How New Federal Legislation Might Cut Your Drug Costs

How New Federal Legislation Might Cut Your Drug Costs

By Steven Reinberg HealthDay ReporterHealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Aug. 12, 2022 (HealthDay News) — The Inflation Reduction Act is expected to bring out-of-pocket drug costs down for many US seniors, but most of its benefits aren’t immediate. Under the law, Medicare will now be allowed to negotiate the cost of some drugs. That should eventually bring … Read more

When can physicians start spending money?

When can physicians start spending money?

You may never have created a budget. Not everyone does. For many of us in medicine, our saving so completely dwarfs our spending that we’ve never needed to use a budget. We just wing it. Why do some physicians spend so little? Spending money is hard for many people, including physicians. After years of frugality … Read more

Signal AI Acquires Healthcare Rep & Risk Insights Platform Kelp

Signal AI Acquires Healthcare Rep & Risk Insights Platform Kelp

What You Should Know: Signal AI, the leading global External Intelligence company, today announces that it has acquired US company KELP Inc., the first actionable platform for corporate reputation. Financial details of the acquisition were not disclosed. The healthcare industry is defined by reputation and trust. And through this acquisition Signal AI will now be … Read more

Physician assistant role sees record growth

Physician assistant role sees record growth

Top practice areas for physician assistants include surgical subspecialties, family medicine and emergency medicine. Typically, physician assistants can provide 70% to 80% of the services ordinarily offered by physicians, so they are a resource for more frequent and accessible treatment amid the current shortage of healthcare professionals, said Dawn Morton-Rias, president and CEO of the … Read more

Avenda Health

Avenda Health

What You Should Know: – Avenda Health, an AI healthcare company creating the future of prostate cancer care, has received FDA Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) for its FocalPoint ablation system. The IDE will allow the technology, powered by iQuest, to be used in a randomized control trial to show superiority over the standard of care … Read more

CDC’s New COVID Rules Mark Change in the Pandemic, How We Live

CDC’s New COVID Rules Mark Change in the Pandemic, How We Live

CDC: “Summary of Guidance for Minimizing the Impact of COVID-19 on Individual Persons, Communities, and Health Care Systems – United States, August 2022.” Rachel Bruce, MD, Long Island Jewish Medical Center, Forest Hills, NY. David Berger, MD, Wholistic Pediatrics & Family Care, Tampa, FL. Statement, Daniel P. McQuillen, MD, President, Infectious Diseases Society of America, … Read more

Health Care — House passes sweeping bill with health measures

Health Care — House passes sweeping bill with health measures

Parents, children and children-at-heart — prepare yourselves. We are officially getting a “Kung Fu Panda 4” in 2024. Today in health, the House passed a massive legislative package with provisions included to lower the cost of prescription drugs, delivering a badly needed win for Democrats ahead of the midterms. Welcome to Overnight Health Care, where … Read more