Steven Ross Johnson


Steven Ross Johnson has been a staff reporter for Modern Healthcare magazine since 2013 and covers issues involving public health and other healthcare news. Johnson has been a freelance reporter for the Chicago Tribune, Progress Illinois, the Chicago Reporter and the Times of Northwest Indiana and a government affairs reporter for the Courier-News in Elgin, Ill. He received a bachelor's degree in communications from Columbia College in Chicago and a master’s degree in journalism from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University.

Telemedicine underused in treating addiction

December 03, 2018

Telemedicine is being underused by providers in substance use disorder treatment, and expanding its reach could allow millions more people to score access to treatment, according to a new analysis.

Clinicians warn HIV prevention drug use can lead to risky behavior

November 30, 2018

Recent updates to U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommendations call for clinicians to offer pre-exposure prophylaxis to those at higher risk of contracting HIV, but doctors warn it might make some patients at higher risk of catching other sexually transmitted diseases.


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