What Is Phimosis?

Millions of men worldwide struggle with tight foreskin that will not retract over the glans without significant discomfort. For some, it will not retract at all. Contrary to assumptions, it’s far from a rare condition and doesn’t typically indicate a serious health issue. Instead, it’s a common and treatable condition known formally as phimosis. In… Read More »

Essential Reads: SBIRT for Women with Alcohol and Drug Use During Pregnancy

Critical to the wellbeing of pregnant women and their infants is universal screening for drug and alcohol use. This is an essential first step in identifying women with harmful substance use and connecting them with appropriate services.  Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment or SBIRT has been shown to be a quick and effective… Read More »

The Latest: Fauci: CDC may back wearing face masks more

WASHINGTON — Dr. Anthony Fauci says the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are weighing revising their COVID-19 guidelines to recommend that even fully vaccinated individuals wear masks in public. Fauci, the nation’s top government infectious disease official, told CNN’s “State of the Union” TV show that he’s taken part in conversations about altering… Read More »

How to get clinicians onboard with predictive analytics

Healthcare has higher barriers to adopting data science than other industries. State-of-the-art analytics solutions are already available, but few of them are in use by clinicians. At University of Virginia Health System, health leaders worked to establish a culture of data-driven decision-making with clinicians, with data science guides clinicians in finding opportunities for improvement, designing… Read More »