NOVEMBER 17, 2016 - Drug prices are in the headlines: inflated costs of life-saving EpiPens, the many thousands of dollars for drugs that can cure hepatitis C, and hundreds of thousands to save children with rare diseases such as lysosomal acid lipase deficiency — a life-threatening genetic disease in which an enzyme that breaks down certain lipids doesn't work properly, leading those lipids to accumulate and affect the functioning of organs and growth in general.
There are two simple reasons for these high costs: a lack of generic-drug competition, and pharmaceutical companies' success in marketing their brand-name drugs....
FEBRUARY 15, 2013 - Have you ever wondered how doctors continue to learn about the drugs that they prescribe? That’s the question we posed to physician Dr. Carl Bazil, Director of the Division of Epilepsy and Sleep at Columbia University’s Department of Neurology...
June 2016 - Physicians who participate in The Medical Letter’s Continuing Medical Education (CME) Program can now earn American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) points. The Medical Letter’s CME Program is an added value ... more
May 7, 2015 - The Medical Letter – recognized since 1959 as the most trusted source of objective, critical, and comparative drug information – announces the launch of its newly designed website (medicalletter.org) and mobile apps. ... more
FEBRUARY 20, 2015 - The Medical Letter is pleased to announce Dymaxium has extended their agreement to use Medical Letter content as part of the growing evidence and resources available to US health care decision makers via its AMCP eDossier System. The System ... more
OCTOBER 23, 2014 - The Medical Letter is pleased to announce its Editor, Jean-Marie Pflomm, Pharm.D., is a recipient of this year’s University of Rhode Island College of Pharmacy 2014 Distinguished Achievement Award. The award is to be presented .... more
MARCH 4, 2014 - Dymaxium Healthcare Innovations, Inc is pleased to announce that the AMCP eDossier System will now have access to the Medical Letter, as part of the growing evidence and resources available to US health care decision makers.... more
DECEMBER 3, 2013 - The Medical Letter – recognized since 1959 as the most trusted source of unbiased prescription drug information - announces an update to its mobile app for iPad, iPhone, and iPod.... more
NOVEMBER 1, 2012 - The Medical Letter announces a new strategic partnership with NewCrop, LLC to incorporate The Medical Letter’s objective drug information into NewCrop’s leading electronic prescribing platform... more
MAY 29, 2012 - The Medical Letter - recognized since 1959 as the most trusted source of unbiased prescription drug information - announces the launch of its new blog: More@MedLetter | The official blog of The Medical Letter. The blog can be found at blog.medicalletter.org... more
MAY 3, 2012 - The Medical Letter, Inc. awarded two scholarships today to two distinguished first-year medical students at Albert Einstein College of Medicine. The scholarships are provided by the Arthur Kallet/Harold Aaron fund, which is maintained and managed by The Medical Letter staff... more
MARCH 16, 2012 - The Medical Letter - recognized since 1959 as the most trusted source of unbiased prescription drug information and drug facts - announces the launch of its mobile apps for iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch and Android... moreMoreLess
SEPTEMBER 13, 2010 - The Medical Letter - recognized since 1959 as the most trusted source of unbiased prescription drug information and drug facts - announces the re-launch of its newly designed web site: medicalletter.org... more
AUGUST 20, 2007 - As a new academic year begins, third-year medical students are entering hospitals across the country to begin their clinical rotations. For many, it is the first time they are interacting with patients... more
NOVEMBER 29, 2006 - The College of New Rochelle (CNR) today announced that The Medical Letter Inc., a New Rochelle-based nonprofit organization, has granted a scholarship to a student in the School of Nursing, Tamako Takemoto... more
FEBRUARY 7, 2006 - The Medical Letter announced today that its accredited continuing education program has been expanded to include two new online options: a per issue series and a quick, one-credit exam option... more
JANUARY 2, 2006 - The Accreditation Council on Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) and the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) recognize The Medical Letter as a provider of continuing medical education... more
APRIL 26, 2004 - According to a recent study published in the New England Journal of Medicine, only about half of patients receive standard of care treatment. To provide health care professionals with up-to-date standard of care treatment information,... more
FEBRUARY 20, 2004 - The Medical Letter announced today that its continuing education program, offered in conjunction with The Yale School of Medicine, is now accepted by The Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE)... more