012

TriZetto Buys ClaimLogic

Denver-based TriZetto Group, the provider of healthcare information management services, has acquired ClaimLogic, a medical claims and payment processing company. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. TriZetto acquired Clai...

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Monday, June 25, 2012

ChartLogic Sets Bizdev VP

Salt Lake City-based ChartLogic, a developer of electronic health record (EHR) services, said this morning that it has named Brenner Adams as its Senior Vice President of Business Development. Adams was previously at Microsoft, at its X-Box...

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Monday, June 11, 2012

assisTek Announces New Software for Clinical Trials

Scottsdale, Arizona-based assisTek, a provider of software used in medical studies, said this morning that it has launched a new product aimed at collecting patient-reported Adverse Events in studies. The software--which runs on Android dev...

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Friday, June 1, 2012

Spectranetics Looks To Venture Capitalists For Board Seat

Colorado Springs-based Spectranetics, a manufacturer of peripheral and cardiac laser catheters and other medical devices, said today that it has appointed B. Kristine Johnson, a venture capitalist at Affinity Capital Management, to its boar...

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Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Alliance Health Networks Names Chief Data Scientist

Salt Lake City-based Alliance Health Networks, the provider of health related social networking and information services, has snagged the former CTO of Evri, Deep Dhillon, as its Chief Data Scientist, the company said today. Dhillon was pre...

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Thursday, May 24, 2012

TriZetto Wins Oregon Health Provider

Denver-based TriZetto Group, the provider of healthcare information technology and payment management software, reported today that it has signed on Oregon healthcare provider CareOregon as a customer. TriZetto said its products are being u...

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Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Alliance Health Networks Buys Medify

Salt Lake City-based online health social networking site Alliance Health Networks said Tuesday that it has acquired Medify, the operator of an online site which allowed users to learn more about disease conditions based on the experiences ...

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Monday, May 14, 2012

Regenerative Sciences Raises $2M From Libery Media's Malone

Denver-based Regenerative Sciences announced this morning that it has raised $2M in an investment round, for the firm's development of treatments for orthopedic conditions. The investment came from John C. Malone, chairman of Liberty Media ...

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Tuesday, May 8, 2012

TriZetto Adds New York Health Plan Provider

Denver-based TrizeTto Group, the developer of healthcare information technology software, said that it has added CDPHP, a not-for-profit health plan serving nearly 400,000 members in upstate New York, as a customer. TriZetto said that CDPHP...

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Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Great Basin Gets FDA 510(K) Approval

Salt Lake City-based Great Basin Corporation, a startup life sciences company developing molecular diagnostic products, announced this morning that it has received FDA 510(k) approval on its first molecular diagnostics test. The firm said i...

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Monday, April 23, 2012

Startup Licenses Technology Developed At BYU

A firm which has licensed technology developed at the Utah Artificial Heart Institute has scored funding for its efforts to bring its products to market. Aggredyne, which says it is developing biomedical diagnostics products for measuring p...

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Monday, March 26, 2012

Bio2 Medical Raises $13.7M

BiO 2 Medical, a medical device manufacturer which has its manufacturing operations in Golden, Colorado, said late Friday that it has raised $13.7M in a Series B funding round. The firm, which is developing a central venous catheter and Inf...

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Thursday, March 8, 2012

Provista Diagnostics Raises $5.0M

Phoenix-based Provista Diagnostics, a developer of cancer detection and diagnostics technology, said today that it has raised $5.0M in a Series A funding round. The firm said the funding came from institutional investors, but did not announ...

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Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Boston Life Labs Acquired by NantWorks, Moved To Phoenix

Boston Life Labs, a Boston-based developer of systems for remotely monitoring patient biometric data, has moved to Phoenix as part of an acquisition by NantWorks, a firm which has been acquiring life sciences companies and other technology ...

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Friday, February 10, 2012

Ulthera Expands In Mesa

Mesa, Arizona-based Ulthera, a developer of medical devices for the aesthetic medicine market, said Thursday that it is expanding its operation in Mesa, with more than 100 new jobs by the end of 2014. The firm said it is leasing a 35,000 sq...

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Friday, January 27, 2012

H2O TECH Gains Investment From Aribex

Spanish Fork, Utah-based H2O TECH, a developer of a water drill for the dental care industry, and Orem, Utah-based Aribex, a developer of portable x-ray products for the dental office, said today that Aribex has made an equity investment in...

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Thursday, January 12, 2012

Clarimedix Gets Backing From Johnson & Johnson

Boulder-based Clarimedix, a developer of non-invasive therapeutics for treating vascular dysfunction, has scored an investment from the Johnson & Johnson Corporate Office of Science and Technology (COSAT). Financial details of the investmen...

