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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
May 2019

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

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
May 2019

QD: News Every Day--Depression interventions may increase treatment, but not outcomes

Researchers randomized adults treated by 135 primary care clinicians with and without depression defined by Patient Health Questionnaire-9 (PHQ-9) score from June 2010 through March 2012 at 7 sites ... For depressed patients, primary outcomes included
May 2019

QD: News Every Day--Better model needed to drive use of non-invasive CV imaging

Instead, the appropriate use of cardiovascular imaging requires a closer look at care processes and their quality, patient health outcomes and medical costs. ... These resources would combine patient-specific information with statistical models and other
May 2019

When patients control their own records

Patient Health Records (PHRs) continue to gain steam, though there is a key differentiator which is whether or not the system is "tethered," meaning connected to or integrated with a full ... informatics:. 1) computerized clinical decision support,. 2)
May 2019

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,
May 2019

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

Randomized controlled trials, social media and "intention to tweet"

As a social media editor for a journal myself ( Journal of Continuing Education in the Health Professions), I plan to reference this article and use it in descriptions of how social ... media can impact journals, and ultimately, patient health and
May 2019

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

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