Medication adherence could get an EHR boost

Another year, another batch of studies lamenting the dismal performance of patients on extended medication therapy, such as chronic or longterm conditions. Most recently, the National Center for Patient Information and Education (NCPIE; Rockville, MD) paired up with Prescription Solutions, […]

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Improving Outcomes Research Protocols

Today, the need to make better coverage and spending decisions throughout the healthcare arena is a universal goal. In addition to efforts throughout the pharma industry, there are also a number of government and academic initiatives under way to help […]

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Bill Gates: ‘Vaccines Are A Miracle’

. . . Society underinvests in innovation in general but particularly in two important areas. One area is innovations that would mostly benefit poor people—there is too little investment here because the poor can’t generate a market demand. The second […]

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Coming Together

I’ll admit it—I’m a sucker for convergence. Whenever something far out in right field can magically connect with something else over in the left-field corner, I’m intrigued. As a concept, convergence melts the separation of distance, of time (sometimes), and […]

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Agenda Set for Spring HPCLC Meeting

Tightening capacity for national and international shipping has been a constant focus of the Health and Personal Care Logistics Conference for several years—at least until the economic downturn scrambled everyone’s planning. But, as the global economy begins to recover, bottlenecks […]

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