Feature Articles

Feature Articles

ASH Clinical News takes a deeper look at hot topics in medicine

Who Pays What, and Why?

From R&D to PBMs, a look at the U.S. approach to drug pricing  When it comes to setting drug prices, the U.S. is singular in...

Rethinking Burnout

Will solving physician burnout require sweeping changes to the U.S. health-care system?  About 15 years ago, during the first year of his fellowship, Tait Shanafelt,...

The Realities of “Right to Try”

In May 2018, President Donald Trump signed into law the Trickett Wendler, Frank Mongiello, Jordan McLinn and Matthew Bellina Right to Try Act of...

Breakthroughs in Gene Therapy for Hemophilia

Gene therapy for hemophilia is here – and it’s working. The field is advancing at a steady clip: Results from recent trials of this...

The Code of Misconduct

Scientific misconduct is more than falsification, fabrication, and plagiarism – and harder to identify.  In 1998, Andrew Wakefield, MD, and co-authors investigated a cohort of...

Ad Nauseam

With new forays into sponsored content, pharmaceutical companies are rewriting the script for direct-to-consumer advertising.  When U.S. consumers settle in to watch their favorite TV...

MOC Machinations

The changing landscape of MOC Knowledge Check-Ins and how the American Society of Hematology continues pursuing a pragmatic approach to the MOC process.  The past...

Leveling the Playing Field: Can We Achieve Gender Equality in Medicine?

When Stephanie Abbuhl, MD, professor of emergency medicine at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, was growing up in the early 1960s,...

The Pharmacoeconomics of Oral and Self-Administered Cancer Treatments

Oral and patient-administered forms of chemotherapy have come a long way since the 1950s, when mercaptopurine and methotrexate were first approved by the U.S....

Genetic Testing: Ready, Set … Actionable?

In June 2000, President Bill Clinton announced that the international Human Genome Project and Celera Genomics had completed the initial sequencing of the human...
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