May 14, 2019
FDA on Friday released long-awaited final guidance on how the agency will determine whether biosimilar drugs can be interchanged with their brand-name biologic counterparts.
Kaiser Permanente last week announced it will launch Thrive Local, a social health network aimed at connecting health and social services providers.
May 13, 2019
President Trump on Thursday announced that his administration has reached a "historic" agreement with Gilead Sciences, under which the drugmaker will donate its HIV-prevention drug Truvada to millions of U.S. residents.
May 10, 2019
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) this week unveiled a $100 billion proposal to combat the U.S. opioid epidemic that would emphasize employment and evidenced-based treatment for those struggling with substance use disorders, as well as provider training on treatment methods.
American Health Line rounds up the latest health care news in the states.
May 8, 2019
Startups throughout the health care industry are threatening to disrupt the traditional landscape, so to get an idea of which ones live up to the hype, Business Insider reporter Lydia Ramsey tried seven health startups and shared what she learned.
May 6, 2019
The United States' total prescription drug costs are not expected to decrease if CMS finalizes a rule designed to prohibit drugmakers from paying rebates to pharmacy benefit managers, according to a Congressional Budget Office report released Thursday.
By installing examination cubicles in its emergency department, Northwestern Memorial Hospital has upped its capacity without having to undergo an expansion.
May 3, 2019
HHS on Thursday released a final rule intended to enforce protections for health care professionals who have moral or religious objections to certain medical care, including abortion care and assisted death.
Overtreatment is a pervasive problem in U.S. medicine, and some research suggests that the practice roots itself in doctors' habits early in their medical careers, according to Mara Gordon, a family physician.
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