In the Journals

Team-based health care improves patient outcomes, physician well-being

September 18, 2018
Implementing optimal team-based health care is associated with improvements in patient outcomes, the efficiency of care and the well-being and…
In the Journals

Burnout frequency varies by specialty, but exact prevalence unclear

September 18, 2018
Symptoms of burnout and career choice regret were common among U.S. resident physicians, but differed substantially by clinical specialty, according…
In the Journals

Evidence lacking for comparative effectiveness, safety of skin cancer treatments

September 17, 2018
A review published in Annals of Internal Medicine found that although several treatment methods for basal cell carcinoma, including surgery, external…
In the Journals

Drug prices rise twice as fast during shortages

September 17, 2018
During a shortage, drug prices increase two times as quickly as they would have in the absence of a shortage, according to findings published in…
Feature

Past rulings may provide insight on how Supreme Court nominee Kavanaugh may impact health care

September 7, 2018
The Senate Judiciary Committee began hearings this week for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. The former Supreme Court law clerk and…
In the Journals

Physician burnout may lead to suboptimal patient care

September 4, 2018
Physician burnout was associated with about a twofold increase in unsafe patient care, unprofessionalism and low patient satisfaction, according to…
In the JournalsPerspective

Infliximab biosimilar 'only moderately' less costly vs. biologic under Medicare Part D

September 4, 2018
Under Medicare Part D drug benefits, the biosimilar infliximab-dyyb was only 18% less expensive than the infliximab reference product, exceeding…

Lack of preparedness, mixed messages, delay shift to value-based care

August 30, 2018
The U.S. health care system continues to struggle in its transition from fee-for-service to value-based care.
FDA News

FDA approves Altreno for acne treatment in kids, adults

August 24, 2018
The FDA has approved a new drug application for Altreno, a topical treatment for acne vulgaris produced by Ortho Dermatologics. This lotion…
Meeting News

Psoriasis with less than 10% body surface area can still be severe

August 24, 2018
FORT WORTH, Texas — Patients with psoriasis affecting less than 10% body surface area can be considered severe cases, especially among those…

Trump administration reports progress in lowering drug prices, while AMA, AAFP, await word on their proposals

August 22, 2018
President Donald J. Trump’s administration’s plan to lower drug prices — a 44-page document it calls the American Patients First…
In the Journals

Study determines rosacea is drastically underdiagnosed

August 21, 2018
An estimated 5.46% of the population worldwide is affected by rosacea, with predominance at the age of 45 to 60 years, according to a systematic…
Meeting News

AMA president advocates for more equitable future in medicine

August 20, 2018
PONTE VEDRA, Fla. — American Medical Association President Barbara L. McAneny, MD, wants to energize women to enact change that will bring…
Meeting NewsVideo

VIDEO: Take homes from GI Outlook: Leadership, MACRA, burnout

August 20, 2018
AUSTIN, Texas — In this exclusive video perspective from GI Outlook 2018, Costas H. Kefalas, MD, MMM, FACG, FASGE, AGAF, of Akron…
Meeting NewsVideo

VIDEO: Physician leadership development ‘now more than ever’ imperative

August 17, 2018
AUSTIN, Texas — In this exclusive video perspective from GI Outlook 2018, Karen L. Woods, MD, of Houston Methodist Gastroenterology…
Meeting NewsVideo

VIDEO: ASGE works toward movement on MIPS, MACRA

August 17, 2018
AUSTIN, Texas — In this exclusive video perspective from GI Outlook 2018, Steven A. Edmundowicz, MD, FASGE, interim Division Director of…
Meeting NewsVideo

CMS 2019 proposal offers new coding options to GIs

August 17, 2018
AUSTIN, Texas — In this exclusive video perspective from GI Outlook 2018, Glenn Littenberg, MD, FASGE, chair of the ASGE reimbursement…
Meeting NewsVideo

3 take-aways on payment models at GI Outlook 2018

August 16, 2018
AUSTIN, Texas — In this exclusive video perspective from GI Outlook 2018, Colleen M. Schmitt, MD, MHS, FASGE, president of the Galen Medical…
Meeting NewsVideo

VIDEO: Integrity chief among characteristics for succession in physician leadership

August 16, 2018
AUSTIN, Texas — In this exclusive video perspective from GI Outlook 2018, Joseph J. Vicari, MD, MBA, FASGE, from the University of Illinois…

FDA: Modeling, simulation offer opportunity to advance public health

August 16, 2018
Modeling and simulation are valuable research and product development tools that are helping to advance regulatory science, according to the FDA. The…
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