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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
FDA: Tattoo Inks Recalled Due to Bacterial Contamination
Two-Thirds of Sunscreens Fail Safety Tests
CDC: Racial Disparity Seen With Lupus-Related Deaths
Patients Find Note Reading Important for Health Management
CDC: U.S. Measles Cases in 2019 Reach 839
Fournier Gangrene Is Safety Concern With SGLT2 Inhibitors
Infection Risk Lower With Certain Psoriasis Treatments
Health Professionals Supportive of Medicinal Cannabis
Doctors Aware of Patient Difficulties Affording Medical Care
Sharing Data With Surgeons Can Reduce Overuse of Mohs Surgery
Model Predicts Counties at Risk for Measles Outbreak
ACS Sets Goal to Cut Cancer Mortality 40 Percent by 2035
2018 Saw More Employed Physicians Than Self-Employed
Higher Risk for Mental Disorders Seen in Patients With Psoriasis
CDC: Uninsurance Levels Did Not Change Significantly in 2018
Lupus Affects Emotional, Mental Well-Being of Patients
Risk for Cancer Increased in Men, Women With T2DM
Scientology Cruise Ship Passengers, Crew Still Under Quarantine
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
Maximal Use of Sunscreen Ups Absorption of Active Ingredients
CDC: Number of Measles Cases in the United States Reaches 764
More Than Half of U.S. Adults Have Medical Financial Hardship
Lifetime Risk for Brain Mets Up in Elderly With Three Common Cancers
Measles Case Leads to Quarantine of Cruise Ship in St. Lucia
Psoriasis Symptoms, Quality of Life Tied to Disease Severity
'Vampire Facials' at New Mexico Spa Linked to HIV Infections
CDC: 704 Measles Cases Reported in U.S. Through April 26, 2019
Hundreds Quarantined for Measles at Two Los Angeles Universities
Gender Differences Seen in Adverse Drug Reactions
CDC: Number of U.S. Measles Cases Reaches New High
New York City Measles Cases Increase to 390
Los Angeles County Measles Outbreak Under Investigation
CDC: United States Set to Break Measles Cases Record
Loan Forgiveness, Educational Debt May Affect Practice Patterns
National Hand Hygiene Initiative Successful in Australia
Sixty People Charged in Massive Opioid Painkiller Investigation
Infections May Up Risk for Developing Sjögren Syndrome
Hand Hygiene Compliance Poor in Task Transitions
Standardizing Demographics Ups Accuracy of Patient Matching
CDC: 555 Confirmed Measles Cases in U.S. Since Jan. 1
Skin Diseases Appear to Be Underdiagnosed
Pruritus Prevalent and Disruptive in Nondialysis Chronic Kidney Disease
Presence of Leukemia Cutis Tied to Worse Survival in AML
Domestic Responsibilities Tied to Physician Mothers' Satisfaction
DLQI With 'Not Relevant' Answers May Underrate Psoriasis Severity
CDC: Measles Cases Reach 465 This Year in the United States
Topical Corticosteroids Associated With Higher Risk for Type 2 Diabetes
Inferior Facial Coverage Observed With SPF Moisturizer
U.S. Measles Cases Already Top Last Year's Total
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
Drug Survival Rates Highest for Ustekinumab for Pediatric Psoriasis
Douglas County, Colorado, Ranked as Healthiest Community
U.S. Measles Cases Hit 314 This Year
Topical Immunotx for Actinic Keratosis May Prevent Cancer
2019 Residency Match Day Was Largest in History
Many Patients Still Employ Strategies to Reduce Prescription Drug Costs
Mothers of Children With Eczema More Likely to Have Exhaustion
Overall, Physicians Are Happy and Enjoy Their Lives
Novel Checklist Can Distinguish Anthrax Exposure From Other Illnesses
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
CDC: 228 Measles Cases Already in 2019
Anxiety, Depression More Likely for Adults With Atopic Dermatitis
Fluorouracil Cream Best Choice for Tx of Actinic Keratosis Lesions
FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb Resigns
Children With Atopic Dermatitis Have Worse Sleep Quality
Age, Race Impact Atherosclerotic Risk With Psoriasis
New York City Measles Outbreak Cases Reach 121
