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...
Clinical CareDoctor and Patient Education Cuts PPI Use
Big drop in scripts after interventions in Texas program.
FinanceDoctors Prescribe More of a Drug If They Receive Money from a Pharma Company Tied to It
Drug companies have paid doctors billions of dollars for consulting, promotional talks, meals and more. A new ProPublica analysis finds...
StrategyWhy Insulin Is Ineligible for Buyer-Led Drug Importation Under Trump's Proposal
The administration points to statutory language, including definitions amended by the ACA, as preventing that FDA from allowing states to...
Clinical CareWarfarin Is Bad to the Bone, Fracture Data Affirms
In U.S. claims analysis, fracture risk lower with DOACs
StrategyBristol-Myers Squibb Completes $74B Celgene Acquisition
The transaction closed after the parties agreed to sell off a major psoriasis drug.
FinanceCMS Finalizes 340B, Site-Neutral Cuts for 2020
Medicare's hospital outpatient prospective payment system rates will increase by a net 2.6% in 2020.
FinanceCalifornia's New Transparency Law Reveals Steep Rise In Wholesale Drug Prices
Generic drugs saw the largest median increase of 37.6% from 2017 through the first quarter of 2019.
StrategyHHS OIG: Medicare Part D Drug Rebates 'Substantially' Reduced Spending Growth
Between 2011 and 2015, rebates for brand-name prescription drugs still increased $2 billion.
StrategyThe Return on Investing in Elder Care
The business case for age-friendly health systems offers push to standardize best practices.
Judge Cites Opioid 'Menace,' Awards Oklahoma $572M In Landmark Case
It's the first ruling to hold a pharmaceutical company responsible for one of the worst drug epidemics in American history....
Clinical CareEPA Ban on Sewering Hazardous Waste Drugs Takes Effect Wednesday
The sewering ban, one of the more stringent changes outlined in EPA's rule, is the only part of the rule...