1_HEOR News Numbers_Grey Border_Red Number6 Guiding Principles for the Design and Use of Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare
New guidance from the World Health Organization states that ethics and human rights must be central to the design, deployment, and use of artificial intelligence if it is to fulfill its promise of improving healthcare delivery.
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2_HEOR News Numbers_Grey Border_Red NumberTunisia Says Healthcare System Collapsing Due to COVID-19

With doctors overburdened and intensive care units full, Tunisia’s health ministry warned that the healthcare system is in a “catastrophic” situation.

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3_HEOR News Numbers_Grey Border_Red Number Aspects and Challenges of Resource Use Measurement in Health Economics: Towards a Comprehensive Measurement Framework  

A June 2021 study published in Pharmacoeconomics lays out a framework to comprehensively review methodological aspects of resource use management methodology in health economics and outcomes research.

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4_HEOR News Numbers_Grey Border_Red NumberMedicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency Outlines 2-Year Delivery Plan With “Patient First” Focus  

The United Kingdom’s Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency has unveiled its delivery plan, spanning from 2021 to 2023, that promises to put patients first. This comes after a review by the Independent Medicines and Medical Devices Safety revealed a failure to listen to and respond to patients.

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5_HEOR News Numbers_Grey Border_Red NumberCenters for Medicare & Medicaid Services Unveils Surprise Billing Rule: 10 Things to Know 
(Becker’s Hospital Review)

The first in a series of rules to shield patients from surprise billing has been rolled out by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. Among other things, the rule now bans surprise billing for emergency services and protects against balance billing.

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6_HEOR News Numbers_Grey Border_Red NumberThe Future of Market Access: A New Model for the “Next Normal”
(PRMA Consulting)

According to PRMA Consulting’s Jeff Weisel, the new model of market access strategy should be built on 4 key pillars.

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7_HEOR News Numbers_Grey Border_Red Number 4 Reasons to Watch the Patient Centered Outcomes Institute’s Evolving Role in Healthcare Decision Making 

Experts at Avalere contend that the Patient Centered Outcomes Institute’s new proposed principles that lay the foundation of its research agenda will expand the organization’s role in healthcare decision making.

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8_HEOR News Numbers_Grey Border_Red Number “This Is Not Enough”: Walmart’s Plan to Sell Another Private-Label Insulin Is Met With Skepticism
(STAT News)

Walmart announced it would sell a private-label version of rapid-acting analog insulins for up to 75% off the cash price of brand-name products, but critics contend that the move will not really help the insulin price crisis.

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9_HEOR News Numbers_Grey Border_Red NumberPrenatal Test Developed With Chinese Military Stores Gene Data
(The Asahi Shimbun)

A prenatal test developed by the Chinese gene company BGI Group and the Chinese military is being used to collect genetic data, and is seen by the United States as a national security threat, according to Reuters. 

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10_HEOR News Numbers_Grey Border_Red NumberDollar General Hires Chief Medical Officer as it Looks to Become a Healthcare Destination in Rural Areas 

With the hiring of Dr Albert Wu as the company’s first chief medical officer and plans to add more healthcare products to store shelves, Dollar General says it is responding to customers’ requests for more convenient and affordable healthcare products and services.

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