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Pregnancy-Adapted Algorithm Avoids Diagnostic Imaging for PE
Breast Density Categorization Varies With Screening Modality
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
Noncontrast Brain MRI Effective for Monitoring Multiple Sclerosis
CDC: Most Americans Report Excellent, Good Health
MRI Method That Measures Iron in Brain Shows Impact of Stroke
Chest CT May Be Better Than PET/CT for HNSCC Distant Metastasis Evaluation
Retinal Microvascular Changes Identified in Alzheimer Disease
Recall Down, Cancer Detection Up With Digital Breast Tomosynthesis
FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb Resigns
Stereotactic Body RT Promising for Low-, Intermediate-Risk PCa
AAN: Sleep Apnea Tied to Higher Cortical Tau Levels in Seniors
Intervention Can Reduce Racial Differences in Lung Cancer Care
Advanced Echocardiographic Training Requirements Issued
Performance Improvement Sustained After DBT Adoption
Stereotactic Radiation Feasible for Oligometastatic Cancer
MRI Cardiac Stress Test Predicts Death From Heart Disease
FDA: Thermography No Substitute for Mammograms
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
One-Third of PCPs Discuss Breast Cancer Treatments With Patients
Vertical Integration Has Little Impact on Quality Measures
New Kaiser Permanente Medical School Plans to Waive Tuition
Hospital Prices Growing Faster Than Physician Prices
Artificial Intelligence Predicts Survival in Epithelial Ovarian Cancer
Hip Preservation Appropriateness Guidelines May Be Limited
Functional MRI Patterns Indicate Consciousness, Unconsciousness
Health Care Spending Per Person Increased to $5,641 in 2017
Use of Watchful Waiting Up for Low-Risk Localized Prostate Cancer
Many Systematic Reviews Do Not Fully Report Adverse Events
More Than a Half Million Deaths From Breast Cancer Averted
FDA: Number of U.S. Women With Breast Implant-Caused Cancer Has Increased
Conservative Management Feasible for Adnexal Masses
MRI-Guided Tx Strategy Not Superior for Rheumatoid Arthritis
USPSTF Still Recommends Against Pancreatic Cancer Screening
Radiologists Can Help ID Intimate Partner Violence
Early Tau Deposition Elevated for Women Versus Men
Comorbid Neck Injury Up for Women With Concussion
Report IDs Areas Lacking Good Practice in Health Tech Assessment
BP >120/80 mm Hg Linked to Lower Gray Matter Volume
Artificial Intelligence System Can Triage Chest Radiographs
Heberden's Nodes in Fingers Tied to Knee Osteoarthritis
Radiographic Knee Osteoarthritis Tied to Increased Risk for Death
FDA Down to 5 Weeks of Funding to Review New Drug Applications
Adoption of Advanced Health IT Capabilities Inconsistent
Personalized Tx May Extend Life in CKD With Small Renal Tumors
Complications Higher Than Expected for Invasive Lung Tests
Breakdown of Blood-Brain Barrier May Drive Dementia
American College of Physicians Releases 7th Edition of Ethics Manual
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
Chemo-Radiation Combo Tied to Higher Survival in Peds Hodgkin
Many Female Health Care Workers Live in Poverty
Medical Marketing Has Increased in Past 20 Years
ACA Coverage Gains Could Erode Without Individual Mandate
Racial Differences ID'd in Some Biomarkers of Alzheimer's Disease
Childhood Hodgkin Lymphoma Survivors at Risk for Later Cancers
Breast Cancer Disparities Mostly Explained by Facility Factors
International Radiation Doses Vary for CT Exams
Artificial Intelligence Can Detect, Classify Acute Brain Bleeds
Catheter Ablation Tops Drug Therapy for A-Fib in Heart Failure
New Guidelines Address Care for Malignant Pleural Effusions
Risk for Breast Cancer Increased With False-Positive Screening Result
Obese Patients Exposed to Higher Radiation Doses for X-Rays
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
Affordable Care Act Sign-Ups Higher Than Expected
Modifying Criteria for Amnestic MCI Dx Increases Prognostic Accuracy
Food Allergy Linked to Increased Multiple Sclerosis Activity
Chest CT Can ID Respiratory AE Risk in RA Patients on Biologics
Exclusion of Doctors From Public Health Insurance Up 2007 to 2017
Liver Proton Density Fat Fraction Drops After Bariatric Surgery
Cisplatin Superior to Cetuximab for HPV+ Oropharyngeal Cancer
Persistent Discrimination ID'd Among Physician Mothers
Certain Sites of Brain Lesions in MS Tied to Bowel Incontinence
Medication Errors Resulting in Death Most Common in Elderly
Novel Breast Imaging Technique Might Cut Unnecessary Biopsies
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
Breast CA Detection Rate Up With Digital Mammography in the U.K.
