Health Care

Lead Editor: Lisa Gough

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SmartBrief publishes more than 40 e-newsletters in health care, serving medical professionals such as family physicians, specialists and nurses, and exploring diverse topics such as medical devices, pharmaceuticals, insurance and health IT.

What you need to know about methadone safety

7/23/2014

APS's Methadone Safety Guideline provides recommendations for use of methadone treatment for individuals of chronic pain at all age levels. "More than 3,700 scientific abstracts were systematically re… Read More

Automatic enrollment boosts retirement plan participation

7/23/2014

  • BenefitsPro.com

The average participation rate in workplace retirement plans with automatic enrollment grew to 84.6% last year from 81.4% in 2012, while the participation rate in plans without auto-enroll dropped to … Read More

Plant-based biopharma facility planned for Brazil

7/23/2014

  • BioPharmaReporter.com

A joint venture between PlantForm and PharmaPraxis to develop biosimilars includes building a plant-based biopharma manufacturing facility in Brazil. "We're conducting expression in tobacco plants ins… Read More

Mission Health wellness plan gets off to fast start

7/23/2014

  • Mountain Xpress (Asheville, N.C.)

Mission Health in Asheville, N.C., says 3,000 employees have signed up for its MyHealthyLife WellConnect wellness program and have logged 59.4 million walking steps since July 1. Mission plans to expa… Read More