Modern Medicine News

Sweat much? How to keep your cool in the ORJason Miller, M.D. overheats in the OR. He’s found a wearable solution to keep cool and stay focused during surgery.
BTL releases Ultra Femme 360°It’s part of the BTL Exilis Ultra 360° platform and offers the shortest radiofrequency treatment time available in the vaginal rejuvenation space.
Tinea pedis treatment tests better than expectedA silicone-based gel with a nitric oxide platform has been found to be safe and efficacious for treating tinea pedis, according to the results of a Phase 2 trial.
May News Quiz
May News QuizThe last few months have seen an avalanche of news coming from Washington. But while most of the focus has been on politics, healthcare has seen its share of newsworthy developments too. Have you been keeping up? Find out by taking the Medical Economics news quiz!
Spear-phishing targets healthcareWorried about cyber vulnerability in your office? Understand the risk and avoid being compromised with these tips from security experts.
Top 5 neuro signs never to ignoreLet’s examine case-based examples to emphasize the top five neuro-ophthalmic disorders that should not be overlooked.
Endometriosis and cancer-driver mutationsA genomic analysis of endometriotic lesions shows that a disease associated with almost no risk of malignant transformation may harbor mutations associated with cancer. The findings, published in NEJM, provide a rationale for characterizing all endometriosis subtypes, say the authors.
Elagolix dosage and impact on endometriosisNew research on two different dosages of elagolix show that both doses improved dysmenorrhea and nonmenstrual pelvic pain in women with endometriosis. The findings, published in NEJM, add to data from previous studies of the drug, which showed that it produced partial to nearly full estrogen suppression.
Five steps to improve a practice’s revenue cycle management systemPractices must focus on building an efficient RCM system that helps them collect payments while allowing them to focus on patient care.
Analyst: Big changes ahead for revenue cycle management systemsNew RCM systems will improve small practices’ ability to manage claim denials, improve reimbursements and boost their business operations.