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ACA Enrollment Down For 2019

On March 25, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services announced that 11.4 million Americans signed up for health coverage on the Affordable Care...

Duke University Pays $112.5 Million in Research Misconduct Settlement

Duke University has agreed to pay $112.5 million to the U.S. government to settle accusations that it falsified research to obtain millions in grants...

Disclosure of Clinical Trials Data Remains Unsatisfactory

Transparency requirements of a 2017 federal law call for clinical trial results to be disclosed within 12 months of completion, but a recent analysis...

Trump Administration Calls for Drug Prices in Television Ads

The Trump administration has proposed a rule mandating that drug makers disclose the price of their products in television advertisements, saying that the move...

Many Americans Skip Medications to Save Money, CDC Reports

New data from a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) National Health Interview Survey show that Americans use a variety of strategies to...

Canada Plans to Tackle High Drug Costs With New National Agency

To help citizens struggling with the high costs of prescription medications, the Canadian government announced it will create a national drug agency. The new...

WHO: Human Germline Gene Editing Is “Irresponsible” Without Careful Controls

A panel of gene-editing experts from the World Health Organization (WHO) declared that, without a central registry of human gene-editing research and other precautionary...

Hospitals Struggling to Break Even on CAR T-Cell Therapy

Since the first chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T-cell therapies were approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 2017, U.S. hospitals have...

UnitedHealth Will Redirect Drug Rebates to Consumers

UnitedHealth, one of the largest insurers in the U.S., announced that all of its new employer-sponsored insurance plans in 2020 will pass the drug...

Are E-Consults the Future of Health Care?

More health-care workplaces are experimenting with electronic consultation, or e-consult, services, which may save time and money for patients and providers. e-Consults allow primary-care providers...
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April 2019, Volume 5, Issue 5

This issue features a look at the pitfalls of presenting and interpreting clinical trial data, the latest advances in transplant presented at the 2019 TCT Meetings, and more.