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Jail time for pharma CEOs? It's in Sanders' proposal to rein in the opioid crisis.

April 18, 2018


Sen. Bernie Sanders' (I-Vt.) new bill, called the Opioid Crisis Accountability Act of 2018, aims to hold pharmaceutical companies and their executives accountable in cases of deceptive marketing or illegal distribution of prescription opioids.

Meet the 26-year-old nurse who shocked the world at the Boston Marathon

April 18, 2018


Sarah Sellers is not your typical marathon medalist—she does not have sponsors or an agent and she works full-time as a nurse anesthetist at Banner Health Center in Arizona.

A money-back guarantee in health care? Geisinger's CEO says it works.

April 18, 2018


Under Geisinger Health System's ProvenExperience initiative, patients rate their experiences on a mobile application and, if they are dissatisfied with their care, can request a refund of up to $2,000 of their out-of-pocket costs.

More US residents are enrolled in high-deductible health plans with HSAs, report finds

April 18, 2018


Researchers say increasing enrollment in high-deductible health plans with health savings accounts highlights the need for policymakers to approve legislation that would expand coverage under such plans.

Why do so many clinical trials exclude the elderly?

April 18, 2018


Older adults have long been underrepresented in clinical trials, but experts say policy changes could lead more elderly patients to participate in clinical studies—and improve the quality of care for the entire geriatric population.

Groups ask CMS to stop dialysis facilities from steering patients into private health plans

April 18, 2018


A coalition of consumer groups, health care insurers, and unions are urging CMS to re-issue a final rule intended to stop dialysis facilities and other third parties from steering Medicare-eligible patients with end-stage renal disease into individual market plans in instances when the facilities or third parties either directly or indirectly have a financial interest in doing so.

Much of medicine exists in a 'gray space'—but physicians can help guide patients when science is unclear

April 18, 2018


Physicians often find it difficult to help patients navigate health care decisions when there is little evidence to support a particular course of action—but providers can still take several approaches to guide patients through the "gray space," according to Dhruv Khullar, a physician at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital and a researcher at the Weill Cornell Department of Healthcare Policy and Research.

FDA is cracking down on sales of pure caffeine. Here's why.

April 17, 2018


FDA in a statement announcing the guidance says "pure and highly concentrated caffeine products are much more potent" than most products that commonly contain caffeine—such as coffee, soda, and tea—"and can cause serious health effects, including rapid or dangerously erratic heartbeat, seizures, and death."

Amazon pauses plan to sell pharmaceuticals to hospitals, shifts focus toward medical supplies

April 17, 2018


Sources say Amazon has shelved its plan to distribute and sell pharmaceutical products partly because the company was not able to get hospitals interested in changing their current processes for purchasing pharmaceuticals.

New study could change the way physicians treat lung cancer, researcher says

April 17, 2018


A new study finds adding immunotherapy to chemotherapy greatly improved the odds of survival among patients with the most common type of lung cancer—a finding that the study's lead author says "suggests … that chemotherapy alone is no longer a standard of care."

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