• AAN position statement outlines policy proposals for lowering drug costs

    8 days ago - By Healio

    The American Academy of Neurology released a position statement that highlights the significant challenges high drug prices create for patients, physicians, health systems and payers.
    “People with complex, chronic conditions like Parkinson's disease, epilepsy and migraine often need specialty drugs that require special handling or administration, and some neurologic drugs, such as those for multiple sclerosis, can be particularly expensive,” Orly Avitzur, MD, MBA, FAAN, president of the AAN, said in a press release. “Drug pricing is a priority for the American Academy
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  • Q&A: Sterling Ransone, Jr., President of the American Academy of Family Physicians

    Q&A: Sterling Ransone, Jr., President of the American Academy of Family Physicians

    8 days ago - By MedPageToday

    The American Academy of Family Physicians installed Sterling Ransone, Jr., MD, as its new president on September 28. Ransone, a third-generation family physician in Deltaville, Virginia, spoke with MedPage Today Washington...
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