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RA not a risk factor for CV mortality in ESRD

DESTIN, Fla. — Rheumatoid arthritis is not an independent risk factor for cardiovascular mortality in end stage renal disease, according to findings presented that the 2018 North American Young Rheumatology Investigator Forum. To determine whether RA is ...

Source: Healio
Published: 21 May 2018

ACR urges legislative action on access and cost barriers in rheumatologic care

Rheumatologists and rheumatology health professionals convened on Capitol Hill this week to urge legislative action on pressing policy issues affecting rheumatology care during the American College of Rheumatology's Advocacy Leadership Conference ...

Source: News Medical
Published: 21 May 2018

Emirates Hospital ties up with rheumatology specialist centre

Dubai: The Humeira Badsha Medical Centre (HBMC), a leading specialist facility in musculoskeletal diseases, announced its collaborating with Emirates Hospital as it officially opened its new facility in Dubai. Having treated over 13,000 patients since its ...

Source: Gulf News
Published: 21 May 2018

Latifa Fakoya, D.O. joins Houston Methodist Rheumatology Associates

Latifa Fakoya, D.O., is joining the medical staff at Houston Methodist Rheumatology Associates, located in Medical Office Building 2 on the Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital campus. She will begin seeing patients May 14. Fakoya is a fellowship-trained ...

Source: Houston Chronicle
Published: 14 May 2018

Online training tool developed by rheumatology group for NPs

An online education tool called Rheumatology Curriculum Outline has been developed by the Association of Rheumatology Health Professionals, an American College of Rheumatology division, to help provide specialty training for nurse practitioners and ...

Source: SmartBrief
Published: 10 May 2018

IgG4 serum insufficient to diagnose IgG4-related disease

according to findings presented at the 2018 Congress of Clinical Rheumatology. “Serology is misleading,” Arezou Khosroshahi, MD, of the Emory University School of Medicine, told attendees. “There are many patients with allergies or asthma ...

Source: Healio
Published: 21 May 2018

Horizon Pharma plc Reports Strong First-Quarter 2018 Orphan and Rheumatology ...

During the three months ended March 31, 2018, the Company recorded an impairment of $37.9 million to write off the book value of developed technology related to PROCYSBI in Canada and Latin America due to lower than anticipated future net sales. At the ...

Source: GlobeNewswire
Published: 10 May 2018

Effort seeks to increase the number of trained rheumatology nurse practitioners and physician assistants

Due to an aging population and increasing prevalence of rheumatic disease, there are growing demands on clinicians who specialize in rheumatology. To meet these demands, the American College of Rheumatology has developed a formal curriculum for nurse ...

Source: Medical Xpress
Published: 19 Apr 2018

United Rheumatology Expands Leadership Staff For Growth And Enhanced Services To Members And Patients

HAUPPAUGE, N.Y., Feb. 26, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- United Rheumatology, the pre-eminent service organization optimizing the practice of independent rheumatologists, announced two new appointments to help guide the company with its growth and services to member ...

Source: Yahoo Finance
Published: 26 Feb 2018

American College of Rheumatology (ACR)

In comments submitted to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) expressed concern that the Short-Term, Limited-Duration Insurance (STLDI) proposed rule could weaken consumer protections that...

Source: Newswise
Published: 09 Feb 2018

Pediatric Rheumatology’s Graham driven to care

Pediatric rheumatologist T. Brent Graham, M.D., enjoys being able to be a part of his patients’ lives over the long term. (photo by Susan Urmy) A thank-you message is pinned to the wall of the work room of T. Brent Graham, M.D., and his team. The crayon ...

Source: Vanderbilt University News
Published: 27 Oct 2016

Rheumatology Therapeutics Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast 2017-2025

NEW YORK, Nov. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Rheumatology is the discipline of internal medicine that involves the diagnosis and treatment of rheumatic diseases. Rheumatic diseases are characterized by the inflammation that affects joints, tendons, ligaments ...

Source: Yahoo Finance
Published: 22 Nov 2017

The American College of Rheumatology Recommends Biosimilar Use in New White Paper

Atlanta, Feb. 07, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The American College of Rheumatology (ACR) has published a new white paper, “The Science Behind Biosimilars – Entering a New Era of Biologic Therapy,” providing a comprehensive overview of the scientific ...

Source: GlobeNewswire
Published: 07 Feb 2018

VC-backed SetPoint Medical taps Shah for senior director role

The company has published positive results from a first-in-human proof-of-concept trial in rheumatoid arthritis in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) and presented positive results at the American College of Rheumatology meeting.

Source: PE Hub
Published: 21 May 2018

Minnesota Protects Patients with New Step Therapy Bill

Coalition of State Rheumatology Organizations, Epilepsy Foundation of Minnesota, Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare, Global Healthy Living Foundation, International Cancer Advocacy Network, International Pain Foundation, The Leukemia & Lymphoma ...

