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Medicare: By the Numbers

Medicare, the federal health insurance program for people who are 65 or older as well as certain younger people with disabilities, was the second largest program in the federal budget last year, behind only Social Security.
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Pharmacogenomics (PGx) Testing and Cancer Care

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Pharmacogenomics testing (PGx) promises to open a new chapter in medicine by matching drugs to DNA with the stakes especially high when it c...
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The Rise of Concierge Medicine in America

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Concierge medicine is on the rise in the United States with more Americans, especially those with deep pockets, willing to pay extra for dir...
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New Technology in Long Term Care

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Digital transformation in long term care (LTC) has moved from a buzz word to an industry imperative as the COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated...
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Pharmacogenomics and Psychiatry: The Future of Prescribing

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A recent article in The Pharmaceutical Journal argues that pharmacogenetic data can be utilized to prevent adverse drug reactions and improv...
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Overmedication of America: Prescription Drug Use on the Rise

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Americans' use of prescription drugs has skyrocketed in the last decade as about 2 in 3 U.S. adults increasingly take advantage of the 20,00...
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Understanding COVID-19 Rebound After Paxlovid Treatment

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Two high profile COVID-19 rebound cases after Paxlovid treatment this summer have put the phenomenon – which could affect approximately 5 pe...
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Beyond COVID: What Can Molecular Diagnostics Tests Be Used For?

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The nature of medicine is that in times of crisis, innovation flourishes, which is certainly the case with molecular diagnostics since the c...
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How Has COVID-19 Testing Evolved?

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It has been nearly two and half years since the World Health Organization declared the COVID-19 outbreak a pandemic on March 11, 2020.
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Preventing Adverse Drug Reactions (ADRs)

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Adverse drug reactions (ADRs) are a frequent, and sometimes deadly, consequence of a modern healthcare system tasked with treating aging pat...
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