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6/16/18 - Medicare for All needs dose of economic reality
Medicare for All has become a political/campaign slogan for many Democrats. Martin Heinrich, D- N.M., says is a way to deliver quality health care results at a reasonable cost.. Tom Udall, D- N.M., are among 14 Democrats who have co-sponsored legislation that would allow individuals and companies to buy into the federally run program.
Alembic Pharmaceuticals has received an Establishment Inspection Report from the US Food and Drug Administration for its formulation facility at Panelav in Gujarat.
6/16/18 - An Ear To The Pharma: 5 Stocks To Watch (OBSV, GERN, SRPT.)
WASHINGTON- The week that went by saw NASH drug stocks back in focus as positive results from a phase II study of Galmed Pharmaceuticals Ltd.' s investigational drug Aramchol seems to have had a positive rub off impact. On June 4, 2018, the Company had announced the settlement of patent infringement litigation that it filed in 2016 against ThermiGe
6/16/18 - Beebe Healthcare drops plans for more hospital rooms at Lewes hospital
Beebe Healthcare is dropping plans to add rooms to its hospital in Lewes. "Hospitals and health systems throughout the country have worked very hard over the past few years to transform the way that healthcare is delivered," stated Jeffrey M. Fried, CEO, Beebe Healthcare. "Likewise, Beebe Healthcare has been transforming the way we provide care,
6/16/18 - CEI Joins Coalition Letter Urging FDA to Approve MRTP Application
The Competitive Enterprise Institute issued the following coalition letter:. By doing so, the Food and Drug Administration would signal that it values cutting edge, harm-reducing technologies that will undoubtedly offer health benefits for individual consumers and the nation at-large. In 2014, the FDA's own research determined, "the inhalation of..
6/16/18 - Cytokinetics Announces Data From Phase 2 Clinical Study of Reldesemtiv in Patients With Spinal Muscular Atrophy Presented at the 2018 Annual Cure SMA Conference
Cytokinetics, Incorporated today announced data from the Phase 2 clinical study of reldesemtiv in patients with spinal muscular atrophy were presented in an oral presentation by John W. Day, M.D., Ph.D., Professor of Neurology and Pediatrics, Stanford University, at the 2018 Annual Cure SMA Conference in Dallas. This hypothesis-generating study m
6/16/18 - Donnelly Announces Federal Grant to Help Lake County Combat Opioid Abuse
Joe Donnelly, D- Indiana, issued the following news release:. U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly today announced a significant federal grant to help the Lake County Substance Abuse Council combat the opioid abuse epidemic. The $50,000 grant, funded by the Office of National Drug Control Policy and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administratio
Pharma major Dr Reddy's Laboratories has obtained final approval from the US Food and Drug Administration for Buprenorphine and Naloxone Sublingual Film. This is a therapeutic equivalent generic version of Suboxone sublingual film. The product will be launched with an approved Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy Programme.
6/16/18 - Ebb Insomnia Therapy: What Patients Are Good Candidates?
In the two years since FDA clearance for the device, the sleep physician-founder has new insights on what subsets of people with insomnia may benefit from a prescription for the cooling therapy.
6/16/18 - Family safety: Clean out the medicine cabinet
Spring cleaning takes on an entirely new meaning when getting rid of expired or unsafe medicines. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration says the medicine expiration date is critical when determining if a product is safe to use and will work as intended. Furthermore, keeping too many medications in a home, particularly pain prescriptions, can lead t
6/16/18 - FDA engages Judges over Food, Drug, and Medicine Law [Ghana News Agency]
Accra, Friday, June 15, GNA- The Food andDrugs Authority, has sensitised Judges in the Greater Accra Region on theFood and Drugs Law to better appreciate the work of the Authority and help inthe speedy trail of offenders of the law. We are of the firm belief that speedy trail, coupled with the imposition of penalties as prescribed by the law, wi
6/16/18 - FMC recognized
LANCASTER- Fairfield Medical Center is one of only 95 hospitals in the country to receive the American College of Cardiology's NCDR ACTION Registry Silver Performance Achievement Award. This award recognizes FMC's commitment and success in providing a higher standard of care and treatment for heart attack patients as outlined by the American Colleg
6/16/18 - Health Canada Proposes New Regulations Linked to Vanessa's Law to Further Strengthen the Safety and Surveillance of Drugs and Medical Devices
Health Canada issued the following news release:. Today, Health Canada published proposed regulations in Canada Gazette, Part I to amend the Food and Drug Regulations and Medical Devices Regulations to require hospitals to report serious adverse drug reactions and medical device incidents. Under the proposed regulations, hospitals will be required
6/16/18 - HHS IG Issues Advisory Opinion on Use of Preferred Hospital Network
The U.S. Department of Health& Human Services' Office of Inspector General issued the following advisory opinion:. SEE ALSO ATTACHED DISTRIBUTION LIST. We are writing in response to your request for an advisory opinion regarding the use of a "preferred hospital" network as part of Medicare Supplemental Health Insurance policies, whereby insurance c
