Access to coverage and records; changes in Medicare, and issues arising from opioid use, prescription costs, and regulatory changes lead the coming year’s list of biggest challenges to medical practitioners, the AMA said recently.
In a revised approach to its plan with Arena Pharmaceuticals Inc. dating to November 2013, Eisai Inc. recently agreed to purchase all development and marketing rights for Arena’s weight loss treatment medication, lorcaserin hydrochloride CIV.
Advising health care facilities nationwide of possible safety defects in battery-operated mobile medical carts, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently issued a warning accompanied by guidance from its headquarters in Silver Spring, Maryland.
Two executive leaders from Eagle Pharmaceuticals Inc., a specialist in enhancing injectable medication products, will present at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the 35th annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference in San Francisco.
The American Enterprise Institute recently published an article examining the e-cigarette industry, particularly striving to determine whether the haze surrounding public perception of the business is as pervasive as it was one year ago.
To researchers’ pleasant surprise, a recent study has found that older adults adapt more quickly to online diabetes prevention programs than their younger counterparts, suggesting a viable solution for patient management within that population.
Washington, D.C.’s ALS Association recently announced what it considers to be ten of the past year’s most outstanding advances in ALS research via its blog, citing substantial progress in studies, clinical trials and cooperative efforts.
The American Medical Association (AMA) recently shared a toolkit endorsed by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention containing suggestions and procedures aimed at helping medical practitioners deal with the loss of a colleague by suicide.
Family Medicine for America's Health created a toolkit to engage patients in a monthlong campaign to amplify their roles in health care routines and decisions as part of its “Health is Primary” program.
Accentuating widespread acceptance of the need to base U.S. health care on a strong, patient-centered primary care model, the American Association of Family Physicians recently released a paper proposing an advanced alternative payment model including comprehensive details.
The American Academy of Family Physicians recently pressed Minnesota-based UnitedHealthcare to assess its own nurse and/or third-party intervention policies, citing wasteful, duplicated efforts based on communication flaws relative to a broader backdrop of oversight issues.
Even though supervised rehabilitation has been shown to improve health outcomes following a cardiac event, a minority of affected patients in the U.S. use such programs, so Medicare is trying cash incentives to increase participation.
Presenting the year’s most recently approved treatments for cancer, the American Cancer Society recently revealed a brief list of new FDA-endorsed drugs to combat various forms of the disease from its Atlanta hub.
American Cancer Society (ACS) editors recently collected 10 of 2016’s most inspiring accounts about cancer survivors in the hope that those struggling with illness find the stories a source of solace, support and strength.
With the welfare of service members in mind, American Academy of Family Physicians-backed legislation recently passed in Congress to expand “telehealth” accessibility via TRICARE program benefits for both active duty and veteran personnel and their family members.
Following final touches to regulations concerning cardiac care by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), American Heart Association president Steven Houser issued a formal statement expressing satisfaction with the legislation.
Communication, collaboration and care coordination top the to-do list for facilities pledging participation in the American Heart Association’s newest certification for complex heart disease treatment beginning Jan. 1: Cardiovascular Center of Excellence designation.