July 9, 2021
The admonition to the Institute for Clinical and Economic Review’s Beacon Hill economists should be quite simple: “Stay in your lane.”
May 25, 2021
Most people have never heard of pharmacy benefit managers, the businesses that negotiate prescription drug coverage for health insurers. But they could play an outsized – and unwelcome – role in treatment decisions.
April 23, 2021
This could be a life-changing year for chronic respiratory patients.
March 2, 2021
More patients than ever before are making their doctor’s appointments. What’s helping them? Telehealth.
August 6, 2020
New technology is allowing physicians to provide more personalized respiratory care.
June 4, 2020
Fear of COVID-19 is keeping allergy and asthma patients away from the doctor’s office. For the sake of their health, I’d like to set the record straight.
April 27, 2020
COVID-19 has made ventilator access a front-page issue. But for patients with chronic respiratory conditions, especially Medicare beneficiaries, the challenge is hardly a new one.
March 18, 2020
The Institute for Clinical and Economic Review wants to assess the cost-effectiveness of breakthrough drugs for cystic fibrosis. But their…
August 29, 2019
For someone with a flare-up of asthma symptoms, a short course of oral corticosteroids like prednisone can be a welcome relief. But when these potent medications become a regular remedy, asthma patients may have a problem.
June 25, 2019
The introduction of a new treatment is a boon for any disease state.