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New Clinical Practice Guidelines & FDA Drug Approvals – June 2023

Anxiety Disorders in Adults: Screening – Adults 64 Years or Younger Author:United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) Published:June 2023 Anxiety Disorders in Adults: Screening – Older Adults 65 Years or Older Author:United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) Published:June 2023 Depression and Suicide Risk in Adults: Screening – Adults 64 Years or Younger Author:United […]

Guideline Implementation Series: Step 2 – Measuring Current Practice At Your Institution

A while back, we kicked off a 7-step approach on how to implement guidelines or any specific guideline recommendations with an organization. We also looked closely at the first step of the process on how to identify some of these guideline as well as some factors to consider when determining guideline implementation priorities. We have […]

New Clinical Practice Guidelines & FDA Drug Approvals – May 2023

Addressing Stigma and Bias in the Diagnosis and Management of Patients with Obesity/Adiposity-Based Chronic Disease and Assessing Bias and Stigmatization as Determinants of Disease Severity Society:American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) Published:May 4, 2023 Health Advisory on Social Media Use in Adolescence Society:American Psychological Association (APA) Published:May 9, 2023 2023 Comprehensive Type 2 Diabetes Management […]

Bridging The Gap Between HCPs and Clinical Practice Guidelines

How Often Do HCPs Reference Clinical Practice Guidelines? For What Use Cases? What Are The Most Preferred Formats? How Do HCPs Learn About New Guidelines? Full-Text Guidelines VS. Summarized Versions? Research on Clinical Practice Guidelines: HCP Preferences, Usage, Preferred Formats, Adherence, & Strategies to Promote Guideline Implementation. We asked all these questions to clinicians spanning […]

Guideline Implementation Series: Step 1 – Identify the Guideline Recommendation(s) that You Wish to Implement

In a follow up to our previous article – Guideline Implementation Overview: 7 Steps to Improve Clinical Guideline Adherence at your Organization – we are taking a deeper dive into the first step – identifying the key guidelines/guideline recommendation to implement.  STEP 1 is actually a multi-part step, so we will be breaking STEP 1 […]

Lupus Awareness Month

National Lupus Awareness Month 2023 – What’s New in Clinical Guidelines for Lupus Awareness Month

May is Lupus Awareness Month. From 1977-2009, Lupus Awareness Month was originally observed in September. In 2009 the Lupus Foundation of America declared May would be the new official month for Lupus Awareness. Lupus is a chronic disease that affects individuals from all walks of life. It is an autoimmune disorder that causes the body’s […]

New Clinical Guidelines & FDA Drug Approvals – April 2023

Skin Cancer: Screening Society:U.S. Preventative Services Task Foce (USPSTF) Published:April 18, 2023 COVID-19 Guideline Part 1: Treatment and Management Society:Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) Published:April 13, 2023 Use of Antiretroviral Agents in Pediatric HIV Infection Society:United States Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Published:April 12, 2023 Management of REM Sleep Behavior Disorder Society:American […]

Guideline Implementation Overview: 7 Steps to Improve Clinical Guideline Adherence at your Organization

In a bit of a deviation from the norm, rather than inform our readers of specific guideline recommendations, we wanted to provide a stepped approach for various best practices on how you can implement guidelines or specific guideline recommendations within your organization. As most know, the publication of a new guideline does not equate to […]

IBS Awareness Month & World IBS Day – April 2023: Best Practices and Recommendations for IBS Treatment and Management

If the majority of patients report that they would be willing to give up 10 to 15 years of their life expectancy just for an instant cure for their Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), it gives healthcare providers pretty clear insight into how impactful and potentially debilitating this condition can be on a patient’s quality of […]

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New Clinical Guidelines & FDA Drug Approvals – March 2023

Probiotics and Prebiotics Society:World Gastroenterology Organisation (WGO) Published:March 1, 2023 Obesity Algorithm 2023 Society:Obesity Medicine Association (OMA) Published:March 1, 2023 Colorectal Cancer Screening Guidelines Toolkit Society:Consensus and Physician Experts (CPE) Published:March 1, 2023 COVID-19 Guideline, Part 1: Treatment and Management Society:Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) Published:March 14, 2023 Comprehensive Adult Eye and Vision Examination […]

World TB Day 2023

World Tuberculosis Day 2023: Effective Guideline Recommendation Strategies For Managing TB

As World Tuberculosis Day or World TB Day approaches on March 24th, it’s important to remember that tuberculosis (TB) remains a significant global health issue. Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, TB was the leading cause of death from a single infectious agent, ranking above HIV/AIDS.  The United States has one of the lowest TB incidence […]

Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month 2023: Screening Guidelines Highlighting The Differences and Similarities of 8 Colorectal Cancer Screening Guidelines

The month of March is dedicated to National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month – an annual campaign aimed at increasing awareness of colorectal cancer (CRC) and the importance of cancer screenings, as well as promoting healthy lifestyle habits for primary prevention in reducing the risk of developing CRC. Despite being the 2nd leading cause of cancer-related […]

World Obesity Day 2023 – Changing Perspectives: A Clinical Practice Guidelines Approach to Obesity Care

