Tag Archives: Drug

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 »

Government Investigation Finds Flaws In the FDA’s Orphan Drug Program

This story also ran on NPR. This story can be republished for free (details). The Food and Drug Administration has failed to ensure that drugs given prized rare-disease status meet the intent of a 35-year-old law, federal officials revealed in a report Friday. The Government Accountability Office, which spent more than a year investigating the… Read More »