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Doctors who share patients may provide lower cost care

Patients with diabetes or congestive heart failure who receive care from doctors with high levels of patient overlap have lower total health care costs and lower rates of hospitalization, according to a new ...

Aug 01, 2012
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Safety net health centers fill in urban gaps

Urban areas that are segregated by race, ethnicity or income have more Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC), which provide primary care services for disadvantaged populations, despite an adequate supply ...

Jul 19, 2012
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Coordinating cancer care remains a challenge

People with cancer often receive fragmented and uncoordinated care, as their treatments frequently require help from multiple clinicians. However, a new review by The Cochrane Library finds no evidence that t ...

Jul 13, 2012
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