Otolaryngology News

Vertical Plating Offers Benefit for Mandibular Body Fractures
U.S. Incidence of Pediatric Thyroid Cancer on the Rise
Clinical Drug Diversion Costly to Health Care Organizations
Private Insurers Pay 241 Percent of What Medicare Would Pay
Many Lives Could Be Saved if All Hospitals Had Grade A Rating
Recs Updated for TB Screening, Treatment in Health Care Workers
Smartphone App Could Help Diagnose Ear Infections
Patients Find Note Reading Important for Health Management
Standard Outcome Measures Developed for Pediatric Facial Palsy
Health Professionals Supportive of Medicinal Cannabis
Doctors Aware of Patient Difficulties Affording Medical Care
ACS Sets Goal to Cut Cancer Mortality 40 Percent by 2035
2018 Saw More Employed Physicians Than Self-Employed
CDC: Uninsurance Levels Did Not Change Significantly in 2018
Risk for Cancer Increased in Men, Women With T2DM
Prices Will Soon Be Included in TV Drug Ads
In 2015 to 2016, 45.8 Percent of U.S. Population Used Rx Drugs
External Reference Pricing Could Cut Drug Costs in U.S.
Efforts Needed to Ensure Publication of All Trials
Implementing Surgical Safety Checklist Reduces Mortality
More Than Half of U.S. Adults Have Medical Financial Hardship
Poor Olfaction Tied to Elevated Long-Term Mortality in Seniors
Gender Differences Seen in Adverse Drug Reactions
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
Foreign Body Ingestions Increasingly Common in Young Children
Prevalence of Extragenital STDs High in Men Who Have Sex With Men
Older Adults With Hearing Loss Have Lower Patient Activation
Domestic Responsibilities Tied to Physician Mothers' Satisfaction
New, Revised Topics Released in ACR Appropriateness Criteria
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
Doctors With Malpractice Claims More Likely to Leave Medicine
Hearing Loss Before Age 50 Tied to Higher Substance Use
Douglas County, Colorado, Ranked as Healthiest Community
2019 Residency Match Day Was Largest in History
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
E-Cigarettes May Threaten Goal of Achieving Tobacco Endgame
Head of National Cancer Institute Named Acting FDA Commissioner
CDC: Most Americans Report Excellent, Good Health
Chest CT May Be Better Than PET/CT for HNSCC Distant Metastasis Evaluation
Preoperative Frailty Linked to Surgical Outcomes, Costs
FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb Resigns
FDA Warns Americans Not to Buy Drugs From Canadian Company
Mental Health Disorders Up After Head & Neck Cancer Diagnosis
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
Experimental Test May Quickly Diagnose Sepsis
New Kaiser Permanente Medical School Plans to Waive Tuition
Glottic Carcinoma Can Be HPV-Related Disease in Young Adults
Hospital Prices Growing Faster Than Physician Prices
Rates of Osteonecrosis of the Jaw Low for Denosumab-Treated Women
Health Care Spending Per Person Increased to $5,641 in 2017
Many Systematic Reviews Do Not Fully Report Adverse Events
Smaller Germinal Centers Identified in Recurrent Tonsillitis
Johnson & Johnson to Provide Drug Prices in TV Ads
Chronic Rhinosinusitis Linked to Depression, Anxiety
Recommendations Updated for Tonsillectomy in Children
Hearing Loss Linked to Subjective Cognitive Function Decline
Symptom Combos Suggesting Laryngeal Cancer Identified
9/11 Responders May Have Higher Head, Neck Cancer Risk
Report IDs Areas Lacking Good Practice in Health Tech Assessment
FDA Down to 5 Weeks of Funding to Review New Drug Applications
Adoption of Advanced Health IT Capabilities Inconsistent
Suicide Risk Up More Than Fourfold for Cancer Patients
American College of Physicians Releases 7th Edition of Ethics Manual
Study Explores Influence of Genetics, Environment in Disease
Expanding Pharmacist Practice Scope Could Reduce ED Overcrowding
Persistent Opioid Use High in Head, Neck Cancer Patients
Prices Still Explain High U.S. Health Care Spending
Private Equity Acquisition of Physician Practices Discussed
Increase in Brand-Name Drug Cost Mainly Due to Existing Drugs
Many Female Health Care Workers Live in Poverty
Medical Marketing Has Increased in Past 20 Years
Cancer Death Rate in U.S. Decreased Continuously From 1991 to 2016
ACA Coverage Gains Could Erode Without Individual Mandate
Low-Priced Generic Drugs Most Likely to Have Shortages
Initiative Can Cut Gender Gap in Medical School Faculty Salaries
New AAP Guideline Available for Infantile Hemangioma Treatment
Growth in Use of Telemedicine Seen From 2005 to 2017
Affordable Care Act Sign-Ups Higher Than Expected
Pembrolizumab Promising for Metastatic Head, Neck SCC
Exclusion of Doctors From Public Health Insurance Up 2007 to 2017
Cisplatin Superior to Cetuximab for HPV+ Oropharyngeal Cancer
Solriamfetol Feasible for Sleep Apnea-Related Tiredness
Persistent Discrimination ID'd Among Physician Mothers
Medication Errors Resulting in Death Most Common in Elderly
Enrollment Under the Affordable Care Act Down From Last Year
2017 Saw Slowing in National Health Care Spending
U.S. Medical Schools See Increase in Diversity
Paid Childbearing Policies Lacking for Residents
HIT-Related Stress Linked to Burnout Among Physicians
Tap Water in Neti Pot Linked to Death From Brain-Eating Amoeba
Most Insured Patients Not Using Online Portals
Few Physicians Work in Practices That Use Telemedicine
Many Patients Withhold Information From Clinicians
HHS Issues Draft Strategy for Reducing Health IT Burden
Higher-Volume Hospitals Have Better Laryngectomy Outcomes
FDA to Update Medical Device Approvals Process
One in Five Readmitted After Head, Neck Cancer Reconstruction
Four Principles Underlie Patient and Family Partnership in Care
ACA Coverage Substantial, but Did Not Impact Labor Markets
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