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DARPin molecule prolongs anti-VEGF activity in nAMDA phase III study program investigating abicipar pegol (Allergan) for the treatment of neovascular age-related macular degeneration (nAMD) is underway based on promising efficacy and safety results in phase II studies.
No one imaging tool fits all in identifying AMD lesionsMultimodal imaging, including traditional and newer techniques, is necessary for identifying the spectrum of retinal lesions associated with age-related macular degeneration (AMD), said David Sarraf, MD.
Corporate medicine use doctors as pawnsThe solution for burnout is for physicians to be able to devote their full energies solely to the wellbeing of their patients by opting-out of the demands of all third-party contracts and not becoming hospital corporate employees.
Your Voice: Primary care must be the “bedrock” of healthcarePrimary care must be the “bedrock” of healthcare
A prescription to help cure high drug costs?Online outlets provide savings, but physician buy-in remains varied
Is work-life balance a reality for physicians?There’s no one-size-fits all answer to the question
Tips to control practice cash flow
Tips to control practice cash flowWith consumers responsible for more of their health bills, physicians must vigilantly control their revenue
Don’t forget to seek reimbursement for discarded drugsNot doing so leaves money on the table
How to improve diabetes outcomes under value-based careGood communication and creative thinking can lead to better patient results while boosting doctors’ quality scores
Here's how to tackle the challenges of care coordinationVirtually all primary care physicians engage in coordinated care to some degree, but the extra emphasis placed on it now by healthcare policymakers, along with new reimbursement models and reporting requirements, has primary care doctors looking for ways to improve how they coordinate care.