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New Guideline Introduces Recommendations for Vaccinations in Patients with Rheumatic and Musculoskeletal Diseases

The American College of Rheumatology (ACR) released a summary of its new treatment guideline for Vaccinations in Patients with Rheumatic and Musculoskeletal Diseases (RMDs). The effectiveness and safety of vaccines may differ in rheumatology...
3-Aug-2022 10:25 AM EDT Add to Favorites

ACR Statement on Access to Reproductive Healthcare

The American College of Rheumatology (ACR) is deeply concerned about the U.S. Supreme Court’s Dobbs v. Jackson ruling because it negatively impacts the practice of rheumatology.
28-Jul-2022 3:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

ACR Urges the FTC to Examine the Impact of Pharmacy Benefit Managers on Prescription Drug Costs

In comments submitted to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) urged the agency to address Pharmacy Benefit Manager (PBM) business practices that drive up costs and reduce access for the 54 million Americans...
25-May-2022 11:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

American College of Rheumatology Honored with Sixth Consecutive Top Atlanta Workplace Designation

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution (AJC) recognized the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) as one of Atlanta's top workplaces for the sixth year in a row. Only 87 small businesses and 175 organizations total received the recognition, and the ACR...
24-Mar-2022 4:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Kawasaki Disease Guideline Released by American College of Rheumatology and Vasculitis Foundation

The American College of Rheumatology (ACR), in partnership with the Vasculitis Foundation (VF), released a new guideline for the management of Kawasaki disease that addresses diagnostic issues relating to the disease, the treatment of high-risk...
8-Mar-2022 2:15 PM EST Add to Favorites

The American College of Rheumatology Releases Two Updated Guidelines for Treatment of Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis

The ACR released two updated guideline papers for the treatment and management of Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA). These two guidelines are companions to previously updated JIA guidelines released in 2019 covering the treatment of polyarthritis,...
3-Mar-2022 9:30 AM EST Add to Favorites

Updated Guideline Introduces New Recommendations for Use of Medications Around Total Hip and Knee Replacement

The ACR and the AAHKS released a summary of their updated guideline for the Perioperative Management of Antirheumatic Medication in Patients with Rheumatic Diseases Undergoing Elective Total Hip or Total Knee Arthroplasty.
28-Feb-2022 1:15 PM EST Add to Favorites

New American College of Rheumatology Initiatives Aim to Close the Gap on Racial Disparities in Lupus Clinical Trials

The ACR is launching new initiatives to reduce racial disparities in lupus clinical trials: Training to Increase Minority Enrollment in Lupus Clinical Trials with CommunitY Engagement (TIMELY) and new Continuing Medical Education (CME) for...
23-Feb-2022 12:15 PM EST Add to Favorites


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