The treatment of diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis is constantly evolving and advancing, thanks to recent scientific advances and new medications being studied and approved every year. Nonetheless, successful treatment remains partly dependent on traditional values such as maintaining open communication and addressing the personal needs and interests of each patient. Dr. Jonas and her colleagues at the UNC Thurston Arthritis Research Center are passionate about providing outstanding, personalized care and support for patients and their families. In the recent article she provides important insights regarding the best ways to do this in today’s rapidly changing medical environment, as we face a shortage of rheumatologists needed to treat our aging population.

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You may read article, which covers topics ranging from electronic patient records to training tomorrow’s healthcare providers via this link.