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Thyroid drugs made with ingredient from banned Chinese plant recalled in U.S.

Another Chinese product using potentially substandard ingredients has slipped through the regulatory cracks into the U.S. Westminster Pharmaceuticals is recalling all lots of its thyroid drugs levothyroxine and liothyronine in five dose forms because they were made with an API from China’s Sichuan Friendly Pharmaceutical. The FDA banned all products made […]

Outcome's image rehab rolls on with Nielsen deal for first-ever POC audience tallies

Outcome Health has inked another partnership aimed at sprucing up its battered reputation. Third-party media tracking powerhouse Nielsen has signed on to measure Outcome’s point-of-care audience—a first for the POC industry, where tracking has lagged behind other media. Nielsen has now measured patient and companion engagement, wait times and sentiment […]