Recent Features

Do You Know the Costs of ED Care? | Feature

The relationship between cost efficiencies and quality of care cannot be overstated. Previous research shows that improved knowledge of some basic costs that are under the control

Conference Highlights: ACC 2018 | Feature

New research was presented at ACC 2018, the American College of Cardiology’s 67th Annual Scientific Session & Expo, from March 10-12 in Orlando. The features below highlight some of the studies emerging from the conference.

Conference Highlights: CROI 2018 | Feature

New research was presented at CROI 2018, the annual Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections, from March 4-7 in Boston. The features below highlight some of the studies emerging from the conference that focused on emergency medicine.

#PWChat Recap: 3D Printing in Medicine | Feature

Physician’s Weekly co-hosted another installment of the #PWChat series on Tuesday, March 6, with PW blogger Lars Brouwers, MD, PhD-candidate. He recently drove to Africa to deliver 3D-printed hands

Conference Highlights: American Academy of Allergy Asthma & Immunology and World Allergy Organization Joint Congress 2018 | Conference Coverage

New research was presented at AAAAI/WAO 2018, the American Academy of Allergy Asthma & Immunology and World Allergy Organization Joint Congress, from March 2 to 5 in Orlando. The features below highlight some of the studies emerging from the conference that focused on emergency medicine.

CDC Update: Flu Season Finally Peaked | Feature

The 2017-18 influenza season peaked in early February and is now on the decline, according to a data published by the CDC March 3rd. Here are some

Recommended Immunization Schedule for Adults Aged 19 Years or Older, 2018 | Feature

The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued its 2018 Recommended Immunization Schedule for Adults Aged 19

“Officials find NYC hospitals riddled with shocking violations.” | Feature

I know it’s only the New York Post, but that headline could not be more misleading: The article says that state health inspectors found “19 instances of

#PWChat Recap – Communication & Integration in Emergency Medicine: Has Anything Changed in 30 Years? | Feature

Physician’s Weekly co-hosted another installment of the #PWChat series on Wednesday, February 28, 2018, with PW blogger Matthew Loxton, MKM, CKM. The discussion was based on a

Updating Comprehensive Type 2 Diabetes Management | Feature

By Andy Skean, Senior Editor, Physician’s Weekly The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) and the American College of Endocrinology (ACE) recently published an update to their

Key precautions to consider to avoid Overbilling | Feature

ProPublica has analyzed data from CMS that shows that the practice of upcoding, which CMS defines as overbilling, remains an issue some doctors are still billing Medicare

Benefits of Peanut Consumption While Breastfeeding | Feature

Findings from recently published studies, including the LEAP study, have led to rapid acceptance of the introduction of peanuts during the first year of life. “This new

Capnography Monitoring Reduces Respiratory Compromise During Procedural Sedation | Feature

A meta-analysis of 13 randomized controlled trials shows clear and consistent evidence of a decrease in respiratory compromise with capnography monitoring.

Conference Highlights: American Academy of Dermatology 2018 | Conference Coverage

New research was presented at AAD 2018, the annual meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology, from February 16 to 20 in San Diego. The features below highlight some of the studies presented at the conference.

Talking to Teens About Vaccination | Feature

A recent survey suggests that although the vast majority of teenagers and their parents believe it is important for all teens to be vaccinated as recommended by the CDC, vaccination rates among teens are less than optimal. The survey sheds some light on why these rates fall short of Healthy People 2020 goals.

Things doctors should not do—like attacking their nurses | Feature

Do not [allegedly] assault the nurses. A former nurse at a surgery center affiliated with Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles is suing an ophthalmologist who, she

Time Trends in Parkinson Incidence | Feature

Despite progress, the long-term time trends for Parkinson disease remain uncertain.

Creating Efficiency in the Patient Journey | Feature

The transformation to value-based care has placed tremendous focus on delivery of care as it relates to improving patient outcomes, quality, and safety. And for good reason;

Expert-Based Opinions: A Supplement to, Not a Replacement for, Evidence-Based Content | Feature

Nationally recognized and highly regarded health systems have a variety of ways to expand the reach of their “special sauce.” For some, it’s to launch outpatient centers

Information Rx: The Missing Piece of Quality Care | Feature

The vast majority of healthcare takes place outside of a physician’s office. Consumers often care for themselves when they have acute problems, such as colds and the

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