An investigation by the Drug Enforcement Administration led to allegations that the company filled prescriptions when prescribers did not possess proper state licensing while others exceeded the 90-day supply limits.
This is a nutritious pancake made with oats – no other grains – sweetened with a banana, and given the protein boost of eggs & cottage cheese. These High Fiber, High Protein Power Pancakes come out with a perfect pancake consistency, only a little more dense and hearty. I always make extra and freeze them
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts wants to use value-based payment to address racial and ethnic health disparities and has already signed up hospitals including Mass General Brigham and Boston Medical Center.
In today’s hypercompetitive pharmaceutical and life sciences (PLS) industry, strategic partnerships are more critical than ever. While these third-party relationships can be full of risk and regulatory challenges, the right tech can help you navigate the complexities of compliance.
How Vitamin B12 Deficiency Affects the Body: Bariatric surgery creates a major overhaul in diet and lifestyle choices. Not only are your eating, drinking and exercise habits drastically changed, but you also must ensure the body is getting adequate amounts of vitamins and minerals to function properly. There are several important vitamins that are of
When the regulatory hammer came down on pharmaceutical and life sciences (PLS) companies in the 2010s, new systems were quickly — and possibly haphazardly — put in place to handle snowballing transparency reporting requirements. Now the cracks are beginning to show, and PLS companies are realizing the true cost of transparency reporting.
Fighting between the Democratic Republic of Congo’s military and rebels has since March displaced nearly 400,000 people, with most IDP camps in Nyiragongo territory, where health centers are struggling to cope. Ruth Omar Esther visited a medical center in Nyiragongo and has this report.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services seeks to update regulations governing the Affordable Care Act's health insurance exchange marketplaces, including setting stricter standards for network adequacy, limiting non-standard plans and modifying the risk-adjustment methodology.
Communities with fewer resources or less social or political power in an inequitable society often experience poor health as a consequence. Recognizing and addressing this reality is a moral and professional imperative for all committed to advancing health. But the COVID-19 pandemic and other recent infectious disease outbreaks laid bare another reality: in a global, interconnected world, the poor health of those more vulnerable has direct consequences for all.
In this Viewpoint, Richman and Schulman argue that patient satisfaction surveys may not actually reflect clinical performance or assist efforts to improve patient experience and are not useful tools to measure physician performance.
A 6-year-old boy taking no regular medications had persistent fever and cough for 15 days. Physical examination revealed eyelid swelling; vesiculobullous lesions on the palms and soles; vesicles and erosions on the face, trunk, and limbs; erosions on the lips and oral mucosa; and blisters on the anal mucosa. Laboratory testing revealed leukocytosis, and lung auscultation revealed bilateral crackles. What is the diagnosis and what would you do next?
This Viewpoint identifies several barriers to ending the HIV epidemic and urges increasing expertise in HIV medicine in underserved areas like the South challenging legislation designed to keep students ignorant.
Patients from certain racial and ethnic groups who sought outpatient care for COVID-19 were about 20% to 36% less likely to be prescribed Paxlovid (nirmatrelvir-ritonavir), a multi-institution study found.