Patient-Centered Communication and Outcomes in Heart Failure

October 12th 2020, 1:00pm


Among community patients living with heart failure, excellent and good patient-centered communication was associated with a reduced risk of death.

Dr J. Allen Meadows Outlines New Long-term Safety, Efficacy Data for Dupilumab in Asthma

October 10th 2020, 2:00pm


New data on the long-term efficacy and safety of dupilumab are very reassuring to patients with asthma, explained J. Allen Meadows, MD, president of the American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology.

What Factors Will Be Influential to Employer Health Benefit Cost in 2021?

October 8th 2020, 3:00pm


As employers seek to gain a pulse of what the health care benefit cost trend will be for the coming year, the Business Group on Health will be monitoring several factors, including the impact of the pandemic, efficacy of virtual care, and deferral in care delivery.

Report Describes Case of SARS-CoV-2 Found in Ocular Tissues of Former COVID-19 Patient

October 8th 2020, 3:00pm


Researchers found the nucleocapsid protein (NP) antigen of SARS-CoV-2, the virus which causes coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), existed intracellularly in the ocular tissues of a patient who previously had COVID-19.

Dr Blythe Adamson: Checkpoint Inhibitor Approval Linked to Uptick in Systemic End-of-Life Care

October 8th 2020, 2:00pm


Blythe Adamson, PhD, MPH, of Flatiron Health, discusses study results she presented at the annual American Society of Clinical Oncology meeting on the use of immune checkpoint inhibitors in end-of-life care

Report Details Need for Treatment Guidelines on Comorbid Migraine, Major Depressive Disorder

October 6th 2020, 3:15pm


Treatment guidelines for comorbid depression and migraine are warranted to ensure optimal efficacy and avoid possible pitfalls in psychopharmacotherapy, according to study results.

Addressing Cancer Disparities Requires Asking Questions and Putting Aside Assumptions

September 28th 2020, 6:39pm


Speakers at Patient-Centered Oncology Care® highlighted injustices in the US health care system, the risk of financial toxicity, and how providers can do a better job to ensure their patients achieve health equity, during a panel discussion.

Dr Neal Jain on the Real-World Results of Dupilumab in Asthma

September 26th 2020, 1:00pm


In the real world, dupilumab has been as effective as the results in clinical trials, and patients are seeing low exacerbation rates, emergency department visits, and hospitalizations, explained Neal Jain, MD, FAAP, FAAAAI.

Webinar: How Biosimilar Rebates Shape Payer Policies, Provider Behavior

September 25th 2020, 3:45pm


More biosimilars are hitting the US market, but marketplace dynamics have made it difficult to take advantage of these therapies.

Comparing Disease Impact and Activity in Psoriatic Arthritis by Ethnic Background

September 23rd 2020, 2:00pm


Patients of South Asian origins who have psoriatic arthritis have a worse clinical phenotype and worse disease impact than patients of North European origins, according to research published in Rheumatology.