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The American Society of Hematology (ASH), the world’s largest professional organization dedicated to the study and treatment of blood disorders, today announced that Glenn Landis, MA, will assume the position of Editorial Director of Blood, the journal of ASH, effective January 5, 2015.
Emerging treatment approaches may reduce the burden of anemia associated with blood disorders by enhancing production of healthy red blood cells, according to data presented today at the 56th American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting and Exposition.
Recognizing that leukemia cannot be conquered with a “one-size-fits-all”
approach, researchers are pursuing novel targeted therapies and combinations of
existing treatment regimens with new agents for patient populations with
historically poor prognoses, according to data presented today during the 56th
American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting and Exposition.
Studies presented at the 56th American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting and Exposition compare new and standard-of-care treatments
for blood clots and further illuminate clot risks in vulnerable populations,
such as cancer patients.
The Oncologic Drugs
Advisory Committee (ODAC) of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recommended
the approval of the first application for a biosimilar drug on January 7. The panel recommended that FDA approve the
application for a biologic agent similar to filgrastim. This drug would be used for a number of
applications in hematology.
On January 1, 2015,
the Medicare program took a significant step towards recognizing that the role
of a physician goes well beyond time in the exam room. For the first time, Medicare will begin
paying physicians for chronic care management. ASH is pleased that Medicare is finally paying for this service, but still has concerns over the coding and billing requirements. Read more to learn how this could affect hematology.
The ASH Practice Partnership (APP) hosted its annual luncheon event at the 2014 ASH Annual Meeting in San Francisco on Sunday, December 7. This year's topic was "Whither the Practice of Hematology in an Era of Mergers?" Read more to hear about the speakers and presentation.
As the 113
Congress winds down, it has become clear that this group of legislators will not be remembered as the one that permanently addressed the issues associated with Medicare physician payment. Read more to find out what may happen with the SGR in 2015.
Dr. Bob Löwenberg (Editor-in-Chief) and Dr. Nancy Berliner (Deputy Editor-in-Chief) have combined efforts to identify some of the most outstanding Blood articles that have appeared either in print or online during the two-month interval between issues of The Hematologist. The goal is to underscore the remarkable research that is published in Blood and to highlight the exciting progress that is being made in the field.
Dr. Bertuch and Dr. Kurre examine the need for improvement in how acquired aplastic anemia is both diagnosed and treated in the United States.
This fall, ASH will begin publishing a monthly news magazine specifically designed to appeal to clinical practitioners in hematology and oncology. ASH Clinical News will provide timely updates in the field by reporting on key medical meetings, clinical trials, innovative technology, and influential papers in the literature.
Dr. Gilbert White chronicles his involvement in the HIV and HCV epidemics that devastated the hemophilia population in the 1980s, highlighting the power of science and the resilience of patients, physicians, and scientists, who faced adversity and triumphed.
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