Posts Tagged: generic

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: 1) Meaningful Measures specifics emerge: CMS program will track 18 areas. Healthcare IT News, November 28, 2017. CMS released core measures that aim to focus on high-quality healthcare and meaningful outcomes for patients. 2) Drug… Read the rest »

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: 1) Hospitals Vow Fight to Keep Medicare Drug Subsidies. The Wall Street Journal, November 1, 2017. Hospitals are threatening legal action to block the plan to lower what Medicare pays for certain drugs through the… Read the rest »

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: 1) In Puerto Rico, Health Concerns Grow Amid Lack of Clean Water, Medical Care. The Wall Street Journal, October 4, 2017. The aftermath of Hurricane Maria includes many health concerns in Puerto Rico, including lack… Read the rest »

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: 1) Why Intuitive Surgical Is Increasing R&D Spending by Over 30%. Fox Business, February 7, 2017. Intuitive Surgical is increasing research and development funding to work on the next generation of robotic surgery. 2) Children’s… Read the rest »

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: 1) Serial testers and cursory checks: India’s flawed generic drug trials business. Reuters, December 27, 2016. International guidelines for drug testing are not followed in India. 2) U.S. posts rules for addressing cyber bugs in… Read the rest »

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: 1) FDA to hold two-day meeting on off-label drug marketing. STAT, November 8, 2016. The FDA will hold a public meeting to review the extent to which off-label information about medicines may be given to… Read the rest »

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: 1) Report: US Medicine Spending Up 8.5 Percent 2015. AP, April 14, 2016. The spending on prescription drugs increased 8.5% last year, mainly due to the growing use of expensive drugs and price increases on… Read the rest »

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: 1) Fast-growing medical scribe industry poses risks to patients, and to product designs. Healthcare IT News, March 2, 2016. The increased use of electronic health records has led to an increase in unlicensed medical scribes,… Read the rest »