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More Cash-Pay Patients Means Docs Need Billing Strategies

June 21, 2018. 7:00 PM CDT. Trend is requiring providers to proactively develop comprehensive policies Read article


Topical Rapamycin Effective for TSC-Related Facial Angiofibromas

June 08, 2018 One percent rapamycin seems most effective for tuberous sclerosis complex-linked angiofibromas

Skin Cancer Examinations More Likely for Indoor Tanning Users

June 07, 2018 Indoor tanning bed users more likely to have done skin cancer self-exams, had professional exams

Online Consumer Ratings of Physicians Tend to Be Skewed

June 06, 2018 Ratings also differ significantly by specialty group

CDC: Prevalence of No Insurance Varies by Occupational Groups

June 06, 2018 Significant drop in prevalence of uninsured from 2013 to 2014; variation by occupation in both years

Facial Morphing Program May Deter Young Adults From Tanning

June 01, 2018 At one-month follow-up, less frequent tanning reported for facial morphing participants

Convolutional Neural Network Tops Clinicians for Melanoma ID

June 01, 2018 CNN receiver operating characteristic curve had higher specificity compared with dermatologists'

Oral Propranolol Seems Safe for Infantile Hemangioma

May 31, 2018 Good safety profile for children with infantile hemangioma with no prespecified underlying disease

CDC IDs Outbreak Trends Tied to Treated Recreational Water

May 25, 2018 Outbreaks with confirmed infectious etiology usually caused by Cryptosporidium, Legionella, Pseudomonas

Severe Atopic Eczema Tied to Higher CV Disease Risk

May 25, 2018 Risk of cardiovascular outcomes was greatest for those with the most active atopic eczema

Certolizumab Looks Promising for Moderate-to-Severe Psoriasis

May 25, 2018 Higher-dose certolizumab (400 mg) better at cutting symptoms than low-dose (200 mg)

Research Lacking on Platelet-Rich Tx for Facial Aesthetics, Alopecia

May 24, 2018 Procedure limited by the lack of standardized preparation, application methods

Global Variation in Personal Health Care Access and Quality

May 24, 2018 Highest performance in Iceland, lowest in Central African Republic, with variation in rate of progress

Language Used in Medical Record Can Affect Patient Care

May 18, 2018 Stigmatizing language may transmit bias, influence trainees' attitudes

Sustained Use of Oxymetazoline Cream Efficacious for Rosacea

May 17, 2018 Findings based on year-long evaluation of safety and efficacy for moderate-to-severe symptoms

Nonprofit Manufacturer Could Keep Generic Drug Costs Down

May 16, 2018 Nonprofit manufacturer will pursue cost-plus strategy to cover costs, maintain financial viability