It's been just over two weeks since the House voted to pass the American Health Care Act, but House Republicans have yet to send their bill to the Senate—and industry experts say the looming Congressional Budget Office score could force a re-
Several industry experts say Amazon's potential entry into the prescription drug market could help improve drug price transparency—an issue that both the pharmaceutical and the greater health care industries have been grappling with for years.
Meridian Biosciences, which acquired Magellan in 2016, says the company is working closely with FDA and CDC "to address the concerns identified with venous samples as quickly as possible" and that the company is voluntarily working to move customers from venous testing systems to more accurate finger-prick systems.
Even as the U.S. infant mortality rate has fallen markedly, the maternal mortality has increased, suggesting that the U.S. health system "has focused more on fetal and infant safety and survival than on the mother's health and well-being," Nina Martin and Renee Montagne write for ProPublica.
Patients of older physicians have a higher 30-day mortality rate than those treated by younger physicians—unless the older physician treats at least 200 patients per year, according to an "exploratory" new study in BMJ.