Big hospitals plug into mobile healthcare – Mobile Strategies 360
Hospitals are including a wide range of departments in their mobile health programs, such as nursing, physicians,
, information technology, ancillary care, biomedical engineering and finance. … to support clinical messaging between nurses and
Medicare bill backed by hospital groups passes key House vote
The House Committee on Ways and Means on Tuesday advanced a bipartisan bill that would amend changes made to Medicare hospital payments under the Bipartisan Budget Act in 2015, according to the Morning Consult.
Petition against pharmacy closures gets a million signatures – The Guardian
Patients would have difficulties accessing medicines and healthcare advice, while pressure would mount on GPs and
, the petition organisers believe. National
Association (NPA) chairman Ian Strachan said it was “absolutely clear” that
Acadia Pharma’s (ACAD) Nuplazid Approved by FDA For Hallucinations and Delusions Associated with Parkinson’s
“We are grateful to the many patients and investigators who participated in NUPLAZID's
studies. NUPLAZID represents the culmination of many … NUPLAZID will be available through a specialty
network. Patients and physicians can access …
Why Digital Health Growth Will Come From Clinically-Tested, Consumer-Facing, Interoperable Products
Editor’s Note: Ingrid Oakley-Girvan, Ph.D., M.P.H. is an epidemiologist trained at Stanford. She is the VP of Strategy at Medable, a Palo Alto-based health platform start-up.
A new study in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) finds that many health apps may be sharing patients’ health data without their knowledge. Four-fifths of 211 diabetes apps examined did not have privacy policies.
CMS finalizes Medicaid managed care overhaul: 5 things to know
CMS released a final rule Monday that includes the first major update to Medicaid managed care regulations in more than 10 years.
5 Drug Spending Trends to Watch
Total spending on prescription drugs in the United States on a net price basis is expected to reach up to $400 billion by 2020, a new forecast suggests.
IMS Health recently highlighted factors likely to influence future drug spending patterns in a report called “Medicines Use and Spending in the US: A Review of 2015 and Outlook to 2020.”
Northland seniors share stories about drug costs – Duluth News Tribune
It’s not a problem for people who are basically healthy and take few drugs, said Undeberg, who works with patients at the Raiter Clinic and Community Memorial Hospital in Cloquet. The problem comes with seniors who have more challenging conditions, …
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