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Despite Drug Industry Claims, Higher List Prices Do Mean Higher Out-of-Pocket Costs for Many Patients

New research suggests that as the list price of brand name drugs rise, so do out-of-pocket medical costs for these drugs—at least for some patients. This is counter to a common industry claim that patients aren’t affected by list price increases. The study found a link between list prices rising and out-of-pocket…Read more...
Tags: Health, Science, Medicare, Martin Shkreli, Daraprim, Turing Pharmaceuticals, Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Industry, Drug Pricing, Prescription drug, Health Sciences, U S Healthcare, Healthcare Reform In The United States, Pharmaceuticals Policy, Health Medical Pharma, Benjamin Rome


“Stigma is Going Away”: Cannabis IP is Thorny, But Not Impossible

No longer solely the provenance of hippie or outlaw types, the U.S. cannabis industry has become more sophisticated and tech-enabled as it has come out of the shadows over the past decade. Michigan voters pushed the state to joined the ranks of nine others last fall in approving adult use of recreational marijuana.But with corporations and mom-and-pop players alike wanting to get in on that “green rush”—valued at $146.4 billion globally by 2025 and $25 billion in the U.S. alone—how does an inno...
Tags: Startups, Tobacco, Entrepreneurship, Marijuana, Trends, Software, Cannabis, Innovation, Patents, User Experience, Michigan, Intellectual Property, Nanotechnology, Detroit, Hemp, Cbd


Genomenon Raises $2.5M, Plans to Increase Work with Pharma Customers

Genomenon, the Ann Arbor, MI-based genomics search engine startup, has raised $2.5 million in what the company calls a “seed extension” round.The equity financing included investments by IrishAngels, a group founded by Notre Dame alumni; H.W. Kaufman Group; Invest Michigan; and all previous investors, including Genomenon CEO Mike Klein. He says the company will use the new capital to beef up commercial development, sales, and marketing. It also plans to add at least three employees, bringing it...
Tags: Startups, Entrepreneurship, Cancer, Trends, Vc, Software, Innovation, Venture Capital, Genomics, Biotech, Detroit, Notre Dame, Healthtech, University Of Michigan, Mastermind, Ann Arbor


NanoViricides, Inc. Welcomes Dr. Irach Taraporewala as the New CEO

NanoViricides is pleased to announce that the Company’s Board has appointed Dr. Irach Taraporewala as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Dr. Irach B. Taraporewala is a seasoned pharmaceutical executive with over 25 years of experience in drug development and regulatory strategy. He is a hands-on CEO with strong scientific background combined with significant management, leadership, business development, and financing experience. “Irach has precisely the skill set that we were looking for....
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Drug Prices Are Unreal! So Now What?

Prescription drug prices are rising with no end in sight. What can be done to control costs while preserving care for as many people as possible? The post Drug Prices Are Unreal! So Now What? appeared first on Legal Reader.
Tags: Business, Obamacare, Regulations, Canada, Affordable Care Act, Health Insurance, John Mccain, Bernie Sanders, Health & Medicine, Big Pharma, Pharmaceutical Industry, Trumpcare, Trump Administration, Drug prices increase, Prescription Drug Price Hikes, Generic Drug Pricing


The Tricky Ethics of Big Pharma Soft-Selling on Soap Operas

Medical professionals have raised concerns about whether General Hospital's plotline blurred the lines between disease awareness and advertisement. The post The Tricky Ethics of Big Pharma Soft-Selling on Soap Operas appeared first on WIRED.
Tags: Science, Medicine, Advertising, Tech, Genetics, General Hospital, Pharmaceutical Industry


Proposed FDA Chief Scott Gotlieb to Recuse Himself of Certain Duties for One Year

President Trump’s nominee to head the FDA, Scott Gottlieb, plans to recuse himself from certain duties for up to a year. Compared to some Trump’s other cabinet picks and department head selections, Gottlieb seems like a qualified and non-controversial candidate on paper. A licensed physician, he spent years overseeing an office of the FDA during The post Proposed FDA Chief Scott Gotlieb to Recuse Himself of Certain Duties for One Year appeared first on Legal Reader.
Tags: Food And Drug Administration, Fda, Ties, News & Politics, Trump, Gottlieb, Pharmaceutical Industry, Scott Gottlieb, Recuse, Scott Gotlieb


For Some Reason, Cory Booker and 12 Other Dems Killed a Bill That Would Lower Drug Prices [Updated]