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Friday, January 6, 2012

VisionGate Claims Advance

Phoenix-based VisionGate, which is developing non-invasive tests for the early detection of lung cancer, claimed a "major advance" in its efforts this morning. The firm said it has fully automated its Cell-CT 3D imaging system, which it say...

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Thursday, January 5, 2012

ALMSA Acquired By Yardi

Eagle, Idaho-based ALMSA Corporation, a developer of software used to manage electronic health record (EHR) and electronic medication administration in assisted living and long-term care communities, has been acquired by property management...

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Wednesday, December 14, 2011

TriZetto Bolsters Exec Team

Denver-based TriZetto, the developer of healthcare IT software products, announced this morning that it has named two VPs. The firm said it has named Thomas Rekart as Senior Viec President of Business Management Services, and Scott Ray as S...

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Thursday, December 8, 2011

Microsoft, GE Joint Venture Launches, With Big Salt Lake Presence

A new, joint venture between Microsoft and GE, is expected to have a "significant" presence in Salt Lake City, according to the two firms last night. Microsoft and GE said they are creating a 50-50 joint venture late Wednesday, which will f...

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Wednesday, December 7, 2011

MediConnect Migrates Google Health Users

Salt Lake City-based MediConnect Global, the provider of electronic medical records software, said today that it has enhanced its MyMediConnect personal health records management tool to make it easier for Google Health users to migrate the...

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Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Flywheel Backs Portable X-Ray Technology Firm

Santa Fe, New Mexico-based venture capital firm Flywheel Ventures has just led an investment in a firm, which is looking to perhaps make the "tricorder" of Star Trek a reality. According to Los Angeles-based Tribogenics, it has raised $2.5M...

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Tuesday, November 29, 2011

The Breakaway Group Acquired By ACS

Denver-based The Breakaway Group, a developer of web-based technology used for training healthcare provider of electronic medical records (EMR) software, has been acquired by IT outsourcing firm ACS, a subsidiary of Xerox. Financial terms o...

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Thursday, November 17, 2011

Clovis Oncology Raises $130M In IPO

Boulder-based Clovis Oncology, a developer of cancer treatments, had its IPO Wednesday, raising $130M for the company in its first day as a public company. The firm is trading on the NASDAQ Global Market as CLVS. The firm debuted at $13.00 ...

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Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Clovis Oncology Prices IPO

Boulder-based Clovis Oncology, the developer of anti-cancer drugs, has priced its IPO, saying Tuesday evening that it is offering up 10,000,000 shares of its common stock at $13.00 per share. Clovis will debut on the NASDAQ Global Select Ma...

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Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Clovis Oncology On Tap For IPO

Boulder-based Clovis Oncology, a developer of anti-cancer drugs, is expected to debut in an IPO on the market this week on the NASDAQ Global Market, under the ticker symbol CLVS. Clovis--which set its initial pricing range at between $13.00...

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Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Sera Prognostics Raises $19.3M

Salt Lake City-based Sera Prognostics, which is developing diagnostics tests to predict preterm birth and other pregnancy complications, announced Tuesday that it has raised $19.3M in a Series A financing round. The round was led by InterWe...

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Thursday, October 27, 2011

Promotus KMD Wins Grow Utah Contest

The latest winner in the series of entrepreneurial competitions being run in Utah by Grow Utah Ventures is Promotus KMD, a Salt Lake City, developer of a healthcare device, which helps facilitate range of motion and strength for knee surger...

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Wednesday, October 19, 2011

VisionGate Raises $2M For Lung Cancer Diagnostics

Phoenix-based VisionGate, a developer of non-invasive test for the early detection of lung cancer, said today that it has raised $2M in a first tranche of a financing round. According to the firm, the funding comes as part of an ongoing $3M...

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Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Aegis Analytical Expands Deal With Biogen Idec

Lafayette, Colorado-based Aegis Analytical reported Wednesday that it has expanded a licensing deal it has with Biogen Idec. Aegis Analytical, which develops manufacturing and process management software for the life sciences industry, said...

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Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Aventura Lands Funding For Clinical Data Software

Denver-based Aventura HQ, a developer of clinical data access software, said Tuesday that it has raised a major funding round for the company. The round was led by HLM Venture Partners and Excel Venture Management, and also included Siemens...

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Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Keating Capital Backs Metabolon

Greenwood Village, Colorado-based Keating Capital, an investor in private companies, said today that it was the lead investor in a funding round for Metabolon, a firm developing molecular diagnostics services and technology. Keating said it...

