Information technologyHow a tool to help patients save on healthcare backfired | The Washington Post
Two large employers offered an online healthcare price transparency tool to help employees shop around for prices of medical procedures. But a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association found that the tool was barely used.
An online program may help prevent depression in some people | National Public Radio
Working through a self-help program online can prevent or delay major depression disorder in people who are vulnerable, a study finds. Similar programs have been used to treat depression, but this may be the first one tested to prevent it, the researchers say.
PharmaceuticalsFDA warns of rare impulse reactions to Abilify medication | The Wall Street Journal
The Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday warned of rare cases in which patients taking the antipsychotic medication Abilify have experienced uncontrollable urges to gamble, binge eat, shop and engage in sex.
Prosecutors say more charges against Martin Shkreli likely | The Wall Street Journal
Prosecutors are likely to file additional charges against former pharmaceutical executive Martin Shkreli and his onetime lawyer Evan Greebel, prosecutors have told defense lawyers.
Safety, quality and clinical practiceStudy: 'Time bomb' heart patients aren't taking needed meds | Philadelphia Inquirer
After undergoing bypass surgery, barely half of patients fail take a daily aspirin or statins, raising the risk of dangerous blood clots and heart attacks, a new study led by Thomas Jefferson University finds.