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Editorial

Rheumatology, Managed Care and Burnout

Healio Rheumatology, November 2017
Leonard H. Calabrese, DO
I recently chaired a CME program in Chicago, where I asked a polling question about which “obstacle” was the greatest impediment for…
In the JournalsPerspective

Perioperative aspirin reduces risk of death, MI versus placebo

November 13, 2017
After noncardiac surgery, low-dose aspirin therapy reduced the risk of death and nonfatal myocardial infarction in patients with prior percutaneous…
Meeting NewsVideo

VIDEO: ACG task force pursues alternative MOC

November 8, 2017
ORLANDO — In this exclusive video from the World Congress of Gastroenterology at ACG 2017, outgoing ACG president Carol Burke, MD, vice…
Cover Story

Shared decision-making critical for athletic participation by patients with heart disease

Cardiology Today, November 2017
The decision process behind sports participation for patients with heart disease has changed over time. Previously, a decision was primarily made on…
Pharmacology Consult

Pharmacotherapy considerations after heart transplant: What general cardiologists should know

Cardiology Today, November 2017
Bassam Atallah, PharmD, MS, BCPS-AQ Cardiology; Feras Bader, MD, MS, FACC; Rania El-Lababidi, PharmD, EMHA, BCPS-AQ Infectious Diseases, AAHIVP
Since the first human-to-human heart transplant performed in 1967 by Christiaan Barnard, MD, in South Africa, significant scientific advancements…
Meeting News

Immunotherapy combination ‘new standard of care’ in metastatic renal cell carcinoma

November 3, 2017
MIAMI The combination of ipilimumab and nivolumab is an effective standard frontline treatment of patients with metastatic renal cell carcinoma…
Meeting News

Private insurance associated with longer survival in metastatic renal cell carcinoma

November 3, 2017
MIAMI — An analysis of patients with metastatic renal cell carcinoma treated during the targeted therapy era showed those with private…
Meeting News

Nivolumab active in metastatic non-clear cell renal cell carcinoma

November 3, 2017
MIAMI — Nivolumab monotherapy demonstrated antitumor activity in a heterogenous population of patients with non-clear cell renal cell…
Cover Story

Consider patient perception of pain when planning cataract procedures

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, November 10, 2017
Cataract surgery is thought to be painless for most patients, but for the few who report discomfort during surgery, ophthalmologists can take…
Meeting News

Cleveland Clinic names top 10 breakthrough technologies for 2018

October 27, 2017
Cleveland Clinic named the top 10 list of medical breakthrough technologies for the coming year at the Medical Innovation Summit. “These are to…
Meeting News

Government, researchers, industry have ‘huge opportunities for alignment’ to advance cancer care

October 27, 2017
Initiatives led by government agencies and collaboration between private and academic research are the keys to further advance cancer research…
Meeting NewsVideo

VIDEO: New serrated polyp findings important for timing surveillance colonoscopy

October 26, 2017
ORLANDO — In this exclusive video from the World Congress of Gastroenterology at ACG 2017, outgoing ACG president Carol Burke
Meeting News

Physician leaders ‘set up to fail’ due to lack of formal leadership training

October 25, 2017
ORLANDO — A leader in health care today clearly articulates the rationale and goals for change, casts a clear vision for how such change will…
Cover Story

Electronic symptom-reporting tools break down care barriers, but practical challenges remain

HemOnc Today, October 25, 2017
Research presented during the plenary session at this year’s ASCO Annual Meeting highlighted the potential power of technology to capture…
Meeting NewsVideo

VIDEO: Half of gastroenterologists report burnout

October 20, 2017
ORLANDO — In this exclusive video from the World Congress of Gastroenterology at ACG 2017, outgoing ACG president Carol Burke, MD, of the…
Editorial

Hepatitis C and the Rheumatologist: Our Role in the Quest for Global Eradication of HCV

Healio Rheumatology, October 2017
Leonard H. Calabrese, DO
I am pleased to have Healio Rheumatology focus this issue’s Cover Story on the intersection of viral hepatitis and rheumatology, as this is a…
Cover Story

Educating Rheumatologists on Hepatic Associations With Rheumatic Diseases

Healio Rheumatology, October 2017
Historic advances have been occurring in hepatitis C therapy during the last decade. This once difficult-to-treat chronic infection is essentially…
Meeting News

Burnout in gastroenterologists more related to work-life balance than employment factors

October 17, 2017
ORLANDO — A survey of more than 700 gastroenterologists revealed that nearly half experienced burnout, and that work-life balance drives it…
Meeting News

ACG President: We are ‘moving the needle’ on MOC

October 16, 2017
ORLANDO — With the inception of a Maintenance of Certification Taskforce upon the start of her term, ACG is ‘moving the needle’ at…
Meeting News

Personal, organizational strategies maximize wellness, decrease burnout

October 15, 2017
ORLANDO — Physician burnout must be recognized and addressed if it is to be ameliorated or prevented, the ACG president said during her address…