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May 16, 2018
An estimated 46,041 Americans died from opioid overdoses between October 2016 and October 2017, a 15% increase from the prior 12-month period.
May 16, 2018 by Genevieve Diesing
Boston Medical Center has made strides to de-stigmatize addiction both inside and outside of its own walls.
May 16, 2018 by Jay Bhatt
Your zip code dictates your health; your hospital wants to change that.
May 16, 2018
Also in this weekly roundup: Nursing student credits the RNs who took care of her dying mother with shaping her current career path and new research on barriers to top-of-license practice.
May 15, 2018
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services today updated the Parts B and D drug spending dashboards with 2016 information.
May 15, 2018
The Food and Drug Administration Friday issued final guidance clarifying that an organization may operate both a compounding pharmacy and outsourcing facility at the same address or general location if they are completely segregated by clearly identified boundaries.
May 15, 2018
More than 60 patients groups yesterday urged Congress to protect the 340B drug savings program.
May 15, 2018
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has approved a five-year agreement with Maryland to expand the state’s all-payer model from focusing on hospitals to also incentivizing other providers to address the total cost of care beginning in 2019.
May 14, 2018
Thirty-one senators today urged the Federal Communications Commission to “sufficiently increase” the funding cap for the Rural Health Care Program, which helps rural patients access care through telehealth and broadband services.
May 14, 2018
The House Ways and Means Committee on Wednesday will mark up four bills intended to address the opioid crisis.