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Characteristics of Pregnant, Non-pregnant Women of Reproductive Age Diagnosed With COVID

June 29, 2020

Data to assess the prevalence and severity of COVID-19 among pregnant U.S. women and determine whether signs and symptoms differ among pregnant and nonpregnant women are limited, according to a report by the CDC.

Gilead Puts a $3,120 Price Tag on Remdesivir

June 29, 2020

Company's price is lower than ICER's $50k per-QALY assessment.

5 Developments Changing the CAR-T Landscape

June 28, 2020

An off-the-shelf version of CAR-T therapy that uses the immune system’s natural killer cells is a possibility. But the high price of CAR-T shows some doubts about how widely it can be used.

Penn Covid-19 Research: Kaletra Most-Used Drug for COVID-19 Treatment

June 28, 2020

Penn's David Fajgenbaum, M.D., MBA, is branching out from Castleman disease to assemble comprehensive registry of drugs to treat COVID-19.

Pandemic Demands Highlight Resilience, Value of Physician Assistants

June 26, 2020

COVID-19 has applied a type of pressure on the U.S. this year that none of us have experienced in our lifetimes. Like every other segment of healthcare professionals, certified physician assistants have been put to the test during 2020.

9 Ways to Show Strong Leadership During the COVID-19 Outbreak

June 26, 2020

The COVID-19 outbreak has tried the souls of people the world over, both personally and professionally, and healthcare executives are no exception. Despite seeing their plans and schedules torn up, executives can meet and master the unrelenting demands of leadership when a typical workday is anything but. Consider these tips from your industry peers to not just survive but also thrive — and to inspire your employees to do the same.

Mostashari, Emanuel See A Future For Telehealth and Payment Reform

June 26, 2020

Farzad Mostashari and Ezekiel Emanuel agree: The COVID-19 experience could be what finally weans American healthcare off of its dependence on fee-for-service payment. But they have a slightly different vocabulary and different notions about what might lead to a tipping point.

Telehealth and Therapy: On the Couch. But Now It’s Your Own Sofa.

June 25, 2020

COVID-19 forced a shift to virtual behavioral health therapy. Some once-skeptical providers, however, are finding telehealth beneficial. Reimbursement and continued relaxation of regulations will determine whether it’s here to stay.

John D'Amore of Diameter Health Talks FHIR and How it Applies to Insurers

June 25, 2020

John D'Amore, president and co-founder for Diameter Health, speaks with Managed Healthcare Executive Senior Editor, Peter Wehrwein, about fast healthcare interoperability resources standards , or FHIR, as they apply to insurers. There are new CMS FHIR regulations for Medicare Advantage and Medicaid managed care plans that go into effect in July 2021. Private insurers are expected to follow suit.

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