Visit Store
Visit Store
News & Articles > Articles

Over the course of the coronavirus pandemic, studies consistently revealed that COVID-19 disproportionately affected racial and ethnic minority groups. Deeply rooted structural inequities were responsible for the disproportionate harm to vulnerable individuals and communities. Nearing the start of the pandemic, demands for broader racial equity and justice also surfaced after George Floyd’s murder. To date, there is no comprehensive publication that addresses these issues within the field of otolaryngology. As a result, we are motivated to provide you with this series of reflective chapters on crucial topics related to healthcare disparities within our specialty. MORE

This is the second edition. Since the first edition, there have been important advances in interventional cardiology. The approaches to left main bifurcations and chronic total occlusions are completely different compared with the first edition. Interventions in structural heart disease have evolved at a rapid pace, particularly with respect to transcatheter aortic valve replacement, as well as with transcatheter mitral and tricuspid valve interventions. MORE

Interview with George L. Bakris, MD How has Hypertension, 4th Edition evolved since the previous edition? How has it evolved since the first edition?   Since the previous edition, we have trimmed some chapters and deleted others that were not well accessed. This while expanding the database of the existing chapters and yet keeping it withinMORE

Health systems science (HSS), a foundational framework for the study and understanding of how care is delivered, how health professionals work together to deliver that care, and how the health system can improve patient care and health care delivery, is increasingly incorporated into the education and training of physicians, but physicians don’t work alone. The full potential of the increased understanding of HSS by physicians—improved population health and a better patient experience along with other aspects of the Quintuple Aim— cannot happen without other health care professionals incorporating HSS into their education, training, and practice. MORE