Hemophilia Federation of America is a national nonprofit organization that assists, educates, and advocates for the bleeding disorders community.
The 2010 fiscal year continue to provide lawmakers with reason to reach for the budget ax. As such, a whole host of state access and treatment programs remain very much on the chopping block. Throughout the recession state revenue collections have consistently underperformed expectations. The decline has been steep and unrelenting. Even pessimistic forecasts have […]
When somebody mentions Hawaii… visions of white sand beaches and volcanoes come to mind. What doesn’t come to mind is Hawaii’s healthcare services. Off the radar screen, the state has quietly assembled healthcare institutions that seem to be delivering Hawaiians good care at a reasonable price. People on the mainland are starting to notice. This […]
New guidelines will apply in 14 states allowing medical use of marijuana Pot-smoking patients or their sanctioned suppliers should not be targeted for federal prosecution in states that allow medical marijuana, prosecutors were told Monday in a new policy memo issued by the Justice Department. Under the policy spelled out in a three-page legal memo, […]
When a patient fills a prescription at a major pharmacy, a record of that prescription (minus the patient name) is sold to companies – so-called health information organizations – that pool information from multiple pharmacies. The bundled information is combined with individual physician identities purchased from the American Medical Association to create prescriber profiles (name, […]
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