Today, medical practices are considering cloud services for everything from revenue cycle management to patient engagement tools. HIMSS Analytics reports that the number of healthcare provider organizations planning to use the cloud for back office functions has jumped from 22-46% within two years.
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A phase two study of adults with moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis shows that once-daily oral Janus kinase (JAK) 1 and 2 inhibitor baricitinib relieved itch and improved sleep, a study shows.
Moderate-to-severe psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis patients are more likely than people without these conditions to have cardiovascular and mental comorbidities, as well as higher healthcare utilization and medical costs, primarily from pharmacy-related expenses, according to a recent retrospective study of U.S. Department of Defense patients.
The risk of death for adults with psoriasis that impacts more than 10 percent of body surface area is about 1.8 times greater than adults without psoriasis, according to a new study.
Between 2004 and 2013, the number of spironolactone courses per 100 females with acne rose from 2.08 to 8.13 among dermatologists and from 1.43 to 4.09 among nondermatologists, researchers report.
Physicians have a big challenge when it comes to managing online reviews: HIPAA. Although patients may say whatever they like, doctors are bound by HIPAA not to release certain information, and the lines can be blurry.
Neural networks do pattern recognition just as a dermatologist would learn patterns and visual data. Computer accuracy rivals that of humans for classifying skin cancer. Deep neural networks and artificial intelligence may have a growing role in practice.
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A recent study links psoriasis with an increased incidence of diabetes.
The size of a patient’s tattoo, and the patient’s smoking status, are significant factors in whether a tattoo can be effectively removed with lasers, according to a recent study.