Drugmakers restricting 340B sales threaten PBMs profits

Drugmakers limiting discounted prescription sales to some pharmacies participating in a federal program intended for safety-net providers could pressure profits at the largest pharmacy benefit managers.  Congress developed the 340B drug discount program in 1992 to offer hospitals that care for large numbers of low-income and uninsured patients big drug discounts, with the intent that participating  … Read more

Health Systems To Add Ambulatory Surgery Centers

Bon Secours Mercy Health System (Cincinnati) is partnering with ambulatory surgery center operator Compass Surgical Partners Health (Raleigh, N.C.) to develop more than 30 ambulatory surgery centers across multiple states, according to the website bizjournals.com. Compass will work with the 48-hospital health system to develop ambulatory surgery centers throughout its footprint, which includes Kentucky, Ohio, … Read more

Child Neurology Hospitals in India

Numerous recognized neurological hospitals in India offer top-notch amenities and services. These hospitals have a track record of successfully treating ailments and enhancing appearances. They also provide medical technology and highly skilled medical professionals. GoMedii has prepared the Top 10 Neurology Hospitals in India for your convenience.   (People Also Like To Read: Heart Tumor … Read more

Syntax Health Launches with $7.5M to Accelerate Value-based Care Alignment for Healthcare Plans and Providers

What You Should Know:  Syntax Health, Inc., an NYC-based enterprise SaaS-based solution for health plans and providers that accelerates alignment in value-based care (VBC) launches out of Redesign Health with $7.5M in initial funding. Syntax Health’s new dynamic platform removes friction in the contracting process using analytics, infrastructure and a collaborative Virtual Workspace. The team-centric … Read more

Senate hearing on youth mental health spurs debate on hormone treatment, disparities for LGBTQ+ youth

Editor’s note: This story has been updated to reflect the correct attribution to U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy for the final quote in the article. We regret the error. Debate in a Senate committee hearing about the youth mental health crisis grew tense when Sen. Ted Budd (R-N.C.) brought up concerns about hormone treatment for … Read more

Sanofi, AstraZeneca RSV Drug for Infants Secures Backing of FDA Advisors

An Sanofi and AstraZeneca antibody drug designed to protect infants from developing infections from respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) has received the backing of an FDA advisory committee, moving the therapy a step closer to potential regulatory approval in the U.S. The independent Antimicrobial Drugs Advisory Committee voted on Thursday that the benefits of the drug, … Read more