Sexually transmitted infections are on a dramatic upswing, according to the CDC, leaving physicians and health officials looking for solutions
Why physicians should be offering STI screenings on a regular basis to their patients, regardless of age.
An incremental approach to improving outcomes.
Physicians must make STI screenings a routine part of patient care so as to help catch and treat chlamydia
Why ‘diagnostic stewardship’ is important for physicians
While the causes of this STI increase are multi-factorial, some experts say that one of the most influential factors is that primary care physicians are not routinizing sexual health discussions as part of general health screenings.
Anal STIs can be caught with better sexual health screening.
Not every survivor of sexual abuse will openly talk about their experiences. Physicians should tailor their approach to taking a sexual health history with this in mind.
Why treatment requires a multi-pronged approach
As healthcare continues its slow but steady shift to a value-based landscape, good care coordination is becoming crucial for physician practices to thrive and for patients to get the best care.