Healthcare Delivery

Genomic Profiling Identifies 3 NSCLC Subtypes Predictive of Adjuvant Therapy Outcomes

December 2nd 2021, 3:00pm

Article

Next-generation sequencing uncovered 3 subtypes of epidermal growth factor receptor–mutant stage 2 and 3 non–small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) that predicted patient outcomes to adjuvant therapy.

PCOS May Predispose Women to Higher Risk of Psychosis, Study Suggests

December 1st 2021, 8:00pm

Article

This new study from Finland highlights both the potential for severe psychiatric disturbances among women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and lack of extensive knowledge of the toll of psychoses among this group.

Dupilumab-Induced Ophthalmic Disease Common in Adults With Atopic Dermatitis

December 1st 2021, 6:00pm

Article

More than 1 in 3 patients with atopic dermatitis reported incidence of dupilumab-induced ocular surface disease (DIOSD), with asthma and family history of AD shown to further increase the risk of developing DIOSD.

Real-world Evidence Details Use of Ixazomib as Maintenance Therapy for MM

December 1st 2021, 5:25pm

Article

Results of a retrospective study conducted in China assessed the safety and efficacy of ixazomib for multiple myeloma.

Rituximab Infusion Timing, Dosing and COVID-19 Hospitalization Not Linked, Study Says

December 1st 2021, 4:00pm

Article

A study examining the relation between rituximab infusion and hospitalization as a result of COVID-19 for patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) found that the 2 were not related, contradicting past research.

Increasing Trust in Health Care

December 1st 2021, 2:00pm

Article

This commentary describes 4 dimensions of trust that have been illuminated by contributions from leading health care organizations to the ABIM Foundation’s Trust Practices Network.

SGLT2 Inhibitors Show Success Against HFpEF in New UK Study

December 1st 2021, 12:05am

Article

This new investigation into the use of sodium-glucose co-transporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitors for heart failure shows significant benefit in persons with heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (HFpEF).

Millennials With Multiple Sclerosis: Are They Different or Has Medicine Evolved?

November 30th 2021, 9:00pm

Podcast

On this episode of Managed Care Cast, hear from a multiple sclerosis (MS) specialist about how millennial patients are different (or not) in how they approach their disease.

Mobile App Shows Promise as Obstructive Sleep Apnea Risk Assessment Tool

November 30th 2021, 6:55pm

Article

A mobile app was shown to be feasible in identifying risk of obstructive sleep apnea and associated symptoms, as well as promoting management recommendations among an outpatient cohort.

What We're Reading: Booster Shots for All Adults; Vaccine Mandates Suspended; Previewing Landmark Abortion Case

November 30th 2021, 3:47pm

Article

The CDC expands its recommendation on booster shots to all adults aged 18 and older amid Omicron variant concerns; a federal judge temporarily blocks COVID-19 vaccine mandates for health workers in 10 states; the Supreme Court will begin hearing arguments on Mississippi’s landmark abortion case tomorrow.