Conversion therapy denounced by 28 organizations; Elderly men account for most U.S. suicides; New rapid test for HIV and TB - Morning Medical Update
The top news stories in primary care today.
Consumer price index flat in October, but up 3.2% from last year
Medical care and commodities both showed modest increases in October.
Public health: Not at odds with primary care
A continuum of health, not one or the other.
American Heart Association gets $15.9M grant to develop telehealth
‘Gold-standard’ offerings include online education for physicians, other clinicians.
AMA pushes for action on drug shortages
Policy statement endorses diversifying supply chains, experimenting with government manufacture of generics
Unlocking Hope: overcoming the behavioral crisis in children and adolescents through digital transformation
Primary care physicians are in position to connect young patients to appropriate mental health resources. Here’s what you need to know.
Current vitamin D recommendations not high enough; Male life expectancy falls to 73; Lung cancer survival rates rise - Morning Medical Update
‘Independent medical practices are not dead’
AIMPA intends to become a new voice for independent physicians across all specialties, including primary care.
Public health: A different world view
A new way to think about individual and public health.
Patients are confused by Medicare
Survey shows majority of patients find it difficult to understand.
Red tape up, revenues down in 2023, MGMA says
Health care is hot in Washington, but survey shows regulatory burdens are hammering smaller, independent, primary care practices.
How advance care planning benefits doctors and patients
Its use leads to better care, lower costs and greater provider satisfaction
Veterans health care coverage; Highest childhood vaccine exemptions; heart disease calculator - Morning Medical Update
Drop that salt shaker to lower blood pressure
New study finds low-sodium diet leads to blood pressure decrease in a week.
An Effective Methodology to Boost the Socio-Economic Diversity of U.S. Med Students and Future Doctors
The lack of socio-economic diversity among medical students is causing a growing health care and fiscal problem in the United States.
The states seeing the biggest increases in Alzheimer’s disease
Where does your state rank?
AI Roundup: A pin gets its own brain, Microsoft is solving problems that don't exist, AI plans a solo tour by 2031
Artificial intelligence is rapidly advancing in health care and all facets of business and life. Here are the latest developments:
42% of primary care doctors unsure of biologics to treat asthma; Toothpaste for peanut allergy; First vaccine for chikungunya virus - Morning Medical Update
Kaiser Permanente workers ratify four-year contract
Agreement follows largest health care strike in U.S. history.
Inefficient EHRs hamper care professionals differently by role
Can the next generation of EHRs solve the problems of the current generation?
When doctors don’t talk to each other
How to improve communication between primary and specialty care.
Health care trade organizations react to Senate legislation
Finance Committee approved wide-ranging legislation this week.
The drug overdose epidemic is getting worse
AMA report finds that drop in opioid prescriptions and increased naloxone availability have had little impact
Public health: ‘Miniscule’ investment
How much does America spend on public health?
How IoT supports medical device security
Best practices for health care organizations to implement to secure connected medical devices.
Delivering ‘good news’ or ‘bad news’ about weight can influence patients
Study examines words and tones that physicians use when discussing obesity in the exam room.
Abortion clinic in Cancun for Americans; Tuberculosis at UMass Boston; $100 ambulance rides - Morning Medical Update
Help doctors heed their calling: the urgent case for AI integration
Combining human expertise and artificial intelligence is the prescription for ensuring high-quality care while as physicians struggle amid an aging population and a shortage of health care professionals.
FDA approves new drug for weight loss
Marketed under trade name Zepbound, drug found to produce statistically significant body weight reduction compared to placebo
Positive and negative implications of No Surprises Act from the physician’s perspective
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