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Amazon will begin selling an exclusive brand of medical devices for diabetes and hypertension management straight to consumers in a partnership with Arcadia Group.

The American Medical Association (AMA) has launched a newly enhanced version of its Health Workforce Mapper—a tool that provides information on a variety of population health factors—which now includes updated data to help physicians and other health care providers improve patient access to care.

The Express Scripts SafeGuardRx Diabetes Care Value program saved participating health plan sponsors a total $42.6 million during its first year, the company announced in a press release.

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently proposed a new rule aimed at lowering prescription drug prices.

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has proposed a new rule that aims at building upon the Administration’s ongoing efforts to modernize both the Medicare Advantage (MA) and Part D programs.

In an effort to be continually transparent and hold Veteran Affairs (VA) facilities accountable, the VA has released end of fiscal year 2018 hospital Star ratings. 

Due to a limited knowledge of resources and coordination problems, health care providers that are outside of the Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) are uncertain how to address veterans’ needs, according to a recent study published online in Family Practice.

A recent study published online in the Journal of Managed Care & Specialty Pharmacy confirmed the validity of HealthImpact in stratifying patients according to diabetes risk, however, its practical utility to enhance diabetes screening in a real-world clinical environment may depend on the pattern of existing screening practices.

According to a report from the Government Accountability Office (GAO), the Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) Veterans Health Administration (VHA) is not adequately overseeing the reprocessing of endoscopes and other reusable medical equipment.

According to recent data released by the Department of Veteran Affairs (VA), significant improvements at a majority of its health care facilities have been reported through a web-based report scorecard that evaluates and benchmarks quality and efficiency.