Features

Features

Debates, in-depth articles, and surprising profiles from ASH Clinical News

Defining “Value” in Value-Based Medicine: A Work in Progress

Achieving optimal patient outcomes is still one of the most important aspects of health care. In recent years, a new goal – and one...

Pulling Back the Curtain: Stephanie Lee, MD, MPH

What was your first job? I was a babysitter when I was younger, like everybody probably was. In elementary school, though, I picked blueberries for...

“Still” Photography (Part 2 of 2) by Jason Gotlib, MD, MS

In my photography, I gravitate to landscapes; my hope is that I can elicit in viewers a passion to visit the natural wonders that...

Is There Still a Need for Radiation Therapy in Hodgkin Lymphoma?

The standard treatment for certain types of Hodgkin lymphoma is combined modality therapy – consisting of chemotherapy followed by radiation therapy. Recently, there has...

Pulling Back the Curtain: Joseph R. Mikhael, MD, MEd 

What was your first job? My first job was as a camp counselor, and this actually turned out to be a great job because it...

“Still” Photography (Part 1 of 2) by Jason Gotlib, MD, MS

I sometimes wonder whether my interest in photography originated as a passive exposure to my father’s relentless chronicling of our lives on the Kodachrome...

Adapting to Scientific Meeting Climate Change

Presenting scientific research at a major – or even medium-sized – scientific meeting in 2015 is vastly different than it was even 10 years...

Physicians Still Foggy on Accuracy of Sunshine Act Data

On September 30, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released the first round of Open Payments data. More than 4 million payments...

New IMWG Diagnostic Criteria Allows Earlier Diagnosis

Updates Represent a “Paradigm Shift” for Multiple Myeloma Treatment Unlike other malignancies, the disease definition of multiple myeloma is clinicopathological: not only must myeloma be...

Improving Care Through Technology, Policy, and Philanthropy

David Blumenthal, MD, heard the call to public service at an early age. His professional career has ranged from primary-care clinical practice to government service...
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March 2019, Volume 5, Issue 4

This issue features a look at the misconceptions about travel-associated blood clots, the treatment of young patients with myeloma, and more.