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In our health system, who “owns” patients?

A guest column by the American College of Physicians, exclusive to KevinMD.com. When talking with patients – particularly those with multiple, complicated medical issues – it often doesn’t take very long to hear about their increasingly suboptimal and sometimes harrowing interactions with our health care system. Examples include inpatient experiences in which care is provided… Read More »

FDA Approves Broadened Indication for Xeomin (incobotulinumtoxinA) as First-Line Treatment for Blepharospasm (Involuntary Blinking) in Adult Patients

Print this page RALEIGH, N.C.  –  May 13,  2019  –  Merz Americas announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the supplemental Biologics License Application (sBLA) for Xeomin (incobotulinumtoxinA), broadening its indication to be a first-line treatment of blepharospasm (involuntary blinking) in adult patients. “Merz is proud to offer a first-line… Read More »

Mental health patients insured by marketplace health plan less likely to receive a medical appointment

Among adults with mental health needs, those covered by Medicare or employer-sponsored health insurance have greater access to medical treatment, less out-of-pocket cost and are more likely to receive care than those seeking an appointment through an Affordable Care Act marketplace-sponsored plan, according to findings from researchers at Drexel University’s Dornsife School of Public Health.… Read More »