2016 Physician Quality Reporting System Reports Available
Physicians should review reports to know whether they are subject to 2018 PQRS payment adjustment
Patients regard EHR as positive presence; can be used to engage patients by jointly viewing data
Human respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) continues to be the leading viral cause of severe acute lower respiratory tract disease in infants and children worldwide. A licensed vaccine or antiviral drug suitable for routine use remains unavailable. This invention relates to the use of murine pneumonia virus (MPV), a virus to which humans normally are not exposed to and that is not cross-protected with RSV, as a vector to express the RSV fusion (F) glycoprotein as an RSV vaccine candidate. The RSV F ORF was codon optimized. The RSV F ORF was placed under the control of MPV transcription signals and inserted at the first (rMPV-...
Practices should be aware of basic employment laws in their state, which vary with number of employees
ACP supports equitable physician compensation based on comparable work at each stage of career
After initial Rx use, average cost of individual having treatment failure, new medical problem over $ 2,000
(University of California - San Diego) The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases has awarded a five-year, $15 million grant to the San Diego Center for AIDS Research (CFAR) at UC San Diego, renewing support that extends back to an original establishing grant in 1994--the height of the AIDS epidemic.
UCLA-led research finds that internet search terms and tweets related to sexual risk behaviors can predict when and where syphilis trends will occur.Two studies from the UCLA-based University of California Institute for Prediction Technology, in collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, or CDC, found an association between certain risk-related terms that Google and Twitter users researched or tweeted about and subsequent syphilis trends that were reported to the CDC. The researchers were able to pinpoint these cases at state or county levels, depending on the platform used.“Many of the most s...
Increasing burden of various diseases depending on state; overall death rates declined
Date: Thursday, 06 28, 2018; Speaker: Peter Kwong, Ph.D., Chief, Structural Biology, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases; Building: Building 45 (Natcher Building)
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