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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

QD: News Every Day--'Difficult' patients

Researchers took into account both patient and clinician factors associated with being considered 'difficult', as well as assessing the impact on patient health outcomes. ... On a lighter note, TV's comedy "Seinfeld" dedicated an entire plotline from one
June 2020

New IOM report on implementing the learning health care system: It's all in the information

7. Optimized operations. Continuously improve health care operations to reduce waste, streamline care delivery, and focus on activities that improve patient health. ... 1997). The Computer-Based Patient Record: An Essential Technology for Health Care,
June 2020

Is it bad patient behavior or poor doctor-patient communication?

Is it bad patient behavior or poor doctor-patient communication? It seem like everyone these days is focused on changing some aspect of patient health behavior. ... If only we could change unhealthy patient health behaviors, the world would be a better
June 2020

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

Preventing suicide in primary care

In cases like that, it feels heavier [than other patient deaths],” she said. ... In one study, published in December 2013 by Psychiatric Services, response to item 9 regarding suicidal ideation on the Patient Health Questionnaire-9 (PHQ-9) was a strong
October 2018

Well-being assessment considers more than physical health

As doctors we think of health in terms of disease—does a patient have this disease or that disease?—but well-being encompasses a lot more than just physical health alone.”. ... Purnell said. He also mentioned several questionnaires to screen for
October 2016

Manage diagnosis, follow-up of depression systematically

It begins with having patients fill out a two-item screening questionnaire for depression, the Patient Health Questionnaire (PHQ-2), in the waiting room. ... some way”) the first step is to determine whether the patient has “active thoughts” of self
June 2011

Simple tools, teamwork manage depression in primary care

Are you feeling down, depressed or hopeless? Patients who respond “yes” to one or both questions are asked to complete an expanded questionnaire based on the Patient Health Questionnaire-9 ... 9) that is embedded in the patient's electronic health
March 2011

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

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