News - Healthcare

Filter

Current filters:

Healthcare

Popular Filters

18 to 42 of 499 results

PBS “a national treasure,” says Medicines Australia, but needs stable framework

PBS “a national treasure,” says Medicines Australia, but needs stable framework

20-03-2014

In his address to the country at the National Press Club in Canberra yesterday, Chairman of Medicines…

Asia-PacificAustraliaHealthcarePharmaceuticalPolitics

Latest Australian PBS Listings include medicines for children

Latest Australian PBS Listings include medicines for children

19-03-2014

Ten new medicines to treat a range of illnesses from rare forms of cancer to skin conditions will be…

Anti-Arthritics/RheumaticsAsia-PacificAustraliaDermatologicalsDiabetesGastro-intestinalsHealthcareOncologyPharmaceuticalPricing

Pan-European survey calls for a shift in policy for biosimilars

Pan-European survey calls for a shift in policy for biosimilars

19-03-2014

This week, the Alliance for Safe Biologic Medicines (ASBM) disclosed the results of a survey of 470 European…

BiosimilarsBiotechnologyEuropeHealthcareRegulation

Incidence of TB down in Europe but multidrug-resistance continues

Incidence of TB down in Europe but multidrug-resistance continues

19-03-2014

Across the 53 countries of the World Health Organization European Region, an estimated 353 000 patients…

Antibiotics and Infectious diseasesEuropeHealthcarePharmaceutical

Ukraine pharma reps meet with Health Minister on strategic proposals

Ukraine pharma reps meet with Health Minister on strategic proposals

17-03-2014

Earlier this month, there was a meeting between Ukraine Ministry of Health Oleh Musiy and the board of…

Eastern EuropeHealthcarePatentsPharmaceuticalPoliticsPricingUkraine

Pharma Summit: Sanofi president Elias Zerhouni calls for harmony and evolution in pharma

Pharma Summit: Sanofi president Elias Zerhouni calls for harmony and evolution in pharma

14-03-2014

Health care is a human right and the pharma industry must evolve to meet future challenges, claims Elias…

EuropeHealthcareInterviewsPharmaceuticalSanofi

Pharma Summit: Rethinking the future – new business models for pharma

Pharma Summit: Rethinking the future – new business models for pharma

14-03-2014

The way pharma works needs to change with an increasing focus on collaborations, sharing data and access…

HealthcareInterviewsLundbeckPfizerPharmaceuticalPricingUK

Undervaluing new medicines threatens patient wellbeing and economic growth; report

Undervaluing new medicines threatens patient wellbeing and economic growth; report

14-03-2014

Innovative medicines and other new therapies have extended life expectancy by some 10 years since the…

HealthcareNorthern EuropePharmaceuticalPricingRegulationUK

UK plans for early access to medicines scheme

UK plans for early access to medicines scheme

14-03-2014

Severely ill patients in the UK, and those with rare debilitating conditions, could be given new medicines…

HealthcareNorthern EuropePharmaceuticalRegulationUK

GMiA calls on Australian government to think before irreversible damage occurs to the generic medicines industry

GMiA calls on Australian government to think before irreversible damage occurs to the generic medicines industry

13-03-2014

At the Annual Professional Pharmacy (APP) conference in Australia today, Mark Crotty, chairman of the…

Asia-PacificAustraliaGenericsHealthcarePolitics

USA’s HHS establishes new network to perform clinical studies

USA’s HHS establishes new network to perform clinical studies

13-03-2014

The USA’s Department of Health and Human Services has established a network of five clinical research…

HealthcareNorth AmericaPharmaceuticalResearchUSA

US CMS withdraws contentious Medicare Part D proposals

11-03-2014

The US Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has halted movement on several proposals in its…

HealthcareNorth AmericaPharmaceuticalPoliticsUSA

Biotie invests in Alzheimer’s drug SYN120 as it drops epilepsy pathway

Biotie invests in Alzheimer’s drug SYN120 as it drops epilepsy pathway

11-03-2014

Finland-based Biotie Therapies (Nasdaq OMX: BTH1V), which is focused on neurodegenerative and psychiatric…

BiotechnologyBiotie TherapiesFinancialFinlandHealthcareNeurologicalNRL-1SYN120

UK strengthens biopharma ties with India

UK strengthens biopharma ties with India

10-03-2014

The UK's Permanent Secretary of Department of Health Una O’Brien recently led a health care mission…

HealthcareIndiaPharmaceuticalUKVaccines

Severe diarrheal illness in children linked to antibiotics prescribed in US doctor’s offices; study

10-03-2014

The majority of pediatric Clostridium difficile infections, which are bacterial infections that cause…

Antibiotics and Infectious diseasesHealthcareNorth AmericaPharmaceutical

Study: Half of veterans prescribed medical opioids continue to use them chronically

Study: Half of veterans prescribed medical opioids continue to use them chronically

07-03-2014

A study of nearly 1 million veterans who receive opioids to treat painful conditions found that more…

AnalgesiaHealthcarePharmaceuticalResearchUSA

Shifting payment dynamics for colorectal cancer and renal cell carcinoma treatment

Shifting payment dynamics for colorectal cancer and renal cell carcinoma treatment

06-03-2014

The increasing use of clinical pathway programs, accountable care organizations (ACOs) and bundled payments…

HealthcareOncologyPharmaceuticalPricing

Medicare Part D Rx drug coverage saved $1.5 billion a year in first 4 years

Medicare Part D Rx drug coverage saved $1.5 billion a year in first 4 years

04-03-2014

A new study by the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and the University of Illinois at…

FinancialHealthcareNorth AmericaPharmaceuticalUSA

Report: Greek austerity measures cause public health tragedy

03-03-2014

Pharmaceutical companies are reducing drug supplies to Greece because of unpaid bills and low profits,…

FinancialGreeceHealthcarePharmaceuticalPolitics

Merck Serono’s Erbitux to be funded by CDF in England for mCRC

28-02-2014

The UK’s Cancer Drugs Fund (CDF) says that Erbitux (cetuximab) can be used in the first line setting…

ErbituxFinancialHealthcareMerck KGaAMerck SeronoNorthern EuropeOncologyPharmaceuticalUK

Record-breaking recoveries from US DoJ/HHS joint efforts to combat health care fraud

27-02-2014

US Attorney General Eric Holder and Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius have released…

FinancialHealthcareLegalNorth AmericaPharmaceuticalUSA

Australian patients benefit from PBS changes; cancer research

27-02-2014

New medicines for glaucoma, diabetes and advanced soft tissue sarcoma have been approved for listing…

Asia-PacificAustraliaDiabetesFinancialHealthcareKombiglyzeOncologyPharmaceuticalResearchTrajentaVotrient

UK’s NICE publishes new standards to improve care for children and young people with cancer

27-02-2014

All children and young people with cancer should have the opportunity to take part in relevant clinical…

HealthcareNorthern EuropeOncologyPharmaceuticalResearchUK

Setting the record straight: Australia’s PBS expenditure is in decline

21-02-2014

Comments made this week by Australia’s federal Health Minister, Peter Dutton MP, about expenditure…

Asia-PacificAustraliaFinancialGenericsHealthcarePharmaceutical

18 to 42 of 499 results

Back to top