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By Wayne Jonas, MD  Having spent much of my 40-year medical career in the military, my patients who are veterans have taught me a crucial lesson: I rarely cure them of chronic disease. Instead, I must find a way to make them a partner in their own healing. This is especially true when treating…
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Ryan Rogers, MBA, DHS candidate, director of business management, PTSD Foundation of America, discusses the Foundation and its initiatives, including Camp Hope, how clinicians can help veterans with PTSD become more aware of various resources, and highlights how COVID-19 has impacted care.…
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By: Dr Melissa Lim, chief medical officer and Co-Founder, Somnology and Patrick Yam, CEO and Co-Founder, Somnology  It shouldn’t come as a surprise that trauma and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are correlated to the development of sleep problems. In fact, it’s been highlighted that self-…
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By Julie Gould  In a special communication article recently posted in JAMA Psychiatry, Christine Moutier, MD, chief medical officer of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, explains opportunities COVID-19 presents for suicide prevention. According to Dr Moutier, political will, federal…
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By Julie Gould Recent research published online in JAMA Network Open, found that when patient-reported social information was added to electronic health records (EHR), the estimation of 90- and 180-day hospitalization risk among veterans was improved. “Despite recognition of the association…
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By Julie Gould   A team of researchers recently sought to understand and identify perceptions of e-consultation and workload among primary care clinicians in the US Veterans Health Administration system. According to the findings published online in JAMA Network Open, although primary care…
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Lindsey Roeker, MD, physician, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, discusses the intersection of COVID-19 and hematologic malignancies—which encompasses numerous diseases with different considerations—highlighting how the pandemic uniquely impacts each of these patient populations, and…
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By: Yvette C. Terrie, BS Pharm, RPh, Consultant Pharmacist As health care providers, we all strive to deliver the best quality of care to our patients and the heroic efforts of health care providers has definitely been validated during the COVID-19 pandemic and their commitments to patient care…
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By Julie Gould  Jennifer Naylor, PhD, clinical & experimental psychologist, Durham VA Health Care System and Co-Director for the VA Mid-Atlantic MIRECC's Clinical Core, and Chris Marx, MD, staff psychiatrist, Durham VA Health Care System and Co-Director for the VA Mid-Atlantic MIRECC's…
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Benyam Muluneh, PharmD, assistant professor, UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy, and Katie Buhlinger, PharmD, CPP, clinical pharmacist practitioner, UNC Medical Center, explain how pharmacists are correctly aligned to help manage the ever-expanding treatment landscape of CLL.   …
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