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Report highlights critical actions needed to monitor HCV epidemicA new report highlights key missing elements needed to achieve complete elimination of hepatitis C virus.
Direct-acting antivirals reduce liver cancer riskA sustained response to direct-acting antivirals lowers the risk of hepatocellular carcinoma, a new study finds.
Can physicians maintain independence while working as part of a large system?Over the past 5 years, there has been a major shift in physician practice models, with fewer doctors working in the small, physician-run practices that were considered standard in years past.
Upgrade medicals devices to shut the backdoor on ransomware attacksThe same MRI machines that reveal the inner workings of the human body can also expose healthcare professionals to lethal attacks by hackers who use medical devices to infect computer systems with ransomware.
Researchers call on ACIP to update tetanus scheduleA new report states that updating current vaccination guidelines could save nearly $300 million annually.
Nurse practitioner-managed practices thrive in vaccinating seniorsAccording to a new study, two clinics found that several initiatives enacted in those practices led to higher than average vaccine uptake among senior citizens.
Don't let patients bringing politics into the exam room give you a migraine
Don't let patients bringing politics into the exam room give you a migraineContentiousness. Rage. Hate. Political talk often becomes anything but a civil conversation, and these days, patients are bringing their politics with them into exam rooms.
This is why listing healthcare prices as a menu is dumb
This is why listing healthcare prices as a menu is dumbProviding healthcare pricing is important, but listing them in the form of a static menu is not helpful.
Adult diabetic medication adherence tied directly to financial issuesMore than twice as many adults aged 45 to 65 with diabetes reported skipping doses of medication to save money, according to new data.
Younger age at menopause linked with increased likelihood of T2DWomen who experienced premature or early menopause were more than twice as likely to have type 2 diabetes, a new study finds.