Tag Archives: hospitals

High-profile Biogen ads hype early Alzheimer’s detection as hospitals reject Aduhelm prescriptions

How do you sell an Alzheimer’s treatment mired in controversy over its disputed benefits? Biogen is turning to “Jim and Jane” for help.  That’s the couple grappling with the memory-robbing disease that Biogen and Japanese partner Eisai have placed at the center of their new marketing campaign, “It’s Time We Know.” The campaign is designed… Read More »

HHS starts doling out $12B in CARES funds to 395 hospitals in COVID-19 hot spots

Dive Brief: HHS said Friday it will begin distributing funds from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act for hospitals in COVID-19 hot spots as well as those in rural areas. The department is sending $ 12 billion across 395 hospitals that provided inpatient treatment to 100 or more COVID-19 patients through April 10.… Read More »

Perspectives: Government Can’t Wait Any Longer To Get Supplies For Hospitals; Who Needs Most Help From Stimulus Packages?

Editorial pages focus on these health care topics and others. Boston Globe: Trump Must Act Now To Boost Production Of Medical Supplies Pulling the levers allowed by the Defense Production Act wouldn’t be a magical instant solution to the supply shortage that this administration allowed to fester for months after the coronavirus first popped up.… Read More »

‘I’m kind of scared’: Surgery for cancer patients and others cancelled as hospitals brace for possible COVID-19 wave

Janice Ense never actually got to talk to her doctor, or anyone else for that matter. While she was out on Monday, an assistant left Ense a voicemail message announcing that the unfolding COVID-19 crisis had forced the postponement of her kidney cancer surgery. The operation was supposed to take place next Thursday at Toronto’s… Read More »