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Rheumatology nurses should discuss sexual health issues with patients

FORT WORTH, Texas — Nurses have a professional, clinical and ethical responsibility to discuss and address their patient’s sexual health issues, according to Iris Zink, MSN, RN, ANP-BC, a member of the board of directors and past president of the ...

Source: Healio
Published: 14 Aug 2018

Hopkins Tops List for Best Rheumatology Hospitals per US News

Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland, has been rated the best place in the country to go for rheumatology concerns, according to the annual "Best Hospitals" rankings compiled by US News and World Report. It is the second year in a row that Hopkins ...

Source: Medscape
Published: 14 Aug 2018

American College of Rheumatology receives grants to support development of lupus clinical trials

The American College of Rheumatology (ACR) today announced the receipt of two, two-year grants from the Office of Minority Health (OMH) to support the development of programs that aim to increase the recruitment and enrollment in lupus clinical trials of ...

Source: News Medical
Published: 14 Aug 2018

Secondhand Smoke Exposure as Kids Tied to Women's Arthritis

And a number of studies have linked smoking to a heightened risk of RA. The new study, published Aug. 14 in the journal Rheumatology, looked at whether childhood exposure to secondhand smoke might be a risk factor for RA, too. The answer, researchers found ...

Published: 15 Aug 2018

Secondhand smoke increases risk of children developing arthritis later in life

A new study in the journal Rheumatology indicates that being exposed to secondhand smoke in childhood could increase the risk of someone developing arthritis as an adult. Rheumatoid arthritis is a complex disease that may be developed by environmental ...

Source: EurekAlert!
Published: 15 Aug 2018

Training, trust in advance practice clinicians may forestall rheumatology workforce shortage

FORT WORT, Texas — With the need for rheumatologists expected to outpace national demand by 2030, employing more advanced practice clinicians could help stem the tide of a growing population of aging baby boomers, provided rheumatologists correctly ...

Source: Healio
Published: 13 Aug 2018

Horizon Pharma plc Reports Record Quarterly Net Sales for Orphan and Rheumatology Segment; Increases Full-Year 2018 Adjusted EBITDA Guidance; Implements New Company Operating ...

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Horizon Pharma plc (NASDAQ: HZNP) announced its second-quarter 2018 financial results today. Effective with the second quarter of 2018, the Company has realigned its operating structure and is reporting financial results as two ...

Source: Business Wire
Published: 08 Aug 2018

Rheumatology Therapeutics Market – Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2018 – 2025

New Study On “2018-2025 Rheumatology Therapeutics Market Global Key Player, Demand, Growth, Opportunities and Analysis Forecast” Added to Wise Guy Reports Database The report covers the analysis and forecast of the rheumatology therapeutics market on ...

Source: Digital Journal
Published: 06 Aug 2018

Dr. Travis Sizemore Joins KentuckyOne Health Rheumatology Associates in London

Travis Sizemore, DO, has joined KentuckyOne Health Rheumatology Associates, located at 1406 W. 5th Street in London. Dr. Sizemore received his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine from the Lincoln Memorial University Debusk College of Osteopathic Medicine.

Source: The Sentinel-Echo
Published: 10 Aug 2018

American College of Rheumatology Responds to the CY 2019 Physician Fee Schedule and Quality Payment Program Proposed Rules

Atlanta, July 19, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- “While we are encouraged by CMS’ continued focus on reducing physician paperwork burden, we are deeply concerned that the proposed cuts to cognitive evaluation and management (E/M) services, along with the ...

Source: GlobeNewswire
Published: 19 Jul 2018

American College of Rheumatology (ACR)

The American College of Rheumatology expressed concerns that the proposed cuts to cognitive E/M services, along with the methodology changes to PE, will further restrict patient access to rheumatologists and other cognitive specialists at a time...

Source: Newswise
Published: 12 Jun 2018

United Rheumatology Announces The Establishment Of The Frances M. Hamburger Ph.D. Institute For Community Rheumatology

New Institute Will Support Research and Education to Improve Quality and Value of Community-Based Care Provided to Patients with Rheumatologic Diseases HAUPPAUGE, N.Y., Nov. 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- United Rheumatology, the pre-eminent service organization ...

Source: Yahoo Finance
Published: 02 Nov 2017

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

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

Medicare expands ‘step therapy’ policy — also called ‘fail first’

In its own statement, the American Cancer Society said allowing step therapy for Medicare Part B plans “could erect barriers to care for cancer patients” while the American College of Rheumatology called the decision “an affront to America’s ...

Source: The York Dispatch
Published: 15 Aug 2018

Health benefits for coffee drinkers keep mounting up

Robert H. Shmerling, M.D., is associate professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and clinical chief of Rheumatology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston. For additional consumer health information, visit

Source: Sun-Sentinel
Published: 15 Aug 2018

Cleveland Clinic named No. 2 hospital by U.S. News for the third consecutive year

The Clinic had 14 specialties ranked nationally, 12 of which were ranked in the top five nationwide: cardiology/heart surgery (No. 1), urology (No. 1), gastroenterology/GI Surgery (No. 2), nephrology (No. 2), rheumatology (No. 2), orthopedics (No. 3 ...

Source: The Plain Dealer
Published: 15 Aug 2018

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

Griffin to host ‘Mini-Med School’

Rheumatology; Dermatology; and General Surgery. Each weekly session will be divided into two hour-long presentations on different medical topics, with a refreshment break between presentations and ample time for questions and answers. The program meets ...

Source: The Middletown Press
Published: 15 Aug 2018

American College Of Rheumatology

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Source: Clayton News
Published: 16 Jun 2018

HSS and Ivy Rehab to Create Physical Therapy Centers of Excellence Nationwide

At its core is Hospital for Special Surgery, nationally ranked No. 1 in orthopedics (for the ninth consecutive year) and No. 3 in rheumatology by U.S. News & World Report (2018-2019). Founded in 1863, the Hospital has one of the lowest infection rates in ...

Source: Longview News-Journal
Published: 15 Aug 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: 17 Jul 2013

Reiff to lead CHLA rheumatology division

Andreas Reiff, associate professor of pediatrics at the Keck School of Medicine, has been named head of the division of rheumatology and rehabilitation at Childrens Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA). “Since 1996, Dr. Reiff has been developing a successful ...

Source: USC-News
Published: 14 Oct 2005

Jain, Archana, MD

2012 Update of the 2008 American College of Rheumatology (ACR) Recommendations for the use of Disease-Modifying Anti-Rheumatic Drugs (DMARDs) and Biologics in the treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA). Arthritis Care Res 64(5):625-39. PMID: 22473917

Source: UAB
Published: 28 Jun 2018