Source: The Business Journals
Published: 21 May 2018

American College of Rheumatology Announces 2016 Award Recipients

Newswise — ATLANTA – The American College of Rheumatology (ACR) announced the 2016 recipients of its Master of the ACR designation, Awards of Distinction, and Distinguished Fellow Award honors during the opening lecture of the 2016 ACR/ARHP Annual ...

Source: Newswise
Published: 21 Nov 2016

Blood Plasma Products Market: Global Market Estimation, Dynamics, Regional Share, Trends, Competitor Analysis 2013 to 2017 and Forecast 2018 to 2024

Global Blood Plasma Products Market: By Product Type (Albumin, Fresh Frozen Plasma (FFP), Immunoglobulin, Protease inhibitors, Others), By Application (Hematology, Hemato-oncology, Immunology, Rheumatology, Others), By End User (Hospitals, Clinical ...

Source: openpr.com
Published: 21 May 2018

WellStar to break ground on Cherokee Health Park at Holly Springs on Thursday

Patients will have access to various medical specialties under one roof, including general surgery, family medicine, hand surgery, OB/GYN, urology, ENT, neurology, pulmonary, cardiology, pediatrics and rheumatology. “We are thrilled to meet the growing ...

Source: Marietta Daily Journal
Published: 21 May 2018

Rheumatology leaders respond to MACRA proposed rule

In comments submitted to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) regarding the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) proposed rule, the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) praised the agency for recognizing the important role ...

Source: Medical Xpress
Published: 27 Jun 2016

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield and Pike County Memorial Hospital Announce Increased Access to Affordable Health Care

PCMH provides a wide range of services, including cardiology, emergency department and emergency medical services, medical-surgical services, neurology, outpatient surgery, physical therapy, pulmonology, radiology, rheumatology, and four family practice ...

Source: The Business Journals
Published: 21 May 2018

SetPoint Medical Appoints Ankit Shah to Lead Commercialization and Marketing

The company has published positive results from a first-in-human proof-of-concept trial in rheumatoid arthritis in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) and presented positive results at the American College of Rheumatology meeting.

Source: Digital Journal
Published: 21 May 2018

Pacific Partnership 2018 Kicks-Off in Thailand for First Time

The medical team will share knowledge and experiences on topics ranging from obstetric trauma emergencies, rheumatology and pediatric trauma to nursing care and veterinary education. The civil affairs team from the U.S. Army 83rd Civil Affairs Battalion ...

Source: United States Navy
Published: 21 May 2018

Wisconsin orthopedic, sports medicine physicians to open satellite clinic: 4 insights

3. The physician-owned orthopedic and rheumatology group has satellite clinics in several Wisconsin locations and Escanaba, Mich. The new Marinette clinic will be OSMS' first satellite clinic to be staffed every day.

Source: Becker's Spine Review
Published: 21 May 2018

NMAC Welcomes New Rheumatology Expert

Dr. Viviane Bunin [pictured] has joined the staff of Northshore Medical and Aesthetic Center as their first Rheumatology Expert. A spokesperson said, “Dr. Bunin is a Rheumatologist who received her initial medical degree from the University of Pernambuco ...

Source: Bernews
Published: 12 Jan 2016

St. Charles adds rheumatology practice

St. Charles Health System will open its first rheumatology practice in November with Dr. Heather Hansen, who previously worked at Deschutes Rheumatology in Bend. Rheumatologists treat autoimmune diseases, which can be difficult to diagnose. Patients have ...

Source: The Bulletin
Published: 10 Sep 2015

USC seminar focuses on rheumatology

Glenn Ehresmann discusses rheumatic disease experiences with patients Steve Erdody, Patricia Dunkin, Desiree Estrada, Ivonne Valdovinos and Arlene Grau at the sixth annual USC Rheumatology Community Seminar. (Photo/Ben Root) Rheumatic diseases affect ...

Source: USC-News
Published: 17 Jul 2013

VIDEO: Pills alone not the answer for pain management

SANDESTIN, FLA. – More than ever, clinicians need to rely on a multimodal approach to pain management, Katherine Galluzzi, DO, said at the annual Congress of Clinical Rheumatology. In the era of opioid addiction – in which she said physicians have ...

Source: The Hospitalist
Published: 21 May 2018

USC seminar focuses on rheumatology

Glenn Ehresmann discusses rheumatic disease experiences with patients Steve Erdody, Patricia Dunkin, Desiree Estrada, Ivonne Valdovinos and Arlene Grau at the sixth annual USC Rheumatology Community Seminar. (Photo/Ben Root) Rheumatic diseases affect ...

Source: USC-News
Published: 16 Jul 2013