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Online Ratings Not Aligned With Objective Quality Measures

October 16, 2017. 7:00 PM CDT. In addition, consumer ratings are consistent across platforms for specialist physicians Read article


New Screening Tool Can Identify Diabetic Retinopathy

October 16, 2017 Tool developed for use in high-risk adults in low-income communities in Mexico

Worse HIV Care Outcomes for Hispanics, Latinos

October 16, 2017 Lower care and viral suppression for Hispanic, Latino males with HIV infection due to injection drug use

Many College Students Believe Stimulants Can Boost Grades

October 16, 2017 More frequent use of alcohol, marijuana also tied to increased likelihood of prescription stimulant use

Moderate Alcohol Consumption Tied to Lower Heart Failure Risk

October 16, 2017 But no link between alcohol intake, onset of atrial fibrillation over median of eight years' follow-up

Model Predicts Cost-Effectiveness for Anal Lesion Treatment

October 16, 2017 Findings show variation by age of HIV-positive men who have sex with men

Disparity Seen in Nephrology Follow-Up Care

October 13, 2017 Nephrologists recommend follow-up after AKI hospitalization much more often than it occurs

Serious Suffering Affects Almost Half of Those Who Die Yearly

October 13, 2017 Vast majority who experience serious health-related suffering have no palliative care, pain relief

Pre-Retirement Morbidity Higher in Later Birth Cohorts

October 13, 2017 Worse measures of health for Americans who must work longer to reach Social Security retirement age

Mental Health Issues Impact Retirement Saving Behavior

October 13, 2017 Psychological distress linked to 24 percent reduced probability of holding retirement accounts

Aqueous Humor Can Serve as Surrogate Tumor Biopsy

October 13, 2017 In eyes of children with retinoblastoma, AH has sufficient tumor-derived DNA for genetic analyses

Quality Issues for Both Paper-, Electronic-Based Health Records

October 13, 2017 Study affirms poor quality of nursing documentation, as well as lack of knowledge and skills

Increase in Growth Rate of Nurses Set to Drop to 1.3 Percent

October 13, 2017 Registered nurse workforce expected to grow 36 percent between 2015 and 2030

Freestanding ERs More Likely in Areas With Higher Incomes

October 13, 2017 Areas with freestanding ERs have significantly higher household incomes that those without

Late Gadolinium Enhancement Linked to Prognosis in Myocarditis

October 13, 2017 Studies show link for patients with acute myocarditis with preserved LVEF, suspected myocarditis

Ride-Sharing Services Could Cut Alcohol-Related Crashes

October 13, 2017 However, full effect on motor vehicle crash rate may be subject to local context