Ophthalmology News

Retinal Nerve Fiber Loss Linked to Disability in Multiple Sclerosis
Patient Portal Use Has Positive Impact on Preventive Health Behaviors
At Least 2.2 Billion People Have Vision Impairment Worldwide
Medicare Fraud-Prevention Rules to Be Revised
2000 to 2015 Saw Increase in Medicare GME Payments
Aggressive Lowering of HbA1c in T1DM Does Not Reduce Eye, Kidney Disease
Burnout Linked to Poor Quality Care in Published Literature
Hydroxychloroquine Blood Levels Predict Retinopathy Risk in Lupus
Cost of Waste in U.S. Health System Estimated
Infectious Disease Consultation May Lower Candida Mortality
Average Annual Premium for Workers Increased in 2019
Deep Learning Models Classify Disease From Medical Imaging
Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Mortality Persist in the U.S.
Protected Health Info Breaches Compromise Sensitive Data
Rate of Opioid Rx Increasing for Incisional Ocular Surgery
Medical Students Not Ready to Provide Nutritional Care
Cancer Survival Increasing in High-Income Countries
EPA to Phase Out Chemical Testing on Mammals
Spending Up With Treatment in Hospital-Owned Practices
Mycophenolate Mofetil Does Not Top MTX in Noninfectious Uveitis
Poverty Rate Drops, but Fewer Americans Have Health Insurance
Retinal Vein Occlusion Linked to Higher Risk for CV Events
Racial, Ethnic Underrepresentation Found in Med School Matriculants
Majority of U.S. Doctors Believe ACA Has Improved Access to Care
Netarsudil Lowers IOP in Glaucoma, Ocular Hypertension
Online Information About Diabetic Retinopathy Is Poor
Exposure to Air Pollutants May Up Risk for Macular Degeneration
Advertising Can Promote Interest in Health-Related Research
Patients Recall Few Suggestions for Contact Lens Wear, Care
One-Third of Physicians Will Take 10+ Years to Pay Off Debt
Unused Pharmaceuticals Common After Cataract Surgery
Giant Cell Arteritis Occurs at Similar Rate in Blacks, Whites
Delayed/Foregone Care More Likely for Cancer Survivors With HDHPs
Medicare Spending on Essential Medicines Up 116 Percent From 2011 to 2015
Brand-Brand Competition Has Not Cut Prices in Pharma Market
Many Hospitals Lack Sufficient Surgery Volumes
Trump Admin Announces Plan to Allow Drug Imports From Canada
Burnout Symptoms May Up Racial Bias Among Resident Physicians
$70 Million Settlement Reached in Generic Drug Delay Case
National Norms Developed for Assessing Medical School Empathy
First U.S. Trial Using CRISPR Within the Body Set to Begin
Senate Bill Would Reduce Drug Costs for Seniors
Female Ophthalmology Residents Perform Fewer Procedures
About One in 20 Patients Exposed to Preventable Harm
CDC Assesses Burden of Eye Disorders in Adults With Diabetes
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