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Job Creators: We Need An Affordable Care Act That Makes Jobs And Health Care Affordable

ATLANTA, June 25, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — While today’s Supreme Court ruling means that 6 million Americans can breathe a sigh of relief because they won’t lose their health insurance, tens of millions of individuals will still see double digit premium increases. The decision doesn’t change fact that the Affordable Care Act has done too little to keep […]

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Pragmatic Conservatism At The Heart of Chief Justice’s Ruling To Uphold ACA Subsidies

To the dismay of political conservatives, Chief Justice John Roberts has now rescued President Obama’s Affordable Care Act (ACA) not once, but twice, from provocative legal challenges. Recall that in June 2012, the Court ruled that the penalties to be meted out under the law for failing to have health insurance were really just a […]

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Quintiles Unveils New Predictive and Advanced Analytics Capabilities to Enhance its Risk-Based Monitoring Solution

Provides identification of potential patient safety issues and actionable insight into clinical trial site performance RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. – June 15, 2015 – Quintiles, the world’s largest biopharmaceutical services company, today announced the addition of advanced statistical monitoring and predictive analytics capabilities to its risk-based monitoring (RBM) solution. Predictive and Advanced Analytics combine Quintiles’ […]

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Quintiles Introduces Infosario One Mobile App

Easy-to-use, fingertip access to essential clinical trial insights   RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. – June 16, 2015 – Quintiles, the world’s largest biopharmaceutical services company, is extending its award-winning Quintiles Infosario® technology platform with mobile access to critical clinical trial information. Using the mobile app, key stakeholders in the drug development process can conveniently access […]

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Exciting Time for Biotech in New Jersey

It’s an exciting time to be involved in biotech in New Jersey. The Garden State is home to more than 3,000 establishments in the pharma, medtech and life sciences industries—and that number is poised to grow in the future, according to BioNJ, a trade group for research-based life sciences companies. Thanks to facility expansions, acquisitions, […]

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Bristol-Myers to stop new antiviral drug research

Bristol-Myers Squibb said on Thursday that it would stop efforts to find new antiviral drugs and cut 100 related jobs. The company said it will also discontinue its Hepatitis B and HIV early programs. Bristol-Myers said already marketed products and its ongoing clinical programs in virology would not be hit by the decision. The company […]

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DaVita Healthcare Partners to pay $450 million for violating False Claims Act: Justice Department

DaVita Healthcare Partners Inc, the largest provider of dialysis services in the United States, has agreed to pay $450 million to resolve claims that it violated the False Claims Act, the U.S. Justice Department said on Wednesday. It said the Denver-based company, whose largest shareholder is Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc, knowingly created unnecessary waste […]

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Bristol-Myers Squibb to Lay Off 100 in Discovery, Move 200 Workers to New Cambridge R&D Hub

Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (BMY) will relocate hundreds of workers to a new central research hub in Cambridge, Mass. which will open in 2018, the company told BioSpace Thursday, while laying off 100 workers from its discovery staff, primarily in Connecticut. “One hundred positions will be eliminated as a result of the Discovery virology research decision,” […]

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Supreme Court Upholds King, Says Obamacare Tax Credits Apply To All States

The Supreme Court has held that the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, sometimes called “Obamacare,” authorized federal health care tax credits for taxpayers living in states with exchanges and taxpayers living in states without exchanges who rely on the federal exchange. The final decision was 6-3 with Chief Justice Roberts delivering the opinion. Justices Kennedy, […]

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Supreme Court upholds key Obamacare insurance subsidies

The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the nationwide availability of tax subsidies that are crucial to the implementation of President Barack Obama’s signature healthcare law, handing a major victory to the president. The court ruled on a 6-3 vote that the 2010 Affordable Care Act, widely known as Obamacare, did not restrict the subsidies […]

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