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CMS Reverses Course: 'Protected' Drug Classes Still Covered

The American College of Rheumatology has also objected to the policy in a statement, saying that the policy will not only impact patient care, but it will also add to physicians' administrative burden. The final rule reverses a proposal made in November ...

Source: Medscape
Published: 17 May 2019

Fibromyalgia in Men

One area of medicine where the gender balance of patients is particularly skewed is rheumatology. Rheumatology encompasses a wide variety of diseases and conditions that affect the joints and soft ...

Source: U.S. News & World Report
Published: 17 May 2019

A Watershed Moment for Non-Radiographic Axial Spondyloarthritis

March 28, 2019 marked a long-waited development in the rheumatology world: certolizumab (Cimzia), a TNF blocker, was approved for non-radiographic axial spondyloarthritis (Nr-axSpA). Aside from being a mouthful, there are still questions regarding ...

Source: MedPage Today
Published: 17 May 2019

John Daly getting a cart at the PGA Championship is completely . . . complicated

And then you learn a little about osteoarthritis, which Beth Jonas, the chief of the division of rheumatology, allergy and immunology at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine, calls “probably one of the number one causes of disability among ...

Source: The Washington Post
Published: 12 May 2019

American College of Rheumatology Statement on CMS Medicare Advantage Final Rule

ATLANTA, May 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- In August 2018, the CMS announced that Medicare Advantage (MA) plans would be allowed to utilize step therapy for Part B drugs. The American College of ...

Source: YAHOO!
Published: 17 May 2019

OM1 Expands Rheumatology Conditions With Specialized Data For Licensing And Advanced Analytics

The OM1 registries are continually enrolling and updating and include patient reported outcomes as well as linkage to other data sources. These specialized clinical databases are used for streamlining research, understanding treatments and improving ...

Source: New Kerala
Published: 16 May 2019

Growing awareness about Rheumatology Therapeutics Market: Takeda Pharmaceutical, Sanofi, Genentech, Novartis, Janssen Biotech and more

May 07, 2019 (marketresearchupdates.com via COMTEX) -- The latest market report by a Reports monitors with the title “Global Rheumatology Therapeutics Market size (in 2018) and CAGR between 2019 and 2025.” The new report on the worldwide Rheumatology ...

Source: MarketWatch
Published: 07 May 2019

Association of Geography and Access to Clinicians With Long-Term Prescription Opioid Use in Medicare Patients With Severe Osteoarthritis

We designed an observational cohort study among OA patients undergoing total joint replacement (TJR) in the Medicare program (2010 through 2014). The independent variables of interest were the state of residence and health care access, which was quantified ...

Source: MedPage Today
Published: 17 May 2019

Most Gout Patients Aren't Getting Needed Treatment, Research Finds

According to the survey, two-thirds of gout patients have not had their uric acid levels checked within the past six months, as recommended by the American College of Rheumatology. Additionally ...

Source: Business Insider
Published: 16 May 2019

Proteostasis Therapeutics Appoints Dr. Badrul Chowdhury, Former FDA Director of Pulmonology, Allergy, and Rheumatology, to Board of Directors

BOSTON, May 13, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Proteostasis Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:PTI), a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company dedicated to the discovery and development of groundbreaking therapies to treat cystic fibrosis (CF) and other diseases caused by ...

Source: PR Newswire
Published: 13 May 2019

Mast cells crucial to causing osteoarthritis

"Almost all of us will ultimately suffer from osteoarthritis if we live to be old enough," said William Robinson, MD, Ph.D., professor of immunology and rheumatology, who is the study's senior author.

Source: Medical Xpress
Published: 16 May 2019

HMC to introduce new group therapy programme for lupus patients this year

A new group therapy programme to be introduced later this year will provide patients living with lupus with support from others who understand their condition, Dr Samar al Emadi, head of the Rheumatology Division at Hamad Medical Corporation’s (HMC ...

Source: Qatar Tribune on MSN.com
Published: 13 May 2019

Bibliometric analysis of scientific publications in rheumatology journals from China and other top-ranking countries between 2007 and 2017

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Source: PeerJ
Published: 25 Apr 2019

13th International Conference on Orthopedics, Arthroplasty and Rheumatology

Conference Series LLC expanded with the support from scientific societies and opens its arm to conduct global medical and healthcare meetings. With immense pleasure and support, ConferenceSeries is proud to announce 13th International Conference on ...

