Managing Your Online Reputation

The secret to offset a negative review is to balance it out with a five-star review. If you only have one review, and it’s a negative one, there’s not much you can do about it. A better approach might be to ask 30 patients who...

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Statins Offer No Benefit for Patients with COVID-19

For hospitalized patients with COVID-19, statins do not offer benefits, and may even increase the risk for severe disease, according to a study published in PLOS One. Samuel K. Ayeh, MBChB, MPH, and colleagues examined the...

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App Identifies Delirium in Hospitalized Adults

An app-directed protocol was found to be feasible, brief, and accurate for diagnosing delirium among inpatients, according to a study published in Annals of Internal Medicine. Edward R. Marcantonio, MD, and colleagues tested a...

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Photographing Patients

As phones turned into cameras, HIPAA created national standards to protect a patient’s sensitive health information, including their image, from being disclosed without consent. We can capture anything easily…but are we allowed...

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PW PODCAST: The Evolution of CME

During a recent PW Podcast, Rachel Giles, MD, from Medicom Medical Publishers, spoke with Graham McMahon, MD, MMSc, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME)...

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CVT Incidence, Case-Fatality Rates Examined

Cerebral vein thrombosis (CVT) incidence was found to be comparable to that registered in population-based studies reported after 2000, according to a large epidemiological study published in Stroke. Investigators identified...

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