Cadence announced positive results from a study assessing the impact of Ofirmev (acetaminophen) injection on certain healthcare-related outcomes in the perioperative setting.
Since the Affordable Care Act extended dependent health coverage to young adults up to 26 years old, the percentage of this age group with private health insurance has increased and the percentage with gaps in insurance coverage has decreased.
Implementation of a bronchiolitis guideline can reduce unnecessary resource utilization and reduce costs in a pediatric emergency department setting.
The Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety, the Institute for Healthcare Improvement, and the National Perinatal Association have developed safety recommendations aimed at preventing venous thromboembolism (VTE) in maternal patients.
Three licensed smoking cessation therapies - nicotine replacement therapy (NRT), bupropion, and varenicline - seem not to be associated with an increased risk of serious cardiovascular disease events.
Type 2 diabetes morbidity and mortality are associated with disease duration and advancing age.
Few federal legislation-linked drug labeling changes relate to neonates, and most of the drugs studied are not used or are rarely used.
For human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER2)-positive tumors, the combination of lapatinib and trastuzumab is better than either therapy alone.
Patients admitted to the hospital on weekends for cervical spine fusion resulting from trauma have a greater length of stay and total hospital costs than their weekday counterparts.
The choice of hydrocodone vs. oxycodone as a primary drug of abuse is based on multiple factors.