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Walgreens to pay $270 million for overbilling prescription drugs, insulin pens

February 14, 2019
With all of the attention currently placed on prescription drug prices, it’s difficult to believe that a major retail distributor of…
In the Journals

Project data establish national norm empathy scores for osteopathic medical students

February 5, 2019
Data from phase 1 of the nationwide Project in Osteopathic Medical Education and Empathy, or POMEE, have been used to develop the first and only…
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Taking Their Own Advice: Disparity in Paid Family Leave among Top Medical Schools

January 31, 2019
Although pediatric medical organizations, including the American Academy of Pediatrics, have demanded congressional legislation to ensure that new…
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Amid new year drug price hikes, Congress calls on manufacturers to justify costs

January 25, 2019
In 2018, after President Donald Trump publicly condemned the pharmaceutical industry for skyrocketing prescription drug prices, several of the…
In the Journals

Price disclosure through TV advertising may reduce consumer interest in high-priced drugs

January 23, 2019
Requiring pharmaceutical companies to disclose prices in direct-to-consumer pharmaceutical advertising could potentially reduce interest in…
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Price hikes on older, brand-name drugs share blame for surging drug costs

January 11, 2019
The pharmaceutical industry, in recent years, has been marked by a cycle of outrage from patient groups, insurers and politicians each time a…
In the JournalsPerspective

Direct-to-consumer medical ad spending rises $7.5 billion over 10 years

January 8, 2019
Money spent on medical marketing greatly increased from 1997 through 2016, carried largely by a significant surge in direct-to-consumer advertising…

AMA announces new initiative supporting ‘meaningful improvements’ to residency training

October 30, 2018
AMA recently announced that it will award $15 million in grant funding over the next 5 years to training programs that discuss the changing needs of…

Trump proposes allowing Medicare to base drug costs on prices abroad

October 25, 2018
President Donald Trump on Thursday announced two proposals reshaping how the government pays for drugs under Medicare Part B, including allowing…

SLACK Incorporated Appoints Matt Holland Chief Commercial Officer

October 18, 2018
SLACK Incorporated, a Wyanoke Group Company, is pleased to announce Matthew J. Holland as Chief Commercial Officer. Holland will oversee print…

Trump administration says it's ending ACA ‘sabotage,’ experts say it comes at great risk to patients

October 11, 2018
The average premium for the second lowest cost silver health insurance plans — the one used to determine final premium tax credits — will…
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Steps clinicians can take toward proper compensation

October 10, 2018
Several times throughout European history, the law set limits on what medical services patients could be billed for and some clinicians could not…
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How to maximize face-to-face time with patients

October 9, 2018
The average time of a consultation in primary care rose from 15.56 minutes in 1993 to 21.07 minutes in 2012,
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Preparation before office visits provides significant advantages for PCPs, patients

October 8, 2018
A recent study suggested a “primary care revolution” is coming that will increase the workload in the future for primary care…

Trump administration reports progress in lowering drug prices, while AMA, AAFP, await word on their proposals

August 22, 2018
President Donald J. Trump’s administration’s plan to lower drug prices — a 44-page document it calls the American Patients First…
Meeting News

Concussions have greater psychological impact in athletes with ADHD

August 22, 2018
Athletes with ADHD have a greater risk for anxiety and depression after a concussion, according to a study presented at the American Academy of…
Meeting News

AMA president advocates for more equitable future in medicine

August 20, 2018
PONTE VEDRA, Fla. — American Medical Association President Barbara L. McAneny, MD, wants to energize women to enact change that will bring…

Transitional care management services reduce mortality, Medicare costs

August 1, 2018
Significant reductions in mortality and Medicare costs occurred in the month after transitional care management services were provided, according to…

Vivli launches data-sharing platform to advance clinical research

July 19, 2018
The nonprofit organization Vivli launched a new data-sharing and analytics platform today that will advance clinical research by streamlining the…
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Youth sport superspecialization: A path to injuries, burnout

Orthopedics Today, June 2018
When it comes to youth sports, often it is all about “keeping up with the Joneses.” Young athletes are specializing in a single sport at…