The field of population health may still be a relatively new venture but work is being done on a variety of levels to raise its profile and make it a larger contributor to the medical community as a whole.
For many veteran doctors there may be a leaning toward staying the course that has guided them through their careers. As times change there have been signs that doctors must also adapt to the changing medical landscape.
Saying the Guidelines fill a “significant clinical void,” the organization celebrated awareness of the rheumatic condition with a series of stringently approved recommendations for its treatment.
There may not be a lot known about population medicine across the medical community but those involved believe as more is known about the specialty the more benefit it can provide for doctors and patients alike.
At the American College of Cardiology's annual meeting in Chicago the opening discussion in front of thousands of the top doctors across the country focused on a developing specialty aimed at improving patient health in non-traditional ways.
People with genotype 1 hepatitis C, who make up about 74% of the hepatitis C population in the United States, will soon have a new treatment option available to them.
Venturing into largely unexplored territory, researchers from the University of Southampton conducted interviews with MS patients to determine their emotional response to their interactions with healthcare professionals, as it pertained to their prognoses. The study determines increased sensitivity, awareness, and attention may be needed among HCPs to best communicate with their MS patients.
One year after a one-day visit to a severe asthma center, patients with previously uncontrolled asthma had better asthma control and quality of life and used fewer healthcare resources.
Studies have shown that adults born between 1945 and 1965 (aka “baby boomers”) are more likely to have come into contact with hepatitis C.