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Rheumatology Community Responds to MACRA Proposed Rule

The American College of Rheumatology has released an official statement on the MACRA proposed rule recently issued by CMS and its potential affects on the rheumatology community.
28-Apr-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Rheumatology Community Responds to FDA Approval of Inflectra (Infliximab-dyyb), a Biosimilar to Remicade

The ACR has issued an official statement regarding the FDA's approval of Inflectra (infliximab-dyyb), a biosimilar to Remicade. Inflectra is the first biosimilar to receive approval in the U.S. for the treatment of rheumatic diseases, including...
6-Apr-2016 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Rheumatology Community Responds to FDA Draft Guidance on Biosimilars Labeling

The ACR supports the US Food and Drug Administration’s new draft guidance on biosimilars labeling and encourages additional measures that will help rheumatologists ensure the safety and efficacy of biosimilars for patients.
1-Apr-2016 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

American College of Rheumatology Encourages Safe Adoption of Biosimilars During FDA Public Hearing on CT-P13, a Proposed Biosimilar for Infliximab (Remicade)

During a public meeting held Tuesday by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA)’s Arthritis Advisory Committee to review the license application of CT-P13, the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) provided recommendations for policy guidelines to...
10-Feb-2016 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

FDA Public Meeting on the Reauthorization of the Biosimilar User Fee Act (BsUFA) for Fiscal Years 2018 Through FY 2022

During a public meeting held Friday by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) expressed its support for reauthorization of the Biosimilar User Fee Act (BsUFA) and called for performance goals that...
11-Jan-2016 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

2015 ACR Guideline for the Treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis Now Available Online

The American College of Rheumatology (ACR) released its 2015 Guideline for the Treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) during the 2015 ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting in San Francisco. The guideline is designed for use by both rheumatologists and other...
10-Nov-2015 6:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Ozone Gas Injections May Do the Trick for Knee Osteoarthritis Sufferers

Injecting ozone gas into the knee reduces pain and improves functioning and quality of life in people with knee osteoarthritis, according to research presented this week at the American College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting in San Francisco
5-Nov-2015 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Can Weight Loss Surgery Increase Quality of Life for People with Osteoarthritis?

Massive weight loss following bariatric (weight loss) surgery has the potential to greatly improve the quality of life for patients suffering from osteoarthritis, according to research presented this week at the American College of Rheumatology...
5-Nov-2015 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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