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Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Aegis Wins AstraZeneca

Lafayette, Colorado-based Aegis Analytical Corp. said Tuesday that it has been selected by AstraZeneca. Aegis Analytical said that AstraZeneca will use its Discoverent product for gathering, monitoring, and reporting process and quality dat...

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Monday, August 22, 2011

PracticeMax Buys American Billing Services

Scottsdale, Arizona-based PracticeMax, a provider of revenue cycle management and software services for the healthcare industry, said today that it has acquired American Billing Services, of Portland, Oregon. Financial terms of the acquisit...

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Thursday, August 11, 2011

Numira Biosciences Adds To Board

Salt Lake City-based Numira Biosciences, the provider of contract research and high resolution, 3D imaging services for the life sciences market, said Thursday that it has named William M. Harrison to its board of directors. Harrison is the...

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Friday, July 22, 2011

Mosaic Biosciences Raises $1.0M

Boulder-based Mosaic Biosciences, a developer of synthetic materials to help promote new tissue regeneration, has raised $1.0M in a funding round, according to a regulatory filing from the firm this week. The firm's website indicates the ro...

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Tuesday, July 19, 2011

nanoMR Scores $13M

Albuquerque-based nanoMR, a firm developing diagnostics tools for detecting pathogens in whole blood, has raised $13M in a funding round. The firm said the Series B round was led by Excel Venture Management, and also included Healthcare Ven...

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Thursday, June 23, 2011

Clovis Oncology Files For IPO

Boulder-based Clovis Oncology, a developer of anti-cancer drugs, has filed for an IPO, saying that it is looking to raised up to $149.5M on the public markets. The firm has applied to list on the NASDAQ GLobal Market as CLVS. The firm's IPO...

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Tuesday, April 12, 2011

RemedyMD Selected By Dallas Medical Center

Salt Lake City-based RemedyMD, a developer of clinical decision support system software used to manage medical data, reported Monday that it has been selected by the Methodist Dallas Medical Center. RemedyMD said its software will be used a...

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Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Insys Therapeutics Files For IPO

Phoenix, Arizona-based Insys Therapeutics, a developer of pharmaceuticals focused on cancer supportive care, has filed for an IPO, saying Tuesday that it is looking to raise up to $55M in an IPO on the Nasdaq Global Market. The firm is look...

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Wednesday, March 16, 2011

RemedyMD Ties With Children's Hospital of Denver

Salt Lake City-based RemedyMD, which develops medical research software, and the Children's Hospital of Denver said today that the hospital is implementing RemdyMD's OutcomeTrack disease registry and outcomes tracking solution. Financial de...

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Monday, March 14, 2011

Colorado State University Spins Off Veterinary Startup

A new startup, based on research for Colorado State University, has spun out to focus on veterinary products. According to CSU, the new firm VetDC, will work to develop and market new veterinary products based on work with the veterinarians...

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Thursday, March 10, 2011

HTG Gets $10.0M

Tuscon, Arizona-based HTG, a developer of molecular analysis products for gene expression profiling, miRNA and mRNA measurement, and related applications, has raised $10.0M out of a $14.0M funding round, according to a regulatory filing. Th...

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Thursday, March 3, 2011

AdvancedMD Sold To ADP

Salt Lake City-based AdvancedMD Software, which develops practice management and electronic health record software to the health industry, has been acquired by Automatic Data Processing, according to Francisco Partners, the private equity o...

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Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Level 3 Extends In Georgia

Broomfield, Colorado-based Level 3 Communications disclosed this morning that it has extended its network infrastructure in Georgia. According to the company, it has constructed a full network point of presence and fiber node in the Atlanta...

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Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Byers Peak Acquired For $4.35M

Denver-based Byers Peak, a manufacturer of medical devices for the OEM and emerging technology market, has been acquired for $4.35M by Sparton Corporation. Sparton said its wholly owned subsidiary, Sparton BP Medical Denver will acquire ce...

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Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Carefx Acquired By Harris Corporation

Scottsdale, Arizona-based Carefx, a provider of patient information systems and software, has been acquired by Harris Corporation. Harris said it will pay $155M in cash for Carefx. Carefx was founded in 2002, has nearly 250 employees, and w...

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Monday, February 14, 2011

MediConnect Global Names Sales Head

Salt Lake City-based MediConnect Global, a developer of medical records retrieval software, said this morning that it has named Kevin Merrill as Vice President of Sales. The company said that Merrill has over 14 years of sales experience, b...

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Monday, February 14, 2011

Numira Biosciences Buys Firm

Salt Lake City-based Numira Biosciences, a contract research organization focused on high resolution, 3D imaging services, said this morning that it has acquired the Efficacy Pharmacology operating unit of Ricera Biosciences, LLC. The firm ...