FDA Warns Americans Not to Buy Drugs From Canadian Company
AAD: Isotretinoin Exposure for Acne Not Linked to Depression Risk
Tumor Control Durable With Pembrolizumab in Merkel Cell Cancer
AAAAI: Exclusive Breastfeeding Not Linked to Eczema Risk
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
Guideline Covers Extracutaneous Manifestations of Psoriasis
FDA Advances Regulation to Ensure Sunscreen Safety, Efficacy
Vertical Integration Has Little Impact on Quality Measures
New Kaiser Permanente Medical School Plans to Waive Tuition
Hospital Prices Growing Faster Than Physician Prices
Health Care Spending Per Person Increased to $5,641 in 2017
Many Systematic Reviews Do Not Fully Report Adverse Events
Acne Relapses Linked to Lower Quality of Life, Productivity
Measles Outbreak Triggers Sharp Rise in Demand for Vaccine
Johnson & Johnson to Provide Drug Prices in TV Ads
Psoriasis Tx Linked to Drop in Noncalcified Coronary Plaque
Washington State Measles Cases Now at 48 Since Jan. 1
Methotrexate Well Tolerated, Effective for Psoriasis in Chinese
Off-Label Uses in Dermatology Often Missing From Compendia
Washington State Declares Health Emergency as Measles Spreads
Report IDs Areas Lacking Good Practice in Health Tech Assessment
Measles Outbreak Prompts Public Emergency in Washington State
Guidelines Developed for Managing Severe Atopic Dermatitis
Wait Times Have Improved in VA Health Care System
Melanoma Survival Varies Among U.S. States
FDA Down to 5 Weeks of Funding to Review New Drug Applications
Adoption of Advanced Health IT Capabilities Inconsistent
Dermatologists' Rx for Antibiotics Dropped From 2008 to 2016
American College of Physicians Releases 7th Edition of Ethics Manual
Study Explores Influence of Genetics, Environment in Disease
Investigational Cream Promising for Atopic Dermatitis
Prices Still Explain High U.S. Health Care Spending
Private Equity Acquisition of Physician Practices Discussed
Minority Med Students Report More Barriers to Dermatology
Measles Outbreak in New York State Largest in Recent History
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
Hypertension With Psoriasis Tied to More Cardiac Interventions
Classification of Psoriasis Severity Depends on Definition
Limited Examination Detects Scabies With High Sensitivity
Review Highlights Lack of Tx Options for Prurigo Nodularis
Low-Priced Generic Drugs Most Likely to Have Shortages
Health Care Screening Practices Impact Skin Cancer Diagnosis
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
Exclusion of Doctors From Public Health Insurance Up 2007 to 2017
Persistent Discrimination ID'd Among Physician Mothers
Medication Errors Resulting in Death Most Common in Elderly
Wearable Sensor Can Measure Personalized Ultraviolet Exposure
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
Most Insured Patients Not Using Online Portals
Recommendations Developed for Psoriatic Arthritis Treatment
Few Physicians Work in Practices That Use Telemedicine
Many Patients Withhold Information From Clinicians
HHS Issues Draft Strategy for Reducing Health IT Burden
Mean Cumulative Lifetime Prevalence of Eczema 9.9 Percent
Higher Cardiovascular Risk Seen With Psoriatic Arthritis
FDA to Update Medical Device Approvals Process
Four Principles Underlie Patient and Family Partnership in Care
ACA Coverage Substantial, but Did Not Impact Labor Markets
Novel Scoring System Can Up Access to Biologics in Psoriasis
CDC: 8.8 Percent Uninsured in U.S. in First Half of 2018
Name-Brand Medications Driving Spike in U.S. Drug Spending
Patient Experiences Shed Light on Diagnostic Errors
AMA to Collect Data on Suicide Among Doctors-in-Training
Medicaid Expansion Approved in Three Republican-Leaning States
Prevalence of Atopic Dermatitis 7.3 Percent in U.S. Adults
Pressure Ulcer Rates Only Decreasing for Less Severe Sores
Sign-Up Season Begins on HealthCare.gov
Financial Conflicts of Interest Prevalent Among CPG Authors