Visual Registration + Image Fusion Best for Targeted Biopsy
Veterans Health Administration Hospitals Outperform Non-VHAs
HIT-Related Stress Linked to Burnout Among Physicians
Most Insured Patients Not Using Online Portals
Breast Screening Linked to Lower Risk for Breast Cancer Death
Imaging, Biopsy Often Still Needed After Mastectomy
Few Physicians Work in Practices That Use Telemedicine
HHS Issues Draft Strategy for Reducing Health IT Burden
Bone Indices on CT Scan Predict Fracture Risk in Older Adults
Deep Learning Algorithm Detects Thoracic Pathologies on CXRs
RSNA: Mammography May Benefit 30-Year-Olds With Risk Factors
FDA to Update Medical Device Approvals Process
RSNA: Refractory Back Pain Responds to CT-Guided Pulsed RF
Four Principles Underlie Patient and Family Partnership in Care
ACA Coverage Substantial, but Did Not Impact Labor Markets
Lung Cancer Screening Implementation Guide Developed
ED Utilization Up for Pediatric mTBI After TBI Legislation
RSNA: Mammography Has Value in Women Age 75 or Older
Performance of AI Dx Tools May Suffer Across Health Systems
RSNA: Ultrasound of Shoulder Muscle May Help Diagnose T2DM
CDC: 8.8 Percent Uninsured in U.S. in First Half of 2018
Patient Experiences Shed Light on Diagnostic Errors
Calcified Nodules in Drusen May Signal Progression of AMD
AMA to Collect Data on Suicide Among Doctors-in-Training
18F-FDG PET Algorithm Allows Early Prediction of Alzheimer's
Medicaid Expansion Approved in Three Republican-Leaning States
More Frequent Surveillance No Benefit After NSCLC Resection
Fluorescence Can ID High-Grade Glioma During Sx for Brain Tumor
Low-Dose Radiation Safe for Low-Risk Thyroid Cancer
Sign-Up Season Begins on HealthCare.gov
Higher Serum Cortisol Level Linked to Lower Brain Volumes
Financial Conflicts of Interest Prevalent Among CPG Authors
AAD Releases New Guidelines for the Tx of Cutaneous Melanoma
Black, Low-Income Women May Not Report Barriers to Care
AMA Announces Initiative to Reinvent Physician Training
Guidelines Presented for Lumbar Puncture in Alzheimer's Dx
Many Hospitals Noncompliant With Record Request Regulations
Hypofractionated Radiation OK for Localized Prostate CA
ASTRO: Long-Term Benefit for Stereotactic Radn in Prostate CA
Trump Administration Announces Plan to Cut Drug Prices
No Drop Seen in CT Use for Pediatric Head Trauma
ASTRO: Stereotactic Ablative RT OK for RCC in Solitary Kidneys
ASTRO: Oropharynx CA Survival Rates Worse With RT/Cetuximab
Nearly Half of Children Seen in ED for Bronchiolitis Get Radiography
Pace of Change Has Accelerated in Alternative Payment Models
Deep Neural Network Improves Detection of Wrist Fractures
Thermal Ablation Acceptable for Early Lung Cancer
White House Unveils New Insurance Option for Small Firms
Diagnostic Strategy Can Rule Out PE in Pregnant Women
CT Abdominal Aortic Calcification Score Predicts CV Event Risk
Light Use of Topical Skin Tx Before Radiotherapy Seems Safe
Deep Learning Algorithm Can ID Mammographic Breast Density
Procurement Requirements Drive Interoperability in Health Care IT
Compression Collar May Protect Brain of Female Soccer Players
CHF in Pregnancy Up for Cancer Survivors With Cardiac Toxicity
Without Medicaid Expansion, Poor Patients Forgo Medical Care
Hospitalization Tied to Brain Abnormalities in Older Adults
