Study Finds Significant Price Transparency Concerns for Ophthalmologic Procedures

October 11th 2021, 5:30pm


An evaluation of price transparency tools for ophthalmologic procedures found significant usability, availability, and variability issues, which may disproportionately impact vulnerable populations.

Clinical Care Pathway Released for NAFLD, NASH

October 9th 2021, 6:08pm


The pathway outlines a 4-step screening process for nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH).

Evaluating Common Conditions That Precede Psoriatic Arthritis Diagnosis

October 9th 2021, 4:30pm


Patients with psoriatic arthritis (PsA) were found to be more likely to report musculoskeletal symptoms and dermatologic issues prior to initial PsA diagnosis.

Observation After Adenotonsillectomy Recommended for Patients With Extreme Pediatric OSA

October 8th 2021, 3:00pm


Pediatric patients with extreme obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) may have a higher risk of needing respiratory support after undergoing corrective adenotonsillectomy, warranting the need for postoperative observation in these populations.

Dr Robert Groves Explains Psychographics and How the Data Are Used

October 8th 2021, 1:45pm


Psychographics is a way of categorizing someone based on their everyday behaviors using data that are collected every time they go to the store or post on social media, said Robert Groves, MD, executive vice president and chief medical officer at Banner | Aetna. In health care, psychographics can be used to positively influence someone to their benefit.

Dr Karen Winkfield on Taking Action to Address Disparities in Cancer

October 7th 2021, 11:47pm


There is a lot of evidence on the disparities in cancer care, but less on how to take those findings and turn them into actionable items to address the problem, said Karen Winkfield, MD, PhD, executive director of the Meharry-Vanderbilt Alliance.

Contributor: Using AI to Improve Sepsis-Related Outcomes by Focusing Less on Tech, More on Process and People

October 7th 2021, 5:00pm


Sepsis is poorly understood, difficult to identify, and even harder to predict. Consistent stakeholder involvement may be key to identifying precisely where and how a sepsis early warning system could improve the team-based response to the condition.

Ophthalmology Overview: Novel Technology for Dry Eye Disease, Causes of Macular Degeneration, and More

October 7th 2021, 1:00pm


Highlighting the latest ophthalmology-related news reported across MJH Life Sciences™.

Brodalumab May Enhance Skin Clearance, QOL vs Ustekinumab for Psoriasis

October 6th 2021, 6:44pm


Patients with moderate to severe psoriasis were shown to achieve and maintain higher levels of complete skin clearance and quality of life when treated with brodalumab vs ustekinumab, regardless of the presence of lifestyle risk factors.

Young-Onset Type 2 Diabetes Linked With Higher Risk of Retinopathy in Men

October 5th 2021, 6:30pm


Male patients with young-onset type 2 diabetes were found to be at 72% greater risk of retinopathy compared with those who received a diagnosis at 50 years or older.