Pap test

Here’s a more effective way to test for HPVA Kaiser Permanente study found that a new way to test for HPV has the potential to increase efficiency and decrease waste.
Guideline change affects chlamydia screening rateChange in Pap smear recommendation has meant fewer occasions for testing for the STI, according to one study.
Cervical cancer screening guidelines largely align, with one exceptionClinical guidelines recently put forth by the American College of Physicians indicate that Pap tests should remain the mainstay of cervical cancer screening in average-risk patients under the age of younger than 30 with HPV testing reserved for older patient populations.
Getting paid for women's health services in primary careAnswers to physician questions about preventative services in a primary care setting
Women’s health: Understanding the primary care physician’s roleFemale patients present unique health challenges including pregnancy, heart disease, diabetes and breast cancer.
Women’s health: Understanding the primary care physician’s roleFemale patients present unique health challenges including pregnancy, heart disease, diabetes and breast cancer.
Medicaid reimbursement impacts Pap, mammography screeningAn analysis of data from 46 states and the District of Columbia shows that the level of Medicaid reimbursement for office visits has an impact on likelihood of patient screening with Pap tests and other diagnostics for cancer.
Top 10 overused medical tests: list includes heart, women's health, and wellness screeningsThe overuse of many common preventive tests is adding to the ballooning costs of healthcare and should be limited, according to a recent study.