Top 5 AJMC® Articles of November 2018

November 30, 2018

Here are the top 5 articles for the month of November.

Hi, I’m Jaime Rosenberg for The American Journal of Managed Care®. Here are the top 5 articles for the month of November.

Number 5: Sanofi Genzyme announced it is enrolling patients in a pivotal trial for its investigational oral therapy that targets the driver of cyst growth in polycystic kidney disease.

Number 4: According to a new study, cellular proliferation generates the majority of infected cells during antiretroviral therapy for HIV, suggesting that reducing proliferation can decrease the size of the HIV reservoir and work toward a cure.

Number 3: Results presented at the American Heart Association provided the strongest evidence to date that SGLT2 inhibitors might be used to prevent heart failure in patients with type 2 diabetes.

Number 2: The FDA approved a new sublingual formulation of sufentanil for the management of acute pain in adults in medically supervised healthcare settings. The drug’s approval was highly criticized.

Number 1: HHS Secretary Alex Azar announced that the administration would revisit mandatory payment models it had previously scrapped in cardiac care and said the time had come for exploring new and improved evidence-based models in other areas, including radiation oncology.

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