Electronic health record-based messages delivered solely to clinicians increased referral to tobacco use treatment for cancer patients who smoke, according to a recent study published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.
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A study led by Elizabeth Johnson, PhD, has established fluctuating “gating” mechanisms that support flexible behavior and working memory in humans, findings recently published in Nature Communications.
In adult patients undergoing cancer treatment, weekly electronic symptom monitoring significantly improved quality of life, according to a recent study published in JAMA.
The presence and involvement of fathers with their sons during childhood predicted the profile of adult testosterone levels, according to a recent study.
Patients with advanced kidney cancer who received a new combination treatment reported improved health-related quality of life outcomes, according to a Northwestern Medicine study.
Rinad S. Beidas, PhD, professor of Medical Ethics and Health Policy and of Psychiatry at the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine, has been named chair of Medical Social Sciences.
Sara Becker, PhD, of the Brown University School of Public Health and the Warren Alpert Medical School, has been named the Alice Hamilton Professor of Psychiatry and inaugural director of the newly formed Center for Dissemination and Implementation Science, which is part of the Institute for Public Health and Medicine, effective August 1st.
In one of two low-risk randomized clinical trials, financial incentives increased study participation, and the use of financial incentives in both trials were deemed not unethical, according to recent findings.
Quality improvement must measure more than average care quality and change to address the root causes of health inequity, according to a Northwestern Medicine editorial published in The BMJ.