Insulin Pens: Shaken, Not Stirred
Insulin levels differed by up to 23% and glycemic control varied up to 62% depending on whether the pen was shaken or not.
Health Care Providers Are Anxious in Anticipation of Shift to ICD-10
With less than 3 weeks to go until the October 1 deadline for the adoption of ICD-10, many health care providers are concerned about the challenges the new system may present.
Vaccines Aren't Just for Children
Older adults are lagging behind when it comes to vaccination rates.
Another New Spin on Convenient Care
Startup companies are taking the idea of convenient care one step further via smartphone apps.
Fighting the Prescription Drug Overdose Epidemic
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced the launch of a new program to help states end the ongoing prescription drug overdose epidemic.
Influenza Vaccine Update 2015: Just in Time for Back to School
With the start of the new school year, children are not the only ones learning a new routine: practitioners are familiarizing themselves with updated guidelines for influenza vaccination.
Retail Clinics Primed to Impact Chronic Disease Management
Recently, retail clinics have expanded their treatment areas to include chronic disease management, and new research suggests that this will have a positive effect on patients with chronic disease in the United States.
Concussions: A Back-to-School Hazard
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that between 2001 and 2010 there was a 43% increase emergency room visits for children aged 5 to 14 years.
Retail Clinics are Making an Impact on Population Health
In a recent interview with Health IT Analytics, Peter Goldbach, MD, chief medical officer of RediClinic and Health Dialog, discussed how retail clinics can potentially impact population health management.
New Coalition Aims to Reduce Diagnostic Errors in Medicine
More than a dozen major health care organizations have committed to improving diagnosis.
Soy in Drugs Could Cause Adverse Reactions
Soy lecithin is a common emulsifier used as an excipient in drugs and topical skin care products.
CVS Health Partners with Telehealth Providers
Increased demand for affordable and accessible patient care from a growing population of insured patients is the perfect catalyst for telehealth service expansion.
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