World Obesity Day is an annual event intended to unify healthcare communities in rallying behind the common goal of tackling the obesity crisis. The theme for World Obesity Day 2023 is “Changing Perspectives: Let’s Talk Obesity”, which focuses on harnessing the power of conversation and obesity awareness to improve obesity care by addressing misconceptions and […]

New Clinical Guidelines & FDA Drug Approvals – February 2023

Genital Herpes Infection: Serologic Screening Society:U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) Published:February 2023 Management of Patients With Acute Lower Gastrointestinal Bleeding Society:American College of Gastroenterology (ACG) Published:February 6, 2023 Strategies to Prevent Healthcare-Associated Infections: Hand Hygiene Society:Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA); Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) Published:February 8, 2023 Disorders of Lipid […]

Low Vision and Rehabilitation: Clinical Guidelines for Low Vision Awareness Month 2023

February is Low Vision and Vision Rehabilitation Awareness Month. Low vision refers to uncorrectable reduced vision that persists despite corrective glasses, lenses, medications, or surgery. This impaired vision interferes with a person’s functional independence in performing daily activities, and often leaves patients feeling helpless and hopeless about how to improve their function and quality of […]

New Clinical Guidelines & FDA Drug Approvals – January 2023

Immunotherapy & Targeted Therapy for Advanced Gastroesophageal Cancer Society:American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Published:January 5, 2023 Vaccinations in Patients with Rheumatic & Musculoskeletal Diseases Society: American College of Rheumatology (ACR) Published:January 4, 2023 Pharmacologic Treatment of Primary Osteoporosis or Low Bone Mass to Prevent Fractures in Adults Society:American College of Physicians (ACP) Published:January 3, […]

Cervical Cancer Guidelines for Cervical Cancer Awareness Month 2023

Even though it is preventable, more than 15,000 women in the United States alone are diagnosed each year with cervical cancer, a potentially fatal condition that can be caused by infections with pathogens – bacteria, viruses, and parasites. January is World Cervical Cancer and Cervical Health Awareness Month – a dedicated month with a special […]

New Clinical Guidelines & FDA Drug Approvals – December 2022

Antiretroviral Drugs for Treatment & Prevention of HIV Infection in Adults Society:International Antiviral Society–USA (IAS-USA) Published:December 1, 2022 Standards of Care in Diabetes – 2023 Society: American Diabetes Association (ADA) Published:December 12, 2022 Interventional Treatments for Low Back Pain Society:American Society of Pain and Neuroscience (IASPN) Published:December 6, 2022 Monitoring and Antagonism of Neuromuscular Blockade […]

Top 10 Most Viewed Clinical Practice Guidelines on the Guideline Central Platform in 2022

In our previous article, we looked at some of the high level data points covering clinical practice guidelines published in 2022. In this post, we will break down the all-time most viewed guidelines (on the Guideline Central platform), regardless of release date. So, without further ado… ACC/AHA Heart Failure (166,000 views) The American College of […]

Yearly Clinical Guidelines – Stats and Recap for 2022

Introducing our new Yearly Recap series, intended to highlight the key data and trends in the world of clinical practice guidelines, we will kick it off with our first article that will cover some of the main data points relating to guidelines that were published in 2022. Keep in mind, this list is focused only […]

New Clinical Guidelines & FDA Drug Approvals – November 2022

CDC Clinical Practice Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Pain — United States, 2022 Society:Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Published:November 4, 2022 Clinical Assessment of Patients with Inherited Retinal Degenerations Society: American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) Published:November 1, 2022 Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care Science Society:International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation (ILCOR) Published:November 3, […]

COPD Clinical Guidelines Roundup for World COPD Day 2022

November 16, 2022 is World COPD Day – a day organized by GOLD (Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease) to help raise awareness of COPD across the globe.  This World COPD Day 2022, we are taking a deep dive into all of the current COPD guidelines from various organizations in the USA. This includes […]

National Diabetes Month 2022 – What’s New in Clinical Guidelines for Diabetes Awareness Month

November is Diabetes Awareness Month or National Diabetes Month. In this article, we will take a look at all of the new guidelines, therapies and innovations that have been introduced since Diabetes Awareness Month 2021.  Guidelines Below is a list of various Diabetes-related clinical practice guidelines that were published between National Diabetes Month 2021 and […]

Top 10 Take-Home Messages for the ACC and AHA Diagnosis and Management of Aortic Disease Clinical Practice Guideline 2022

2022 ACC/AHA Guideline for the Diagnosis and Management of Aortic Disease The American College of Cardiology (ACC) and the American Heart Association (AHA) Joint Committee have just published their much anticipated clinical practice guideline on the Diagnosis and Management of Aortic Disease. This guideline covers everything from the basics of aortic anatomy, to in-depth discussions […]

New Clinical Guidelines & FDA Drug Approvals – October 2022

Treatment of Metastatic Colorectal Cancer Society:American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Published:October 17, 2022 Pharmacological Interventions for Adults With Obesity Society:American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) Published:October 20, 2022 Drug Allergy (2022 Update) Society:American College of Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology (ACAAI) & American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology (AAAI) Published:October 3, 2022 Diabetes Management in Chronic […]