Unlike many of the conditions an internist treats, most doctors have had personal experience with diarrhea.
At the time of the conference, the CMMI had proposed four possible models for pilot programs, and four more were expected soon. ... Rutledge reported. Finding an effective way to interest patients in cost-consciousness and hospital choice will be key to
Schmitz said. Then there's the self-explanatory nocturnist model, which some rural hospitals are using as their sole on-site night coverage and some high-volume hospitals use in addition
By 2030, more than 20% of the U.S. population is expected to be over the age of 65, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. The expected rise in functional impairment in later years can be staved off with a healthy lifestyle.
Martinez said. In terms of the new agents' downsides, “Man, they are expensive, really expensive,” he said, and the insurance coverage for them is variable and confusing.
conference at the meeting. ... of the asthma press conference.
Studies suggest the importance of screening, but convincing patients is another matter.
Speakers at a recent Business of Medicine Summit had some grim predictions and urgent alerts for attendees: “Start preparing for that storm that's partly on the coast but not here yet.”.
An expert sorts through the drug research pipeline to find novel medicines that are relevant to internal medicine, including rivaroxaban for VTE, telcagepant for migraines and anacetrapib for increasing HDL.
When picturing air medical transport, many people think of helicopters, but there are often other options.