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Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Ulthera Gets $10.5M

Mesa, Arizona-based Ulthera, a developer of ultrasound devices used for the aesthetics market, has raised $10.5M in a Series C funding round, the firm announced today. The round was led by New Enterprise Associates, and also included Apposi...

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Tuesday, January 4, 2011

Lineagen Aims At $15M Series B

Salt Lake City-based Lineagen, a developer of diagnostic and healthcare services, said today that it is in the midst of a $15M, Series B funding round. The firm said it is "progresisng towards a close" of the round, which currently includes...

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Tuesday, December 14, 2010

WebPT Raises $1M

Phoenix-based WebPT, a developer of electronic medical records and documentations software for physical therapists, said this morning that it has raised $1M in a Series A funding round. The round came from Canal Partners, the investment fir...

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Thursday, December 9, 2010

Myriad Genetics Buys Genetic Marker Technology

Salt Lake City-based Myriad Genetics said this week that it has signed an agreement to acquire proprietary technology from California-based Melanoma Diagnostics, used for the diagnosis and prognosis of malignant melanoma. Financial details ...

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Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Medicity Acquired By Aetna For $500M

Salt Lake City-based Medicity, a provider of health information exchange technology, has been acquired by Aetna, Aetna said Tuesday. According to Aetna, it will pay approximately $500M for Medicity, which provides health information exchang...

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Monday, December 6, 2010

MediConnect Global Launches Wellness Tracker

Salt Lake City-based MediConnect Global, the developer of medical records and related software, said today that it has launched a new Wellness Tracker product which allows users to create and track custom fitness and diet plans. According t...

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Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Health Language Promotes Sales VP

Denver-based Health Language, a developer of software used incorporating medical terminology and coding into enterprise healthcare applications, said today that it has named Derek Baird as Vp of Sales, Provider Solutions. Baird was previous...

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Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Biodesix Scores $7.1M For Lung Cancer Tests

Broomfield, Colorado-based Biodexis, a developer of tests for non-small cell lung cancer, said today that it has raised $7.1M in a Series C financing round . The round came from the firm's existing investors, plus another five new investors...

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Thursday, November 4, 2010

DiCOM Grid Gets $7.5M

Phoenix-based DICOM Grid, a developer of medical imaging software, said this morning that it has raised $7.5M in a Series A financing. The round was led by Canaan Partners, and also included CHL Medical Partners and others. DICOM is a provi...

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Monday, November 1, 2010

MediConnect Global In Extended Medicare Pilot

Salt Lake City-based MediConnect Global reported today that its myMediConnect personal health record software has been included as part of an extended, Medicare pilot program. According to the firm, the pilot--which is running in Utah and A...

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Tuesday, October 26, 2010

World Heart Corp. Gets $25.3M In PIPE

Salt Lake City-based World Heart Corporation, a developer of implantable heart assist pumps, has raised $25.3M in an investment from a number of venture capital investors. The publicly held firm said the private placement came from Special ...

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Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Golden Helix Adopts GPUs For Genetic Analysis

Bozeman, Montana-based Golden Helix, a developer of genetic analysis software, said today that it has adopted the use of GPUS--graphical processing units--to accelerate its software. The firm said that it has enabled its SNP and Variation S...

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Monday, October 11, 2010

TruTouch Reports $438K Grant

Albuquerque, New Mexico-based TruTouch Technologies, which says it is developing non-invasive, biometric intoxication detection systems, reports that it has received a $438,000 federal grant. The firm said the grant comes from the United St...

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Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Miragen Therapeutics Gains $3.0M More

Boulder-based Miragen Therapeutics, a firm focused on discovery and development of therapies for cardiovascular and muscle disease, has raised $3.0M in a convertible note funding, according to a regulatory filing from the firm. Source of th...

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Friday, September 10, 2010

RemedyMD Appoints President, COO

Salt Lake City-based RemedyMD, a provider of software for the life sciences industry, said this week that it has named Jim Hyde as its President and Chief Operating Officer. Hyde was previously at In-Store Broadcasting Network, Overstock.co...

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Tuesday, September 7, 2010

Intio Raises $4.1M

Boulder-based INTIO, a developer of oncology-focused technology for improving the interpretation of thermal ablation using CT scan imaging, has raised $4.1M in a funding, according to a regulatory filing by the firm today. Source of the new...

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Tuesday, September 7, 2010

Amedica Snags $30M

Salt Lake City-based Amedica said Monday that it has raised $30M in a financing effort. According to the firm, the funding included $15M in private equity, and $15M in debt. The debt came from Zions First National Bank, and the placement ag...

