The drug industry’s most powerful lobbying group is siding with the Trump administration on a proposal to change the rebate system for Medicare Part D and is calling out the AARP for opposing it.
The Affordable Care Act and other federal laws sought to put mental health care on an equal footing with physical health. But patients are still finding that’s not the case.
IT professionals are fighting to secure information, appropriate access and confidentiality. But creating a culture of safe IT practices is not going to be enough. Addressing user security must take the same importance as your endpoint protection, firewalls, and email gateway. Start with the basics Organizations must first address the human aspects of security by […]
The Food and Drug Administration allowed one company to send 50,000 reports of harm or malfunctions to an internal database even as patients worried about faulty defibrillators lodged in their hearts.
Artificial Intelligence (AI) has become pervasive in the healthcare industry and is already used in EHR systems to a considerable extent. However, it needs to be improved and certainly has the ability to do so while streamlining practice operations, simplifying complex tasks, and easing the workload, thereby reducing physician burnout. AI is very good for […]
Critics of America’s current drug payment system say middlemen are jacking up prices and question why AARP, which is tied to a middleman organization, opposes a Trump administration proposal that could help seniors.
George Ball, Indiana University From the valsartan blood pressure drug contamination that exposed thousands of patients to cancer-causing impurities, to a massive pacemaker recall undertaken to fix a hazardous software bug in half-a-million cardiac devices, health care product quality problems are ever-present and highly dangerous. In fact, medical product recalls – in particular severe, life-threatening […]
A federal jury declared five Insys executives guilty Thursday of bribing doctors to prescribe addictive drugs to patients.
The Congressional Budget Office report does clearly communicate that shifting to this type of health system would be a complicated process.
By Vini Jolly, of Woodside Capital.
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Evie Fordham on April 23, 2019 The world’s first malaria vaccine is rolling out to 360,000 children in three African countries in the coming year, with vaccinations beginning in the southeastern African nation of Malawi. The World Health Organization (WHO) announced the launch of a “landmark” pilot program in a press release Tuesday. “We have seen tremendous gains […]
After dozens of health care workers were charged with illegally prescribing opioids in Appalachia, local health agencies are trying to make sure chronic pain patients don’t fall through the cracks.
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Episode II in our Leadership Series with Captain David Marquet Practical Leadership Approach for Everyone in Healthcare David Marquet Expert on Leadership and Innovation | Author of Turn the Ship Around, Retired US Navy Captain David Marquet imagines a work place where everyone engages and contributes their full intellectual capacity. A place where people are […]
Though a range of policy solutions have been discussed by Congress, the White House and other experts, a theme of a House subcommittee hearing Tuesday was that providers and insurers are key to correcting the issue.