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Some Clinicians, Patients Record Clinic Visits for Patient Use

September 21, 2018. 7:00 PM CDT. Overall, 28.3 percent of clinicians and 18.7 percent of public report recording clinic visits Read article


Gestational Diabetes Tied to Subsequent Glucose Disorders

September 20, 2018 Long-term effects seen in mothers, but offspring not significantly overweight, obese

Global Prevalence of Insufficient Activity 27.5 Percent

September 19, 2018 Levels of insufficient physical activity stable between 2001, 2016; increase seen in high-income countries

USPSTF Recommends Intensive Behavioral Change for Obesity

September 19, 2018 Task Force finds adequate evidence that multi-part interventions can improve weight status

Patient Health Information Often Shared Electronically

September 19, 2018 Most commonly observed types of PHI sent are referrals, laboratory results, medication lists

20% of Children, Adolescents Use Prescription Medications

September 19, 2018 8.2 percent of concurrent users of prescription meds at risk for potentially major drug-drug interactions

Scribes Improve Physician Workflow, Patient Interaction

September 18, 2018 Scribes lower EHR documentation burden for doctors and increase time spent interacting with patients

Drug Prices Increase More Than Expected After Shortages

September 18, 2018 Expected price increase 20 percent for all drugs after shortage versus 9 percent in absence of shortage

Compliance With Requirement to Report Results on EUCTR Is Poor

September 18, 2018 Half of trials on European Union Clinical Trials Register are non-compliant with requirements

Association Health Plans Can Help Small Businesses Offer Coverage

September 17, 2018 But AHPs may undermine ACA marketplace, as they are not required to comply with ACA regulations

Situation Framing, Language Can Influence Decision-Making

September 14, 2018 Docs should provide risks of both having treatment and not having treatment to minimize loss aversion

Gains in Insurance Coverage Seen for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual Adults

September 13, 2018 However, in post-ACA era, lesbian, gay, bisexual adults still report trouble affording care

Six-Step Analysis Can Help Improve Practice Logistics

September 12, 2018 Method showed unfavorable traits related to match between supply, demand, access at outpatient clinic

Medicaid Work Requirements Don’t Impact Many Enrollees

September 11, 2018 Further, cost savings achieved with their implementation would likely be minimal

Data Age in Clinical Trials Is About Three Years at Publication

September 11, 2018 Trials funded by government were associated with significantly longer time to publication

Higher Aldosterone Levels Tied to Incident Type 2 Diabetes Risk

September 10, 2018 Racial/ethnic differences seen in the association of aldosterone with incident type 2 diabetes