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3 ways to reduce burnout

April 18, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — Data indicate that rates of physician burnout are declining, but it remains a significant issue for clinicians, a speaker at the…
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VIDEO: Transparency improves patient care, builds just culture

April 17, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — While strategies such as public reporting, transparency and using clinical decision support and electronic health records are…
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Perioperative IV acetaminophen may not impact opioid use after minimally invasive spine surgeries

April 16, 2019
Perioperative IV acetaminophen did not affect intraoperative or postoperative opioid use and pain score after minimally invasive spine surgeries…
In the Journals

ACP recommends ways to strengthen ACA

April 15, 2019
In a new position paper published in Annals of Internal Medicine, the ACP offers seven comprehensive recommendations to improve the Patient…
Meeting News

How to engage in ‘curbside consultations’

April 13, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — Curbside consultations are “desirable and well-accepted when used appropriately” according to a discussion held at…
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VIDEO: Physicians must nurture the engaged patient

April 13, 2019
VIENNA — In this exclusive video from the International Liver Congress 2019, Wayne Eskridge, founder and CEO of the Fatty Liver Foundation…
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ACP: Telemedicine has potential to improve patient care, reduce costs

April 11, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — Telehealth has the “tremendous potential” to improve access to care for patients, enhance patient-physician…
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Identifying, dispelling medical myths

April 11, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — Physicians may inadvertently practice medicine that includes long-debunked myths, a speaker at the American College of…
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ACP Opening Session stresses importance of friendships to combat burnout

April 11, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — Positive, supportive relationships with others can help improve the well-being of both patients and physicians, according to the…
In the Journals

Former NFL players have more Alzheimer’s protein markers than non-athletes

April 10, 2019
Living former NFL players with at least one concussion or traumatic brain injury had higher levels of the protein marker tau, commonly associated…
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Battle over Affordable Care Act resurfaces

April 9, 2019
Legal and political battles have put the fate of the Affordable Care Act, and health care for millions of Americans, back into the spotlight and…

Awake MIS transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion may yield safe, effective outcomes

April 8, 2019
Published results showed awake endoscopic minimally invasive transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion may be a safe and efficacious option for lumbar…
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Tips for disclosing medical errors

April 5, 2019
NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — Disclosing medical errors can be incredibly challenging conversations, but when done the right way by presenting…
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As Gottlieb leaves, what’s next for FDA?

April 4, 2019
As Norman “Ned” E. Sharpless, MD, prepares to become acting FDA commissioner in a few days, experts are divided in how he should address…
FDA News

FDA warns websites for illegally marketing opioids

April 2, 2019
The FDA issued warning letters to two online networks for illegally marketing unapproved, misbranded and potentially harmful opioids, such as…

Intellirod receives FDA approval for spinal rod strain sensor

April 2, 2019
Intellirod Spine received FDA de novo approval for the LoadPro, spinal rod strain sensor. According to a company press release, the LoadPro clamps…
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Clinical guidelines from North American specialty societies often biased, have conflicts of interest

April 2, 2019
Clinical practice guidelines issued by specialty societies in North America often call for greater use of services associated to their own…

FDA issues final rule for classification of posterior cervical screw systems

April 1, 2019
The FDA announced it issued a final rule which classifies posterior cervical screw systems into class II, devices with special controls, and is…
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FDA approves Cimzia for nonradiographic axial SpA

March 28, 2019
The FDA has approved Cimzia for the treatment of adults with nonradiographic axial spondyloarthritis with objective signs of inflammation, making it…

MiRus receives FDA 510(k) clearance for pedicle screw system made with superalloy

March 27, 2019
MiRus announced it has received FDA 510(k) approval for the Europa pedicle screw system developed with MoRe, a molybdenum rhenium superalloy…