Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders is strongly favored to win Tuesday's Democratic presidential primary in New Hampshire. But Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz sent Democrats a warning shot about the attacks they will face if Sanders ultimately beats Hillary Clinton.
Premier reported a jump in profits attributed to growth in its group purchasing business and even stronger growth in sales of its performance improvement software and services.
The fiscal 2017 budget includes a request for $1.1 billion to increase access to medication-assisted treatment options. The bulk of the money would fund state programs in an effort to make treatment more available and easier to afford.
Sen. Ron Wyden says he has "a number of concerns" about how panelists were selected and screened for an advisory panel on pain issues that includes government experts, outside academics and patient advocates.
Pfizer, the New York-based drugmaker, has announced a new executive lineup for its combined business with Dublin-based Allergan. It also announced how the new organization will be structured.
St. Christopher's Hospital for Children stopped performing non-emergency heart surgery pending internal review. The hospital did not reveal the reason behind the move, only saying it is making progress in increasing volumes and improving performance, according to the Philadelphia Inquirer.
National and state pharmacy associations want the U.S. Supreme Court to take a case over a Washington state regulation that says pharmacies cannot refuse to fill certain prescriptions because of religious beliefs.
Opioid drug abuse is reaching epidemic proportions, with thousands of deaths each year along with many more lives and families ruined—just ask any healthcare expert, public health researcher, politician or law enforcement official.
Today's roundup of pharmaceutical and clinical practice news includes plans by the pharmaceutical industry's lobbying group to launch a major social media ad campaign aimed at lawmakers, reports that the efficacy of booster shots for pertussis wanes after just a year, differences in rates of PSA...
On a Sparton Corp. earnings call last week, CEO Cary Wood got an earful from shareholders of the defense supplier and medical industry manufacturer. Its stock had soared 20-fold after a controversial headquarters move to suburban Chicago. But since last fall, shares have plunged by half on...
The most recent outlook survey from the National Association of Manufacturers listed rising healthcare-related costs as the second-largest “primary” business challenge, behind only unfavorable business conditions. But Cleveland-area companies say offering health insurance and other...
Nearly 10.7 million Medicare beneficiaries have received discounts totaling over $20.8 billion on prescription drugs, an average of $1,945 per beneficiary, since the enactment of the Affordable Care Act, according to new data released by HHS.