American Academy of Dermatology Meeting

Healio brings you the highlights from the American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting. Refer back to this page often for the latest news from AAD, perspectives and interviews with leading researchers and clinicians, and to review archives of past meetings.

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Simultaneous educational program, electronic tool use improves acne care

March 19, 2018
Primary care pediatricians who utilized an educational program and an electronic medical record ordering tool at the same time were more likely to…
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Most PCPs reluctant to prescribe acne treatments

March 16, 2018
A Best Practice Advisory tool that is part of the EPIC electronic health record system failed to change most primary care physician behaviors when it…
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PCP, patient reports of skin exams, patient charts, rarely align

March 15, 2018
There was significant discrepancy between patient-reported full-body skin exams, physician reports of these exams, and documentation of the exams in…
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Dupixent reduces itch from atopic dermatitis

March 13, 2018
A 300-mg dose of Dupixent weekly or every 2 weeks significantly improved peak itch scores among patient with moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis…
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OTC hand cream alleviates eczema

February 28, 2018
An over-the-counter moisturizing hand cream safely and effectively improved eczema symptoms and lesions, according to research presented at the…
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ED visits for eczema common, costly

February 27, 2018
In the United States, ED visits for eczema are common, seem to be rising and contribute to a substantial cost-burden, according to findings presented…
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Minority children with AD experience disparities in health care, school attendance

April 19, 2017
ORLANDO, Fla. — Racial and ethnic minority children experienced disparities in health care utilization and school attendance related to their…
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VIDEO: Hallway conversations about novel cosmetic treatments at AAD

April 5, 2017
ORLANDO, Fla. — In a video perspective from the American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting, Kimberly J. Butterwick, MD, discusses…
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More than 18,800 attend AAD annual meeting

April 4, 2017
The American Academy of Dermatology announced that more than 18,800 people from 111 countries registered to attend its annual meeting in Orlando…
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VIDEO: Racial, ethnic disparities in health care utilization among children with atopic dermatitis

March 31, 2017
ORLANDO, Fla. — In a video perspective from the American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting, Junko Takeshita, MD, PhD, discusses her…
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