AAD Releases New Guidelines for the Tx of Cutaneous Melanoma
AMA Announces Initiative to Reinvent Physician Training
Psoriasis Linked to Increased Risk for Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Many Hospitals Noncompliant With Record Request Regulations
Trump Administration Announces Plan to Cut Drug Prices
Pace of Change Has Accelerated in Alternative Payment Models
Most Supplements Contain Prohibited Stimulants
White House Unveils New Insurance Option for Small Firms
Variability in Geographic Availability of New Antibiotics
Light Use of Topical Skin Tx Before Radiotherapy Seems Safe
Procurement Requirements Drive Interoperability in Health Care IT
Consuming Caffeine From Coffee Reduces Incident Rosacea
Clinical Trials Support Efficacy of Tretinoin Lotion for Tx of Acne
Without Medicaid Expansion, Poor Patients Forgo Medical Care
Active Pharmaceuticals ID'd in >700 Dietary Supplements
Aetna-CVS Merger Approved
Halobetasol Propionate Lotion Shows Efficacy for Tx of Psoriasis
Minority Residents Experience Burdens Linked to Race/Ethnicity
TYK2 Inhibitor Clears Psoriasis Over 12 Weeks
Industry-Funded Trials Often Involve Employees in Studies
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
Cancer Risk Varies for Hispanics, Including in Puerto Rico
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
Alternative Medicines May Aid in the Treatment of Psoriasis
FDA Approves New Treatment for Squamous Cell Carcinoma
More Non-Elderly Americans Uninsured in 2017 Versus 2016
Hospital Privacy Curtains Become Increasingly Contaminated
Physicians Often Don't Address Their Burnout
Implementing EMRs Affects Time Spent With Patients in Clinic
Business Degree Increasingly Useful for Doctors
Practices Should Set Rules for Staff Social Media Use
Machine Learning Can Improve Chemical Toxicity Prediction
Burnout, Career Choice Regret Prevalent in U.S. Residents
Physician-Group ACOs Generate Medicare Savings
In 2016, Proportion of Uninsured Americans Down to 10 Percent
Novel Immunotherapy May Up Survival in Melanoma Brain Mets
Some Clinicians, Patients Record Clinic Visits for Patient Use
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
Hospitals Charge 479 Percent of Cost of Drugs on Average
California Lawsuit Claims AbbVie Paid Doctors to Prescribe Humira
20% of Children, Adolescents Use Prescription Medications
Patient Health Information Often Shared Electronically
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
Review: Treatments for Primary Basal Cell Carcinoma Compared
Scribes Improve Physician Workflow, Patient Interaction
Association Health Plans Can Help Small Businesses Offer Coverage
Geographic Disparities Seen in Distribution of Dermatologists
Patrons of 'Vampire Facial' Spa May Have Been Exposed to HIV
Situation Framing, Language Can Influence Decision-Making
Gains in Insurance Coverage Seen for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual Adults
Prurigo Nodularis More Likely in African-Americans
Six-Step Analysis Can Help Improve Practice Logistics
Residents Working Long Hours Can Increase Alertness
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
Better Training Needed to Boost LGBTQ Patient Health Care
Hospital Groups Launch Own Generic Drug Company
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
No Meaningful Increase in Physician Compensation Last Year
Marketplace Premiums Increase More With Monopolist Insurers
Medical Practices Should Address Negative Online Reviews
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
YouTube Videos May Provide Biased Info on Facial Plastic Sx
Small Practices Also at Risk for Data Breaches
Nivolumab + Ipilimumab Shows Efficacy for Untreated Brain Mets
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
Doctors Often Not Discussing Risk Factors With Patients
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
U.S. Measles Outbreak Hits 107 Cases in 21 States, D.C.
