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Are You Paying More For Your Medicines?

You bet you are. The Wall Street Journal reported that more than three dozen pharmaceutical firms raised the price of hundreds of drugs by an average of 6.3%. Allergan, which makes the Alzheimer’s drug Namenda upped the price of more than two dozen medications by an average of 9.5% trienergeticsblog

Quality is more than documentation designed to meet billing and data metrics

Austin Cannon | Policy | February 1, 2019 As I walk into the well-upholstered elevator lobby of the hospital and make my way toward the stairs for another night of covering the ICU, I am again inundated with plaques, advertisements and a six-foot-tall cardboard cutout depicting an executive in a suit reminding us that this… Read More »

The skeptics were right: Bristol-Myers has pulled a crucial Opdivo lung filing as it awaits more data

Investors panicked back in October when Bristol-Myers Squibb admitted that a request for additional data from a key lung cancer trial had pushed back an FDA decision. And perhaps rightly so. Thursday, the company said it had voluntarily pulled its application for an Opdivo-Yervoy pairing in a subset of patients with previously untreated non-small cell lung… Read More »