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Polinsky Center Benefits From
Pay-It-Forward Campaign

It’s a gift that will help some special children put their best feet forward this holiday season.



San Diego-based Millennium Health donated more than 500 pairs of new Converse shoes for youth at the A.B. and Jessie Polinsky Children’s Center on Thursday. The holiday donation is part of the company’s Pay-It-Forward campaign.

howard_Polinsky“It is always difficult for children to be separated from family, but especially this time of year,” said Supervisor Greg Cox, County Board of Supervisors, District 1. “This gift to the children at the Polinsky Center is going to help brighten the holidays for them.”

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Millennium Health to Launch Big Brothers Big Sisters’ First Beyond School Walls, Sister-to-Sister STEM Mentoring Program in San Diego

SAN DIEGO (NOV. 6, 2014) – Millennium Health is proud to continue our commitment to launch a new program focused on getting young girls in San Diego excited about entering the field of science, technology, engineering and math. Big Brothers Big Sisters of San Diego County, with Millennium’s financial support and curriculum provided by UC San Diego, will launch the first Beyond School Walls, Sister-to-Sister Program on Millennium’s campus in Rancho Bernardo for girls at Del Dios Middle School.

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Safe Homes Coalition Honored With Proclamation From State Of California For Prescription Drug Abuse Awareness

UntitledSAN DIEGO (Oct. 17, 2014)—The Safe Homes Coalition was recently recognized by the state of California for its successful efforts to inform the public about the proper use, storage and disposal of prescription drugs. The group, comprised of Millennium Health; Mental Health Systems; and other partners, focused on prescription drug thefts during real estate open houses. California State Senator Joel Anderson will commemorate the organization’s success with a proclamation during Red Ribbon Week – the oldest and largest drug prevention program in the country.

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Alliance to Prevent the Abuse of Medicines Announces New Members in Battle Against Prescription Drug Abuse

kaléo and Millennium Health bring drug testing, opioid safety and overdose treatment expertise to coalition

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Sept. 25, 2014) – The Alliance to Prevent the Abuse of Medicines (the Alliance), a non-profit partnership of key stakeholders in the prescription drug supply chain, today announced new members kaléo and Millennium Health in its efforts to curb prescription drug abuse. More

Millennium Laboratories Changes Name To Millennium Health

Reflecting Evolution To Broader Health Solutions Company

SAN DIEGO (Sept. 2, 2014) – Millennium Laboratories has changed its name to Millennium Health, a move that better reflects the company’s market position as a broad health solutions company. Through expanded product and service offerings, a robust research and development program, and the acquisition earlier this year of RxAnte, Millennium Health is a leading provider of accurate, timely, clinically actionable information to help tailor patient care. The company is focused on providing clinical tools and solutions to help payers, health care providers, and their patients to cost-effectively optimize medication use. More

Millennium Health To Host And Participate In Events At Painweek 2014

The National Conference On Pain For Frontline Practitioners

LAS VEGAS (Sept. 2, 2014) – Millennium Health, a leading health solutions company, will have a significant presence at PAINWeek® 2014, the nation’s largest annual meeting for frontline clinicians with an interest in pain management. PAINWeek takes place Sept. 2-6 in Las Vegas.

“The healthcare system is constantly trying to strike the right balance between pain treatment and addiction prevention,” said Dr. Steven Passik, vice president of research and advocacy for Millennium Health. “With continued concerns about the rising epidemic of addiction from both prescribed medications and illicit drugs and greater difficulties in treating patients battling complex pain issues, the PAINWeek conference always provides an important opportunity for health care professionals working on the front lines to come together, share data and to discuss critical solutions to effectively address these problems.” More

Millennium Health Expands Pharmacogenetic Test to Help Clinicians Prescribe the Right Medicine at the Right Dose

Millennium PGT helps clinicians make individualized medication decisions

SAN DIEGO (July 17, 2014) — Millennium Health announced today that it has expanded its pharmacogenetic test (Millennium PGTSM) to include seven additional genes. The expanded test gives clinicians additional, objective information, based on patients’ own genetics to help determine their potential response to a broad list of medications commonly prescribed across four key therapeutic areas, including pain, mental health, addiction and cardiovascular therapy. More

Millennium Issues Statement on U.S. Court Jury Verdict in Florida

Today, a federal jury in Tampa, Fl. (Case #8:11-cv-00775) ruled against Millennium’s cup program in claims affecting four states. In response, Millennium issued the following statement:

“While we respect the jury’s decision, we vehemently disagree and are disappointed that the jury went against decades of established federal and state health care law and the opinion of the nation’s leading health care law experts. More

Harvard Business Review: Health Care Becomes Entrepreneurial (Finally)

In a recent post in a leading national business strategy publication, Harvard Business Review blog authors Sachin Jain and Thomas Tsang examine recent trends in health care innovation, citing Millennium Health’ subsidiary RxAnte on the forefront. More

Local Children to Benefit from Millennium Health’ Commitment to Big Brothers Big Sisters of San Diego County

Corporate Social Responsibility and Volunteerism a Top Priority for Local Company

SAN DIEGO (May 14, 2014) – Millennium Health, a leader in the science of medication monitoring and pharmacogenetics, announced today that it has partnered with Big Brothers Big Sisters of San Diego County. More

Millennium Health Announces Key Executive Appointments For Commercial Operations

Seasoned Marketing, Sales and Compliance Leaders Added to Management Team

SAN DIEGO (May 5, 2014) – Millennium Health, a leader in the science of medication monitoring and pharmacogenetics, today announced it has hired Nikhil A. Nayak as chief marketing officer; Steven K. Soe as chief compliance officer; and Michael E. Flowers as vice president, government operations. More

Clinical Study Shows Lab-based Urine Drug Monitoring, Interventions Improve Outcomes for Injured Workers on Chronic Opioid Therapy

High-risk Medication Utilization, Abuse Reduced

Memphis, Tenn. and San Diego, Calif. (April 24, 2014) — Clinical interventions performed in conjunction with laboratory quantitative drug testing and monitoring were shown to reduce utilization of high risk medications in injured workers on chronic opioid therapy, according to a clinical study released by the merged entity of Progressive Medical and PMSI, in partnership with Millennium Health. More

Millennium Health and RxAnte Link Strategic Advisory Boards

Advisors include industry experts, such as Former Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle and former CMS Administrator Dr. Mark McClellan, with goal of advancing medication management

SAN DIEGO (April 3, 2014)– Millennium Health announced today that it has established an advisory board consisting of distinguished health care, technology and public policy experts to provide strategic guidance to the company. More

Millennium Health Helps Launch Coalition to Tackle Prescription Drug Misuse, Abuse in San Diego

Initial focus is thefts at real estate open houses

SAN DIEGO (March 11, 2014) – The Greater San Diego Association of REALTORS®, local nonprofits, Millennium Health, and other partners announced today the formation of the Safe Homes Coalition that will work to inform people about the proper use, storage and disposal of prescription drugs. More

Massachusetts Federal Court Again Dismisses Whistleblower Lawsuit Against Millennium Health

Millennium, gratified by the final ruling, continues to lead industry initiatives to implement higher compliance standards and ethical business practices

SAN DIEGO (Jan. 30, 2014)— U.S. District Judge Rya Zobel ordered the complete dismissal of a whistleblower suit brought by a former Calloway Laboratories’ senior officer against Millennium Health, a leader in the science of medication monitoring and pharmacogenetic testing. More

Millennium Health Announces Strategic Acquisition of RxAnte

Advanced analytics technology adds population drug therapy management and predictive capabilities to medication monitoring and pharmacogenetics for optimizing medication outcomes.

SAN DIEGO and McLEAN, VA. (Jan. 13, 2014) —Millennium Health, a leader in the science of medication monitoring and pharmacogenetic testing, announced today its acquisition of RxAnte, a health care predictive analytics and decision support company that improves population-level medication adherence on behalf of health plans, pharmacy benefit management companies, pharmacy chains, and health care providers. More

Sovereign Health Group Announces Use of Millennium PGTSM in Psychiatric Treatment

Sovereign Health Group, a California-based behavioral health company, announced the utilization of Millennium PGT to assess the effectiveness of medication in the treatment of psychiatric disorders. More

Millennium Health Delivers Comfort, Security, and Joy to San Diego Foster Children and Children in Need

Local company delivers 15,000 stuffed animals to San Diego County at Polinsky Children’s Center

SAN DIEGO (Dec. 17, 2013)—Millennium Health, a leader in the science of toxicology and pharmacogenetics, delivered 15,000 stuffed animals to San Diego County’s foster children and at risk youth at an event on Monday at the Polinsky Children’s Center in Kearny Mesa, Calif. More

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Millennium Health
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