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The great acceleration in healthcare: Six trends to heed (McKinsey & Company)
Next generation care management, health for all, consolidated care delivery, and reform efforts are among the trends that may shape healthcare in the years ahead.
Asian, lean patients with NAFLD have lower prevalence of cirrhosis, CVD (Healio)
Lean Asian patients with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease had significantly lower prevalence of cirrhosis, cardiovascular disease and metabolic abnormalities than lean non-Asian patients.
Googling for Gut Symptoms Predicts Covid Hot Spots, Study Finds (Bloomberg)
Using Google Trends online tool, they found the volume of searches correlated most strongly with cases in states with high disease burden — three to four weeks later.
Screening delays due to SARS-CoV-2 could increase advanced CRC cases (Healio)
Delays in colorectal cancer screening due to the cessation of colonoscopies during the COVID-19 pandemic could increase advanced cases and even mortality if the delay stretches beyond 1 year, according to study results.
Video: ASGE campaign highlights ‘The Value of Colonoscopy’ (Healio)
In this exclusive video, Jennifer Christie, MD, and Douglas K. Rex, MD, discuss “The Value of Colonoscopy,” a new campaign from the ASGE.
Benefit from a tax-savvy investment portfolio (Healio)
Physicians of all specialties want to reduce taxes wherever possible. While most doctors typically focus on active professional income, spending some time and effort on how one’s investments are taxed is also crucial.
Readers Predict Biggest Medical Breakthroughs by 2045 (Medscape)
When Medscape’s readers were asked to predict medical breakthroughs in the next quarter century, the most common responses zeroed in on the human genome.
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