PrescribeMedicare is meant to serve as a tool for patients in 2016 when open enrollment for plan choices begins.
Some 70% of employers have curbed cost increase by focusing on employee wellness and 76% did so by adding or expanding consumer-directed plans
The guidance was outlined in a blog post by Janet Woodcock, director of the FDA’s center for drug evaluation and research, and Karen Midthum, director of the FDA’s center for biologics evaluation and research.
With Naurex, Allergan potentially expands its development of mental health treatments, as the acquired company’s focus is on developing therapies for brain and nervous system disorders like depression.
The Pharmacy Quality Alliance on Monday introduced a new performance measure initiative that examines how patient socioeconomic and demographic characteristics affect performance measures.
The combination of resources is aimed at providing diabetes patients better tools for self-management and giving healthcare providers more tools to support patients, according to the companies.
Alvogen on Wednesday announced that it will acquire a portfolio of four pharmaceutical products in the United States from Pfizer.
Vaccine exemption levels for kindergarteners are low for most states and infant vaccination rates are high nationwide, according to the week’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The Food and Drug Administration has a new diabetes treatment developed by Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals and Eli Lilly and Co.