The third lifestyle survey shows that doctors are battling the bulge just like everyone else.
A poll indicates new cholesterol guidelines won't shake up the statin market in 2014.
A study points out barriers to e-prescribing pharma products and shows how doctors rate various EHRs.
Attendance by physicians crept up in 2012, said the trade group HCEA, but overall turnout was flat, likely because exhibitors brought less personnel along to meetings.
Growing client demand encouraged the agency to make its HCP content capabilities official.
Researchers say we've been overestimating how many NPs and PAs can be expected to ease the inflow of just-insured patients, while another study shows just why they may be bypassing independent practices.
With a new era of transparency for doctors and life science manufacturers kicking off today, here's how some organizations are keeping physicians informed.
A new survey of doctors reveals how much they know (or don't) about the looming launch of healthcare exchanges.
A CME activity was associated with increased testing that could head off neuropathy in patients with type 2 diabetes.
Medscape asked and doctors shared what they hate about most medical apps, Livestrong merch hits the clearance rack, healthcare reform savings begin to surface, Lilly releases early RA drug trial results
JAMA's look into the impact of patient centric care shows that a broader scope is needed to understand the financial and health impact of active patients and how doctors perceive what it means to be engaged with patients.
Pharmas are spending far less on reprints and far more on digital promotion to physicians and other healthcare professionals, according to a healthcare media buying specialist.
Two studies show that it's not enough to focus on cost to alter healthcare.
CMS issued its long-delayed final rule for collecting data on industry payments to physicians, ordering data collection to begin in August and asserting that the federal law preempts state laws.
The most effective journal ads of the year included executions for Pradaxa, Humira and Conceptus' Essure Procedure, according to the Doctors' Choice Study.
An adherence study found that when doctors laid out the whys and hows of prescribed medications, patients were more likely to take them. Other reports suggest that the communication gap is about more than the medication— including such factors as pricing, a desire for control, and undisclosed medical information.
Physician trust in pharmaceutical brands is driven by an emotional connection as well as functional attributes and perceptions of the manufacturer, said Harris Interactive, which found Advair, Spiriva and Mirena to be tops in their categories with doctors.
A recent paper shows licensing boards may take action for a professional's behavior regardless of whether it is in the context of a professional setting.
For the drug industry, the big news in the "fiscal cliff" deal is that the next big congressional showdown—one that could have big implications for the healthcare industries—has been kicked down the road a couple months.
MDLinx owner M3 Group is partnering with Argentine online CME firm Medcenter on a content-sharing deal that will expand its in-language reach to Spain, Portugal and Latin America.
Only 35% of physicians are aware of the FDA's class-wide safety plan for certain opioids, a survey showed, suggesting an awareness challenge as the plan gets under way.
Three out of five doctors are now using technology to better communicate with patients, a MedPage Today survey has found, and two-fifths say patients are generally more informed than they were five years ago.
Viagra and Cialis took top honors for most trusted pharmaceutical brands in a poll of physicians.
Sermo is searching for a CEO and a medical advisory board since the physician online community's founder, Dr. Daniel Palestrant, and chief medical officer, Dr. Adam Sharp, left in November to launch a new startup called Par8o.
Two powers of the marketing research arena—Epocrates and M3—partnered today to create what they claim is the world's largest verified physician and healthcare provider panel.
A new survey shows certified CME bested dinner meetings, mailings and even sales rep visits in one promotional measure.
A large survey of sales reps found that knowledge of evidence-based medicine and clinical practice guidelines, as well as information related to managing the business aspects of a healthcare practice, are the two best ways to get a foot in the door with physicians
Sales reps armed with an iPad can collect digital signatures for samples thanks to iRep, a physician detailing application set to launch in mid-February.
Doctors responding to an MM&M survey hosted by Sermo - a social network for practicing physicians - said they use the Epocrates mobile app more often for work purposes than any other app.
A year after purchasing WebMD's The Little Blue Book, a referral directory for docs, mdHub changed its name to HCPlexus, and expanded its offerings to include, among other things, an iPad leasing program.