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With the right strategy, health system CEOs can leverage online outlets to improve the reach of their hospitals’ voice and engage a population hungry for information and perspective.
Research finds that young men in the middle- to high-normal range of BMI have elevated risk for heart failure when they reach middle age — earlier than heart failure typically develops.
Recent research finds that regardless of the drug selected, physicians should exercise caution when prescribing antipsychotics to Alzheimer’s patients.
Medical costs, the decline of employee healthcare cost-sharing in favor of performance-based networks, and changes in pharmaceutical benefits are among the key healthcare trends analysts are watching in 2017.
A causal relationship exists between senescent cells and osteoarthritis (OA) development, according to a recent study in The Journals of Gerontology Series A: Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences. That finding confirms what researchers have long suspected.
Pediatric orthopedic providers treat some patients well into adulthood, and guidelines for transitioning those patients to adult care need revisiting, according to recent research in the Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics.
An emphasis on evidence-based guidelines has yielded improvement in cardiovascular outcomes in recent years. However, with heart disease continuing to claim the lives of hundreds of thousands of Americans annually, even the most optimistic clinicians are not likely to unfurl the victory flag.
Your skills are still sharp, and you find the work fulfilling. You’re not ready to retire, but you would enjoy more free time. Reducing your hours may not be an option in your current job. Or, perhaps, you just hear the call of the open road.
Almost half of the women who responded to a GfK KnowledgePanel survey said they had canceled or put off a medical appointment so they could first lose weight.
You could spend eye-glazing hours perusing a bookstore’s personal finance section and agonizing weeks reading the 74,000 blurbs that an Amazon search yields on the subject, but finding engaging books with valuable guidance might still involve plenty of guesswork.
Rated one of the nation’s top physicians for patient satisfaction in 2015, Gregory Lowe, MD, urologic surgeon and sexual medicine specialist at OhioHealth Urology Physicians, merges high-level expertise with state-of-the-art devices and techniques to treat erectile dysfunction (ED) and male urinary incontinence (UI).
Just 66 percent of the nation’s largest hospitals have mobile apps for patients to use, and of those that furnish apps, only 2 percent of their patient populations utilize them, according to recent research by consulting firm Accenture. That’s a costly gap that experts say hospitals can close.
A review of studies by researchers in the United Kingdom and Australia finds patterns of improvement in physical activity and ability 12 months after bariatric surgery.
A 2012 initiative that Cherokee Nation Health Services (CNHS) in Oklahoma launched to enhance hepatitis C management has yielded significant, positive results among the American Indian population.
Researchers assessing the role that venom plays in activating nerve fibers involved in pain sensation have uncovered a surprising mechanism that may influence irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)-related pain.
With research yielding sometimes discordant findings regarding long-term medical risks of football, physicians are looking for answers for parents concerned about youth participation.