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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

Joint Mobilization Plus Exercise Beneficial for Knee Osteoarthritis

December 03, 2018 At 24 weeks, improvements seen in pain, function for osteoarthritis patients who did patellar mobilization

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

Bone Erosions More Frequent With Old Age at Onset of Early RA

November 21, 2018 Bone erosions more frequent in those older at early RA onset even if they had clinical remission

Patient Experiences Shed Light on Diagnostic Errors

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

Consensus Statement Issued on Management of Foot, Ankle Gout

November 14, 2018 Risk for gouty flares increased with use of thiazide diuretics, excessive alcohol intake

CDC: About One in Three Adults With Prediabetes Has Arthritis

November 09, 2018 Around half of those with both conditions have leisure-time physical inactivity and/or obesity

Majority of Internists Still Have Financial Ties to Industry

November 05, 2018 Most common benefits received were drug samples and food and beverage

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

Community Health Worker Intervention Beneficial

October 30, 2018 Low-income patients in intervention group reported higher quality of care, spent fewer days in hospital

Many Hospitals Noncompliant With Record Request Regulations

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

Nurse-Led Care Efficacious, Cost-Effective for Gout

October 29, 2018 More patients receiving nurse-led care had serum urate concentrations less than 360 µmol/L at 2 years

Allopurinol Linked to Reduced Risk for CKD Stage ≥3 in Gout

October 25, 2018 Allopurinol use is not associated with renal function decline among those with newly diagnosed gout

Most Supplements Contain Prohibited Stimulants

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

Arthritis in Adulthood Linked to Childhood Maltreatment

October 24, 2018 Arthritis independently linked to severe/frequent physical abuse, exposure to intimate partner violence