Type 2 diabetes mellitus is a risk factor for incident heart failure, according to a new scientific statement from the American Heart Association (AHA), and it increases the risk of morbidity and mortality in patients with established disease.
Results of a recent survey suggest employee-based drug abuse is a concern for many healthcare providers, though they don’t believe it can happen in their facilities.
The company is donating enough drugs for 200,000 patients for up to 11 years, but does it make up for the high price of the drug?
Changing Medicare's policy to permit patients to self-administer injectable drugs in their homes could create "substantial savings" without inhibiting patient safety or treatment effectiveness, according to a recent NEJM editorial.
As patients begin to spend more of their own money on their healthcare, they are also increasingly looking to rating systems to help select providers.
Walgreens is ready to take retail clinics a step further, with an announcement yesterday that the pharmacy chain will begin offering chronic care in addition to immunizations and acute care.