Diet, exercise, stress management, and other lifestyle medicine interventions can have a powerful effect on disease, but how are new models of care changing the clinical incentives for offering them? From MedPage Today.
Although newer payment models will continue to evolve over the next few years, interventional cardiology has made small gains recently by becoming a specialty recognized by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. From MedPage Today.
Same-day discharge after percutaneous coronary intervention generally saves healthcare dollars without hurting patient outcomes, a literature review published in JAMA Cardiology found. From MedPage Today.
Dementia, depression, anemia, and use of anticonvulsant drugs appeared to be independent risk factors for intracranial bleeding in elderly patients with atrial fibrillation initiating warfarin therapy, researchers reported.
Two weeks after Robert B. Darnell, MD, PhD, began his tenure as the New York Genome Center's (NYGC) president, CEO, and founding scientific director in 2013, he realized he was in love with his new job.
The CDC is urging "relentless effort" to prevent healthcare associated infections (HAI) and especially those caused by antibiotic-resistant organisms, according to the agency's director, Tom Frieden, MD.