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Check out the latest in health care reform, formulary frontlines, treatment innovations, and more in the latest issue of First Report Managed Care.
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As dementia saps the health and resources of an aging population and their family members, university programs are fighting back with innovative solutions.
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Industry titans want to exert their heft to alter employer-sponsored health care. Do they have what it takes, and how is managed care responding?
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As the US Senate considers aspects of the 21st Century Cures Act, some experts voice concerns over finding the right balance between getting products on the market faster without lowering standards.
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With arguably more at stake in these high-risk therapeutic areas, it’s crucial that payers and providers get it right.

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In the first set of guidelines to be issued on rehabilitation after stroke, the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association highlight the importance of care coordination. 
5/5/2016
Although the FDA Safety and Innovation Act of 2012 has reduced the number of national drug shortages, many medications that treat acute and critical illnesses remain scarce.
5/4/2016
The proposal for how drugs will be paid for under the Medicare Part B drug program continues to remain controversial, as stakeholders voice their objections to the suggested reimbursement changes.
5/4/2016
More US veterans delay seeking needed health care than the general population, and the reason may be linked to health care coverage through the Veterans Administration.
5/4/2016
A sharp increase in opioid-related hospitalizations resulted in total health care costs related to opioid addiction of more than $15 billion in 2012, according to a new study published in Health Affairs.
5/3/2016

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Kelsey Moroz | 2/16/2016
If other prices had grown as quickly as health care since 1945, a dozen eggs would cost $55, a gallon of milk would be $48, and a dozen oranges would be $134, said Jan Vest, chief executive officer, Signature Medical Group (SMG), during a session at...
Kelsey Moroz | 2/16/2016
Cardiovascular disease (CVD) remains a common—and costly—problem in US health care that is continuing to grow. By 2020, it is estimated that 38.7% of the population will have some form of CVD, with total direct medical costs associated with it more...
Jolynn Tumolo | 2/16/2016
Programmed cell death protein 1 (PD-1) inhibitors are positioned for significant growth as immunotherapy options in oncology treatment, according to a pair of presenters at AMCP Nexus.  Kirby J. Eng, RPh, executive director, business development,...
Eileen Koutnik-Fotopoulos | 2/16/2016
It is growing more difficult to manage cancer care. A solid foundation of care incorporates evidence-based medicine with personalized care and network strategies—and helps improve quality outcomes while reducing cost. Achieving this model of care is...
Eileen Koutnik-Fotopoulos | 2/16/2016
There is widespread agreement on the importance of measuring and optimizing the quality of medical care; however, controversy exists around the best ways to achieve this. During the 57th American Society of Hematology Meeting & Exposition, 3...
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