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The meeting in New Orleans featured surprising clinical findings and some attention-grabbing consumer news.
Medicaid policies that require patients to undergo counseling in order to receive medications to quit smoking, in fact end up affecting the use of these medications, according to a new study.
Accountable care organizations are seeking to expand population health management capabilities through relationships with community organizations and patients, according to a new report.
This week, the top managed care news included president-elect Donald Trump outlining parts of Obamacare he would be willing to keep, lawmakers confirming they still want to pass the 21st Century Cures Act, and the FDA held a 2-day hearing on off-label use.
Earlier this month, 2 members of Congress called for the Justice Department and the Federal Trade Commission to examine whether the major insulin manufacturers are coordinating on prices.
A survey examining nonfinancial barriers to cervical cancer screening indicated that women who were rarely or never screened were more likely to report having 1 or more chronic conditions. The study suggests that physicians include preventive services along with treatment for chronic conditions.
Sanofi Pasteur has announced that it has decided to discontinue production of the BCG vaccine, which is indicated for the treatment and prophylaxis of carcinoma in situ of the urinary bladder.
A review of our peer-reviewed research in the healthcare and mainstream press.
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