Source: PharmiWeb
Published: 22 Apr 2019

American College Of Rheumatology, Inc. INSIDERS ON Board Members

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Source: Bloomberg L.P.
Published: 02 May 2019

American College of Rheumatology Targets Step Therapy and Drug Pricing in New Position Statements

ATLANTA – The American College of Rheumatology (ACR) has released new drug pricing and step therapy position statements that they hope legislators will consider as they continue to explore policy and regulatory options to make drugs more affordable and ...

Source: GlobeNewswire
Published: 01 Apr 2019

American College of Rheumatology applauds introduction of bipartisan step therapy legislation

The American College of Rheumatology today praised Representative Raul Ruiz, MD (D-CA) and Representative Brad Wenstrup, MD (R-OH) for introducing the "Safe Step Act" (H.R. 2279). If enacted, H.R. 2279 would place reasonable parameters around the use of ...

Source: EurekAlert!
Published: 11 Apr 2019

Student-led interest group increases student engagement with rheumatology

According to data from the 2005 and 2016 American College of Rheumatology Workforce Studies, a significant increase in the demand for rheumatologists is expected in the coming years. However, the number of trained rheumatologists is declining. Interest in ...

Source: News Medical
Published: 27 Feb 2019

Arthritis and Rheumatology Expert Joins NYU Langone Hospital-Brooklyn

BROOKLYN, N.Y., March 27, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Arthritis is one of the most common causes of disability among older adults, and has become a growing public health concern in New York City as the population ages. To address the need for specialists who ...

Source: MarketWatch
Published: 27 Mar 2019

Student-led rheumatology interest group increases interest in field

According to data from the 2005 and 2016 American College of Rheumatology Workforce Studies, a significant increase in the demand for rheumatologists is expected in the coming years. However, the number of trained rheumatologists is declining. "The group ...

Source: Medical Xpress
Published: 26 Feb 2019

American College of Rheumatology Targets Step Therapy and Drug Pricing in New Position Statements

ATLANTA, April 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The American College of Rheumatology (ACR) has released new drug pricing and step therapy position statements that they hope legislators will consider as they continue to explore policy and regulatory options to make ...

Source: Markets Insider
Published: 01 Apr 2019

Expanding rheumatology services via telemedicine

“I am very pleased that Pfizer awarded this major grant to a multidisciplinary Rutgers faculty team,” said Dean Lei Lei, Rutgers Business School. “Congratulations to professors Alok Baveja and Ben Melamed in the Supply Chain Management Department and ...

Source: business.rutgers.edu
Published: 18 Feb 2019

St. Luke's Rheumatology Associates Welcomes Tess Doohen, NP

St. Lukes Rheumatology Associates is pleased to welcome Nurse Practitioner Tess Doohen. Doohen received her Masters of Science in Nursing from Graceland University in Independence, Missouri. She has worked at St. Lukes since 2013 as a registered nurse at ...

Source: Duluth News Tribune
Published: 10 Mar 2019

Rheumatology Therapeutics Market: Rising Prevalence of Rheumatology Diseases to Boost Growth

Albany, NY -- (SBWIRE) -- 03/29/2019 -- The global rheumatology therapeutics market is highly competitive and consolidated due to presence of strong players, finds Transparency Market Research (TMR). Some of the key players operating in the global ...

Source: Digital Journal
Published: 30 Mar 2019

Great Plains Health | Kristen Lake, MD | Rheumatology | North Platte, NE

Dr. Kristin Lake, MD, is our rheumatology specialist at Great Plains Health. Dr. Kristin Lake, MD, is a fully certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Rheumatology, and is our rheumatology specialist at Great Plains Health. She is devoted to ...

Source: nptelegraph
Published: 05 Mar 2019

Pediatric Rheumatology Fellowship Program

The mission of the Pediatric Rheumatology Fellowship Training Program is to develop physicians that are clinically competent in the diagnosis and management of children and adolescents with rheumatic diseases and related conditions. In addition, we equip ...

Source: med.stanford.edu
Published: 03 Apr 2019

Pediatric Rheumatology

Specializes in the diagnosis and treatment for pediatric patients with rheumatic diseases. Treats diseases such as juvenile arthritis, JDMS, SLE, Sjögren's syndrome, scleroderma, Kawasaki disease, systemic vasculitides, acute rheumatic fever, pain ...

Source: Baylor College of Medicine
Published: 16 Apr 2019