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Drug Copayments Often Exceed Prescription Drug Costs

March 14, 2018. 12:00 PM CDT. Overpayments affect 23 percent of all prescriptions; more common with generic drugs Read article


Early Studies Often Show Exaggerated Treatment Effect

February 27, 2018 Findings based on assessment of trials evaluating drugs, devices to treat chronic medical conditions

Recommendations for Optimizing Hidden Curriculum in Medicine

February 26, 2018 Clinical learning environment should be optimized by ensuring what is taught in classroom is modeled

Artificial Intelligence May Help Prevent Physician Burnout

February 23, 2018 Many potential uses for AI, including improving searches and documentation, selecting treatment

Burnout Found Prevalent Among Doctors in Single Health System

February 20, 2018 Link between patient satisfaction and emotional exhaustion; also tied to odds of leaving organization

Hydroxychloroquine No Better Than Placebo for Hand OA

February 20, 2018 No more effective than placebo for moderate-to-severe hand pain and radiographic osteoarthritis

Patients Want Physicians to Have Greater Connectivity

February 15, 2018 Most patients want greater connectivity, online tools, convenience via SMS, and more time with doctors

Four Best Practices Outlined to Prevent Health Care Cyberattacks

February 13, 2018 Health care execs should ID potential inefficiencies in cybersecurity, ensure systems backed up

Limited Evidence for Effect of Cranial Electrical Stimulation

February 12, 2018 No significant benefit for patients with fibromyalgia, pain; conflicting results for painful conditions

EHRs Not Sufficient to Ensure Success in Value-Based Care

February 12, 2018 EHRs do not necessarily capture information needed; interoperability is poor, analytics are incomplete

Top Consumer Concerns Reported About Physicians

February 09, 2018 Concerns relate to time with physicians; technology detracting from patient care; rising costs

Mogamulizumab Cuts Infected Cells in HTLV-1 Myelopathy

February 07, 2018 Findings in patients with HTLV-1-associated myelopathy-tropical spastic paraparesis

Stem Cell Transplant May Be Effective for Systemic Sclerosis

February 07, 2018 Small study shows improvements in management of cutaneous, organ manifestations

Expenditures Rising for Treating Obesity-Related Illness in U.S.

February 07, 2018 Proportion of medical expenditures for obesity-related illness varies widely by state

Humanities Exposure Positively Impacts Medical Students

February 05, 2018 Findings may influence future medical school recruitment, curricula

Chronic Disease Major Risk Factor for Cancer, Cancer Mortality

February 02, 2018 Risk scores summarizing eight diseases, markers tied to cancer risk in dose-response manner