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New Guideline Aims to Reduce Infections in Total Hip & Knee Replacement Patients

The joint guideline between ACR and AAHKS provides eight recommendations on preoperative management of total hip and knee replacements.
16-Jun-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Leading Health Organizations Announce Launch of Alliance for Transparent & Affordable Prescriptions

Health leaders today announced the launch of the Alliance for Transparent & Affordable Prescriptions (ATAP), a coalition of provider and patient groups concerned about the practices of pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) driving up drug costs.
13-Jun-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

ACR Releases Updated Clinical Guideline for the Prevention & Treatment of Glucocorticoid-Induced Osteoporosis

The American College of Rheumatology’s (ACR) updated clinical guideline for the prevention and treatment of Glucocorticoid-Induced Osteoporosis is now available online. The guideline provides recommendations on assessing fracture risk and...
7-Jun-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Rheumatology Leaders Oppose Sweeping Healthcare Cuts in Trump Administration Budget

The American College of Rheumatology (ACR) today expressed opposition to the Trump Administration’s proposed budget cuts to federal programs and institutions that provide critical resources in the fight against rheumatic diseases, including the...
23-May-2017 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

American College of Rheumatology Responds to FDA Draft Guidance on Biosimilar Interchangeability

Today, the American College of Rheumatology submitted comments to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration concerning the draft guidance, ‘Considerations in Demonstrating Interchangeability with a Reference Product’ (FDA 2017-01042).’
19-May-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Rheumatology Leaders Praise Medical Research Funding Boost in Congressional Spending Deal

The American College of Rheumatology today praised Congressional leaders for reaching a spending deal that provides a significant boost in federal funding for medical research.
2-May-2017 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Rheumatology Community Urges Administration to Exempt Medical Professionals From Temporary Suspension of Premium Processing for H-1B Petitions

The decision by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) to suspend premium processing of H-1B visas for doctors, specialists, and other medical professionals poses an immediate and dangerous threat to chronically ill patients living in...
18-Apr-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

ACR 2017 Health Policy Priorities Target Healthcare Reform, Doctor Shortage, and Biosimilars Among Other Issues

The American College of Rheumatology today announced its 2017 health policy priorities, providing detailed policy recommendations to improve access to rheumatology care and address the national rheumatology workforce shortage. The policy...
31-Mar-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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