HIPAA protects patients from unauthorized disclosure of personal information by covered entities such as medical practices and hospitals, but out from under the HIPAA umbrella, patients are mostly on their own, according to the authors of a recent report.
Surrogate decision makers for a patient are obligated to make health care decisions based on what the patient would have wanted if it is known.
Sameed Khatana MD, and Barrak Alahmad, MD, discuss the impact of climate change on patients’ risk for cardiovascular disease.
Looking at stress and university students during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Brittany Weber, MD, who specializes in cardio-rheumatology, discusses the risks, incidence, and prevalence of cardiometabolic disease in psoriatic arthritis, and how providers must create awareness among patients.
New and improved to provide a more modern and readable format for the latest cardiology news.
In addition to worsening asthma, other respiratory disorders, and heart conditions, exposure to wildfire smoke can also compromise immunity in healthy individuals.
Dr Alissa Davis, an Epidemiologist at Columbia University, discusses steps to contain the monkeypox outbreak, including the importance of appropriate messaging and addressing misinformation.
Changes to abortion laws in the US could have unintended consequences for cancer patients and others seeking fertility preservation.
David Howell, PhD; and Heather Sesma, PhD; provide insight into the specific sequelae of concussion in youth and risk for subsequent mental health issues.