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Here’s why preventive care should be a priorityA Cleveland Clinic study examines the mortality burden of modifiable behavioral risk factors such as obesity, diabetes, tobacco use, high blood pressure and high cholesterol.
Five advancements in diabetes treatment to watch
Five advancements in diabetes treatment to watchThe healthcare industry continues to focus efforts on treatments that work better, and ideally are less expensive and less invasive for patients.
How to target high-risk populations with behavioral healthHere are four of the top benefits of incorporating behavioral health management into care management plans for members with chronic conditions.
PCSK9 inhibitor benefits patients with statin intolerancePCSK9 inhibitor benefits patients with statin intolerance
First US uterus transplant attempt ends in disappointment
First US uterus transplant attempt ends in disappointmentSurgeons at the Cleveland Clinic performed the procedure in hopes of "curing" absolute uterine-factor infertility, but announced on March 9 that the organ had had to be removed.
Innovations fuel sustained drug-delivery methods for AMD
Innovations fuel sustained drug-delivery methods for AMDA variety of newer drug delivery approaches may change how patients with age-related macular degeneration are treated.
Physician engagement tips for healthcare systemsAs healthcare systems move toward new payment and delivery models, physicians are the key to success.
Femtosecond lenticule extraction versus LASIK draws SMILESmall incision lenticule extraction (SMILE), which has not yet been approved for refractive correction in the United States, may be less accurate and produce more irregular astigmatism than LASIK or PRK because of the imprecision resulting from the two incisions needed to create the lenticule. In addition, the technique for potential enhancements needs improvement. However, the treatment is promising and may stand the test of time as the technology advances.
Surgeons weigh femtosecond features, factors for informed decisionsFemtosecond lasers differ in their indications, energy delivery parameters, and hardware features. Understanding the implications of these factors will enable an objective assessment of the available technology.
Prescribing mobile apps: What to considerMobile health (mHealth) is a confusing landscape, to be sure. IMS Health, which rates mHealth apps and provides a formal mechanism for app prescribing, estimates there are 63,000 health apps in the Apple and Google stores. The number and variety make it difficult for physicians to find and recommend the good ones. As a result, prescribing mHealth apps is new to most physicians.