Tag Archives: Patients

FDA Approves Sarclisa (isatuximab-irfc) for Patients with Relapsed Refractory Multiple Myeloma

FDA Approves Sarclisa (isatuximab-irfc) for Patients with Relapsed Refractory Multiple Myeloma Print this page BRIDGEWATER, N.J., March 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Sarclisa (isatuximab-irfc) in combination with pomalidomide and dexamethasone (pom-dex) for the treatment of adults with relapsed refractory multiple myeloma (RRMM) who have received at least… Read More »

More Patients Turning to ‘Direct Primary Care’

Josh Umbehr, MD, CEO, AtlasMD, Wichita, KS. Jeffrey S. Gold, MD, founder, Gold Direct Care, Marblehead, MA. Jeffrey S. Puglisi, MD, founding partner, Glenville Medical Concierge Care, Greenwich, CT. Thomas W. LaGrelius, MD, founder Skypark Preferred Concierge Care, Torrance, CA. Kevin Boyd, Wichita, KS. Mick Lowderman. Mike Scheidt, Wichita, KS. Laurianne Bourque, 42, who works… Read More »

Watch Dr. Pimple Popper Pop Out Colorful ‘Skittle’ Cysts from a Patient’s Forehead

Otto Greule JrGetty Images In a new Instagram video, Dr. Pimple Popper extracts a series of Skittle-sized steatocystomas from a patient’s forehead. The contents of the steatocystomas in this video vary in color, with one taking on a yellow color and the other a red color. Steatocystomas are noncancerous cysts that grow in the skin’s… Read More »

Accessing medical records improves patient care, but only 10% of patients do so

Despite the numerous benefits associated with patients accessing their medical records, a study published in Health Affairs found only 10% of patients utilize the resource. Researchers expected to find inequities in use and access — in theory, driven by existing digital disparities, those who don’t use English as a first-language or communities without access to… Read More »

AMA: ONC proposed rule leaves patients’ data, privacy vulnerable

While the American Medical Association supports enabling patient access and sharing of their own electronic healthcare information, the physician group is concerned that a proposed federal rule will put sensitive data at risk. AMA charges that the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT is making a policy decision to “not prioritize patient privacy”… Read More »