Comments Open on End of NIH Review for Gene Therapy Studies
Residents' Sleep Deteriorates During Training
Practice Names, Logos Should Be Carefully Designed
NIH Panel Will No Longer Review Gene Therapy Experiments
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
Dermatologist Intervention Tied to Better Sun Protection
AMA Adopts Policy on Augmented Intelligence
AMA Adopts Policy to Advance Gender Equity in Medicine
Cyber Insurance Recommended for All Physician Practices
Measles Case Reported in Minnesota
Inverse Link for Mediterranean Diet Score, Severe Psoriasis
Steps Taken to Increase Use of Electronic Tools in Medicine
AMA Proposes Policy Opposing Medicaid 'Lockout' Provisions
Variation in Specialty Drug Coverage Across Health Plans
Skin Appears to Be Key Pathway for Absorption of BBQ Fumes
Some Bacteria Now More Tolerant of Alcohol-Based Sanitizers
Groups Urge CMS to Reconsider Suspending Risk Adjustment
Doctors Can Help Children, Teens Adhere to Eczema Treatment Plan
Health Affairs Announces Launch of New Three-Year Initiative
Three Financial Metrics Can Improve Practice Performance
How Doctors Receive Feedback Is Key for Antimicrobial Programs
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
Learning to Change Important for Improving Practice
Front Desk Staff Can Set Up a Practice for Successful Billing
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
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
HPV Vaccine Eliminates Advanced Skin Cancer in 97-Year-Old
Medical Organizations Must Address Sexual Harassment
Walmart Generic Drug Discounts Often Offer More Patient Savings
Embezzlement Not Uncommon in Medical Practices
Increased Coverage in States With Medicaid Expansion
Same-Day Appointment System Implemented in Health Network
Atopic Dermatitis Places Heavy Burden on Patients
Patients Care About the Clothes Doctors Wear
Hand-Holding, Stress Ball Don't Cut Anxiety in Skin CA Removal
Seven Strategies Can Help Practices Manage Staff Time Off
Overall Cancer Mortality Rates Decreasing for Men and Women
Australian Researchers Develop First Blood Test for Melanoma
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
eCare Plan Set to Improve Doctor/Pharmacist Relationship
Physician Burnout Tied to Higher Risk of Medical Errors
Virtual Assistants Not HIPAA Compliant
Fish Pedicure Causes Woman to Lose Toenails
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
Patient Interest Fairly High for Melanoma Genetic Risk Testing
UV Protection Methods Low in Individuals With Skin of Color
IT Solutions for Easier EHRs Save Physicians Time, Burnout
Skin Cancer Risk Higher in Military Personnel
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
High Patient Burden With Moderate-to-Severe Atopic Dermatitis
Practice Management Can Improve Efficiency
Decision Tree Model Can ID Behaviors Linked to Sunburn Risk
AMA Calls for Electronic Health Record Training
Health Care Technology Impacts Younger Patient Satisfaction
Higher Rates of Cancers Observed Among Flight Attendants
AMA Adopts Ethical Guidance on Medical Tourism
AMA: Docs Declare Drug Shortages Public Health Emergency
More Cash-Pay Patients Means Docs Need Billing Strategies
Considerable Costs Associated With Switching EHR
AMA Vows to Improve Access for Docs Seeking Mental Health Care
Sun Defenses Up in Transplant Patients After Skin Cancer Study
How Do Business Partner Data Breaches Affect Your Practice?
Topical Rapamycin Effective for TSC-Related Facial Angiofibromas
Skin Cancer Examinations More Likely for Indoor Tanning Users
Online Consumer Ratings of Physicians Tend to Be Skewed
CDC: Prevalence of No Insurance Varies by Occupational Groups
CDC: Office-Based Physician Visit Rates Vary by Patient Age, Sex
Facial Morphing Program May Deter Young Adults From Tanning
Convolutional Neural Network Tops Clinicians for Melanoma ID
Oral Propranolol Seems Safe for Infantile Hemangioma
ASHP: SVP, Injectable Opioid Shortages Threaten Patient Care
CDC IDs Outbreak Trends Tied to Treated Recreational Water
Certolizumab Looks Promising for Moderate-to-Severe Psoriasis
Severe Atopic Eczema Tied to Higher CV Disease Risk
Research Lacking on Platelet-Rich Tx for Facial Aesthetics, Alopecia
Congress Approves Bill Expanding Private Care for VA Patients
Global Variation in Personal Health Care Access and Quality
CDC: No Change in Level of Uninsured in U.S. in 2017
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