The journey to diagnosing a mysterious illness

The journey to diagnosing a mysterious illness

As a clinician, you likely do not have the luxury of playing “Dr. House. ” Patients enter your exam room, long story in hand, with a litany of mysterious symptoms involving every bodily system, and you were already massively overbooked. Your patient leaves the encounter no closer to answers despite your best attempts which involved … Read more

FDA sounds bail on Foghorn cancer drug with a partial hold after patient death

FDA sounds bail on Foghorn cancer drug with a partial hold after patient death

A patient has died in a clinical trial testing a Foghorn Therapeutics drug candidate for blood cancer, leading the FDA to pause enrollment of new patients in the study. Circumstances of the death are still under review, but early signs are pointing to a known side effect of leukemia therapies. The partial clinical hold announced … Read more

Five ways Democrats are trying to tackle the baby formula shortage

Five ways Democrats are trying to tackle the baby formula shortage

Democrats are facing rising pressure to take action on the baby formula shortage as parents struggle to feed their children due to a series of problems that have left formula scarce. In a flurry of legislation, actions and recommendations this week, the Biden administration and congressional Democrats have sought to show action on the shortage. … Read more

Pfizer and Sidekick Health Launches Digital Therapeutics Solution for Eczema

Pfizer and Sidekick Health Launches Digital Therapeutics Solution for Eczema

What You Should Know: – Sidekick Health today announces the launch of an integrated digital therapeutics solution for improving the outcomes of patients with Atopic Dermatitis (AD) in conjunction with Pfizer Inc., one of the world’s premier innovative biopharmaceutical companies. – Sidekick and Pfizer will be rolling out their integrated digital therapeutics offering, launching first … Read more

Inspection results endanger DMC’s Medicare, Medicaid eligibility

Inspection results endanger DMC’s Medicare, Medicaid eligibility

Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement covered 90.2 percent of inpatient days – days when a patient occupies a bed, regardless of payment source – at Detroit Receiving in 2020, according to data from a Michigan Health Market Review study by independent healthcare consultant Allan Baumgarten released earlier this month . Medicare and Medicaid, in fact, cover … Read more

Infertility treatment’s hidden costs [PODCAST]

Infertility treatment’s hidden costs [PODCAST]

“Looking to the future, since I only froze one embryo and my ovary reserve is diminishing, we are hoping to go through another infertility treatment cycle. Although, once again, the medications are once again being denied. Infertility is just like any other mental or physical health condition and should be fully covered, including pharmaceutical, medical, … Read more

CDC urges Pfizer booster for children ages 5 to 11

CDC urges Pfizer booster for children ages 5 to 11

Kids ages 5 to 11 should get a booster dose of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine, advisers to the US government said Thursday. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention quickly adopted the panel’s recommendation, opening a third COVID-19 shot to healthy elementary-age kids – just like what is already recommended for everybody 12 and older. The … Read more

Solve.Care Launches First Crypto Healthcare Device Marketplace

Solve.Care Launches First Crypto Healthcare Device Marketplace

What You Should Know: – Solve.Care, the global healthcare blockchain technology company, has announced the world’s first crypto-enabled marketplace dedicated to healthcare. – Care.Marketplace will allow for the purchase of domestic healthcare devices across the United States. This first-of-its-kind development will work to influence the use of domestic healthcare devices Crypto-Enabled Marketplace Solve.Care is creating … Read more