PayerQ&A: How Independent Health Is Implementing Real-Time Benefits Checks
"This is a much-needed conversation, at the point of care," says plan executive Martin Burruano.
TelehealthFDA OKs Telehealth Use for Medication Abortions
The US Food & Drug Administration will permanently allow people to receive abortion-causing medications by mail, as long as they've...
InnovationNew RPM Partnership Aims to Test Mental Health Treatments at Home
A partnership between a telehealth company specializing in mental healthcare and a biotech company will use remote patient monitoring to...
Clinical CareWith Overdose Deaths Surging, Advocates on the Ground Push for Over-the-Counter Naloxone
As overdose deaths nationwide reach all-time highs, the Biden administration has made increasing access to naloxone a key part of...
Covid-19Success of Covid Antiviral Pills Hinges on Access to Speedy and Accurate Tests
Experts say the success of the treatments would hinge on one uncertain factor: whether high-risk patients infected with covid will...
FinanceAs Big Pharma and Hospitals Battle Over Drug Discounts, Patients Miss Out on Millions in Benefits
Congress created the 340B program in 1992 to provide extra funding for hospitals and clinics, especially those serving the poor...
StrategyListen: California Banks on a Bold Treatment: Pay Drug Users to Stop Using
One addict's story explains how California's unconventional treatment works.
StrategyMcKinsey Never Told the FDA It Was Working for Opioid Makers While Also Working for the Agency
In a decade-plus span McKinsey counted among its clients many of the country's biggest drug companies.
Clinical CareTJC Seeking Comment on Proposed Changes to Antimicrobial Stewardship Standard
TJC is asking for your input on the changes as part of a standard field review.
StrategyUniversity Hospital CEO on National Supply Chain: 'We Need to Find Solutions'
University Hospital CEO Shereef Elnahal, MD shares his takeaways from a recent U.S. Senate Committee hearing about the national supply...
Clinical CarePreventing Opioid Overprescribing During the COVID-19 Pandemic
According to the CDC, 81,000 drug overdoses were identified in the 12 months ending in May 2020, the highest number...
StrategyStates Move Ahead With Canada Drug Importation While Awaiting Signal From Biden
The Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America, an industry trade group, filed suit in federal court in Washington, D.C., to...