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Implications of Justice Barrett’s Confirmation on Employment Law Rulings, ACA Case

November 9th 2020, 7:00pm

Video

David Weisenfeld, JD, legal editor at XpertHR, previews how employment law rulings may be affected by the Senate's recent confirmation of Justice Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court.

Black Patients With RA Less Likely Than White Counterparts to Be Prescribed a Biologic

November 9th 2020, 1:00pm

Article

The study also found that Black patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) are more likely to be prescribed glucocorticoids, which come with a risk of serious long-term adverse effects.

Adverse Childhood Experiences More Common in MS, Study Says

November 7th 2020, 1:00am

Article

The study sought to determine if 2 specific types of adverse childhood experiences, abuse and neglect, are linked with multiple sclerosis (MS) and other immune-mediated inflammatory diseases.

Patients With ALL Have High Readmission Risk Post Chemotherapy, but Hospitals Can Change That

November 5th 2020, 9:00pm

Article

Many patients with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) who undergo chemotherapy end up back in the hospital within 30 days. A new study points out the reasons and opportunities for prevention.

The Kidney Community Advances Innovative Solutions and Improves Patient Care—Even During a National Pandemic Crisis

November 5th 2020, 2:00pm

Article

Authors from the American Society of Nephrology and Kidney Care Partners discuss the response of the kidney care community to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Assessing Employer Influence on Workplace Mental Health

November 2nd 2020, 10:00pm

Video

Although employers serve as the predominant provider of health care coverage in the United States, significant gaps remain in availability of services that equally weigh mental and physical health.

Dr Milena Murray on the Importance of Using People-First Language With Patients Living With HIV

October 30th 2020, 6:00pm

Video

The patients must always come first, emphasized Milena Murray, PharmD, MSc, BCIDP, AAHIVP, associate professor at Midwestern University College of Pharmacy, who practices at the Northwestern Medicine Infectious Disease Center in Chicago.

Defining Quality, Value in Cancer Care: What Employers Should Seek From Providers

October 28th 2020, 5:27pm

Article

A panel of key opinion leaders discuss how employers and self-funded companies should assess provider quality and value in cancer care at the 2020 Community Oncology Alliance Virtual Payer Exchange Summit.

Keeping Physicians Independent: Dr Patricia Salber Interviews Dr Farzad Mostashari

October 27th 2020, 6:30pm

Podcast

Patricia Salber, MD, MBA, of The Doctor Weighs in, speaks with Aledade co-founder, Farzad Mostashari, MD, about how his company is keeping physicians independent through value-based care.

Over Time, Health Care Costs Move to Forefront for All Patients

October 22nd 2020, 9:12pm

Podcast

2020 is the 25th anniversary of The American Journal of Managed Care® and the October’s issue of the journal features an interview with Dr Kavita Patel, a nonresident fellow at the Brookings Institution and a primary care physician.