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    Join the 2020 Comradery Project by February 10

    Our 2019 Comradery Project was a success and led to statistically significant improvements in professional fulfillment.* For the third year, we are offering the Comradery...

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    ISP Star Award Nominations Process Is Open

    The nomination process for the 2020 ISP Star Awards is now open for submissions. This honor recognizes individuals and teams from the Stanford Medicine community...

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    When Lab Tests are Misleading: A Mystery in Antibiotic Resistance

    Most children with antibiotic-resistant urinary tract infections get better when taking less powerful antibiotics than lab tests say they need, a new Stanford study has...



Recent Articles

January 16, 2020

Human Body Temperature Has Decreased in United States, Study Finds

Stanford researchers have determined that average human body temperature in the United States has decreased since the 1800s Since the 19th century, the average human body temperature...

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January 16, 2020

Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Advances in Research and Practice

The Stanford IBD Symposium will be a dynamic forum supporting interactive learning across disciplines. The expert, multi-disciplinary faculty will present data and facilitate active discussions...

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January 15, 2020

Stanford Recruiting Patients for Opioid-Tapering Study

Stanford Primary Care is now recruiting for a patient-centered, opioid tapering study called EMPOWER (Effective Management of Pain and Opioid Free Ways to Enhance Relief)....

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January 15, 2020

Stanford Researchers Recommend 5 Practices to Improve Doctor-Patient Relationships

Stanford researchers say they have identified five practices that doctors can implement to achieve more meaningful interactions with patients. When Stanford physicians Donna Zulman, MD, and Abraham Verghese, MD, set...

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January 10, 2020

Optum | Major Depressive Disorder Algorithm

First determine if all of the following apply: Symptoms do not meet criteria for a mixed episode (for example, bipolar disorder) Symptoms cause clinically significant distress or...

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January 09, 2020

Coding Corner | Cerumen Removal

Removal of impacted cerumen is represented by the following two CPT codes: 69209 - Removal impacted cerumen using irrigation/lavage, unilateral 69210 - Removal impacted cerumen requiring instrumentation,...

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