This month, Amazon launched its highly anticipated online pharmacy that allows customers to order prescription drugs to their homes. Advisory Board's Regina Lohr and Lindsay Conway outline three ways Amazon Pharmacy could impact the pharmacy industry—and three questions to measure Amazon's success.
CMS and HHS' Office of Inspector General recently finalized two new rules that will update anti-kickback physician-referral regulations. Advisory Board's Yulan Egan explains why the welcome changes likely won't significantly increase the overall number of health systems participating in value-based payment arrangements.
The federal government's plan to quickly ship out 6.4 million doses of Pfizer's coronavirus vaccine candidate, a CDC advisory committee says essential workers should receive any authorized vaccine against the novel coronavirus ahead of older adults and other high-risk people, and more.
A new study suggests recovered Covid-19 patients are "highly unlikely" to contract the new coronavirus again, a World Health Organization panel recommends against the use of remdesivir in Covid-19 patients, and more.
HHS estimates that, under the new final rule, organ procurement organizations could collect an additional 5,600 organs for transplant each year, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from California, Maryland, and New Jersey.