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Summit to take wide-ranging look at factors of race, stigma, policy, and the lived experience of patients

Harvard and the University of Michigan have joined forces to combat the opioid crisis and are convening this month a summit of scholars, scientists, and practitioners to take a close look at the epidemic of drug use and overdose deaths that has swept the nation. Mary Bassett, director of the Harvard T.H. Chan School of… Read More »

FDA Approves Wakix (pitolisant), a First-in-Class Medication for the Treatment of Excessive Daytime Sleepiness in Adult Patients with Narcolepsy

FDA Approves Wakix (pitolisant), a First-in-Class Medication for the Treatment of Excessive Daytime Sleepiness in Adult Patients with Narcolepsy Print this page PLYMOUTH MEETING, PA, August 15, 2019 — Harmony Biosciences, LLC (Harmony) announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Wakix (pitolisant) for the treatment of excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS) in… Read More »

OpenNotes notches another big milestone, with 40 million patients now seeing their EHRs

OpenNotes has gained major momentum over the past decade in its efforts to convince providers that patients have the right to access the clinical notes in their electronic health records. This week, the initiative announced that more than 40 million patients across some 200 health systems are using secure portals to see their doctors’ notes.… Read More »