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Medicine to explore the influence of behavioral counseling used by primary care practitioners with patients exhibiting risky health behaviors. ... The survey will assess the current level of awareness and training among primary care practitioners in
July 2014

Helping older patients 'age in place'

Fortunately, Medicare covers a health risk assessment as part of the Annual Wellness Visit, she noted. ... Chopra. She asks patients, "If you got sick, who would be there to help you?" For the psychological assessment, she recommends the Patient Health
May 2017

Health equity The College issued seven policy recommendations on reforming payment programs, including prioritizing underserved patient populations, addressing value in health care, and ... account for social
June 2022

Clearing the air about climate change

policies” along with communicating about related health issues with the public and policymakers. ... shift beyond patient health into policy.
September 2016

Transitions of care

dementia, and the mental health outcome was defined as Patient Health Questionnaire-4 score in the NHATS interview after ICU hospitalization. ... In addition, they noted, worsening impairments after critical illness may also require hospital readmissions
March 2022

Promoting literacy to increase adherence

the problem and its impact on patient health. ... Patient materials and information on health literacy programs and health literacy resources are available from ACP Foundation.
July 2011


use abdominal CT imaging when there is diagnostic uncertainty in a patient with suspected acute left-sided colonic diverticulitis (conditional recommendation; low-certainty evidence),. ... The evidence was inconclusive to assess benefits and harms for
January 2022

Guidelines call for depression screening

The patient has a need. That's your window of opportunity for effectiveness. ... The screening, with the Patient Health Questionnaire Short Form (PHQ-2), is conducted by support staff as part of taking vital signs.
March 2010

Physician well-being

the reluctance of physicians to seek mental health care for fear of damage to their career,. ... Clinically significant depressive symptoms were defined as a score of 10 or more on the nine-item Patient Health Questionnaire, and burnout was measured
June 2021

ICD-10 changes looming amid a modern medical landscape

But is ICD-10 the fix that offers more detail and specificity in capturing health care data? ... Without ICD-10 data, there will be serious gaps in the ability to extract important patient health information needed to support research and public health
February 2015

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