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The Generational Differences in Healthcare Technology

Jul 12, 2016

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 executives must f...

Examining Emergency Department Returns for Kidney Stones

Jul 07, 2016

According to published estimates, kidney stones afflict nearly one in 11 people in the United States at least once in their lifetime and cause excruciating pain, especially when stones are passed. Som...

Heroes in Medicine: Daniel R. Lattanzi, MD

Jul 07, 2016

Congratulations to Daniel R. Lattanzi, MD, of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center for being recognized as this month’s “Heroes in Medicine” recipient from Physician’s Weekly. Dr. La...

Heroes in Medicine: Patrick Gerard O’Connor, MD, MPH, FACP

Jun 09, 2016

Congratulations to Patrick Gerard O’Connor, MD, MPH, FACP, of the Yale School of Medicine for being the winner of the “Heroes in Medicine” award from Physician’s Weekly for June 2016. Dr. O...

Do Doctors Make the Wrong Diagnosis in Their Own Investment Strategies?

May 27, 2016

Medicine is one of the highest-paying professions, but whether doctors are able to manage their money wisely is another question. Just 28% of working doctors feel very confident they are making the be...

Conference Highlights: AUA 2016 for Surgeons

May 11, 2016

Surgery Vs Radiotherapy for Prostate Cancer Few studies have compared the efficacy of radiotherapy and radical prostatectomy in patients with localized prostate cancer. Researchers conducted a meta...

Heroes in Medicine: Kathleen M. Schmeler, MD

May 05, 2016

Congratulations to Kathleen M. Schmeler, MD, of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and the Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital for being the winner of the“Heroes in Medicine” award from Phys...

Bladder Cancer & Tobacco Use

Nov 20, 2015

According to research, about half of all bladder cancer cases diagnosed in the United States are the result of cigarette smoking. The disease is the second most common tobacco-related malignancy, a fa...

Bariatric Surgery & Urinary Incontinence

Sep 09, 2015

American investigators suggest that bariatric surgery appears to substantially reduce urinary incontinence over 3 years among severely obese patients. Weight loss was independently related to urinary ...

Medscape's 2015 Physician Compensation Report

Jul 07, 2015

Nearly 20,000 physicians across 25 specialties responded to Medscape’s 2015 Compensation Survey. Check out our infographic! The top three earners this year are Orthopedics (421k), Cardiology (376...

Post-Op Pain in Pediatric Urology

May 25, 2015

Management of pain is a critical aspect of postoperative care in pediatric urology. Currently, clinicians who aim to control postoperative pain in children use a combination of both opioids and anti-i...

Exploring Outpatient Antibiotic Programs

Feb 06, 2015

Several years ago, New York Hospital Queens (NYHQ) opened an Outpatient Parenteral Anti­biotic Therapy (OPAT) Unit as an alternative treatment option for patients who are healthy enough to be dischar...

HFSA 2014: Worsening Renal Function in Acute Heart Failure

Sep 16, 2014

The Particulars: Previous research indicates that worsening renal function (WRF) occurs often during hospitalizations for acute heart failure (AHF). WRF has also been associated with poor outcomes. Li...

ADA 2014: Diabetes Missed in Many Asian Americans

Jun 17, 2014

The Particulars: In the Veterans Affairs system, researchers have observed that many patients with diabetes on renal dialysis are thin, Asian men who exercise frequently and have access to healthcare....

AUA 2014: Antibiotic Prophylaxis in Urologic Surgery

May 20, 2014

The Particulars: According to prior analyses, there appears to be considerable variation in the duration and class of antibiotics administered by urologists. This is occurring despite the release of b...

AUA 2014: Predicting Post-Nephrectomy Readmissions

May 20, 2014

The Particulars: Previous research suggests that readmissions are common following major abdominal surgery for cancer. Other studies, however, indicate that surgical readmissions account for only abou...

AUA 2014: Urinary Incontinence Improves After Bariatric Surgery

May 20, 2014

The Particulars: Few studies have assessed changes in the prevalence of urinary incontinence (UI) following bariatric surgery among obese women and men. Data Breakdown: For a study, nearly 2,000 se...

AUA 2014: Comparing the Efficacy of Prostatectomy Approaches

May 20, 2014

The Particulars: Prior studies have not definitively shown that robotic-assisted radical prostatectomy (RARP) helps improve cancer control and patient outcomes. Conducting a comparative effectiveness ...

AUA 2014: Analyzing BPH Surgery Outcomes

May 20, 2014

The Particulars: As the population ages, it is important to understand which patients are at risk for postoperative complications and who might be better treated with conservative management when cari...

AUA 2014

May 14, 2014

New research is being presented at AUA 2014, the American Urological Associations' annual meeting, from May 16 to 21 in Orlando. Meeting Highlights Analyzing BPH Surgery Outcomes Comparing th...