Author | Andrew Bowser


Smartphone photos aid pediatric diagnosis

May 11, 2018

Photos taken by parents and submitted by smartphone are usually of sufficient quality to allow accurate diagnosis of some common pediatric skin conditions, results of a recent study in JAMA Dermatology suggests.

Healthcare in the cloud

March 30, 2018

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.

Laddered treatment for pityriasis rubra pilaris

February 20, 2018

Diagnosing PRP is challenging because it can mimic eczema, psoriasis, or even ichthyosis. Biologic treatment for refractory cases considered, researchers said at AAD 2018.

Managing hedgehog therapies for basal cell carcinoma

February 19, 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.