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February 15, 2019
In a recent study, researchers looked to assess the real-world durability of reduction in annualized relapse rates (ARRs) among patients with multiple sclerosis who continuously received fingolimod (Gilenya) therapy over a longer-term period of follow up.
February 15, 2019
The payment model will gather data that will be used to create a long-term model for patients not enrolled in studies or registries.
February 15, 2019
Drug use is fueling record-high syphilis rates around the nation, a CDC report said; the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals is allowing House Democrats to defend the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in a lawsuit that challenges the law’s constitutionality; the World Health Organization (WHO) is convening an expert meeting in March to develop global standards for the governance and oversight of human gene editing.
February 15, 2019
Higher prices for medical services caused per-person healthcare spending to increase by 4.2% in 2017.
February 15, 2019
Coverage of our peer-reviewed research and news reporting in the healthcare and mainstream press.
February 15, 2019
The February 2019 issue of The American Journal of Managed Care® (AJMC®) featured research on value-based arrangements, effects of cesarean delivery data, and more. Here are 5 findings from the research published in the issue.
February 15, 2019
This week, the top managed care news included increased demand for long-acting contraception since President Trump took office; a payer decision on an insulin pump alarmed diabetes advocates; and despite being involved in cancer treatment decisions, many primary care providers don't feel prepared to do so.
February 15, 2019
A UK study found that adding respiratory health screenings to drug clinic appointments for those trying to recover from heroin use was effective at uncovering chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in this group of patients.
February 14, 2019
CMS' Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation has launched a 5-year voluntary payment model offering more options for ambulance suppliers and providers to utilize alternative sites of care and telemedicine.
February 14, 2019
The study used the Freestyle Libre to track blood glucose levels in patients with and without type 2 diabetes (T2D) who had different surgical procedures; the CGM showed a drop in glucose on the third day after surgery among patients with T2D who had gastric bypass. 
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