Ophthalmology News

Loan Forgiveness, Educational Debt May Affect Practice Patterns
National Hand Hygiene Initiative Successful in Australia
Sixty People Charged in Massive Opioid Painkiller Investigation
Hand Hygiene Compliance Poor in Task Transitions
Standardizing Demographics Ups Accuracy of Patient Matching
Domestic Responsibilities Tied to Physician Mothers' Satisfaction
Calcium Intake Tied to Lower Rate of Late AMD
Older Patients With Vision Loss Have Higher Hospital Use, Costs
Americans Borrowed $88 Billion in Past Year to Pay for Health Care
Over-the-Counter Meds Save Health Care System Money
Doctors Unclear on Legal Obligations in Caring for Patients With Disability
Vitamins, Carotenoids Associated With Lower Risk for Cataract
High Rates of Visual Problems Seen in Stroke Survivors
Doctors With Malpractice Claims More Likely to Leave Medicine
Contact Lens-Based Antihistamine Delivery Effective
Douglas County, Colorado, Ranked as Healthiest Community
2019 Residency Match Day Was Largest in History
Ocular Protein Levels May Be Useful for Alzheimer Testing
Many Patients Still Employ Strategies to Reduce Prescription Drug Costs
Overall, Physicians Are Happy and Enjoy Their Lives
Average of 8.8 Inactive Ingredients Found in Oral Medications
Physician Burnout Rate Increased From 2014 to 2017
Head of National Cancer Institute Named Acting FDA Commissioner
CDC: Most Americans Report Excellent, Good Health
Odds of Dry Eye Disease Up With Migraine Headache
Retinal Microvascular Changes Identified in Alzheimer Disease
Exfoliation Syndrome May Up Risk for COPD
FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb Resigns
FDA Warns Americans Not to Buy Drugs From Canadian Company
Heavy Smoking Linked to Damaged Spatial, Color Vision
Glaucoma Burden Increasing Globally but Not Equally
Preoperative Phone Visits for Cataract Patients Safe, Efficient
2014 to 2017 Saw Improvement in Burnout for U.S. Physicians
Most Patients Do Not Disclose Complementary Medicine Use
National Health Spending Set to Increase 5.5 Percent Annually
Vertical Integration Has Little Impact on Quality Measures
New Kaiser Permanente Medical School Plans to Waive Tuition
Deep Learning-Enhanced Device Detects Diabetic Retinopathy
Lower Self-Perception Observed in Children With Amblyopia
Hospital Prices Growing Faster Than Physician Prices
Primary Care Providers Can Improve Diabetic Retinopathy Screening
Health Care Spending Per Person Increased to $5,641 in 2017
Many Systematic Reviews Do Not Fully Report Adverse Events
Simulation Captures Performance With Multifocal Intraocular Lens
Johnson & Johnson to Provide Drug Prices in TV Ads
Evidence of Therapeutic Efficacy Substantial for Cannabis Use
Most Students Receiving Spectacles Wear Them at Follow-Up
Prophylaxis for Gonococcal Eye Infections in Newborns Advised
Report IDs Areas Lacking Good Practice in Health Tech Assessment
Americans Used Less Eye Care in 2014 Versus 2008
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April 11 2019 - April 13 2019American College of Physicians, April 11-13
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