• Study: Letters to Doctors Have Varied Impact on Utilization

    A study to be published later today in the journal Medical Care finds that Dear Doctor letters, public health advisories, safety alerts and Black Box REMS warnings have variable impacts on utilization, with some working well and immediately, while others caused delayed reactions or no reactions in the utilization of health care, reports Ed Silverman of PharmaLot . Public health advisories were the most effect forms of communication used by the US Food and Drug Admin...