Search Tag: evidence-based guidelines

Cardiology Management

Poor Awareness of Women's Cardiovascular Disease

2017 27 Jun

A new U.S. study reveals that women and physicians do not put enough emphasis on cardiovascular disease in women, and a social stigma regarding body weight may be a primary barrier to these important discussions. The findings highlight the need to raise awareness of heart disease in women and promote clinicians' use of evidence-based guidelines to... Read more

Cardiology Management

Ensuring Patient Access to Guideline-Based Therapies

2014 17 Nov

Misalignment between evidence-informed clinical care guideline recommendations and reimbursement policies has created care gaps that lead to suboptimal outcomes for patients denied access to guideline-based therapies. Stroke prevention in atrial fibrillation (AFib) is discussed as an example in a study which appears in the Canadian Journal of Cardiology... Read more

Executive Health Management

New Guidelines For Pathologists

2014 01 Sep

A raft of evidence-based guidelines is set to be presented when the College of American Pathologists (CAP) convenes on 7-10 September 2014. Eight of those new guidelines are scheduled to be launched officially in January 2015, Medscape Medical News reported. Evidence-based guidelines, which play an important role in improving working practices, are... Read more