The Carter review: how are hospitals measuring up?

January 25, 2019

Two years on from Lord Carter’s 2016 review of hospital efficiency, The Pharmaceutical Journal looks at the progress pharmacy departments in England are making towards meeting his challenging targets.

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Taking Pharmacy Benefits on a New Ride

Infographic | December 1, 2019

Rideshare companies like Uber and Lyft challenged the old way of doing things with a new approach. It’s not just about getting from point A to point B anymore, it’s about the experience, convenience and added value. The same applies to pass-through PBMs (pharmacy benefit managers) that are challenging the status quo to make prescriptions more affordable..

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COVID-19 Summary as of March 13, 2020

Infographic | April 6, 2020

Biomedtracker and Trialtrove have a total of 307 clinical trials for the treatment of COVID-19. 152 initiated trials for the treatment of COVID-19. 155 Trials have been announced but have not yet begun recruitment.

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Do patients actually watch all those pharma TV ads?

Infographic | January 13, 2020

Fewer than one in eight chronic-disease sufferers say they watch when a drug commercial comes on TV, according to one recent study of community users. And for the millennials among them, the percentage is even less so. That’s despite the $5.1 billion spent by biopharma on the medium in 2018. We take a look at these data points and many others from two recent studies on the media habits of patients and doctors.

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Latest Improvement on Pharmanews to Serve You Better

Infographic | April 16, 2020

Poised to give our readers and advertisers better services in spite of the COVID19 pandemic, Pharmanews–your global health journal has continued to improve on its services in terms of healthcare information dissemination, by keeping readers abreast of latest development in public health, especially on how to stay safe from the novel Coronavirus, as well as expanding our reach to over 250,000 readers per month.

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Summary of Chloroquine and Hydroxychloroquine Drug-Drug Interactions

Infographic | April 7, 2020

COVID-19 is a rapidly emerging and devastating pandemic disease. Recently, chloroquine (CQ) and hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) have been suggested for possible off-label use for patients suffering from a more severe clinical course.

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What is Adoptive Cell Therapy?

Infographic | February 5, 2020

A type of immunotherapy in which T cells are given to a patient to help the body fight diseases. In cancer therapy, T cells are usually taken from the patient’s own blood or tumor tissue, grown in large numbers in the laboratory, and then given back to the patient to help the immune system fight the cancer.

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Advance Medical, Inc.

Advance Medical is an extraordinary benefit offered by the world's leading companies. Physicians are at the heart of Advance Medical's service. From initial intake until the case is closed, members have direct access to their doctor. It is this continuous physician-member relationship that creates the ultimate experience of advocacy and support in times of medical crisis. Founded in 1999, Advance Medical employs 800 dedicated health professionals, including 450 medical doctors who collaborate with leading experts across the globe in every sector of medicine to improve patient care.

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