Patients who used an iPad app had twice the colorectal cancer screening rates as those in a control group.
Forty-five percent of patients in a quadrupling group versus 52% of patients in a nonquadrupling group had a severe exacerbation in the year after randomization.
A 68-year-old man is evaluated at a follow-up appointment. He has a 7-year history of heart failure secondary to ischemic cardiomyopathy. Over the past 6 months, he has had three hospitalizations for exacerbations of his heart failure. He currently has exertional dyspnea while getting dressed, and his maximal activity level is limited to riding to the store with his wife but staying in the car. Following a physical exam and lab studies, what is the most appropriate management?
There was no significant difference between groups in pain-related function, and while pain intensity was significantly better in the nonopioid group, the result did not reach a clinically predetermined level of importance.
The program also assists with identifying quality metrics to report and the various ways to submit data to CMS.
The questions will be discussed on stage during a question-and-answer segment of the Opening Ceremony.