International Consortium for Health Outcomes Measurement

Insys Therapeutics founder arrested on charges of racketeering

Monday, November 6, 2017

On the very same day President Donald Trump declared the opioid crisis to be a nationwide public health emergency, Insys Therapeutics founder and majority owner John Kapoor was arrested. He was charged with leading a nationwide conspiracy to profit by using bribes and fraud to cause the illegal distribution of his company’s Fentanyl spray, Subsys, intended for cancer patients experiencing breakthrough pain. 

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Bridging the gap: Incorporating research into care

Monday, April 10, 2017

A few years ago, the idea that primary care physicians might offer clinical trials as a routine part of care seemed far-fetched. But today, a growing body of evidence supports the notion that integrating research into clinical care can improve efficiencies, bolster patient engagement and reduce cost.

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