There are no clear predictors clinicians can use to determine who is more likely to experience dose limiting toxicity (DLT) in phase I chemotherapy clinical trials. Many providers are reluctant to refer older adults to phase I trials because of...
John Eason explains the realities of criminal justice reform in Wisconsin.
Noelle LoConte, MDAnother great video with my brilliant friend @john_majoreason about criminal justice reform - not a big leap to get how mass incarceration also affects health disparities. Doctors should care about this. From @PBS: Here and Now, Noon Weds
Medical crowdfunding has become a billion-dollar industry practically overnight, led by sites like GoFundMe. But yet another new study shows a dark side of the trend: Millions of dollars funneled to ludicrous, unscientific treatments for...
Noelle LoConte, MDGoFundMe Is Still Enabling 'Garbage' Cancer Treatment Scams, Study Finds - Gizmodo
Noelle LoConte, MD@marklewismd ASCO advocacy group is currently looking for stories of how Prior auth and step therapy requirements compromise care for patients. This would be a good one to submit.
Background: Little is known about how physician time is allocated in ambulatory care. Objective: To describe how physician time is spent in ambulatory practice. Design: Quantitative direct observational time and motion study (during office...
Noelle LoConte, MDFor every hr spent with a patient, 2 hr spent on charting. That ratio is completely flipped from what it should be