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A 25-year-old’s Answer to Antibiotic Resistance

Could this be the end of superbugs? A 25-year-old student has just come up with a way to fight drug-resistant superbugs without antibiotics. The new approach has

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Should Your Practice Consider Telehealth? | Feature

Investors are pouring money into digital health companies, with $5.8 billion invested in 2015 alone, according to CBInsights. Of the several subcategories of digital health, telehealth continues

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There Is No Such Thing as Too Much TV in This Doctor’s Office: A Different Approach to Patient Engagement | Feature

A recent Accenture report found that patients in the United States are increasingly accessing their electronic health records (EHRs), with rates rising from 27% in 2014 to

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social-media-network-icons-twitter-facebook

Maximizing Potential With Social Media | Feature

As the use of social media continues to grow in leaps and bounds, physicians are increasingly trying to find ways to maximize its potential to improve healthcare

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Managing-Cholesterol-in--Specific-Patient-Groups

The Generational Differences in Healthcare Technology | Feature

For decades marketers have tailored their messages and delivery tactics based on the target audience to help increase sales of products and services. Today, physicians and healthcare

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2016 National Technology Survey | Feature

In a recent technology survey of advanced practice providers, and practice administrators, 19% of respondents saw a drop in productivity due to EHR use; 46% said their

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US reviews plan to infect mosquitoes with bacteria to stop disease | Feature

The United States could soon become the first country to approve the commercial use of a common bacterium to fight the spread of mosquitoes that can transmit

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Conference Highlights: DDW 2016 | Feature

New research was presented at DDW 2016, the annual Digestive Disease Week conference, from May 22 to 24 in San Diego.

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HIV/AIDS cure: Scientists develop new technique to scan body, detect viruses | Feature

The new technique detect HIV is expected to make it easier to cure this deadly disease by finding the mutating virus faster. A group of scientists from

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Conference Highlights: AATS 2016 | Feature

New research was presented at AATS 2016, the annual meeting of the American Association for Thoracic Surgery, from May 14 to 18 in Baltimore. The features below highlight some of the studies emerging from the conference.

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Conference Highlights: AUA 2016 for Surgeons | Feature

New research was presented at AUA 2016, the annual meeting of the American Urological Association, from May 6 to 10 in San Diego. The features below highlight some of the studies that emerged from the conference that are relevant to surgery.

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Conference Highlights: Hospital Medicine 2016 | Feature

New research was presented at Hospital Medicine 2016, the Society of Hospital Medicine’s annual meeting, from March 6 to 9 in San Diego. The features below highlight some of the studies and new information emerging from the conference.

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Pediatric-Airway-Endoscopy-New-Standards.2

CME – Pediatric Flexible Airway Endoscopy: New Standards | Feature

The American Thoracic Society has released an update of technical standards that are endorsed for performing flexible airway endoscopy (FAE) in children. The standards address the equipment, personnel, competencies, and special procedures associated with FAE in children.

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Diabetes Behavior Changes & Mobile Technology | Opinion Article

“Identifying effective ways to help patients achieve behavioral changes in clinical practice is an important step toward improving outcomes.” —Monica E. Peek, MD, MPH

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E-Reminders--Reduce-SSI-Risk

Can E-Reminders Reduce SSI Risk? | Opinion Article

“Patients can be empowered to be an intimate part of the process using electronic alerts.” - Charles E. Edmiston, Jr., PhD

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Pediatric-Airway-Endoscopy-New-Standards.2

Pediatric Flexible Airway Endoscopy: New Standards | Feature

The American Thoracic Society has released an update of technical standards that are endorsed for performing flexible airway endoscopy (FAE) in children. The standards address the equipment, personnel, competencies, and special procedures associated with FAE in children.

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Telehealth-COPD-Feature

Telehealth Coping for Patients With COPD | Opinion Article

Evidence shows that COPD is an increasingly important public health problem with increased rates of morbidity and mortality among those with the disease, when compared with the

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Free CME

Free CME Here, Get Your Free CME! | Medical Blog

For physicians practicing in most states (what gives, Indiana?), obtaining continuing medical education credits is a necessity, like it or not. For license registration, 54 boards require

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EHRs: Pros & Cons – Infographic | Medical Blog

Doctors overwhelming agree that they are more proficient with the EHRs today vs 3 years ago. But there are both pros and cons to EHR use.

The War on Doctors & Destruction of Healthcare | Medical Blog

Walking the hospital corridors, many of the comments I overhear patients and others speaking about doctors often amazes me. On this day, I took notice to the

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