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Defining value and creating quality in the patient encounter

they measure the right things; move toward clinical outcomes, patient- and family centeredness measures, care coordination measures, and measures of population health and prevention; and do not create unintended adverse consequences.”. ... as little
April 2016

Improving the practice environment and payment reform

to patient health and personal finances by unsustainable pharmaceutical drug prices. ... outcomes, increase access to care and members of a patient's health care team, and reduce medical costs when used as a component of a patient's longitudinal care.
November 2015

Highlights Routine use of upper endoscopy for most patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) does not improve patient health, is associated with ... Routine use of upper endoscopy for most
December 2012

Medicare pays for annual depression screening

The Patient Health Questionnaire (PHQ-9) is the most frequently used screening measure in the primary care setting. ... CME credits are available from this activity. The Brief Depression Screening Toolkit developed by the Behavioral Health Workgroup of
March 2012

Squeezing in the cancer screening talk

At some level it boils down to does the patient trust your recommendation or not.”. ... Leverage technology. Take advantage of what's available, whether it's EHR notifications that pop up on the screen when you see a patient, health coaching trainers
October 2019

Detecting depression just as important in the elderly

Dr. Mays recommends using the Patient Health Questionnaire-2 (PHQ-2), a two-question survey designed to assess mood symptoms quickly and efficiently, as well as comparing outcomes over time and ... Raji. Simply asking questions and raising the issue of
February 2022

Don't be anxious about psychiatric diagnoses

Follow-up can include administering the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (a 14-question self-rating), the Generalized Anxiety Disorder 7-item scale, or the panic module of the Patient Health ... There's really a paucity of information about
June 2013

What physicians can do about ransomware

Ransomware] can have a direct monetary purpose, but in the health care sector it is most commonly used to gain personal patient health information,” Dr. ... Fridsma said. Where applicable, parent health networks can help for the same reasons.
January 2018

Research reveals reasons underlying patient no-shows

Using electronic health records and billing systems, they collected information about the characteristics of missed medical visits. ... patient. For example, one strong predictor was who scheduled the appointment for the patient.
February 2009

Sharing knowledge is part of a modern Hippocratic Oath

Yet, health literacy is critical to patient autonomy, a cornerstone principle of the Charter for Medical Professionalism. ... Patient-centered medical decision making requires actively engaging patients in managing their health.
June 2009

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