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July 1, 1999
Los Angeles-based Salick Health Care Inc. said it has eliminated a dozen positions at its corporate headquarters, and named the company's executive vice president and general counsel as chief executive. Peter Jessup, who had held his position for two years, succeeds Dr. Lawrence Piro as CEO. The company also announced the resignation of chief operating officer Anthony LaMacchia and the appointment of Dr.
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BUSINESS
July 1, 1999
Los Angeles-based Salick Health Care Inc. said it has eliminated a dozen positions at its corporate headquarters, and named the company's executive vice president and general counsel as chief executive. Peter Jessup, who had held his position for two years, succeeds Dr. Lawrence Piro as CEO. The company also announced the resignation of chief operating officer Anthony LaMacchia and the appointment of Dr.
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BUSINESS
December 23, 1994 | DAVID R. OLMOS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In a groundbreaking move by a pharmaceutical company to get more directly involved in patient care, British drug maker Zeneca Group said Thursday that it will buy a 50% stake in Salick Health Care, an operator of outpatient cancer clinics, for nearly $200 million. The deal creates an unusual partnership between Zeneca, a leading maker of cancer drugs, and Los Angeles-based Salick Health, which operates cancer and kidney dialysis treatment centers throughout the United States.
BUSINESS
August 26, 1997 | Dow Jones
Salick Health Care Inc. said its Ushawl unit opened a new 25-station outpatient dialysis facility here. Ushawl, a renal dialysis services firm, now has 228 dialysis stations at its 11 facilities in Southern California. Los Angeles-based Salick Health Care provides diagnostic and therapeutic services.
BUSINESS
August 26, 1997 | Dow Jones
Salick Health Care Inc. said its Ushawl unit opened a new 25-station outpatient dialysis facility here. Ushawl, a renal dialysis services firm, now has 228 dialysis stations at its 11 facilities in Southern California. Los Angeles-based Salick Health Care provides diagnostic and therapeutic services.
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October 4, 1987
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BUSINESS
February 8, 1995 | Times Staff and Wire Reports
Salick Health Care to Buy ViCare: The acquisition will help Los Angeles-based Salick strengthen its Infusx division, which provides care and treatment for patients with cancer and other chronic illnesses, the company said. ViCare Inc., which was founded in 1990, is a home health care company serving the Philadelphia area. The purchase price was not disclosed. Salick, which is controlled by London-based Zeneca Group, will merge ViCare with Infusx.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 3, 1996 | MARY F. POLS
Employees who have been on tenterhooks for months about the future of their jobs at Westlake Medical Center received notice Thursday that their contracts will be terminated as of July 1. Whether the hospital's 283 full- and part-time employees find themselves on the street that day hinges on negotiations underway between current owner Columbia/HCA Healthcare Corp. and a potential buyer, Salick Health Care.
BUSINESS
July 14, 1994 | DAVID R. OLMOS
In an attempt to show that comprehensive and cost-effective care can be provided for a large number of cancer patients at a fixed fee, Salick Health Care said Wednesday that it has signed a pioneering agreement with a Florida health maintenance organization. The Los Angeles-based operator of cancer clinics said the deal with Physicians Corp.
NEWS
April 24, 1997 | KATHLEEN DOHENY, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
When Ms. Liz suffered seizures following her brain surgery, he reassured us that such complications are common and that "she is continuing to recover very nicely." When rumors swirled about Michael Jackson's impending parenthood, he finally confirmed that Jackson's wife, Debbie Rowe, had left the hospital with a healthy newborn son.
BUSINESS
April 15, 1997 | DAVID R. OLMOS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Only hours after completing its takeover of the nation's largest chain of for-profit cancer clinics, British drug and chemical giant Zeneca Group ousted the company's colorful founder, Dr. Bernard Salick, it was announced Monday. Zeneca named Michael J. O'Brien, a veteran company executive from Britain, to replace Salick as chief executive of Salick Health Care, a Los Angeles-based operator of hospital-based cancer centers and kidney dialysis clinics.
BUSINESS
March 28, 1997 | DAVID R. OLMOS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
British drug maker Zeneca Group said Thursday that it will pay about $234 million to acquire the 50% of Los Angeles-based cancer treatment specialists Salick Health Care that it doesn't already own. The deal had been anticipated by analysts, although Salick executives said they were not officially informed of Zeneca's plans until recently. Zeneca spokeswoman Judith Auchard declined to discuss whether the firm will make any management changes when it assumes control of Salick on April 10.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 4, 1996
As a Westlake Village resident and health-care recruiter who works almost exclusively with hospital CEOs and physicians with no business ties to any Columbia hospitals, I am greatly appalled by the many victim-mentality accusations by Salick Health Care against Columbia and its CEO, Ron Phelps. Although the Westlake Medical Center sale was a win-win deal to both parties, Salick initiating yet another press conference to make an issue of Columbia employees "contaminating the OR while removing their supplies" has incited me to break my silent disgust.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 19, 1996 | MARY F. POLS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The sale of Westlake Medical Center must take place immediately, a Los Angeles County Superior Court judge ruled Thursday, despite the reluctance of owner Columbia/HCA to pass the deed to Salick Health Care Inc. Judge Diane Wayne's ruling leaves the Tennessee-based conglomerate with no other choice than to sell Westlake for the $8.15-million price negotiated in a March 1995 contract.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 3, 1996 | MARY F. POLS
Employees who have been on tenterhooks for months about the future of their jobs at Westlake Medical Center received notice Thursday that their contracts will be terminated as of July 1. Whether the hospital's 283 full- and part-time employees find themselves on the street that day hinges on negotiations underway between current owner Columbia/HCA Healthcare Corp. and a potential buyer, Salick Health Care.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 4, 1996
As a Westlake Village resident and health-care recruiter who works almost exclusively with hospital CEOs and physicians with no business ties to any Columbia hospitals, I am greatly appalled by the many victim-mentality accusations by Salick Health Care against Columbia and its CEO, Ron Phelps. Although the Westlake Medical Center sale was a win-win deal to both parties, Salick initiating yet another press conference to make an issue of Columbia employees "contaminating the OR while removing their supplies" has incited me to break my silent disgust.
NEWS
April 24, 1997 | KATHLEEN DOHENY, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
When Ms. Liz suffered seizures following her brain surgery, he reassured us that such complications are common and that "she is continuing to recover very nicely." When rumors swirled about Michael Jackson's impending parenthood, he finally confirmed that Jackson's wife, Debbie Rowe, had left the hospital with a healthy newborn son.
BUSINESS
February 8, 1995 | Times Staff and Wire Reports
Salick Health Care to Buy ViCare: The acquisition will help Los Angeles-based Salick strengthen its Infusx division, which provides care and treatment for patients with cancer and other chronic illnesses, the company said. ViCare Inc., which was founded in 1990, is a home health care company serving the Philadelphia area. The purchase price was not disclosed. Salick, which is controlled by London-based Zeneca Group, will merge ViCare with Infusx.
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