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Pfizer pays $60M to settle bribery charges | The Salt Lake Tribune

Tuesday, August 7th, 2012 | Permalink

In the past five years, the Justice Department has investigated a number of pharmaceutical and medical device companies that operate overseas in connection with the law. Last year J&J agreed to pay $70 million to settle civil …

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Obamacare’s Here to Stay. What Do Business Leaders – TodayHeads

Friday, June 29th, 2012 | Permalink

Long before the Supreme Court ruling that upheld the Patient Protection and Affordable Health Care Act, the political battle lines appeared pretty clear. With lobbies like the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) acting as plaintiffs in the case, it was easy to assume the business community was solidly aligned in the “against” category on Obamacare, too.

But business reaction has been more mixed, even at the small business level.  After all, the legislation addresses much more than the question of whether individuals should be forced to have health insurance. The June 28 decision also upheld a 2.3 percent tax on the revenue of medical device companies. And it offers intellectual property protection that was considered critical by many in the biotechnology sector. So while some see the specter of higher costs, others salivate at the prospect of a wider insured pool that spurs demand for everything from broader hospital services to more mobile health apps.

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Dismantling A Dream: What Happens When Startups Fail

Wednesday, May 30th, 2012 | Permalink

Three quarters of all funded tech startups, including medical device and clean tech firms, as well as web companies, end in failure without returning investors’ capital, according to Harvard Business School lecturer Shikhar …

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Crossroads GPS Launches Bogus Tax Attack Against Obama

Thursday, May 17th, 2012 | Permalink

The Following post first appeared on FactCheck. org . … And we count another $190 billion that falls only on businesses, including corporations in general, or in particular on health insurance companies, pharmaceutical manufacturers and importers, makers of medical devices and even producers of biofuels. To be sure, some …. politifact ICYMI, we’ve posted the first two of several fact-checks on the Crossroads GPS ad on Obama’s promises http ://t.co/PiyEhBmM …

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Queen City Angels' chairman testifies before Congress on angel …

Tuesday, April 24th, 2012 | Permalink

… the environment for startups, including establishing tax credits for angel investors and developing new education programs for entrepreneurs and investors. QCA’s healthcare portfolio companies include pharmaceuticals company Akebia Therapeutics, personalized medicine test-maker AssureRx, and medical device companies Neuros Medical and Minimally Invasive Devices — all of which are located in Ohio. … Comments RSS Post a comment. No comments yet.

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