AMA announces new initiative supporting ‘meaningful improvements’ to residency training

October 30, 2018
AMA recently announced that it will award $15 million in grant funding over the next 5 years to training programs that discuss the changing needs of…

Trump proposes allowing Medicare to base drug costs on prices abroad

October 25, 2018
President Donald Trump on Thursday announced two proposals reshaping how the government pays for drugs under Medicare Part B, including allowing…

SLACK Incorporated Appoints Matt Holland Chief Commercial Officer

October 18, 2018
SLACK Incorporated, a Wyanoke Group Company, is pleased to announce Matthew J. Holland as Chief Commercial Officer. Holland will oversee print…

Trump administration says it's ending ACA ‘sabotage,’ experts say it comes at great risk to patients

October 11, 2018
The average premium for the second lowest cost silver health insurance plans — the one used to determine final premium tax credits — will…
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Steps clinicians can take toward proper compensation

October 10, 2018
Several times throughout European history, the law set limits on what medical services patients could be billed for and some clinicians could not…
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How to maximize face-to-face time with patients

October 9, 2018
The average time of a consultation in primary care rose from 15.56 minutes in 1993 to 21.07 minutes in 2012,
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Preparation before office visits provides significant advantages for PCPs, patients

October 8, 2018
A recent study suggested a “primary care revolution” is coming that will increase the workload in the future for primary care…

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…
Meeting News

Concussions have greater psychological impact in athletes with ADHD

August 22, 2018
Athletes with ADHD have a greater risk for anxiety and depression after a concussion, according to a study presented at the American Academy of…
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…

Transitional care management services reduce mortality, Medicare costs

August 1, 2018
Significant reductions in mortality and Medicare costs occurred in the month after transitional care management services were provided, according to…

Vivli launches data-sharing platform to advance clinical research

July 19, 2018
The nonprofit organization Vivli launched a new data-sharing and analytics platform today that will advance clinical research by streamlining the…
Cover Story

Youth sport superspecialization: A path to injuries, burnout

Orthopedics Today, June 2018
When it comes to youth sports, often it is all about “keeping up with the Joneses.” Young athletes are specializing in a single sport at…
Point/Counter

How should the female athlete triad be addressed in adolescent female athletes?

Orthopedics Today, June 2018
Female athlete triad refers to the abnormal menses and affected bone health, such as increased risk of stress fractures and osteoporosis, that comes…
Meeting News

‘Realistic shift' in diet could save the US up to $38 billion annually

June 11, 2018
A 20% increase in adherence to the Healthy Eating Index could result in savings of as much as $38 billion in health-related costs, according to…
Meeting News

FDA commissioner: Greater efficiencies can unlock opportunities created by better science

June 4, 2018
CHICAGO — FDA officials are taking several steps designed to make the drug development review process more efficient while reducing costs and…
FDA News

FDA issues draft guidance to promote competition, access to drugs

May 31, 2018
The FDA released several draft guidances today that it said it hopes will assist generic drug makers get their products through the development and…
In the Journals

Majority of patients with mild TBI do not seek follow-up care

May 29, 2018
More than half of patients with mild traumatic brain injury who presented to the ED did not see a health care practitioner in the 3 months following…
In the Journals

NIH primary supporter of systematic reviews behind USPSTF recommendations

May 24, 2018
The NIH was the single largest financial contributor to the systematic reviews that led to the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommendations…
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Hydration, education are keys to avoid rhabdomyolysis after intensive exercise

May 23, 2018
According to sources who spoke with Healio.com/Orthopedics, orthopedic surgeons should discuss the importance of hydration and educate patients who…