23andMe, a consumer genetics company, has licensed its first drug compound to Almirall, a global pharmaceutical company.
Rural Medicare beneficiaries with complex chronic conditions have higher preventable hospitalization and mortality rates than their urban peers, which is partially explained by reduced access to specialists.
Eli Lilly agreed to buy biopharmaceutical company Dermira, Inc. for $18.75 a share, or approximately $1.1 billion in cash.
Older adults commonly use online ratings to choose a doctor.
According to results published in JAMA Network Open, nonwhite, low-income, and underin-sured patients were more likely to view the cultural competency of providers as important and less likely to report being treated with respect.
In 2018, U.S. health care spending increased 4.6%, a faster rate than that seen in 2017.
First impressions are an important part of the patient-physician relationship, because they can affect the quality of the relationship well beyond the initial encounter.
A machine learning system can generate clinically valid alerts for medication errors that might be missed with existing clinical decision support systems.
Caroline O. Pardo, Ph.D., General Manager for Haymarket Medical Education, is pleased to announce that HME, based in Paramus, NJ, has been accredited as a provider of interprofessional continuing education by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education, the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education, and the American Nursing Credentialing Center.
Consensus-based guidelines suggest that most acute pain after dermatologic procedures and interventions can be managed by non-opioid analgesics.