Medical abbreviations used by healthcare professionals.
While CDI is becoming more common in all hospitalized patients, patients with cancer appear to be at an elevated risk.
Cancer Therapy Advisor's oncology editor discusses advances in oncology in 2016.
The FDA has approved granisetron extended-release injection (Sustol) for the prevention of chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting (CINV).
Researchers identified potential new targets for personalized cancer vaccines.
Successful accountable care organizations involve physicians, hospitals, outpatient facilities, and address nonclinical factors.
Health sector prices explain much of difference between U.S. and other high-spending countries.
Millions signing up for Medicaid to comply with federal health care law.
Almost 80% of doctors in the United States have switched from paper to electronic health records.
Most physicians believe that doctors order too many medical tests, yet half admit to doing so themselves in response to a patient who insists, a new survey shows.
Several modifiable risk factors can cut chronic disease deaths over the next 15 years.
The American Medical Association (AMA) has developed new tools to aid physicians in understanding payment arrangements in evolving fee-for-value care models.
Physician groups cite major problems associated with the release of Medicare payment data.
There are significant challenges to achieving organizational accountability in accountable care organizations assigned to Medicare beneficiaries.
Eight million Americans signed up for private health insurance during the just-concluded first enrollment period under the Affordable Care Act.
With the resignation of U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius on Friday, the Affordable Care Act will get a fresh face.
While millions of Americans still feel hamstrung by medical expenses, a new government report shows that some people are getting relief.
US Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is stepping down from her position, after overseeing the troubled rollout of the Affordable Care Act.
A small number of doctors received at least $3 million each in Medicare payments in 2012, for a total of nearly $1.5 billion.
Most services included in specialty medical societies' Top 5 lists for the Choosing Wisely campaign are based on evidence demonstrating equivalent but not superior benefit.
Most residents agree that care coordination could improve chronic disease management.
Final rule relating to HIPAA allows a patient or personal representative to access results directly from the laboratory.
A list of drugs that may potentially be inappropriate for use in elderly patients due to their side effects.
Oncologists are overall very satisfied with their careers, with burnout rates being similar to those for US physicians in general.
Patients with glioblastoma have very few treatment options to prolong survival; however, a new vaccine may change that.
The combination of two anticancer vaccines, as compared with one vaccine, doubled overall survival in metastatic pancreatic cancer.
A new model of care has been proposed where physicians focus on patients while team members perform other functions.
Changes in health insurance coverage can change adherence to preventive care, but does not impact health behaviors in general.
There is currently insufficient evidence to weigh the benefits and harms of PCP screening of asymptomatic adults for oral cancer.
Insurance enrollment deadline is extended while White House pledges to double capacity of HealthCare.gov website by the end of month.
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