DAAs do not increase risk of hepatic decompensation in HCV patients February 20, 2017 By Mark L. Fuerst Researchers say theirs is first national study with a large population to examine possible link. DAA therapy effective in advanced liver disease in real-world study February 20, 2017 By Mark L. Fuerst All-oral sofosbuvir-based therapy proves a significant advance for hepatitis C virus patients. Health IT creates lose-lose situation for physicians February 20, 2017 By Keith Loria Patients are torn between whether they want their physicians to use technology or not. Why do women physicians experience burnout more than men? February 18, 2017 By Rebekah Bernard MD The statistics are clear: Physicians are burned out, miserable and trying to get out of the clinical practice of medicine, and women physicians are leading the pack at twice the level of burnout as their male colleagues. Researchers isolate cells that weaken immune response to cancer February 17, 2017 By Rachael Zimlich RN Study provides new insight on isolating and suppressing immune cells that could play a vital role in inhibiting other immunotherapy efforts against cancer. Study: Safety, components concerns spur vaccine hesitancy February 17, 2017 By Rachael Zimlich RN Researchers find callers to a national health center were most concerned about the safety and components of vaccines based largely on old information. Trump attempts market stabilization of Obamacare February 17, 2017 By Keith Loria What the proposed changes mean to physicians. Uncertainty slows physician investments in EHRs February 16, 2017 By Mary K. Pratt A new administration in Washington, D.C., will likely impact federal regulations around EHRs, so physicians should cautiously move forward. Interconnectivity, more devices heighten security risk to EHRs February 16, 2017 By Mary K. Pratt Physicians facing evolving cyberthreats need to evolve their security stance to avoid being weakest link in electronic ecosystem. Should medical residents’ work hours be increased? February 15, 2017 By Jeanette Hurt This month, the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education will decide whether interns should be allowed the same 28-hour shifts senior residents work instead of the current, 16-hour shift maximum.