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Trump just dropped a big hint to the pharmaceutical industry

A single sentence in President-elect Donald Trump’s health-care platform sends a strong hint to the drug and medical device industry that they may have an easier time getting their products on the market under his administration. “Reform the Food and Drug Administration, to put greater focus on the need of patients for new and innovative medical... Read More »

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A single sentence in President-elect Donald Trump’s health-care platform sends a strong hint to the drug and medical device industry that they may have an easier time getting their products on the market under his administration. “Reform the Food and Drug Administration, to put greater focus on the need of patients for new and innovative medical… Read More »

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NIH to fund trial of pill to treat lupus owned by Norwood’s Corbus Pharmaceuticals

Testing a new pill as a treatment lupus, an autoimmune disease estimated to affect 1.5 million people in the U.S., is the aim of a mid-stage trials being announced today by Corbus Pharmaceuticals and funded wholly by the federal government. Norwood-based Corbus (Nasdaq: CRBP) said this morning that the National Institutes of Health will foot... Read More »

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Testing a new pill as a treatment lupus, an autoimmune disease estimated to affect 1.5 million people in the U.S., is the aim of a mid-stage trials being announced today by Corbus Pharmaceuticals and funded wholly by the federal government. Norwood-based Corbus (Nasdaq: CRBP) said this morning that the National Institutes of Health will foot… Read More »

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Dallas doctor and Forest Park co-founder guilty in $10M medical fraud scheme

Dr. Richard Ferdinand Toussaint Jr., who co-founded the Forest Park Medical Center system that has spiraled into bankruptcy, faces up to 70 years in prison after being found guilty of committing a $10 million health care fraud. The Dallas anesthesiologist was convicted before U.S. District Judge Reed C. O’Connor on all seven counts he faced.... Read More »

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Dr. Richard Ferdinand Toussaint Jr., who co-founded the Forest Park Medical Center system that has spiraled into bankruptcy, faces up to 70 years in prison after being found guilty of committing a $10 million health care fraud. The Dallas anesthesiologist was convicted before U.S. District Judge Reed C. O’Connor on all seven counts he faced…. Read More »

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Maryland Insurance Administration investigating $20,000-$40,000 air ambulance bills

The Maryland Insurance Administration is investigating a string of consumer complaints about air ambulance bills in excess of $20,000 that the state insurance commissioner described as exorbitant. These complaints represent a fraction of the roughly 3,700 trips air ambulances make a year. But the size of the bills a few patients have received — between... Read More »

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The Maryland Insurance Administration is investigating a string of consumer complaints about air ambulance bills in excess of $20,000 that the state insurance commissioner described as exorbitant. These complaints represent a fraction of the roughly 3,700 trips air ambulances make a year. But the size of the bills a few patients have received — between… Read More »

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Americans Don’t Like Pharma And Think They’re Getting Ripped Off

WASHINGTON — Americans use prescription drugs and they know these medicines help people, but they still don’t care much for pharmaceutical companies and think the industry is too money-hungry, according to a new survey. More than seven in 10 Americans think prescription drug prices are unreasonable, the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation reported Thursday. And... Read More »

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WASHINGTON — Americans use prescription drugs and they know these medicines help people, but they still don’t care much for pharmaceutical companies and think the industry is too money-hungry, according to a new survey. More than seven in 10 Americans think prescription drug prices are unreasonable, the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation reported Thursday. And… Read More »

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