Physicians should consider culture, autonomy and resources before jumping in.
1 Jul 2013
The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) released a clinical practice guideline last week on pharmacologic interventions for reducing breast cancer risk.
16 Jul 2013
With the release of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) omnibus rule, it's time to take a fresh new look at office policies, procedures and practices.
1 May 2013
Current guideline-based treatment cutpoints using non-high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (non-HDL-C) may not be accurate for risk stratification and lipid-lowering therapy, especially in high-risk patients, according to a new study.
27 Aug 2013
Clinical news inspired new offerings at this year's annual meeting, but so did current event, with sessions planned on President Barack Obama's first 100 days and the influence of Islam on modern medicine.
1 Mar 2009
Concomitant aspirin use appears common in patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) who are taking oral anticoagulants and is associated with significantly increased bleeding risk, a new study has found.
23 Jul 2013
While many of the omnibus changes to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act are subtle and may not require a great deal from a practice, the penalties for noncompliance are severe.
1 Nov 2013
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recently updated its recommendations on screening for coronary heart disease using electrocardiography.
31 Jul 2012
Electronic medical records are slowly pushing out the family history, eliminating valuable diagnostic information. But a free tool offers an easy way to restore important details to a clinician's files.
1 May 2009
MKSAP Quiz: optimal management of coronary artery disease
9 Mar 2010