Most-Read Non-COVID-19 News of 2021

Although the pandemic remained a popular healthcare news story in 2021, there were other articles that captured readers’ attention, such as a perspective on the U.S. healthcare system, regulatory changes, and FDA updates.

Americans Show New Interest in Virtual Eye Care Options

Young adults, in particular, are more likely to seek out and place high value on telemedicine for eye care and those in vulnerable populations are benefitting most, according to an annual vision wellness study by VersantHealth.

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The U.S. Healthcare System is Broken: A National Perspective

The United States does not have a uniform health system and has no universal healthcare coverage. The health disadvantage of the U.S. relative to other high-income countries is health disparities in health services.

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Ready or Not, the New Year Brings Trump’s Price Transparency Rule

The U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals of the District of Columbia ruled that the rule could take effect.

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Ophthalmologist Group Wants U.S. Government to Push Back Against Avastin Biosimilars

The American Academy of Ophthalmology says biosimilar alternatives to Avastin have never been tested in the eye.

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FDA Update: Merck Action on Keytruda Gastric Cancer Indication Tops Busy Week

Merck will withdraw Keytruda's advanced gastric indication after an FDA panel vote, a drug with supply problems gets a new indication, NDAs for an HIV therapy, and other news.

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