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Surescripts says tool aids transparency, drug affordability and adherence

Surescripts is touting the benefits of its real-time prescription benefit tool to help clinicians quickly find a more affordable drug, saving patients money and tying them closer to the provider organization. For example, clinicians can have benefit information automatically pulled from pharmacy benefit manager firms and inserted into the electronic health record, then select an… Read More »

CMS Online Tool Can Price Out Surgery: HealthLeaders Media

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services launched a Procedure Price Lookup tool, which allows patients to find what Medicare pays for different surgeries. One-third of residency program directors reported being burned out, a recent analysis found. Patient advocacy groups have opposed a proposal from CMS that would allow health plans to limit or deny… Read More »

New ‘SLICE’ Tool Can Massively Expand Immune System’s Cancer-Fighting Repertoire

Immunotherapy can cure some cancers that until fairly recently were considered fatal. In addition to developing drugs that boost the immune system’s cancer-fighting abilities, scientists are becoming expert at manipulating a patient’s own immune cells, turning them into cancer-killing armies. But cancers have tricks to evade attack, so scientists are racing to outmaneuver cancer and… Read More »