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Florida Blue triples its workforce with addition of 280 new jobs

Posted by Laureen Martinez on Jul 28, 2016 1:39:13 PM

Florida Blue, the state's largest health insurer, will add 280 new jobs, in addition to its existing 140 positions, as part of a major expansion of its Central Florida operations. The company made the announcement at its new, 30,000-square-foot office in Seminole County's Lake Mary.

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Topics: Life Sciences and Healthcare, Economic Development

CVS Health opens new facility in Orange County

Posted by Laureen Martinez on Jul 14, 2016 3:54:08 PM

The Orlando Economic Development Commission celebrated the opening of CVS Health's new facility by attending an official ribbon cutting event with Governor Rick Scott, Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs and other community leaders and company representatives.

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Topics: Life Sciences and Healthcare, Corporate Headquarters and Regional Offices

Lake Nona Impact Forum brings healthcare leaders to Orlando

Posted by Laureen Martinez on Mar 1, 2016 11:04:30 AM

The nation’s top CEOs, healthcare entrepreneurs, innovators and thought leaders from around the world gathered in Orlando's Lake Nona for the 2016 Lake Nona Institute Impact Forum, which focused on solutions to improve health, wellness and sustainable living. The Orlandoe EDC attended the three-day event, now in its fourth year. The Forum included a series of collaborative, action-oriented discussions about the impact of healthy community innovation; sports health and performance; progress and challenges in advancing mental healthcare; and promising healthcare technologies and start-ups.

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Topics: Life Sciences and Healthcare

SMRxT to relocate corporate headquarters to Orlando

Posted by Laureen Martinez on Dec 29, 2015 11:49:22 AM

SMRxT, a medical information technology and services company, chose to relocate its corporate headquarters from New York to Orlando. The relocation will create 55 new jobs and make a $582,000 capital investment to the region.

SMRxT specializes in prescription medication adherence with real-time information and smart sensor technology and has developed a solution that precisely records, monitors and quantifies the time and dose of patient has taken their medication, which allows healthcare providers and doctors to more closely monitor prescription medication intake and ensure the best method of treatment for patients. 

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Topics: Projects, Life Sciences and Healthcare, Corporate Headquarters and Regional Offices

Infinity Medical Engineering announces Kissimmee location

Posted by Laureen Martinez on Oct 17, 2015 6:47:51 AM

Infinity medical engineering expands in OrlandoInfinity Medical Engineering, a research, development and manufacturing company, will create 20 new jobs over the next three years and invest $1 million in the region when it opens its facility in the City of KissimmeeThe company will house a 10,000 square foot medical clean room as it develops devices that focus on curing and preventing hospital acquired infections, as well as improving current technologies and medical diagnostic equipment.

“The area of medical research and development is crucial to an innovation focused economy that propels advancements in life sciences and health care,” said Rick Weddle, Orlando EDC president and CEO. “The work of Infinity Medical Engineering helps solidify our reputation as a community on the forefront of patient care.”

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Topics: Projects, Life Sciences and Healthcare

IRadimed's growth highlighted during employment announcement

Posted by Laureen Martinez on May 27, 2015 1:13:00 PM

Winter Springs-based company IRadimed Corporation hosted a visit and tour by Governor Rick Scott in May highlighting the company's growth, success and unique product. The world's only provider of non-magnetic intravenous (IV) infusion pump sytems, IRadimed created 46 jobs since opening its headquarters and manufacturing facility in the Orlando region. 

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Topics: Corporate Headquarters and Regional Offices, Projects, Life Sciences and Healthcare

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