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Meeting: 2013 ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting: Genetic Research Yields Clues to Pathogenesis of Rheumatoid Arthritis, Psoriatic Arthritis

Studies determine that both RA and PsA are autoimmune diseases and link disease susceptibility to certain alleles that encode the major histocompatibility complex, HLA

Meeting: 2013 ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting: Researchers Explore Role of Pathogens, Quality of Care in Rheumatoid Arthritis

Funding by the Rheumatology Research Foundation has furthered studies on the impact of infectious agents and autoantigens, periodontal disease, and disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs on patients with RA

Meeting: 2013 ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting: New Tools to Measure Quality in Rheumatology

Rising healthcare costs, shifting market forces will require rheumatologists to adapt new quality measurement techniques, more effective patient care models, better rheumatology registries

Meeting: 2013 ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting: Health Professionals In the Spotlight

ARHP members are honored with awards for research, education, advocacy, and patient care in rheumatology

Features: Affordable Care Act Latest in Half-Century of Healthcare Reform

Highlights in 50-year timeline of national healthcare legislation, proposals, and policies since the Social Security Act was adopted in 1965

Features: What the Affordable Care Act Means for Rheumatology

Expected to flood the healthcare system with an influx of insured patients, Obamacare will likely exacerbate physician shortages, worsen capacity issues for many rheumatologists, and pressure providers to deliver a measurable quality of care, but analysts say rheumatology patients will benefit from expanded insurance coverage options

Features: Childhood-onset Lupus Brings Distinct Challenges at Each Phase of Life

Differences in disease manifestations, severity, and management require special consideration from rheumatologists who treat children and adolescents with systemic lupus erythematosus

Features: Inflammatory Myopathies Difficult to Diagnose, Treat

Without a single set of diagnostic criteria for identifying polymyositis, dermatomyositis, or myositis and scant evidence-based therapeutic guidelines, these rare muscle diseases can be hard to manage

Meeting: 2013 ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting: Rheumatologists Must Prepare for ICD-10 Coding System

How the 10th revision of the International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Health-Related Problems starting in 2014 will impact rheumatology practices, physicians, and staff

Meeting: 2013 ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting: The Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment Debate

Discussion by rheumatologists on the merits of biologics vs. triple therapy for patients with RA lends insight into therapeutic alternatives



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