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2014-07-30 12:30:51

Step Edits Are the Most Likely Strategy to Drive Use of a Biosimilar Priced 30 Percent Less than the Reference Brand, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that the majority of surveyed pharmacy and medical directors in the United States believe that the key drivers of biosimilar market penetration will be the level of savings achievable by their managed care organizations (MCOs) and the expected...

2014-07-30 08:32:35

Pharmacy transparency and optimization solution to help employees save on out-of-pocket pharmacy costs DENVER, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Today, Medical Home Exchange, a Dallas, TX-based health information exchange IT company and RxREVU, Denver, CO-based prescription optimization company, announced a partnership to transform health engagement by delivering transparency to consumers around medication cost and quality. The partnership powers a new value-based prescription...

2014-07-29 23:07:36

MarketOptimizer.org adds “PharmaSphere Regulatory Frameworks and Product Pipelines in the Global Biosimilars Market” to its store. The report discusses the various regulatory frameworks under which biosimilars are currently reviewed and regulated. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 PharmaSphere: Regulatory Frameworks and Product Pipelines in the Global Biosimilars Market report is an essential source of information and analysis on the global biosimilars industry. Using detailed...

2014-07-28 23:05:57

As the federal government works on creating a solution that minimizes over-prescribing of prescription drugs, Novus works to support victims of drug abuse with comprehensive rehabilitation. New Port Richey, FL (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 Termed by the Michigan Osteopathic Association as “a silent killer,” prescription drug abuse causes more fatal overdoses than heroin and cocaine combined, and takes more than 16,500 lives a year. (1) Those who are particularly vulnerable to succumbing to...

2014-07-24 23:09:16

Study finds 4 in 10 parents can’t properly dose liquid medications and new app OTCPlus by Ace innovation Group helps clear confusion at the Rx aisle. New research has found that many Americans become confused when dealing with over-the-counter medications, and thereby increase their odds of taking the wrong dosage. (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 A study published in the journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics was conducted by Dr. Shonna Yin of NYU’s Langone Medical Center. She found...

2014-07-24 16:26:45

NEW YORK, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene marked the success of the city-wide BigAppleRx prescription discount card program. BigAppleRx has surpassed more than $25 million in savings for New Yorkers since it was launched in May 2011. The BigAppleRx program aims to provide savings on prescription medications to anyone experiencing coverage gaps, including those who have no health insurance or high co-pays or deductibles...

2014-07-21 20:22:24

SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today environmental activist and consumer advocate Erin Brockovich announced her support for Prop 46, the November ballot initiative that will protect patient safety and save lives. Brockovich is best known for the work she did to build a case against PG&E on their groundwater contamination in Hinkley, CA, in 1993. The case, which settled in 1996, is one of many anti-pollution cases that Brockovich participated in over the...

2014-07-21 08:27:28

LONDON, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: The World Market for Biosimlars (EPO, G-CSF, HGH, Insulin, Interferon Alpha, Monoclonal Antibodies, Other), 4th Editionhttps://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2076279/The-World-Market-for-Biosimlars-EPO-G-CSF-HGH-Insulin-Interferon-Alpha-Monoclonal-Antibodies-Other-4th-Edition.html This study, The World Market for Biosimilars, 4th Edition (EPO, G-CSF, HGH, Insulin, Interferon alpha, mAbs,...

2014-07-17 16:26:20

Analysis Shows Study Met Primary and All Secondary Endpoints THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Amgen (NASDAQ:AMGN) today announced that a Phase 3 study evaluating AMG 416 (formerly known as velcalcetide) for the treatment of secondary hyperparathyroidism (SHPT) in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD), receiving hemodialysis, met its primary and all secondary endpoints. The primary endpoint was the proportion of patients with > 30 percent reduction from...

2014-07-17 12:30:42

California Ballot Initiative - The First To Require Random Drug Testing Of Doctors - Will Protect Patient Safety And Save Lives, Says Consumer Watchdog Campaign SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Senate committee on Health Education Labor and Pensions holds a hearing today to investigate patient safety and the estimated 440,000 deaths that occur in hospitals every year due to preventable medical errors. A landmark California initiative on the November 2014...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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