There is so much going on right now, such an absolute shitpile deluge of absurdities rolling in from Washington, that it’s almost possible to overlook the fact that 13 Democratic senators either misread or completely disregarded overwhelming national sentiment and voted against an amendment that would have lowered…Read more...
Tags: News, Washington, Senate, Democrats, 2020, Donald Trump, Bernie Sanders, Mario Cuomo, Jeff Sessions, Cory Booker, Pharmaceutical Industry


For Some Reason, Cory Booker and 12 Other Dems Killed a Bill That Would Lower Drug Prices 

There is so much going on right now, such an absolute shitpile deluge of absurdities rolling in from Washington, that it’s almost possible to overlook the fact that 13 Democratic senators either misread or completely disregarded overwhelming national sentiment and voted against an amendment that would have lowered…Read more...
Tags: News, Washington, Senate, Democrats, 2020, Donald Trump, Bernie Sanders, Mario Cuomo, Jeff Sessions, Cory Booker, Pharmaceutical Industry


For Some Reason, Cory Booker and 12 Other Dems Helped Kill a Bill That Would Lower Drug Prices [Updated]

There is so much going on right now, such an absolute shitpile deluge of absurdities rolling in from Washington, that it’s almost possible to overlook the fact that 13 Democratic senators either misread or completely disregarded overwhelming national sentiment and voted against an amendment that would have lowered…Read more...
Tags: News, Washington, Senate, Democrats, 2020, Donald Trump, Bernie Sanders, Mario Cuomo, Jeff Sessions, Cory Booker, Pharmaceutical Industry


Dermatologists Accept Millions from Pharmaceutical Companies: Study

Industry and dermatology are closely linked, a new study suggests
Tags: Medicine, Uncategorized, Pharma, Dermatologist, Dermatology, Medications, Prescription, Skin, Pharmaceutical Industry


Is the FDA Too Cozy With Drug Companies?

A new report look at the "revolving door" between the FDA and drug companies
Tags: Medicine, Drugs, Uncategorized, Fda, Biotech, Pharmaceutical Industry


Pharmaceutical Price Controls Might Be Closer Than You Think

Amid the hue and cry over the Mylan EpiPen pricing debacle, Hillary Clinton unveiled her “Plan to Respond to Unjustified Price Hikes for Long-Available Drugs.”  Clinton’s plan calls for “dedicated oversight to protect consumers.”  To that end she would “convene representatives of federal agencies…to create a dedicated group charged with protecting consumers from outlier price increases.  They would work closely with and be advised by patient advocates, independent non-government experts on drug ...
Tags: Startups, Europe, Drugs, Germany, US, Trends, Eu, Humira, Hillary Clinton, New York Times, Innovation, San Diego, Medicare, Capitol Hill, Pfizer, Allergan


BioCrossroads Contest Helps Indiana Officials Track Biotech Startups

Calling all Indiana-based, early-stage companies working on biotech, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, diagnostics, ag-biotech, and health IT: The is now accepting submissions from startups that want to participate. Since its inception in 2012, the competition has awarded more than $240,000 to 16 companies, which have gone on to secure $21 million in follow-on funding. “We help make industry connections,” said Chris Eckerle, who runs the BioCrossroads competition. “We’re trying to get sta...
Tags: Startups, Entrepreneurship, Trends, Indiana, Innovation, Venture Capital, Biotech, Life Sciences, Medical Devices, Diagnostics, Pharmaceutical Industry, National blog main, National top stories, Health IT, Indiana blog main, Indiana top stories


Pharmacies Are Awful—But These Startups Could Fix Them

By bringing prescriptions to patients’ doorsteps, at no extra cost, these services could help save the U.S. billions of dollars in healthcare costs. The post Pharmacies Are Awful—But These Startups Could Fix Them appeared first on WIRED.
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Why Doctors and Drug Companies Shouldn’t Be Friends

Free meals from drug companies may influence doctors' prescriptions
Tags: Medicine, Drugs, Uncategorized, Pharmaceutical Industry, Drug Companies


Seven reasons why your medications are not working properly

What happens when medication doesn’t bring your condition under control? Usually, it’s not just one single issue but various factors that contribute to the problem. Your doctor will work to figure out why–and from there, create a new plan of attack. Finding the right combination of medications may require some trial and error. Some reasons why your medications may not work at their best could include the following: You may not be taking medications correctly or you could be taking other drugs t...
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Quality Culture and the Nordic Affiliate

This year's ISPE Nordic Affiliate's Annual Conference on the topic of Quality Culture and Solutions to Current Industry Challenges includes a list of highly qualified speakers who will give updates on trends and findings in the Pharmaceutical Industry and who will share their knowledge of how different industries with similarly high requirements for Quality are working to solve daily challenges. BS Christensen , a former Major in the Danish Army Special Operations Force, will take us outside the...
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