Andrew Bowser is a medical writer based in Brooklyn, New York.
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.
Managing hedgehog therapies for basal cell carcinomaFebruary 19th 2018
While the vast majority of basal cell carcinomas are treated and resolved with surgery, systemic therapy with one of the two hedgehog pathway inhibitors could be a treatment option for unresectable or metastasized disease, researchers reported at the American Academy of Dermatology annual meeting in San Diego this week.
Spironolactone for hormonal acneFebruary 17th 2018
Female patients with hormonal acne that typically flares before or after menstrual cycles may be ideal candidates for spironolactone, said Emmy M. Graber, M.D., president of the Dermatology Institute of Boston who spoke at AAD 2018 in San Diego this week.
Skin lupus can progress more rapidly than previously thoughtFebruary 16th 2018
Systemic disease among patients with discoid lupus erythematosus, a chronic form of cutaneous lupus, can develop within one to two years of initial diagnosis, says Joseph F. Merola, M.D., reporting at the American Academy of Dermatology annual meeting in San Diego.
New Orleans - Several effective methods for fixing liposuction defects are available, but surgeons doing primary liposuction procedures should try to avoid the risk of overcorrection in the first place by removing fat conservatively, according to Lisa M. Donofrio, M.D.
Higher Dosing 'Difficult to Straddle'August 1st 2003
Chicago - Escalating doses of an antibody to CTLA-4 in conjunction with a peptide vaccine showed the induction of antigen-specific immune responses and potential evidence of autoimmunity in patients with stage III/IV resected melanoma, according to Jeffrey M. Weber, M.D., Ph.D.
Psychology of psoriasis keys complianceJanuary 1st 2003
New York - For treatment of localized psoriasis, breaking down the barriers to compliance can begin with something as simple as the human touch, according to Steven R. Feldman, M.D., Ph.D., director, Psoriasis Treatment Center, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, N.C.