Modern Medicine Cases

Adult diabetic medication adherence tied directly to financial issuesMore than twice as many adults aged 45 to 65 with diabetes reported skipping doses of medication to save money, according to new data.
Younger age at menopause linked with increased likelihood of T2DWomen who experienced premature or early menopause were more than twice as likely to have type 2 diabetes, a new study finds.
Dealing with unhappy patients at your practice
Dealing with unhappy patients at your practiceTami L. Hagemeyer, ABOC, FNAO, discusses dealing with unhappy patients, how to diffuse the situation, and maintaining patient loyalty.
Multisensory art the focus of exhibition at London's Science MuseumA three-day exhibition that shows how people with visual impairments can appreciate a wide range of art forms was unveiled at the Science Museum on 8th August 2017.
6 considerations before joining an APMChances are, many independent medical practices are participating in Medicare’s Quality Payment Program through the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) in 2017.
Physicians, patients must unite for major healthcare changeFor physicians, the main concern isn’t deciphering what a payer—government or commercial—feels is “quality” or collecting the data to prove the metrics are being met. The overarching question is whether this is really good for patients.
How can doctors cure America’s ‘sickness’?Doctors can play a key role in addressing the ills of healthcare in the U.S., according to journalist and physician Elisabeth Rosenthal
Fighting Back: Top tips for physicians to take on value-based careCome out swinging for patients.
Laser retains limited role for management of RVO-related MEIn the current era where pharmacologic therapy is the preferred treatment for macular edema secondary to retinal vein occlusion (RVO), there is still a role for laser, according to Francesco Bandello, MD.
OCTA brings understanding to managing diabetic eye diseaseOptical coherence tomography angiography (OCTA) is a promising new approach for visualizing retinal vascular pathology in eyes with diabetic eye disease that can be expected to have even greater utility in the future pending further enhancements.