Experts offer best practices related to smart purchasing, inventory control, and reducing waste of vaccines.
A table showing the dollar amounts physicians may bill Medicare for administering vaccines under various CPT codes.
A summary of the most common adult and pediatric vaccines, their brand name, cost per dose, and manufacturer
GlaxoSmithKline changes its sales and marketing practices to put more focus on patients, CEO says.
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.
Canaglifozin (Invokana, Janssen Pharmaceuticals) tablets, recently approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for the improvement of glycemic control in adults with type 2 diabetes, is the first diabetes treatment approved in a new class of drugs known as sodium-glucose co-transporter 2 inhibitors.
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.
Almost 98% of primary care physicians, nurse practitioners, and pharmacists trust and recommend over-the-counter (OTC) medicines to their patients, according to a new survey.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s ability to protect individuals from preventable infectious diseases is likely to be hampered by sequestration, and analysts from research and consulting firm GlobalData argue that the cuts ultimately will fail to accomplish the goal of decreasing federal spending.
Practicing clinicians strongly believe that health information technology can overcome communication challenges among care providers, according to the 2013 iHIT study conducted by the Health Information and Management Systems Society and HIMSS Analytics