Ultrasound Can Predict Success of AV Fistula for Hemodialysis
Wall Thickness Measured by MRI More Consistently Linked to CVD
Aetna-CVS Merger Approved
Integrated Classifier Identifies Benign Lung Nodules
Minority Residents Experience Burdens Linked to Race/Ethnicity
Industry-Funded Trials Often Involve Employees in Studies
Models Predict Intracerebral Hemorrhage Growth
Tips Provided for Budgeting in Medical Residency
Three-Quarters of Health Care Workers Got Flu Shot Last Year
Price Hikes Noted in Small Subset of Generic Drugs
Uninsured Rate at 8.8 Percent in First Quarter of 2018
For Employer-Based Plans, Spending Across Services Steady
Interviews Can Help Ensure Physician Candidates Fit Culture
Number of Health-Related Data Breaches Increasing
More Non-Elderly Americans Uninsured in 2017 Versus 2016
Physicians Often Don't Address Their Burnout
Business Degree Increasingly Useful for Doctors
Practices Should Set Rules for Staff Social Media Use
Heading a Soccer Ball Found to Be Riskier for Female Players
Burnout, Career Choice Regret Prevalent in U.S. Residents
Enlarged Kidneys in Neonates With Congenital Heart Disease
Head CT Decision Aid Ups Parent Knowledge in Child Head Trauma
Physician-Group ACOs Generate Medicare Savings
In 2016, Proportion of Uninsured Americans Down to 10 Percent
MRI Indicates Sacroiliitis in Some Healthy Individuals
Brain Iron on MRI Linked to Disability in Multiple Sclerosis
Repeat CT Common in Peds Traumatic Epidural Hematoma
Dozens of Medical Groups Join Forces to Improve Diagnoses
Research Links Doctor Burnout to Patient Safety Incidents
Residents Should Take Advantage of Paid Time Off
Patient Health Information Often Shared Electronically
Cardiac MR With Contrast Feasible in Developing World
Global Prevalence of Insufficient Activity 27.5 Percent
Compliance With Requirement to Report Results on EUCTR Is Poor
Drug Prices Increase More Than Expected After Shortages
Scribes Improve Physician Workflow, Patient Interaction
Association Health Plans Can Help Small Businesses Offer Coverage
Many RA Patients' Pain Related to Central Nervous System
Situation Framing, Language Can Influence Decision-Making
Gains in Insurance Coverage Seen for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual Adults
Fingolimod Cuts Multiple Sclerosis Relapses in Pediatric Patients
Six-Step Analysis Can Help Improve Practice Logistics
Guideline-Discordant Prostate Cancer Imaging Up With Medicare
Residents Working Long Hours Can Increase Alertness
Chest Radiograph Effective for Excluding Pediatric Pneumonia
Data Age in Clinical Trials Is About Three Years at Publication
Medicaid Work Requirements Don't Impact Many Enrollees
Many Opportunities for Doctors Using Twitter
Docs, Consumers Agree on Benefits of Virtual Care
Physician Burnout Rates Vary by Medical Specialty
Personalized Weighting Could Enhance Hospital Rating Tools
X-Rays, Blood Tests Not Advised for Children's Concussions
Better Training Needed to Boost LGBTQ Patient Health Care
Hospital Groups Launch Own Generic Drug Company
CDC Issues Recs on Diagnosis, Management of Pediatric mTBI
Heart CTA Results in Lower Death Rate From CHD, Non-Fatal MI
Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program Has Uncertain Future
Enrollment in High-Deductible Health Plans Up From '07 to '17
