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LAS VEGAS, NV — Of the 30 finalists in this year’s Next Generation Pharmacist awards, 30% worked in military or public health pharmacies, the strongest representation seen in the awards program.
“Fixing healthcare and fixing the economy are two sides of the same coin.” — Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR)
WASHINGTON — Despite dire warnings by VA officials, last month's 16-day government shutdown did not halt progress on eliminating VA's disability claims backlog.
FT. WORTH, TX — The first treatment for facial erythema in adults caused by rosacea has been approved by the Food and Drug Administration.
SUMMIT, NJ — The approved uses of Abraxane — paclitaxel protein-bound particles for injectable suspension, albumin-bound — have been expanded by the Food and Drug Administration to treat patients with metastatic pancreatic cancer in late stages.
DEERFIELD, IL — Brintellix (vortioxetine) has been approved by the Food and Drug Administration to treat adults with major depressive disorder (MDD).
HOUSTON — Should pay-for-performance be more widely used to incentivize VA clinicans to improve healthcare quality?
Opinion poll: Should pay-for-performance be used to improve healthcare quality at the VA? Please click here to participate in this month's U.S. Medicine readership poll.
Most Popular Stories
- Many Healthcare Providers Lose VA Retention Bonuses
- Federal Medicine Organizational Meetings — Tarred with the Same Brush?
- Despite Formulary, High-Cost Diabetes Drug Use Varies Widely Across VA Facilities
- Report Says Administration Faces Hard Choices For Veterans Programs
- Physician Overcomes TBI to Return to Active-Duty Medicine
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