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Rule change on generic drug labeling could cost billions

WASHINGTON (NNPA) – A proposed rule change for generic drug labels, crafted by the Food and Drug Administration, could cost patients, health care …

Drug scheme millions could end 'disgrace' of cancer postcode lottery

Health Minister Edwin Poots has been challenged to explain where millions of pounds received from a prescription drug scheme are being spent, when …

Edwin Poots support for equal access to cancer drugs campaign

Health Minister Edwin Poots has pledged to back a cancer drugs fund to end the shameful health postcode lottery endured by terminally ill …

Sovaldi Vs. Cancer Drugs: Price And Value In The Pharmaceutical Industry

The annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology is the venue where the pharmaceutical industry showcases its new drugs for cancer. For the last several years, these have been highly-anticipated events where stunning progress has been reported in treating a disease against which …

Obamacare may not save on high costs of specialty drugs, study says - Health Exchange - MarketWatch

While Obamacare’s mission is to keep the sick from going bankrupt in order to care for themselves, consumers who use health exchanges still may find …

Apr 12, 2018<br>10:34 PM<p>Stock markets in Asia rose in early trade Friday, rebounding with Wall Street after modest pullbacks a day earlier.<p>Apr 12, 2018<br>10:05 PM<p>President Donald Trump issued a surprise executive order Thursday night calling for an evaluation of the U.S. Postal Service’s finances, …

Jun 9, 2018<br>7:03 PM<p>Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes winner Justify ran into the history books Saturday, winning the Belmont Stakes in wire-to-wire fashion and completing horse racing’s Triple Crown, becoming just the 13th horse to accomplish that feat and only the second undefeated horse to do so.<p>…

Doctors don't know or care about cost? That's half right

Having been in healthcare for over 20 years, I have heard many times from many people that “doctors don’t know and don’t care about the cost of …

Just Eat rises 3.9% after Q1 revenue jumps 49%

May 1, 2018<br>3:57 AM<p>Boeing Co. on Tuesday said it would buy plane-parts specialist KLX Inc. for $3.2 billion, boosting the aerospace giant’s push for a bigger slice of the lucrative aircraft-servicing business. The world’s No. 1 plane maker said it would pay $63 a share for KLX and take on about $1 …

Russell 2000 on pace for best monthly return, up nearly 6%, since September

May 20, 2018<br>4:09 PM<p>President Donald Trump said he will officially “demand” that the Department of Justice investigate whether the FBI “infiltrated” his 2016 presidential campaign during the Obama administration.<p>May 19, 2018<br>7:11 PM<p>Kentucky Derby winner Justify, sent off as the 2-5 favorite, won the …

The global AIDS response can help in fighting hepatitis C

<i>Paul Farmer is a professor at Harvard University and an infectious disease physician with the Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston. He co-founded Partners in Health.</i><p>A decade after the global AIDS response began in earnest, it’s worth asking whether the lessons learned will be sustained over time …

Faces of the Affordable Care Act - WSJ.com

GSK trims Witty's bonus in face of China probe

<i>GSK CEO Andrew Witty</i><p>It remains to be seen how much GlaxoSmithKline's ($GSK) China bribery scandal will cost the British pharma, but it has already …

The role of health economics and outcomes research in health care reform in China. - PubMed

1Department of Healthcare Reform, Office of State Council Health Reform Leading Group, National Health and Family Planning Commission of the People's …

Dow posts largest weekly gain in 3 months

Jun 8, 2018<br>5:55 PM<p>Amazon.com Inc. said late Friday it plans to open a new fulfillment center in Tulsa, Oklahoma, which will create 1,500 jobs. Amazon said the center adds to another one announced for South Oklahoma City. Those jobs provide “opportunities for employees to engage with robotics …

Stock Markets

How to Improve Quality of Life, Near Death

<i>How can we reduce end-of-life health care costs?</i><p>PETER PRONOVOST: End-of-life care is a difficult but important topic of conversation for patients, their loved ones and members of the health care team.

Why Better Care for Dying Patients Also Saves Money

Family’s quest for experimental drug underscores dilemmas for patients, drug companies

WASHINGTON — Jamie and Jason Fowler arrived early at a Chicago airport hotel on a recent Saturday morning, eager to meet the pharmaceutical executive …

Getting to the Right Relationship Between Doctors and Drug Companies

There is a way to cultivate, not demonize, collaboration between physicians and pharma.<p>dvortygirl/Flickr<p>The pharmaceutical industry is held in remarkably low esteem right now. It's seen as a bunch of nefarious pushers who pay off vulnerable doctors to prescribe their latest expensive, mediocre …

Russell 2000 on pace for best monthly return, up nearly 6%, since September

May 19, 2018<br>4:05 PM<p>Starbucks Corp. said Saturday it is creating an official policy that allows all guests to use its cafes, including its restrooms, whether or not they make a purchase.<p>May 19, 2018<br>3:53 PM<p>Seoul was concerned that tensions with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, shown here bidding …

Russell 2000 on pace for best monthly return, up nearly 6%, since September

May 19, 2018<br>7:11 PM<p>Kentucky Derby winner Justify, sent off as the 2-5 favorite, won the Preakness Stakes on Saturday, running his unbeaten streak to five races and setting up a historic shot at horse racing’s Triple Crown when he competes in the Belmont Stakes in three weeks.<p>May 19, 2018<br>5:04 PM<p>The …

As ICD-10 Deadline Looms, Healthcare Providers Fret | ICD-10, Physicians, Healthcare Providers

Healthcare providers, payers, the government, and other players in the ICD-10 changeover are not working in a cohesive and coordinated fashion and …

How a Single Patient Influenced HIV Research — 15-Year Follow-up

To the Editor:<p>The prospect of reaching a “functional cure” for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection has been raised by recent reports of the …

Medical Journals

The Obsession With Medical Costs Will Turn Mobile Health Apps And Devices Into A Major Growth Industry

To lower skyrocketing costs, consumers and the health care industry are looking at a variety of solutions. Increasingly, apps and mobile devices that allow consumers to take charge of their own treatment are seen as ways to start bringing down costs. They are taking health care out of hospitals and …

mHealth

Gilead says payers feel comfortable with the cost of Sovaldi

As soon as Gilead Sciences ($GILD) named a price for its highly anticipated hep C drug Sovaldi, activists pounced--and payers showed some nervousness …