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Cardiology Management

ENCOURAGE Trial - Simple Nudges Improve Statin Prescription Adherence

2019 23 Nov

Statins are an effective medication for treating patients with heart disease. They cut the risk of a second major adverse cardiac event by almost 50$. But only about 6% of patients take statins as prescribed. One way to solve that? Nudge them. Literally. In a new study presented to heart specialists from around the world, researchers at the Intermountain... Read more

IT Management

Patients Prefer Portals for Test Results

2015 03 Nov

According to findings from a new study, patients prefer to receive the results of medical tests through password-protected patient portal websites. The survey is published in the Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine. The survey was conducted with 409 participants and tested the desirability of seven different methods of non-in-person... Read more