FinancePharmaceutical Payments to Physicians Associated with Increased Prescribing
The research indicated that the findings were "consistent across all studies," adding that the pharmaceutical-physician association caused doctors to prescribe...
StrategySurprise Federal Drug Rule Directs Insurers to Reveal What They Pay for Prescription Drugs
The drug price provisions, which would not begin until 2022, were a surprise because they were not included in the...
StrategyPatients Struggle to Find Prescription Opioids After NY Tax Drives Out Suppliers
Pain patients in New York have lost access to vital medicine since July 2019, when the state implemented an excise...
Clinical CareFewer Physicians Accepting Industry Payments, But Payment Values Stay Steady
A new study highlights the importance of tracking physician conflicts of interest.
Finance17 States Have Implemented or Explored Prescription Drug Affordability Review Boards
A new report from Manatt Health reviews the "current legislative landscape pertaining to" drug affordability review boards.
StrategyDrug Lobby Rips Trump's 'Most Favored Nation' Mandate on Medicare Drug Prices
PhRMA says the White House has "doubled down on a reckless attack on the very companies working around the clock...
Clinical CareMany Hospitals Still Don't Have Drug Diversion Programs
CDC information shows the increase in the frequency of disease outbreaks stemming from drug diversion.
Clinical CareNIOSH Seeks Comment on Updated List of Hazardous Drugs in Healthcare
The list, which is a basic reference document for OSHA, USP and other standard-setting organizations, has not been updated since...
Clinical CareNIH: Clinical Trial Shows Remdesivir Improves Coronavirus Outcomes
A study involving more than 1,000 patients finds remdesivir speeds coronavirus recovery and lowers mortality rate by 3.6 percentage points.
InnovationFDA Takes 'Aggressive' Measures to Stimulate COVID-19 Pharmaceutical Solutions
Trump and FDA Commissioner outline mechanisms being used to access drugs, cite specific therapies that could be approved within months....
Clinical CareHeart Association Puts Halt To Bayer's Giant Displays Of Baby Aspirin
The American Heart Association says that although aspirin can help people with previous heart attacks or strokes, its risks generally...
InnovationMayo Clinic Designs Novel Data Privacy Model; Announces Venture to Accelerate Drug Discovery
From the J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference, the healthcare system shares details about balancing innovation with the need to protect patient...