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Monday, August 30, 2010

Lineagen Raises $5M

Salt Lake City-based Lineagen, a firm which develops genomic tests and services for screening and diagnosis of autism, said this morning that it has raised $5M, completing its Series A funding. The firm said the new funding brings its Serie...

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Monday, August 9, 2010

Delphi Medical Systems Acquired By Sparton Corporation

Shaumburg, Illinois-based Sparton Corporation, a supplier of electronics and electro-mechanical subassemblies to the medical, defense, security, and aerospace market, said today that it has completed its acquisition of Sparton Medical Syste...

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Monday, August 2, 2010

Aegis Takes Aim At Data Quality

Lafayette, Colorado-based Aegis Analytical Corp., which develops software for managing manufacturing processes, said today that it has rolled out a new product for managing quality teams. The firm said its Discoverant for Quality Data Manag...

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Monday, July 12, 2010

Delphi Medical Systems Sells Contract Manufacturing Business

Denver, Colorado-based Delphi Medical Systems, a manufacturer of OEM medical devices for the therapeutic device market, is selling off its contract manufacturing business to Sparton Corporation, Sparton said today. Illinois-based Sparton sa...

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Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Carefx Snags Rights To Business Intelligence Software

Scottsdale, Arizona-based Carefx, a developer of healthcare and patient information systems, reported today that it has been granted an exclusive license to market and develop business intelligence dashboard software developed by the Clevel...

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Tuesday, May 11, 2010

N30 Pharma Raises $30M

Boulder-based N30 Pharma, a firm developing treatments for respiratory, cardiovascular, and inflammatory diseases, announced today that it has raised $10M in a new financing round. According to the firm, it is adding Dr. Howard Furst of Dee...

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Tuesday, April 27, 2010

LigoCyte Pharmaceuticals Raises $6.5M

Bozeman, Montana-based LigoCyte Pharaceuticals, a biotechnology firm focused on treatments for gastrointestinal and respiratory conditions, has raised $6.5M in a debt funding round, according to a recently regulatory filing by the firm. Acc...

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Thursday, March 4, 2010

CBSA Kicks Off Search For New President

The Colorado BioScience Association, a nonprofit which advocates for Colorado's bioscience industry, told its members today that it is looking for a new President of the organization. The group said it is looking for local, Colorado candida...

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Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Carefx In Defense Win

Scottsdale, Arizona-based Cafefx, a developer of healthcare software used for managing patient care, said today that it has been chosen as part of a $20M contract for the Department of Defense. The firm said its clinical workflow technology...

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Monday, February 22, 2010

Medicity Lands Michigan Customer

Salt Lake City-based Medicity, a provider of health information exchange services, announced today that it has won Northern Michigan Regional Hospital as a customer. Size of the win was not disclosed. Medicity said it will power an effort t...

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Friday, February 5, 2010

Biomerics Acquires Fruition Design

Salt Lake City-based Biomerics, a firm which provides polymer and plastic components, injection molding, and other services for medical device firms, said this week that it has acquired Fruition Design, a Bountiful, Utah provider of design ...

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Thursday, February 4, 2010

AmideBio's Take: $275K

Boulder-based AmideBio, which announced a seed round of funding last month, raised $274,997 in that round, according to a regulatory filing by the firm today. The firm had announced the round, but had not disclosed the amount of seed fundin...

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Thursday, January 28, 2010

AmideBio Gets Seed Funding

Boulder-based AmideBio, which is looking to commercialize technical challenging peptides for the R&D market, said earlier this week that it has raised a round of seed financing. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed, nor was the so...

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Tuesday, January 19, 2010

AdvancedMD Names CTO

Salt Lake City-based AdvancedMD Software, a developer of software-as-a-service products for electronic health record management, said today that it has hired Steven ZoBell as its new Chief Product and Technology Officer. ZoBell was most rec...

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Monday, January 11, 2010

MediConnect Global Buys PassportMD

Salt Lake City-based MediConnect Global, a provider of medical records retrieval, scanning and storage, said this morning that it has acquired PassportMD, a developer of software for creating and maintaining personal health records. Financi...

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Wednesday, January 6, 2010

MediProPharma Gains Funding

Salt Lake City-based MediProPharma, which is identifying and developing pharmaceuticals for the treatment of CNS diseases, has raised a round of angel funding, according to the Salt Lake Life Science Angels. The Salt Lake Life Science Angel...

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Wednesday, January 6, 2010

AdvancedMD Buys PracticeOne

Salt Lake City-based AdvancedMD Software, a developer of software-as-a-service tools for medical practice management, announced today that it has acquired PracticeOne, a provider of electronic health record software. Financial terms of the ...

