Secretary Azar Praises New Drug Industry Steps on Transparency

08. February 2019 EHR, EMR, Health, HIPAA 0
Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar released the following statement on Johnson & Johnson’s decision to include the list price of its drugs in television advertisements: “President Trump has put forth a plan for bringing unprecedented transparency and competition to the prescription drug market, which includes requiring the disclosure of list prices in television ads. ...

Capital and Coast DHB in New Zealand develops antibiotic prescribing app

06. February 2019 Health 0
An antibiotic prescribing app developed at Capital and Coast District Health Board (DHB) has improved doctors’ adherence to prescribing guidelines. Developed by the DHB’s Infection Services with computer science students from the Victoria University of Wellington, the Empiric app gives prescribers easy mobile access to antibiotic guidelines and assists with clinical decision making. Powered by ...