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Fallout of the CVS/Aetna merger
Fallout of the CVS/Aetna mergerWhat the CVS-Aetna deal means for PCPs
Holistic care, behavior contracts improve HIV patient outcomesTwo new reports investigate the impact of behaviors and comorbidities and how they affect health outcomes in HIV patients.
Study investigates causes of and remedies for HIV care disruptionsMany patients with HIV experience interruptions in care at some point in their disease.
9 ways doctors have it worse than everyone else
9 ways doctors have it worse than everyone elsePhysicians face many obstacles in their quest to provide quality care to patients. Imagine if other professions had to deal with some of the same challenges.
Diabetes management means PCP, endocrinology partnershipComprehensive management of a patient's diabetes is much more than prescribing medication.
What primary care should know about prediabetes preventionSavvy management of prediabetes may help prevent the disease from occurring, says endocrinologist Thomas W. Donner, MD, of Johns Hopkins Medicine.
Verma: Time to ‘reset’ EHRs to get to interoperabilityAfter nearly a decade of regular use, it’s time to rethink and restart how physicians use electronic health records (EHRs), according to Seema Verma, administrator for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.
World AIDS Day: Addressing comorbidities, resurgence and stigmasHIV/AIDS management has come a long way, but there is still work to do to support patients with what is now a chronic disease.
Gene editing shows promise as curative treatment for HIVAntiretrovirals have done a good job in halting the progression of HIV to AIDS, but new gene editing technologies could result in a cure.
Here’s how physicians can combat patient gripesI was recently inspired by another article in Medical Economics, and curiously, have a solution for each legitimate gripe, based on decades of sorting through the combatants in this health-care disaster we’re engaged in on a daily basis.