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Pennsylvania Considers Which Prescriptions to Monitor

by Amanda Conschafter, Blog Editor Proposed legislation to expand Pennsylvania’s prescription drug monitoring program has the state’s patient advocates worried.  Chief among the groups expressing concerns

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Cancer Care Access Threatened by Payment Disparity

by Amanda Conschafter, Blog Editor Data suggests the costs of chemotherapy may vary dramatically depending on the care setting.  As President Obama extends the deadline for

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Want quality care? Keep physicians informed

By Brad Klein, M.D. Philadelphia Business Journal, March 27, 2014 Imagine seeing a patient who was once dependent upon a cane begin to move about

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Indiana Gov. signs law on biosimilar substitution

by Amanda Conschafter, Blog Editor Indiana Governor Mike Pence this week signed Senate Bill 262, a bill on biosimilar drugs that allows substitution if certain conditions

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European survey highlights gaps in knowledge of biosimilars

by Renee Klink, Social Media Director The Alliance for Safe Biologics and EuropaBio recently released results of a survey of 470 European physicians’ views on

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Will Cuts to Medicare Advantage Put America’s Seniors at a Disadvantage?

by Amanda Conschafter, Blog Editor Cuts mandated by the Affordable Care Act could cause 4.8 million seniors to lose or drop their Medicare Advantage coverage, predicts

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Advocates Unite on FDA-Approved Therapies for Pregnant Women

by Amanda Conschafter, Blog Editor Pregnant women constitute a highly sensitive population when it comes to medical therapies.  The National Perinatal Association calls for better access

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