Patient Care

One Minute Guide to: High Value Prescribing

One Minute Guide to: High Value Prescribing

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Q: Should I bother to find generic alternatives to brand-name drugs for my patients? The Bottom Line: Prescribing generic alternatives to brand name drugs reduces costs for your patients and may result in improved adherence and clinical benefit. Context: The U.S. healthcare system generates more than 4 billion prescriptions annually (more than 13 prescriptions per(...)

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First Biocontainment Speaker Series

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The first Biocontainment Speaker Series hosted by the Department of Medicine and the new Johns Hopkins Biocontainment Unit will take place on Friday, April 3 from 3:00-4:30 P.M. in the Sheikh Zayed Tower’s Chevy Chase Bank Auditorium. Friday’s speakers include Ian Crozier, a physician who contracted Ebola and survivied after developing acute respiratory distress syndrome(...)

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