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May 26, 2018
A new study analyzed the burden of multiple myeloma around the world, as well as access to effective treatments. From 1990 to 2016, incident cases and deaths from the disease have grown substantially.
May 26, 2018
Two study abstracts presented at the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research 23rd Annual International Meeting, in Baltimore, Maryland, examined the prevalence of preventive and opioid treatment for migraine.
May 25, 2018
Non-tuberculous mycobacterium (NTM), a serious lung disease, can be identified in different ways in patients. Recently, 2 studies evaluated specific identification and causes of NTM in order to help predict treatment outcomes in the future.
May 25, 2018
UnitedHealthcare and Quest Diagnostics agreed to a value-based care arrangement, saying they have created a “long-term strategic partnership” designed to reduce costs and provide better care. In addition, Quest will be a national in-network lab provider for all UnitedHealthcare plan participants beginning January 1, 2019.
May 25, 2018
Two studies presented at the American Thoracic Society 2018 International Conference find that exacerbations must be addressed in order to help improve outcomes for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
May 25, 2018
The American Diabetes Association (ADA) released a set of policy recommendations designed to spotlight the increasing difficulties patients with diabetes have affording insulin or gaining access to the life-saving medication. The recommendations follow the findings of a working group about the issue, the findings of which were presented to the Special Senate Committee on Aging earlier this month.
 
May 25, 2018
Here is a preview of 5 of the biggest trial results to be presented at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)'s Annual Meeting to be held on June 1 to 5, 2018, in Chicago, Illinois. 
May 25, 2018
This week, the top managed care stories include the finding that new guidelines will mean the number of people with hypertension will soar; research finds that most diabetes apps don’t lower glycated hemoglobin; and a health plan announced its plan to fight housing instability.
May 25, 2018
Coverage of our peer-reviewed research and news reporting in the healthcare and mainstream press.
May 25, 2018
As part of a settlement with the Department of Justice, Pfizer will pay the government nearly $24 million to resolve kickback allegations; both blue and red states worry association health plans could become targets for scam artists; a prototype of a swallowable sensor that can send results to a smartphone app will provide a peek into the digestive system.
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