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Most Insured Patients Not Using Online Portals

December 07, 2018. 7:00 PM CST. Socioeconomic disparities exist in use of patient portals; privacy concerns cited for nonuse Read article

OTHER JOURNAL ARTICLES

Higher Cardiovascular Risk Seen With Psoriatic Arthritis

November 30, 2018 Risk seems to be increased especially in patients with a high inflammatory burden, late-onset psoriasis

Four Principles Underlie Patient and Family Partnership in Care

November 27, 2018 Patients, families should be treated with dignity and respect, be actively engaged in care

Novel Scoring System Can Up Access to Biologics in Psoriasis

November 21, 2018 DLQI-R allows more patients to achieve threshold for becoming candidates for biologic treatment

Patient Experiences Shed Light on Diagnostic Errors

November 15, 2018 Problems related to patient-physician interactions contribute to diagnostic errors

Pressure Ulcer Rates Only Decreasing for Less Severe Sores

November 06, 2018 Hospital-acquired pressure ulcer rates vary greatly depending on data sources

Prevalence of Atopic Dermatitis 7.3 Percent in U.S. Adults

November 06, 2018 Patients with AD and more severe disease have higher scores on dermatology life quality index

AAD Releases New Guidelines for the Tx of Cutaneous Melanoma

November 01, 2018 Guidelines recommend surgical excision as primary treatment modality, emphasize individualized care

Financial Conflicts of Interest Prevalent Among CPG Authors

November 01, 2018 Two studies show high prevalence among authors of guidelines on high-dollar meds, in gastroenterology

Psoriasis Linked to Increased Risk for Inflammatory Bowel Disease

October 30, 2018 Significant associations observed between psoriasis and risk for Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis

Many Hospitals Noncompliant With Record Request Regulations

October 29, 2018 Researchers also find discordance in info provided to patients about medical records release processes

Most Supplements Contain Prohibited Stimulants

October 24, 2018 75 percent of supplements purchased in 2017 contained one or more stimulants subject to FDA notices

Variability in Geographic Availability of New Antibiotics

October 19, 2018 Greater geographic availability for antibiotics from and/or marketed by companies in U.S., Europe

Light Use of Topical Skin Tx Before Radiotherapy Seems Safe

October 19, 2018 Radiation dose not impacted with light or moderate use of skin treatments, regardless of beam energy, incidence

Consuming Caffeine From Coffee Reduces Incident Rosacea

October 18, 2018 Significant inverse association for caffeinated coffee consumption; no link for decaffeinated coffee

Clinical Trials Support Efficacy of Tretinoin Lotion for Tx of Acne

October 16, 2018 Phase 3 trials show significant improvement compared with placebo for moderate-to-severe acne vulgaris