Month: August 2013

Paying For Medicines Based On Health Outcomes

Princeton, NJ, USA – With the rising cost of new medicines, health care payers and providers are looking for the best bang for their buck – the most effective treatment at the lowest cost.  Payers (insurance companies, managed care organizations and

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Validating A Cardiovascular Risk Tool For Use In A Contemporary Diabetes Population

Cambridge, UK – Originally derived from a group of diabetes patients recruited from the 1970s to the 1990s, the UKPDS outcomes model is a widely-used risk tool for predicting cardiovascular outcomes, such as heart attack and stroke, in patients with diabetes.

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