Medical Bills in Collections Decrease With Patient Age
Vascular Risk Factors for Brain Calcification in Seniors Identified
Radn Tx Alone May Be Adequate for Stage I Anal Cancer in Elderly
No Meaningful Increase in Physician Compensation Last Year
Marketplace Premiums Increase More With Monopolist Insurers
Wording Used May Affect Thyroid Cancer Patients' Anxiety, Choices
Medical Practices Should Address Negative Online Reviews
Poor Shared Decision-Making for Lung Cancer Screening
Artificial Intelligence Holds Promise in Medicine
Experts Address Loss of the National Guideline Clearinghouse
Alcohol Is Leading Risk Factor for Global Disease Burden
Most Research Participants Not Concerned About Data Sharing
AMA Adopts Policy Promoting Health Equity As a Goal
Doctors' Intuition Linked to Number of Imaging Tests Ordered
Small Practices Also at Risk for Data Breaches
National Provider Identifiers Are Vulnerable to Theft
Strategy Outlined for Shooter Incident in Health Care Facility
Advantages for HDHP Enrollees in Large Versus Small Firms
Similar Outcomes for Rural, Urban Cancer Patients in SWOG Trials
Doctors Often Not Discussing Risk Factors With Patients
Sentinel Lymph Node Mapping Most Cost-Effective for Uterine CA
Pennsylvania Case Could Affect Evidence for Malpractice Defense
Experts Offer Tips for Provider Appeal of Denied Medical Claims
NYU Becomes First Medical School to Cover All Tuition
Lumpectomy + Radiation May Cut Breast Cancer Mortality in DCIS
Residents' Sleep Deteriorates During Training
Cerebral Blood Flow Changes in Pediatric Patients With CKD
Practice Names, Logos Should Be Carefully Designed
Steps Provided for Discharging Patient From Practice
Patient Portals Don't Appear to Have Much Traction
ACA Coverage Gains Include Workers Without Insurance
6 Factors Related to Inclusion in Health Care Workplace ID'd
Four Pros to Integrating EHR, Practice Management Software
AMA Adopts Policy on Augmented Intelligence
Teen Sudden Cardiac Death Causes Often Not ID'd on Screens
Feeling Young May Be Reflected in Brain Structure
AMA Adopts Policy to Advance Gender Equity in Medicine
Cyber Insurance Recommended for All Physician Practices
Steps Taken to Increase Use of Electronic Tools in Medicine
AMA Proposes Policy Opposing Medicaid 'Lockout' Provisions
Routine X-Ray Not Needed After US-Guided Central Line Insertion
Disparities Remain in Prevalence of Cancer Screening Tests
Combined Digital Screening Best for Detecting Breast Cancers
Biomarker Panel May Improve Lung Cancer Risk Assessment
Variation in Specialty Drug Coverage Across Health Plans
Some Bacteria Now More Tolerant of Alcohol-Based Sanitizers
Groups Urge CMS to Reconsider Suspending Risk Adjustment
Health Affairs Announces Launch of New Three-Year Initiative
Three Financial Metrics Can Improve Practice Performance
NIH Releases Large-Scale Dataset of CT Images
TGFB1 Mutation Ups Radiation-Induced Breast Fibrosis Risk
PET Imaging Can Measure Synaptic Loss From Alzheimer's
New Short-Term Health Plans Have Large Coverage Gaps
National Guideline Clearinghouse Offline Due to Funding Cuts
Steps Can Be Taken by Doctors to Minimize Risk of Lawsuits
Front Desk Staff Can Set Up a Practice for Successful Billing
High-Sensitivity Blood Test May Help Rule Out Intracranial Injury
