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PAUSE Act Threatens Continuum of Care for HIV/AIDS Patients & Future of the 340B Program – RWC-340B

<b>H.R. 4710 would establish onerous and unnecessarily intrusive reporting requirements that stand in stark contrast to the lack of transparency of</b> …

Small Doses: News for Pharmacists in April

<b>ASHP: 340B Provides Access to Pharmacy Services</b><p>ASHP lauded the benefits of the government’s 340B Drug Discount Program during a Senate hearing on …

We’re Going Red For Women, and We Hope You Will, Too

Heart disease is the number one killer of women, and the American Heart Association tells us that 80% of cardiac and stroke events can be prevented …

Trump budget slashes Medicaid, targets 340B

The proposal is more a political document than anything else, but HHS Secretary Alex Azar said it addresses priorities including a push toward paying …

Health Care

This Diet Burns Fat Like No Other—and You've Probably Never Heard of It

The ketogenic diet is having a moment. Scientists are beginning to discover that this relatively little-known diet reduces inflammation in the brain, …

Why You Shouldn't Buy a Car in Cash

Just because you have the money on hand to avoid taking out a loan doesn't always mean it makes sense to do so.<p>A few weeks ago, two friends told me …

Stop Hiring for Culture Fit

I really dislike the term “A player.” It implies a grading system that can determine who will be best for a position. HR people always ask how Netflix, where I served as chief talent officer from 1998 to 2012, managed to hire only A players. I say, “There’s an island populated exclusively by A …

Whistleblower says she warned drugmaker of risks of taking antipsychotic Seroquel with methadone

Few prescription drugs were as popular as the antipsychotic Seroquel. Psychiatrists trusted it, nursing homes used it and addiction specialists prescribed it. Annual sales exceeded $3 billion.<p>But in the winter of 2009, one of the top pharmaceutical sales representatives selling it, Allison Zayas, …

​The Ketogenic Diet Might Burn 10 Times More Fat | Women's Health

Here’s what they found: In 10 weeks, the group that was on the ketogenic diet had “significant” changes in their weight, body fat percentage, BMI, hemoglobin A1c (a test that measures a person’s blood sugar), and ketones (the result of your body burning fat for energy). Their resting metabolic …

How the Best Leaders Resolve Workplace Conflicts | Inc.com

Disagreements among people in a workplace are common. When they're on your team, those disagreements have the potential to escalate into conflict between coworkers, creating a distracting, unproductive, and negative working environment. And if you're in charge, your staff's problems are your …

Leadership

Yes, You Can Make Millions With This Insanely Simple Strategy (But Most Entrepreneurs Don't) | Inc.com

"Holy shit."<p>$1 million dollars in new sales from one single source. In just 10 months.<p>It was October 2016 when I found out that we hit jackpot.<p>And this golden mine was none other than Yelp, a popular consumer review site.<p>Now, most entrepreneurs kind of get that customer reviews are important for …

Small Business

Heated And Deep-Pocketed Battle Erupts Over 340B Drug Discount Program

A 25-year-old federal drug discount program has grown so big and controversial that it faces a fight for survival as federal officials and lawmakers …

340B Program is Critical Lifeline for Texas Rural Hospitals and Clinics

Rural communities represent a lot of Texas values. Whether we are working the land or serving the community in other ways, our neighbors in other …

Texas

340B strategy has a “two-pronged” approach

Litigation:<p>On Monday, the American Hospital Association (AHA), along with five other Associations and hospitals filed a federal lawsuit in U.S. …

Health Care

The Patients vs. Paperwork Problem for Doctors

Every doctor I know has been complaining about the growing burden of electronic busywork generated by the E.M.R., the electronic medical record. And it’s not just in our imaginations.<p>The hard data have been rolling in now at a steady pace. A recent study in the Annals of Family Medicine used the …

Health Care

Amazon to regulators: We won't use state licenses to sell prescription drugs

Amazon will not use pharmacy licenses it obtained from Tennessee and Indiana to sell prescriptions, but will use them to sell medical devices and …

Medical Technology

Metrics-based accountability will get the 340B drug discount program back on track - Daily Times Herald

November 9, 2017<p>As I have previously written about in Health Affairs, the 340B drug discount program has taken on a life of its own: this invaluable …

Health Care

Dr Neil Minkoff: 340B Changes Aren't Happening Anytime Soon in This Congress

There are changes and clarifications to definitions that are needed in the 340B program, but that won't likely happen anytime soon in this Congress. …

Health Care

An HHS decision delaying the 340B drug program could have consequences in 2018

There’s been some chatter this week about how the House Republicans’ Obamacare repeal and replace package (AHCA) could deliver some bad news for …

Health Care

This 7-minute workout is all you need to get in shape

This 7-minute workout is ideal if you have little time to exercise or don't have access to a gym.<p>According a study published in the American College of Science and Medicine's Health & Fitness Journal, the combination of aerobic and resistance training performed at a high-intensity can be extremely …

EpiPen alternative to hit market at more than seven times the price

Kaléo, company that raised the price of overdose antidote, will sell epinephrine injectors for $4,500 for a pack of two beginning 14 February<p>Pharmaceutical company Kaléo – already under fire for raising the price of an overdose antidote – now plans to put an alternative to the EpiPen on the market …

Pharma

The Simple Formula to Improving Your Performance (in Anything) | Inc.com

We are all in search of secrets for the fountain of youth. Whether it's through the $3 billion cosmetic surgery industry, or through the $30 billion fitness industry, we are all seeking hacks that will give us a competitive edge physically, mentally, and intellectually.<p>What if you could simply …

Self-improvement

Obamacare Repeal Could Push Rural Hospitals to the Brink

Many of the rural hospitals and health centers serving 62 million Americans have operated on a shoestring for years.<p>Since January 2010, 80 rural …

Health Care

Repealing Obamacare Puts Rural Hospitals at Risk

Plans are being laid in Washington to repeal the Affordable Care Act as soon as Donald Trump takes the presidential oath of office. Hidden inside the …

Health Care

Unfairly Targeting 340B Hospitals

In an era of rapidly escalating prices, the 340B drug discount program remains one of the few checks to keep medicine and medical care accessible to …

The High-Cost, High-Risk World of Modern Pet Care

Veterinarian John Robb steers his Chrysler out of the parking lot, gliding past the Dunkin’ Donuts and the boarded-up furniture store, and leaves …

Pets

Ministry providers remain vigilant in support of drug discount program

<i>Advocates say 340B program is critical to serving vulnerable people</i><p>Through savings and cash captures generated by a federal drug discount program, …

Health Care

The Science of Sounding Smart

When you’re trying to convey the quality of your mind to your boss, or to a company that’s considering you for a job, your best ally may be your own voice.<p>Although some people may assume that their ideas and intellect would come across much better in written form, it turns out that using your voice …

Have more sex, eat garlic and don't sleep too much: the new rules for heart health

Heart disease remains the UK’s biggest killer, but there is much to be optimistic about: deaths are plummeting as we get better at preventing, …