- Unprecedented program convenes manufacturers and pharmacies to help millions of Americans access prescription medications at affordable and predictable prices
- Express Scripts Parachute RxSM will cap costs at $25 for a 30-day supply of generic drugs; $75 for a 30-day supply of brand-name medicines for a limited time
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed) today announced availability of a newly created “Code of Ethics Compliance Guidance Related to the COVID-19 Response.”
“This guidance seeks to help AdvaMed members and other medical technology companies develop and implement processes that both support rapid decision-making in the context of the pandemic and mitigate any related compliance risks,” said Christopher L. White, AdvaMed COVID action team leader, chief operating officer and general counsel.Continue reading
On January 20, 2019, AZBio hosted a thought leadership event at Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale featuring a panel discussion on Health Innovation with Dr. Anna Barker and Dr. George Poste. During the discussion, Dr. Poste, shared his thoughts on the need for governments and our industry to prepare for global pandemics and what the Bipartisan Commission on Biodefense had reported. Dr. Poste, an ex officio member of the commission, shared that is was not a matter of if a global pandemic would occur, but of when.
The first report of a COVID-19 case in the U.S. was January 20, 2020. Today, the world is learning more about what happens in a global pandemic than we ever wanted to know. And, we still have a lot more to learn.Continue reading
The authorization is limited to testing performed at the Rutgers Clinical Genomics Laboratory using their molecular LDT COVID-19 authorized test for saliva specimens collected using the Spectrum Solutions LLC SDNA-1000 Saliva Collection Device. FDA states “It is important to note that this is not a general authorization for at-home collection of patient samples using other collection methods, saliva collection devices, or tests, or for tests fully conducted at home.”
Sofia® 2 SARS Antigen FIA Point-of-Care test offers positive results in 15 minutesContinue reading
With Mother’s Day just around the corner, BIO sat down with Dr. Mary-Ann Etiebet, Executive Director of Merck for Mothers, for a discussion about how Merck helping address maternal health needs in the United States and in countries impacted by COVID-19. Continue reading
Led by diagnostics industry veteran Mara G. Aspinall, Health Catalysts Group is an Arizona based consulting and informatics firm focused on the success of life sciences companies.
Funding will support a framework for greater efficiencies, collaboration in research, and enhanced patient experience during clinical trialsContinue reading
A paper published in two medical journals last week offers guidelines for physicians treating coronavirus patients requiring advanced life-saving therapies.Continue reading
Researchers from the UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson found that inhibiting heat shock protein 90 in the spinal cord enhanced effectiveness of opioid therapy and could decrease its side effects.Continue reading