Few Published Programs Address Medical Trainee Mistreatment
Medical Boards May Contribute to Mental Health Stigma for Doctors
Four Strategies Help Doctors Make Personal, Professional Gains
Assessing, Improving Patient Satisfaction Cuts Malpractice Risk
Insurers May Be Underpaying Doctors
FDA Approves Magnetic System for Guiding Lymph Node Biopsies
Tools, Methods of RCTs Can Be Adapted to Real-World Settings
Physicians and Practices Should Prepare for Emergencies
VA MISSION Act May Up Costs, Lower Vet Health Care Quality
Medical Organizations Must Address Sexual Harassment
Embezzlement Not Uncommon in Medical Practices
Increased Coverage in States With Medicaid Expansion
Same-Day Appointment System Implemented in Health Network
Patients Care About the Clothes Doctors Wear
Seven Strategies Can Help Practices Manage Staff Time Off
Overall Cancer Mortality Rates Decreasing for Men and Women
Alternative Payment Models Should Include Precision Medicine
Trials Supporting FDA Approval of Breakthrough Drugs Examined
FDA Establishes New Task Force on Drug Shortages
Adoption of EHR Linked to Reduction in Mortality Rates
Physician Burnout Tied to Higher Risk of Medical Errors
Virtual Assistants Not HIPAA Compliant
Gender Bias in Medicine Has Far-Reaching Consequences
Patient Experience Officers Can Play Key Role in Medical Offices
AMA Aims to Boost Affordability of ACA Marketplace Plans
2001 to 2015 Saw Decline in Self-Employment in Health Care
Peer-Led Education Helps Physicians Save Time With EHRs
AMA Calls for Inclusive Family, Medical Leave Policies
International Group Develops Best Practices for Drug Packaging
Error Rate 7.4 Percent in Speech Recognition-Assisted Notes
Mammography Use Tied to Other Preventive Tests in Older Women
IT Solutions for Easier EHRs Save Physicians Time, Burnout
Risk-Stratified Breast Cancer Screening Ups Cost-Effectiveness
FDA: Zephyr Endobronchial Valve Approved for Severe Emphysema
Hospitals Face $218B in Federal Payment Cuts From 2010 to 2028
Patient Complaints Mainly About Rudeness, Rushing, Reproach
Patients Comfortable With Doctors Having Tattoos, Piercings
Automated Bone Scan Index Prognostic for Prostate Cancer
Dynamics of Brain Volume Loss Vary With MS Progression
Practice Management Can Improve Efficiency
AMA Calls for Electronic Health Record Training
Health Care Technology Impacts Younger Patient Satisfaction
Radiomic Model Approach for Characterizing Nodules Promising
Mercury Released From Amalgam Fillings After High-Power MRI
AMA Adopts Ethical Guidance on Medical Tourism
Higher Cancer Rates Confirmed in Women With Dense Breasts
Authors Explore Overdiagnosis in Cancer Screening
Study Compares Treatment Options for T1a Renal Cancer
AMA: Docs Declare Drug Shortages Public Health Emergency
Stress Echo Safe for ER Triage of Patients With Chest Pain
Many Childhood CA Survivors Not Concerned About Future Health
Handheld Device Can ID Cardiac Dysfunction in Cancer Survivors
More Cash-Pay Patients Means Docs Need Billing Strategies
Considerable Costs Associated With Switching EHR
Rates of Cardiac Stress Testing Down but Still Higher in CKD
AMA Vows to Improve Access for Docs Seeking Mental Health Care
Amyloid PET Tied to Diagnostic Changes in Memory Clinic Cohort
How Do Business Partner Data Breaches Affect Your Practice?