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Monday, December 14, 2009

TheraTarget in Joint Research Deal

Salt Lake City-based TheraTarget, a USTAR-funded company spun out of the University of Utah, is in a joint research collaboration agreement with Maryland-based Rexahn Pharmaceuticals, the two firms announced this morning. According to the t...

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Thursday, December 10, 2009

Interview with David and Aimee Greenholtz, KeyVive

Last month, Park City, Utah-based KeyVive (www.keyvive.com) launched its free, online web site for diabetes information. We spoke with founders David and Aimee Greenholtz to learn more about the firm, and what it's trying to do. What is ...

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Tuesday, December 8, 2009

TruTouch Technologies Raises $1.3M

Albuquerque, New Mexico-based TrueTouch Technologies, which is developing non-invasive, detection systems for measuring intoxication, said Tuesday that it has raised $1.3M in a combination of venture and angel investment funding. The firm s...

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Monday, December 7, 2009

Utah Technology Council Looks To Boost Life Sciences With Hire

The Utah Technology Council, the Utah group focused on promoting high tech and life sciences businesses in the state, said today that it has named Dr. Michael Feldman as a Life Science Executive-in-Resident, as part of an effort to help sup...

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Friday, December 4, 2009

AdvancedMD Names VP

Salt Lake City-based AdvancedMD Software, a developer of web-based, practice management software for the healthcare industry, reported Thursday that it has named Paul Henry as its Vice President of Practice Direct Sales. Henry was most rece...

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Wednesday, December 2, 2009

TheraDoc Acquired By Illinois Firm

Salt Lake City-based TheraDoc, a developer of hospital informatics systems used for infection control, has been acquired by Illinois-based Hospira, Hospira said Wednesday. Financial terms of the acquisition were not announced. Hospira said ...

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Friday, November 20, 2009

Quertle Launches New Biomedical Search Site

Boulder-basd Quertle said this week that it has released a new site for searching for biomedical, life science, and chemical literature. The firm said its site provides full text searches of 200 journals from BioMed Central, along with the ...

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Monday, November 16, 2009

Carefx Signs Johns Hopkins

Scottsdale, Arizona-based Carefx, a developer of healthcare workflow software, has signed on the Johns Hopkins Health System as a customer, the firm said today. The win came alongside Imprivata, a provider of single sign-on applications. Ca...

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Thursday, November 5, 2009

Biotech Firm Opens Facility In Phoenix, To Employ 200

A Los Angeles healthcare firm, Abraxis Health, said today that it is opening up a new manufacturing plant in Phoenix, which it expects will create 200 high tech jobs in the area. Abraxis, which provides chemotherapy treatments for metastati...

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Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Kemeta Gets Funding

Mesa, Arizona-based Kemeta, a firm developing hand held analyzers for measuring fat metabolism, has received funding from Catapult BioAccel. According to Catapult BioAccel, an Arizona nonprofit, it is providing Kemeta with a $200,000 grant ...

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Thursday, October 15, 2009

TheraDoc Adds MRSA Tracking Tool

Salt Lake City-based TheraDoc, a developer of clinical decision support software for the healthcare industry, announced today that it has created a new surveillance tool to track MRSA (methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus) in hospita...

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Thursday, October 8, 2009

Inviragen Merges With SingVax, Takes $15M

Fort Collins, Colorado-based Inviragen, a developer of vaccines for infection disease, said this week that it has merged with SingVax, and raised $15M in a Series A investment. According to the firm, the investment came from Charter Life Sc...

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Monday, October 5, 2009

Medical Imaging Holdings Buys Sonora Medical Systems

Golden, Colorado-based Medical Imaging Holdings, the private-equity backed firm focused on medical imaging equipment, said Monday that it has acquired Sonora Medical Systems from Misonix, Inc. According to Medical Imaging Holdings--which is...

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Tuesday, September 29, 2009

TruTouch Technologies Names CEO

Albuquerque, New Mexico-based TruTouch Technologies, a developer of systems to measure intoxication, said this morning that it has named Dr. Richard D. Gill as its President and CEO. Gill was most recently CEO of ProNAi--where the firm note...

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Thursday, September 24, 2009

Aegis Analytical Names Sales VP

Lafayette, Colorado-based Aegis Analytical, a developer of enterprise manufacturing software, said this week that it has appointed Mark Isaacs as its Viece President of Sales. Isaacs was most recenlty at Conformia, which was recently purcha...

