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Express Scripts has dropped a specialty pharmacy from its network and filed a lawsuit seeking $140 million from Horizon Pharma. The drugmaker claims Express Scripts’ lawsuit relates to a previous dispute.
The study suggests treating depression could help combating poor diet and obesity. But in Kentucky, the future of Medicaid expansion is in doubt following the recent election.
When to screen and how to screen remain controversial issues in prostate cancer.
What we're reading, November 16, 2015: consumers face sticker shock on Affordable Care Act plans when they get sick and face high deductibles; Medicare spending on hepatitis C drugs nearly doubled in 2015; and US maternal mortality has worsened since 1990.
The VEGF inhibitors have been a game-changer in treatment of ocular conditions in diabetes.
Until now, the impact of evidence-based practice centers (EPCs) on hospital decision making has been relatively unclear—but new data from Penn Medicine researchers suggest that hospital EPCs can accurately distribute clinical evidence and are useful in influencing the stakeholder decision-making process.
In a session at the Fall Managed Care Forum 2015, in Las Vegas, Nevada, cardiology expert Harold Bays MD, FTOS, FACC, FACE, FNLA, emphasized the importance of greater adherence to evidence-based practice guidelines, and the relevance of treatment with omega-3 fatty acids in hypertriglyceridemia.
The use of generic drugs is saving the United States healthcare system billions of dollars in spending every year for a total savings of $1.68 trillion over the last decade.
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