White Matter Hyperintensities in RCVS Vary Over Time
Prostate Cancer Treatment Side Effects Linked to Distress
Malpractice Damage Caps Associated With Change in CAD Testing, Tx
Compression + Early Ablation Tied to Faster Leg Ulcer Healing
ASCO: Undertreatment Seen for Women With Head & Neck Cancer
Online Consumer Ratings of Physicians Tend to Be Skewed
CDC: Prevalence of No Insurance Varies by Occupational Groups
ASCO: mFOLFIRINOX Improves Survival in Pancreatic Cancer
Many Breast Cancer Survivors Do Not Undergo Annual Surveillance
ASHP: SVP, Injectable Opioid Shortages Threaten Patient Care
Senior CA Patients Also Benefit From Palliative Radiotherapy
Gaps in Care Post Discharge for Mild Traumatic Brain Injury
Hypofractionated Radiotherapy Best in Anaplastic Thyroid Cancer
Prediction Tool Helps Tailor Lung Cancer Screening to Patients
Congress Approves Bill Expanding Private Care for VA Patients
Global Variation in Personal Health Care Access and Quality
Surveillance Frequency Doesn't Cut Mortality in Colorectal Cancer
CDC: No Change in Level of Uninsured in U.S. in 2017
Language Used in Medical Record Can Affect Patient Care
Confirmatory Testing Follows ER Use of Ultrasound
ASCO: Few Eligible Smokers Had CT Screen for Lung CA in 2016
Better Diet Quality Associated With Larger Brain Volume
Nonprofit Manufacturer Could Keep Generic Drug Costs Down
Alteplase Good for Ischemic Stroke With Unknown Onset Time
Best Practices Developed for Use of EHR to Enhance Patient Care
Initiative Cuts Overuse of Tests, Treatments for Bronchiolitis
Depressive Symptoms Tied to Memory, Aging of the Brain
Regulatory Requirements Drive Dissatisfaction With EHRs
FDA Permits Marketing of New Device for Treating GI Bleeding
Poor Prognosis for Interval Breast Cancer After Negative Mammo
Emotional Intelligence Predictors in Radiation Therapists ID'd
Many Organizations Not Meeting Trial Reporting Requirements
Screening Mammos Linked to Less Aggressive Tx If Diagnosed
Early Intervention May Reduce Breast CA-Related Lymphedema
CTC Status Predicts RT Benefit in Early-Stage Breast Cancer
Nodal Response to Pre-Op Tx Tied to Survival in Esophageal Cancer
Practices Should Be Aware of Correct Way to Fire Employees
Similar Risk Predicted for Automated, Clinical BI-RADS Density
Restless Brain Syndrome Tied to Changes in the Brain
Medicare Requiring Hospitals to Post Prices Online
Sedentary Habits Tied to Medial Temporal Lobe Thinning
Recommendations Developed on Gender Equity in Medicine
Nonoptimized Drug Therapy Costs More Than $500 Billion Annually
Volumetric Laser Endomicroscopy Helps ID Barrett's Regions
Recent Years Saw Increase in Burden of Prior Authorization
Considerable Differences in Burden of Disease at State Level
Suggestions Offered to Reduce Physician Frustration With EHRs
One Night of Sleep Deprivation Linked to Amyloid-β Burden
Whole Body CT Doesn't Cut Mortality in Peds Blunt Trauma
Interns' Schedule Takes Toll on Sleep, Physical Activity, Mood
ACA Marketplaces Expand Coverage for Chronically Ill
Online Doc Reviews Don't Reflect Patient Satisfaction Surveys
Breast Cancer Diagnosis, Therapy Differ in Women With Implants
Radiation Oncology Missing in Medical School Education
Relapse in Major Depression Linked to Brain Cortical Changes
Novel Interstitium Has Been Identified in Human Tissues
EHR Usability Contributes to Possible Patient Harm Events
Children's Hoverboard, Skateboard Injuries Are Similar
Ethical Duties ID'd for Short-Term Global Health Experiences
Lean Approach May Help Tackle Burnout in Health Care Providers
Unique Risks Associated With Texting Medical Orders
Hormone Therapy May Impact Brain Structure, Cognition
Blueprint Being Developed to Address Physician Burnout
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