Posts made in February, 2012

The Healthcare Round-Up: 2/21- 2/28

Weight-loss drug gets advisory committee nod: Can the benefits of weight-loss outweigh the potential costs of severe medical side-effects? An FDA Advisory Committee thinks so. On Wednesday February 22, the...

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The Healthcare Round-up: 2/14 -2/21

Payers, technology providers, and policy experts are convening in Las Vegas for the annual HIMSS fest to discuss how IT will enable new delivery models and payment reforms that are supposed to improve quality...

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So We’re All Wrong About NICE?

It seems the National Institute of Clinical Excellence (NICE), referred to interchangeably as “cost-watchdog” and “fourth hurdle”, has been woefully misunderstood. The health...

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The Healthcare Round-up: 2/7 -2/13

What’s better than a box of chocolates or a dozen fair trade, organic red roses? A #healthpolicyvalentine. It’s cheaper too. Wonks and journos quickly embraced the nerdy Twitter hash tag created last week by...

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The Healthcare Round-Up: 1/31 – 2/6

Every week Real Endpoints scours the web, the wires, and (sometimes) the weeds for the top reimbursement related news you need to know now. Below are our top picks for the past week. ExpressScripts/Medco: Who...

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