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September 15, 2019
Up to 12% of pharmacy spending may be on high-cost, low-value drugs that can be removed from formularies.
September 14, 2019
Using national electronic health record information on more than 40 million patients over a 20-year period, researchers have found that the proportion of Americans older than 18 years who have had a prior HIV test could be as low as 6.4%. However, they noted several limitations of their analysis.
September 14, 2019
Intensive lifestyle intervention focusing on weight loss may reduce cardiovascular events in selected type 2 diabetes patients yet have a detrimental treatment effect in some, according to recent research.
September 14, 2019
Home initiation of chronic noninvasive ventilation in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) with chronic hypercapnic respiratory failure was shown to be as safe as in-hospital initiation, and reduced costs by more than 50%, according to a new study.
September 14, 2019
A study investigating the functional connectivity of the praxis network in patients in the early stages of Parkinson’s disease (PD) found that dopaminergic therapy may normalize praxis abilities and related praxis networks during the early stages of the disease by facilitating the propagation of long-term representations of object-related actions to motor execution areas.
 
September 14, 2019
A recent study looked at the role of the cerebellum and brainstem in migraine pain.
September 13, 2019
The research found that aerobic exercise for 30 to 45 minutes for 3 times a week had an effect similar to that of several conventional Parkinson drugs in patients with mild severity.
September 13, 2019
The clinical significance of minimal residual disease (MRD) status was recently highlighted in The American Journal of Managed Care®’s Peer Exchange series “A Review of the Treatment for Multiple Myeloma.” During the series, key opinion leaders discussed the clinical implications and significance of MRD testing in patients with multiple myeloma.
September 13, 2019
The ability to provide long-acting reversible contraceptive to adolescents seeking birth control on the same day as their clinic visit is linked with potentially significant cost savings for insurance providers, according to a study.
September 13, 2019
The September issue of The American Journal of Managed Care® (AJMC®) featured research on federal healthcare reform that detailed innovative ideas in Medicare, Medicaid, and the Veterans Affairs health system. Here are 5 findings from research published in the issue.
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