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Latest News in Parkinson Disease: Gene Therapy Clinical Trials, FDA Approves Novel DBS System, and More

June 18th 2021, 8:30pm


An overview of the latest news in Parkinson disease reported across MJH Life Sciences™.

Next Steps for HHS, CMS Following Supreme Court Decision to Uphold ACA

June 18th 2021, 6:00pm


HHS Secretary Xavier Becerra and CMS Administrator Chiquita Brooks-LaSure discussed next steps following the Supreme Court’s decision to uphold the Affordable Care Act (ACA), including continued expansion of Medicaid benefit coverage and addressing disparities in maternal mortality rates nationwide.

How HR Practices, Priorities Are Shifting Post Pandemic for Health Care Organizations

June 18th 2021, 4:15pm


The Accurate Healthcare Insights survey identified notable changes in human resources policies and practices for health care organizations during the pandemic, with technology use projected to increase by 60% compared with prepandemic levels.

Ophthalmology Overview: Unraveling Biological Pathways of Glaucoma, Classification for Uveitis Subtypes, and More

June 18th 2021, 3:00pm


Highlighting the latest ophthalmology-related news reported across MJH Life Sciences™.

AJMC® in the Press, June 18, 2021

June 18th 2021, 2:00pm


Coverage of our peer-reviewed research and news reporting in the health care and mainstream press.

Current Status and Influencing Factors of Nursing Interruption Events

June 18th 2021, 1:00pm


This study investigated the current status of nursing interruption events and analyzed the time costs, priority of events, and factors influencing interruptions.

MedPAC to Congress: Change MA Benchmarks, Slow Down on APMs

June 18th 2021, 12:15pm


The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) suggested several changes to Medicare Advantage (MA) plan benchmark calculations, with the intent to generate yield savings for Medicare, and urged CMS to streamline alternative payment model (APMs) where it can.

What We're Reading: CureVac Low Vaccine Efficacy; Kickbacks to Orthopedic Surgeons; Australia Limits AZ Vaccine

June 17th 2021, 3:15pm


The effectiveness of CureVac's COVID-19 vaccine is among the lowest reported; a new report highlights kickbacks and medical industry payments from device makers to surgeons; Australia limits use of AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine to people over 60 years.

Camille Hertzka on Real-World Implications of Durvalumab, Increasing Diversity in Clinical Trials

June 16th 2021, 8:30pm


Camille Hertzka, vice president and head of Oncology, US Medical, AstraZeneca, speaks about the real-world data collection of durvalumab to assess applicability in patients not involved in the PACIFIC trial, and the importance of diversity and inclusion in clinical trials moving forward.

Pandemic Factors Driving Predictions for 2022 Medical Cost Trends

June 15th 2021, 10:00pm


On this episode of Managed Care Cast, we speak with the author of the annual PwC Behind the Numbers report, which looks ahead at medical cost trends in the United States.