5 posts categorized "Andrew Peterson"

01/05/2016

KYW Radio: Cost Of Insulin Rising In Recent Years

The cost of insulin has been rising in recent years. Dr. Andrew Peterson, John Wyeth Dean of Mayes College of Healthcare Business and Policy at USciences says blame it on insurance companies passing on costs and on newer insulin drugs.

Read more/listen to the clip at KYW Radio: Cost Of Insulin Rising In Recent Years

12/10/2015

Cherry Hill Sun: Cherry Hill Doc Elected as Fellow of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia

Dr. Andrew Peterson, John Wyeth Dean of Mayes College of Healthcare Business and Policy at USciences, was elected as a fellow of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia. He joined the ranks of some 1,500 innovative leaders elected for their distinguished contributions to scientific medicine, medical education, and public health.

Read more at Cherry Hill Sun: Cherry Hill doctor elected as fellow of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia

10/23/2015

NBC 10: Barbara Bush Headlines Global Health Lecture at USciences

NBC 10: Former first daughter Barbara P. Bush, CEO and co-founder of Global Health Corps headlined the sixth annual Lois K. Cohen Endowed Lecture Series at University of the Sciences on Thursday, Oct. 22. Watch the NBC 10 news clip here.

01/23/2014

The NY Times: How to Help Homeless Families

MetrauxThe New York Times opinion reporter David Bornstein (@dnbornstein) featured Stephen Metraux, PhD, associate professor of health policy and public health at University of the Sciences, in his Jan. 22 article regarding helping homeless families.

"Homelessness is an extremely adverse childhood experience. 'If you factor in the reduction of childhood trauma, the savings to society in the long run from prevention is considerable,' commented Stephen Metraux, associate professor of health policy and public health at University of the Sciences, who worked on the Homebase study."

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03/06/2012

Encouraging Patient Rx Compliance

Medical Office Today:

Consider that one-third of patients do not fill their first prescription, and of those who do, only 50 percent continue refilling it six months later, according to Andrew M. Peterson, a pharmacist and dean of Mayes College of Healthcare Business and Policy at the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia. “And often times, patients typically do not tell their physician that they stopped taking their medication until either the next visit or an adverse event occurs.”

Read: http://www.medicalofficetoday.com/article/encouraging-patient-rx-compliance?page=0,0