The Boehringer Ingelheim and Lilly Alliance Supports ACC COVID-19 Response Initiative

ACC’s COVID-19 response initiative offers a virtual education series, resources to meet clinicians’ evolving needs in ensuring patient safety and quality cardiovascular care during the pandemic

MDIC Releases Best Practices for Communicating Benefit, Risk, and Uncertainty for Medical Devices: Register for 10/2/20 Webinar

MDIC states the report focuses on providing evidence-based best practices for enhancing communication with patients about medical devices so that patients can make informed treatment decisions.

IVC Filter Guidelines Published by SIR – Allows Physicians Treating Patients at Risk of a PE to Make Evidence-Based Decisions

“IVC Filter guidelines allow physicians treating patients at risk of a pulmonary embolism to make evidence-based decisions about the use of IVC filters,” said John A. Kaufman, MD, MS, FSIR, the guidelines’ primary author and chair of the department of interventional radiology at Oregon Health & Science University in Portland.

Hospital Ranking Systems Can Be Misleading for Orthopedic Care: Subject to Misrepresentation That Can Lead to Frustration That May Confuse Patients

The hospital rating system study revealed that the systems generally rate hospitals based on varied data sources and different methodologies that lack robust formal validation. Thus, they are subject to a misrepresentation that can lead to alienated, frustrated, and confused patients.

Kidney Walk LaceUp 2020: National Kidney Foundation and LogistiCare Team Up: Walkers Can Join from Their Homes

Kidney Walk LaceUp represents an opportunity for participants to come together in a time of isolation and demonstrate their shared commitment to the lives of kidney patients and their loved ones, while still staying safe during the ongoing pandemic. Walkers can join from their homes, backyard or local park and still help save lives.

The Muscular Dystrophy Association to Host Virtual Events to Raise Funds for RX and Care of People with MD, ALS and Related Neuromuscular Disease

The Muscular Dystrophy Association (is hosting virtual events to raise critical funds for treatment and care for...

Mercy Medical Center Nurses Represented by the Massachusetts Nurses Association and Supporters to Picket Outside Springfield Hospital August 24

"Trinity Health barrels ahead with changes that negatively impact nurses and our working conditions while publicly praising its frontline workers," said Jaime Dorunda, RN and Co-Chair of the MNA Bargaining Committee at Mercy Medical Center.

Senators Demand Answers on Hydroxychloroquine from the FDA, Reports the Association of American Physicians & Surgeons

Hydroxychloroquine: Senator Ron Johnson (R-Wis.), Chairman of the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, along with Sen....