Telemonitoring savings are not significant, study finds


Despite new research suggesting that a majority of U.S. adults - 56% - now embrace using a connected device at home to monitor health and share data with caregivers, telemedicine may not be the savior some forecast it to be, according to a study by Mayo Clinic and Purdue University scientists.

Extended-release hydrocodone launched


A new extended-release tablet with hydrocodone was launched in the United States at the end of January.

Following Hurricane Sandy, drug makers get back to business

The typical long-term care resident requires eight or more medications daily. So with Hurricane Sandy ripping through the pharmaceutical corridor last week, many operators were rightfully concerned about possible medication shortages. The good news is that most drug firms appear to be getting back on their feet quickly