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.

High specialty drug prices fuel pharmacy benefit spending


  • Employee Benefit News

Seventy-seven percent of employers responding to a survey said at least 16% of their total spending on health care went to pharmacy benefits last year, compared with 71% the year before, and nearly 5%… Read More

Analyst projects biotech industry growth to continue this year


  • Drug Store News

A Bloomberg Intelligence analyst projects strong growth in the biotechnology industry to continue this year, primarily driven by the demand for treatments for several conditions, including cancer and … Read More

Expert: Design wellness plans to meet needs of diverse workforce


  • Smart Business online

Company wellness programs should be designed to meet the needs of employees based on age, health conditions and backgrounds, says P.J. Insana of Britton Gallagher. He said health risk assessments are … Read More