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8 Reasons New Medicines are Needed for Alzheimer’s

Last week, the Alzheimer’s Association released an infographic with eight mythbusting facts to help dispel …

Bloomberg Caught Spreading Another Inaccurate “False Alarm” About Drug Prices

I was deeply disturbed by Bloomberg’s inaccurate report this morning that attempted to examine drug …

ICYMI: Gov. Tom Ridge, Tara O’Toole on Investing in Bioscience to Protect Against Bioterror

Writing in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette last week, Governor Tom Ridge and Tara O’Toole remind us …

ICER’s Methodology Needs to Take Into Account Key Stakeholder Voices

Last week, the Institute for Clinical and Economic Review (ICER) released the scoping document for …

Stop Demeaning the Healthy Dialogue Between Doctors and Drug Companies

A recent report in The Wall Street Journal entitled, “Even Cheap Meals Influence Doctors’ Drug …

PwC Report Finds Medicines Still Small Share of Overall Health Spending

A new report from PwC’s Health Research Institute, Medical Cost Trend: Behind the Numbers 2017, …

BIO Urges States to Use CMS Grants to Combat Discrimination by Health Plans

On June 15, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced $22 million in …

First Zika Vaccine Ready for Human Trials

Earlier this week, we learned a welcome piece of good news in the ongoing Zika …

NYTimes Reports Insurers are Struggling, Their Own Data Says Otherwise

The New York Times’ Reed Abelson yesterday reported on the plight of insurers who are …

World FSHD Day

This June 20th is the first-ever World FSHD Day, a day designated by an international …