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Drug Spending May Be Slowing Down in US
Drug Spending May Be Slowing Down in US
The high costs of prescription drugs in the United States has been a prevalent topic of conversation within the last few years, and this largely aligns with the United States being recognized for paying the highest prices for drugs in the world.
How To Reduce Medicare Drug Costs
How To Reduce Medicare Drug Costs
Prescription drug spending in Medicare has been rising fast, but it is not completely clear what policies are driving the increases. The Obama administration hopes to find ways to control costs by testing different approaches to paying for the drugs. T...
Pharmaceutical Industry-Sponsored Meals Associated With Higher Prescribing Rates
Pharmaceutical Industry-Sponsored Meals Associated With Higher Prescribing Rates
Accepting a single pharmaceutical industry-sponsored meal was associated with higher rates of prescribing certain drugs to Medicare patients by physicians, with more, and costlier, meals associated with greater increases in prescribing, according to an...
Patient Involvement Could Improve Medicines R&D, Industry Personnel Suggest
Patient Involvement Could Improve Medicines R&D, Industry Personnel Suggest
A new study has revealed a belief among pharmaceutical industry personnel that greater involvement of patients and the public could improve medicines research and development (R&D). The study, which is one of the first of its kind and part of the wider...
Medicinal Cannabis Treatments Coming, Experts Say
Medicinal Cannabis Treatments Coming, Experts Say
Medicinal cannabis industry officials and scholars here touted potential breakthroughs to treat health problems and questioned why cannabidiol (CBD) is not mandatory for athletes to address traumatic brain injury (TBI). Others, meanwhile, cautioned the...