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Drug monitoring platform to help Maryland combat opioids

The State of Maryland is getting new software to collect information about controlled substances dispensed in the state to facilitate better data sharing. The RxGov prescription drug monitoring platform, from NIC, provides near real-time data that will integrate with the Chesapeake Regional Information System for our Patients (CRISP), the state health information exchange. Data also… Read More »

House Democrats tempt Trump with legislation to allow Medicare to negotiate drug prices

House Democrats and one Republican have introduced a bill that would let Medicare negotiate lower drug prices, legislation that comes amid pharmaceutical hikes in the new year. The bill would give more power to the Health and Human Services secretary to regulate Medicare Part D, the part of the program that covers drugs seniors get… Read More »