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Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Alliance Health Networks Gains $3.3M

Salt Lake City-based Alliance Health Networks announced today that it has raised $3.3M in a Series C venture round, led by Highway 12 Ventures. The firm, which develops social networks for the healthcare industry, said that EPIC Ventures a...

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Friday, September 4, 2009

MD-IT Acquires Pikes Peak Transco

Boulder-based MD-IT, a provider of medical documentation services and software to physicians, said Friday that it has acquired Colorado Springs-based Pikes Peak Transco, Inc.. Financial details on the acquisition were not disclosed. Transco...

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Tuesday, September 1, 2009

vSpring Ventures Into Women's Health Venture

Salt Lake City-based vSpring Ventures has made a $2M investment into a women's health firm, Athena Feminine Technologies. Athena said Tuesday morning that it received the Series A investment from vSpring, which it will use for accelerating ...

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Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Sunquest Links With Hospital On Pathology Product

Tucson-based Sunquest Information Systems, a developer of laboratory and diagnostic information systems, says today that it has inked a deal with the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) on developing a next generation, anatomic and clinica...

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Thursday, August 20, 2009

Coherex Medical Gets $16.5M

Salt Lake City-based Coherex Medical, a medical device firm developing treatments for heart defects, said today that it has raised $16.5M in a Series B funding round. The funding was co-led by vSpring Capital and Oxford Bioscience Partners,...

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Monday, August 17, 2009

LigoCyte Pharmaceuticals Adds More Funding

Bozeman, Montana-based LigoCyte Pharamceuticals has raised additional funding in the firm's most recently round, according to a regulatory filing from the firm Friday. According to the filing, the firm has now raised $29.49M in its latest f...

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Thursday, July 30, 2009

MediConnect Global Adds Executive

Salt Lake City-based MediConnect Global, a provider of medical records and electronic document management services, said Thursday that it has appointed Naveen Trehan as Chief Strategic Relations Officer. The firm said Trehan has more than 2...

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Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Axial Biotech Partners With U of U

Salt Lake City-based Axial Biotech, which is developing DNA-based diagnostic tests for spinal diseases, said Wednesday that it has entered into a collaboration with the University of Utah. According to the firm, the deal will give it access...

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Thursday, July 9, 2009

OSI Pharmaceuticals Cuts Boulder Plant

New York-based OSI Pharmaceuticals, a developer of oncology products, said this week that it is planning to shut its Boulder, Colorado operations later this year, as it consolidates its operations into a location in Westchester County, New ...

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Wednesday, July 1, 2009

Carefx Signs Customer In Seattle

Scottsdale, Arizona-based Carefx, a developer of clinical information systems software, disclosed this week that its products have been chosen by Seattle-based Virginia Mason Medical Center. Size of the win was not disclosed, however, Caref...

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Wednesday, June 24, 2009

SynCardia Gets $10.3M

Tucson, Arizona-based SynCardia, a developer of artificial hearts to treat people with biventricular heart faliure, has raised $10.3M in a Series D funding, the firm said today. According to SynCardia, the round was led by Highway 12 Ventur...

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Tuesday, June 2, 2009

miRagen Therapeutics Gets $4M

Boulder, Colorado-based miRagen Therapeutics, which is developing microRNA-based therapeutics targeted at cardiovascular and muscle disease, said this morning that it has now raised $12M in its Series A funding. According to the firm, it re...

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Thursday, May 21, 2009

Clovis Oncology Raises $145M

Boulder, Colorado-based Clovis Oncology reports today that it has raised a huge, $145M funding round, for the firm's efforts to acquire, develop, and commercialize anti-cancer agents. The funding came from Domain Associates, New Enterprise ...

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Friday, May 15, 2009

Control Medical Gets Funding

Park City-based Control Medical Technology, a medical device manufacturer developing an aspiration platform to remove fluids, tissue, thrombus and other pathology in medical procedures, said it has raised a Series A financing. The firm said...

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Friday, April 24, 2009

Pharmatech Oncology Launches Data Management Business

Denver-based Pharmatech Oncology is reporting this morning that it has launched a new unit focused on data management for clinical trials. The firm said the new unit will serve the bioscience and pharmaceutical industry, in various therapeu...

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Thursday, April 16, 2009

Accera Spins Off Neuera Pharmaceuticals

Broomfield, Colorado-based Accera, a developer of treatments for central nervous sytem diseases, said Wednesday that it has spun off a new firm, Neuera Pharmaceuticals, backed by $12M in a Series A financing round. According to Accera, Neue...

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Thursday, April 9, 2009

HealthGrades Names COO

Golden, Colorado-based health care ratings firm Health Grades reported today that it has hired Wes Crews as chief operating officer. Crews, Health Grades said, will officially start April 20. The firm described Crews as a publishing and onl...

