News tagged with annals of internal medicine

Patients go undercover to record encounters with doctors

Patients' health outcomes improve when physicians individualize care and take their patients' life circumstances into account, according to a new study by the University of Illinois at Chicago and the U.S. Department of Veterans ...

Apr 15, 2013
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Panel recommends 10 patient safety strategies

(HealthDay)—Experts estimate that many tens of thousands of people in the United States die each year from medical errors, unproven treatments, bad diagnoses and preventable problems such as bedsores. Now, ...

Mar 05, 2013
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Colon cancer screening doubles with new e-health record use

Researchers used electronic health records to identify Group Health patients who weren't screened regularly for cancer of the colon and rectum—and to encourage them to be screened. This centralized, automated approach doubled ...

Mar 04, 2013
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