modern medicine

As Seen on Television: The Dawn of Modern Medicine – Discover Magazine (blog)

To keep The Knick historically accurate, on-set surgical advisor Dr. Stanley Burns (pictured below) relied on his expertise and his massive collection of historic medical photos stored at The Burns Archive in New York. (Credit: Paul Schiraldi/HBO) They scrub in according to a strict protocol. All instruments are sterile,...
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President Obama's $1.1 Billion Opioid Addiction Prescription Is Modern Medicine – Inverse

Speaking on a panel at the National Prescription Drug Abuse and Heroin Summit today in Atlanta, President Barack Obama laid down some narcotics realness for the audience: Addiction to opioids like Vicodin, oxycontin, and heroin is not just a criminal problem, it’s a public health issue, and needs to...
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Biosimilars' savings may reach $100 billion by 2020 – ModernMedicine

The use of biosimilars in the European Union and the United States may yield total savings of $56 billion to $110 billion over the next five years, according to a new report. Don’t miss: physicians start to embrace prescribing of biosimilars The massive healthcare-savings projection results from the...
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telemedicine

Survey: Telemedicine programs boost patient engagement but not ROI – MobiHealthNews

Telemedicine is changing from a specialty offering to a more mainstream service, with a new survey showing that two-thirds of the nearly 400 healthcare providers polled name telemedicine as the top or one of the highest priorities – a 10 percent increase from the 2015 survey results. But challenges...
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Telemedicine offers hope for abortion rights advocates – BenefitsPro

Photo: Getty Images A major rule change from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is expected to make abortion induced by medicine, rather than surgery, more common and easier to obtain for women in areas of the country without nearby clinics. Under the new rule, women who are prescribed...
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telemedicine

Telemedicine programs boosting patient engagement but not ROI, study says – Healthcare IT News

Telemedicine is changing from a specialty offering to a more mainstream service, with a new study showing that two-thirds of respondents name telemedicine as the top or one of the highest priorities – a 10 percent increase from the 2015 survey results. But challenges remain, notably reimbursement and earning a...
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Telemedicine a Growing Priority for Hospitals and Health Systems – Business Wire (press release)

ATLANTA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Telemedicine continues evolving from a specialty-centric offering to a mainstream service, according to the results from the REACH Health 2016 Telemedicine Industry Benchmark Survey. Roughly two-thirds of respondents indicated that telemedicine was the top priority or one of the highest priorities for their healthcare organization – a...
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How FDA aims to support generic opioids – ModernMedicine

FDA issued a draft guidance to support industry in their development of generic versions of approved opioids with abuse-deterrent formulations (ADF), while ensuring that generic ADF opioids are no less abuse-deterrent than the brand-name drug. This is just one of the steps FDA recently outlined in an action plan to...
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