July 23, 2014
For patients waiting on medical advances to improve their lives, public-private research partnerships may present a more efficient alternative to traditional research.
July 21, 2014
Patients who had hoped to attain comprehensive health care coverage through the Affordable Care Act may be discovering yet another roadblock to treatment.
July 17, 2014
State by state, the U.S. is enacting better health policy on the issue of pain management.
July 14, 2014
Claritin, Zantac, the nicotine patch – even children’s Advil – were once accessible only by prescription.
July 10, 2014
Innovation, data sharing and public-private partnerships could help modernize clinical trials, agreed witnesses at Wednesday’s “21st Century Cures” hearing by the House Energy and Commerce Committee Health Subcommittee.
July 8, 2014
Should seriously ill patients who are running out of time – and have exhausted available medical treatments – have the right to try drugs not yet approved by the FDA?
June 27, 2014
Legislators in the New York State Senate have made a bold move. Amid mounting concern about pain pill abuse, state senators passed Bill 7125, requiring New York pharmacists to dispense abuse-deterrent formulas for opioid analgesic prescriptions.
June 24, 2014
Limiting health care provider networks may save money for insurers grappling with the Affordable Care Act.
June 17, 2014
Tracking and analyzing patients’ adverse reactions to medications – a process known as pharmacovigilance – is crucial to patient safety.
June 13, 2014
How do we go about ”Ensuring Patient Access to Cancer Drugs”? Ethicists, economists, physicians and academics gathered for the Institute of Medicine’s National Cancer Policy Forum Workshop this week to discuss the topic.