6/16/18 - House Commerce Subcommittee Issues Testimony From CDC
Anne Schuchat, principal deputy director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, at a hearing entitled "The State of U.S. Public Health Biopreparedness: Responding to Biological Attacks, Pandemics, and Emerging Infectious Disease Outbreaks":. I am Rear Admiral Anne Schuchat, Principal Deputy Director of the Centers for Disease Control an
6/16/18 - House Commerce Subcommittee Issues Testimony From HHS Deputy Assistant Secretary
The House Energy and Commerce subcommittee on Oversight and Investigation issued the following testimony by Rick Bright, deputy assistant secretary for preparedness and response at the Department of Health and Human Services, at a hearing entitled "The State of U.S. Public Health Biopreparedness: Responding to Biological Attacks, Pandemics, and Eme
6/16/18 - Infusion Pump System Accessories and Software Market: Top Key Players, Growth Rate, Competitive Strategies and Industry Factors and Forecast to 2021: Global Infusion Pump Systems, Accessories and Software Market, By Type (Infusion Pump Systems, Infus
Houston, TX 06/15/2018 An infusion pump infuses fluids, medication or nutrients into a patient's circulatory system. It is generally used intravenously, although subcutaneous, arterial and epidural infusions are occasionally used. Top Key Vendors in Market: Baxter International, Inc., Medtronic, and Pfizer.
6/16/18 - Know About the Telemedicine Cart Market and What Makes It a Booming Industry According to Following Research Report 2018-2023: Telemedicine Cart Market Analysis Report on Rising Demand, Technological Progressions and Geography Forecast period 2018-20
Pune, India 06/15/2018 Telemedicine is a tool that delivers remote diagnosis and treatment for patients by means of telecommunications technology. This report studies Telemedicine Cart in Global market, especially in North America, Europe, China, Japan, Southeast Asia and India, focuses on top manufacturers in global market, with sales, price
6/16/18 - Methodist Hospitals receives Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award
Methodist Hospitals has received the American Heart Association/ American Stroke Association's Get With The Guidelines - Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award. "Methodist Hospitals is dedicated to improving the quality of care for our stroke patients by implementing the American Heart Association's Get With The Guidelines-Stroke initiative,
6/16/18 - New Compound Shown to Be As Effective As FDA-Approved Drugs Against Life-Threatening Infections
Purdue University issued the following news release:. Purdue University researchers have identified a new compound that in preliminary testing has shown itself to be as effective as antibiotics approved by the Food and Drug Administration to treat life-threatening infections while also appearing to be less susceptible to bacterial resistance.
6/16/18 - Phase III Study Shows Quizartinib Prolongs Overall Survival for Patients With Deadly Type of Relapsed or Refractory AML
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center issued the following news release:. A study led by The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center revealed that the investigational drug quizartinib prolonged overall survival for patients with a deadly form of acute myeloid leukemia linked to a genetic mutation called FMS-like internal tandem...
6/16/18 - Private hospitals spend 50 per cent of operational costs on salaries of medical staff, including doctors: Report [New Indian Express (India)]
The analysis, carried out by the Association of Healthcare Providers of India-a body of private hospitals-also says that hospitals spend 28-32 per cent on drugs and consumables and maintaining a bed in a super-speciality hospital takes about Rs 15,000-25,000 every day. In comparison, says the analysis based on annual reports of hospitals in Delhi a
6/16/18 - Radio Frequency Beauty Equipment Market CAGR of 16.0% During the Forecast Period 2017-2027: Future Market Insights has announced the addition of the Radio Frequency Beauty Equipment Market: Global Industry Analysis and Opportunity Assessment, 201
In North America, top-grossing industries such as fashion, film and television continue to necessitate the use of complex beauty equipment and devices for enhancing the consumer's semblance. According to a recent study conducted by Future Market Insights, the radio frequency beauty equipment revenues in North America will account for over 35% reven
6/16/18 - Requirement For Ventilator Capability For Deployed Hospital Care. With A View To Awarding Contracts That Will Commence In 2019. [TendersInfo (India)]
Prior information notice without call for competition: Requirement for ventilator capability for deployed hospital care. With a view to awarding contracts that will commence in 2019.. description of the procurement: The main part of this requirement is to supply a replacement to the existing ventilators for about 44 to 86 of them.
6/16/18 - Sandoz Presents New Long-term and Switching Data for Biosimilars Zessly (infliximab) and Erelzi (etanercept) in Rheumatoid Arthritis
Sandoz, a Novartis division and the pioneer and global leader in biosimilars, today announced the presentation of two long-term, Phase III studies: one each for biosimilar Zessly (R), and biosimilar Erelzi (R).,. "We are very pleased with these data, which reinforce what well over 10 years of science and real-world evidence in Europe have shown- t
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