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Monday, April 6, 2009

Cerapedics Gains $15M

Westminster, Colorado-based Cerapedics announced today that the firm has completed a Series B round of private equity financing, worth $15M. The round was led by NGN Capital, and also included prior investor OrbiMed Advisors. Cerapedics is ...

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Thursday, April 2, 2009

CeraPedics Raises $15M

Lakewood, Colorado-based CeraPedics, a developer of products for the orthopedic bone substitutes market, has raised $15M in a equity funding, according to regulatory filings from the firm. According to those filings, the funding came om Mar...

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Monday, March 30, 2009

Google Targets Arizona, Utah On Medical Records

Search engine giant Google said Monday that it is working on a pilot program with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to allow Medicare beneficiaries in Arizona and Utah import their claims into Google health. Google Health is th...

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Thursday, March 12, 2009

World Egg Bank Hatches $1.5M

Phoenix-based The World Egg Bank announced Thursday that the firm has raised $1.5M in funding, for its frozen egg registry for the fertility industry. The source of the funding was not disclosed. The firm said it will use the funding to gro...

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Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Axial Biotech Hires VP

Salt Lake City-based Axial Biotech reported today that it has hired Dr. Roberto A. Macina as vice president of research and development. Macina, the biotech company said, will report directly to its chairman and chief scientific officer, Dr...

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Tuesday, February 17, 2009

Exagen Diagnostics Names COO

Albuquerque, New Mexico-based Exagen Diagnostics, a provider of molecular diagnostics testing services, said today that it has named John Also brook as VP and Chief Operating Officer at the firm. Alsobrook has been at Exagen since 2006, and...

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Tuesday, December 16, 2008

Health Language Names CTO

Denver-based Health Language Inc. reported Tuesday that it has hired Oswaldo H. Leon as chief technology officer. A publisher of medical vocabulary software, HLI said Leon boasts more than a quarter-century of domestic and international exp...

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Friday, November 21, 2008

MicroPhage Raises Round

Longmont, Colorado-based MicroPhage said earlier this week that it has raised a round of venture capital, bringing the company's total raised to $11M. Amount of the round and specific ivestors were not disclosed. MicroPhage said that the ro...

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Wednesday, November 12, 2008

Great Basin Scientific Names Operations VP

Great Basin Scientific Inc. reported Tuesday that it has hired Laurence Rea as vice president of operations. The Salt Lake City, Utah-based life sciences firm billed Rea as a 20-year engineering and manufacturing veteran who previously spen...

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Tuesday, November 11, 2008

Accera Gets $35M

Broomfield, Colorado-based Accera announced Tuesday that the biotechnology firm has raised $35M in a Series C funding. According to Accera, the round was led by Inventages Venture Capital SA, and also included POSCO BioVentures and other pr...

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Friday, November 7, 2008

Interview with Bob Di Scipio, Aegis Analytical

Aegis Analytical Corp. (www.aegiscorp.com) publishes manufacturing process optimization software for the life sciences industry. The company's solution helps biopharmaceutical firms monitor federal compliance matters, supply chain issues, p...

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Thursday, November 6, 2008

Prolexys Pharmaceuticals Raises $20M

Salt Lake City-based Prolexys Pharmaceuticals announced Thursday that it has raised $20M in a Series A1 funding round. The round was led by Friedli Corporate Finance, as well as Peter Friedli, chairman of Prolexys. Prolexys is developing a ...

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Tuesday, October 28, 2008

N30 Pharma Gets Funding

N30 Pharma announced Tuesday that it has completed a second round of venture financing and added two directors to its board. The Boulder, Colo.-based biopharmaceutical firm declined to divulge the source or amount of its recent funding. N30...

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Thursday, October 9, 2008

OrthoScan Raises $7.5M

Scottsdale, Arizona-based OrthoScan, a medical device company, said Wednesday that it has closed on $7.5M in Series B financing. The round was led by River Cities Capital Funds and also icnluded prior investors Aphelion Capital, California ...

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Wednesday, October 8, 2008

VisualShare Gets Seeded

Salt Lake City-based VisualShare, a developer of software-as-a-service for medical imaging collaboration, has scored a seed round of funding from the Salt Lake Life Science Angels. Amount of the investment was not disclosed. The Salt Lake L...

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Wednesday, October 8, 2008

Great Basin Scientific Raises $3.9M

Salt Lake City-based Great Basin Scientific said Tuesday that the firm has raised $3.9M in a financing round. Source of the funding was not disclosed. According to Great Basic Scientific, it is commercializing technology for molecular, rapi...

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