Online Consumer Reviews

Drugmakers Blocking Generic Drugs, Jacking Up Drug Prices

Drugmakers of brand name drugs were called out this week by the Trump Administration for hiking prices by double digits. These price hikes have been ongoing since 2012.  These price hikes have cost Medicare and Medicaid nearly $12 billion in 2016. In addition, brand name drug makers have stalled generic drug competition and prevented new generics…

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Drug Price Reduction Decision Put Off By Medicare

Drug price reductions for patients on the Medicare Part D prescription drug program was put off by the CMS (The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services) yesterday.     The issue is whether the discounts that pharmacy benefit managers negotiate for drugs should go toward lowering the price that a patient pays at the pharmacy.…

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Blockchain Raising Efficiency, Accuracy For Healthcare Applications

Blockchain is transforming the healthcare industry for the better. It is improving machine learning, clinical trial recruitment, and empowers patients to manage their own health records.     Blockchain: How it Works One of the most talked about yet misunderstood topics in recent times, blockchain is completely overhauling the way digital transactions are conducted. It could eventually…

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