CMS finalizes rules projected to save $800M, 4 million burden hours annually

September 26, 2019
CMS administrator Seema Verna, MPH, announced final rules today that will save health care providers approximately $800 million and 4 million burden…
Residency to Retirement Resource Center

A budget can keep millennial physicians' spending in check

September 26, 2019
New physicians are often disappointed with their bank account when they start their first jobs, even after several months of being in practice…
Residency to Retirement Resource Center

Protect what you already have

September 26, 2019
Many young physicians, fellows and residents look at their financial situation and do not think of themselves as owning any significant assets, never…
Residency to Retirement Resource Center

Use financial modeling to evaluate first job opportunities

September 26, 2019
Newly minted physicians can often be idealistic when looking for their first jobs. After years of hard work, relocation and delayed gratification, it…
Residency to Retirement Resource Center

Aim for the best, plan for the worst: Protect against malpractice liability

September 26, 2019
Many experienced physicians, at one time or another, have worried about being sued for malpractice (or another risk) because of a bad patient outcome…
Residency to Retirement Resource Center

Manage student loan debt at every career stage

September 26, 2019
Physicians who are finishing their training and starting their first jobs are often disappointed by the onerous burden of student loan debt. Given…
Perspective

‘We don’t know’: CDC lacks key answers about vaping lung injuries

September 26, 2019
Federal lawmakers questioned health officials in two hearings this week about lung injuries and deaths related to vaping in the United States…
Residency to Retirement Resource Center

Retirement planning 101: Understand six retirement tools available to physicians

September 26, 2019
Achieving a comfortable retirement is a leading financial goal for most physicians, including millennials who may continue to practice for many…
Feature

2019 health care data breaches setting records

September 26, 2019
A record-breaking 50 health care data breaches involving more than 500 records each were reported to HHS this past July, according to a report…
In the Journals

Prescription drug misuse during adolescence increases risk for substance abuse later

September 26, 2019
Researchers identified any high-frequency prescription drug misuse during the transition from adolescence to adulthood as a strong risk factor for…
In the Journals

Kids who start school at younger age at increased risk for ADHD

September 25, 2019
Results of a population-based cohort study that included more than 1 million school-age children in the United Kingdom suggested that the youngest…
Perspective

Arthritis Foundation issues first CBD guidance for adults with arthritis

September 25, 2019
Although cannabidiol — better known as CBD — may help patients with arthritis alleviate their pain, insomnia and anxiety, there have been…
Meeting News

Maternal anxiety during pregnancy, early childhood linked to hyperactivity in teens

September 25, 2019
Children born to mothers with anxiety during pregnancy and a few years after birth were more likely to have hyperactivity when they were 16 years…
In the JournalsPerspective

Two doses of quadrivalent HPV vaccine in teens noninferior to three in adults

September 25, 2019
The immunogenicity of two doses of the quadrivalent HPV vaccine is comparable to that of the traditional three-dose schedule in adolescents up to 120…
In the Journals

Mental health service use appears to increase after bariatric surgery

September 25, 2019
Over an average follow-up of 5 years, one in 10 patients who underwent bariatric surgery used mental health service afterwards, according to findings…
FDA NewsPerspective

Sandoz voluntarily recalls generic forms of Zantac

September 25, 2019
Sandoz has voluntarily recalled all generic forms of Zantac (ranitidine) in the United States after noting confirmed contamination with…

Top stories in endocrinology: FDA OKs diabetes drug, fast tracks another for heart failure

September 25, 2019
The FDA recently approved the first oral GLP-1 receptor agonist for diabetes and granted fast track designation to dapagliflozin for worsening heart…

World Lung Day 2019: A focus on universal health coverage

September 25, 2019
Today marks World Lung Day, and this year’s theme is “healthy lungs for all.” To raise awareness, medical societies, advocacy…
In the Journals

AI system improves colorectal neoplasm detection

September 25, 2019
An artificial intelligence-assisted system improved the identification of colorectal neoplasms, according to findings from a study published in…
In the JournalsPerspective

CAUTI rates decline after case definition revision, value-based incentive programs

September 25, 2019
The concurrent employment of a federal value-based incentive program, coupled with the revision of the surveillance case definition for…