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Asthma Patients Could be Forced into Unsafe Situation

Imagine being told you’ll have to self-inject a medication – without instructions – that has only been FDA approved for provider-administration. Chances are, you may not use it at all, even though it means inviting dangerous symptoms. 

The Value of Ventilator Access

COVID-19 has made ventilator access a front-page issue. But for patients with chronic respiratory conditions, especially Medicare beneficiaries, the challenge is hardly a new one.

ICER Misses the Numbers That Matter

The Institute for Clinical and Economic Review wants to assess the cost-effectiveness of breakthrough drugs for cystic fibrosis. But their analysis overlooks key points. View the Graphic

Comments on Draft Evidence Report for Severe Asthma Therapies

Mitigating the high cost of severe asthma requires, in part, access to the appropriate medications. Those include the five monoclonal antibodies indicated for the treatment of patients with moderate to severe asthma that were reviewed in this draft evidence report. These medicines are clinically effective, as the report notes. Specifically, the report cites that the […]

Are Americans Aware of COPD?

Many Americans felt like they knew former first lady Barbara Bush, whose death the country mourned this month. But how much do we as a nation know about the disease that killed her?