News tagged with health care management
It was a controversial move when a health insurer began requiring people who were obese to literally pay the price of not doing anything about their weight – but it worked, a new study finds.
Health May 08, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
In a team-based care approach, a diverse group of clinicians shares responsibility for a panel of patients and consults with each other regularly. This model of delivering primary care can improve patient ...
Health Apr 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Recommendations for sports concussion and its management have been updated, according to a consensus statement published in the April issue of the British Journal of Sports Medicine.
Health Mar 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers have long surmised that management techniques successful in manufacturing and technology sectors may improve health care quality. However, there has been very little evidence about how these practices are disseminated ...
Health Mar 19, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Workers with rheumatoid arthritis have higher health care and other costs for U.S. employers than workers without the condition, a new study finds.
Arthritis & Rheumatism Mar 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Women with coronary artery disease who completed a 12-week cardiac rehabilitation program were two-thirds less likely to die compared to those who were not referred to the program. In addition, the mortality benefit derived ...
Cardiology Mar 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Scoring methods commonly used to evaluate Newborn Intensive Care Units (NICU) are inconsistent, according to new research from the University of Michigan.
Pediatrics Mar 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
One in three diabetes patients at the Penal Health Center, located in the Penal region of Trinidad and Tobago, fail to take the medications their physicians prescribe for high blood sugar, blood pressure or cholesterol. And ...
Diabetes Mar 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A new study published online today in the American Journal of Managed Care found that in Medicare Part D, generic drug coverage was cost-saving compared to no coverage in bipolar disorder and schizophrenia, while also improv ...
Health Feb 20, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A national shortage of critical care physicians and beds means difficult decisions for healthcare professionals: how to determine which of the sickest patients are most in need of access to the intensive care unit.
Health Jan 31, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—From 1995-1996 to 2007-2008, the rate of weight counseling provided by primary care physicians (PCPs) decreased significantly, even for those patients with obesity and weight-related comorbidities ...
Health Jan 28, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A newly-released study on early adoptees of the Primary Care Network initiative proposes that their success lies with three key elements: strong leadership, a redefined, inclusive workspace and allowance for creative discord.
Health Jan 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Up to one-third of patients undergoing surgery in Ontario have a treatable form of anemia but are not optimally treated for it.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 24, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—A one-size-fits-all approach to treating U.S. veterans with Gulf War Syndrome does not work, and therapy needs to be tailored to meet each patient's needs, according to a new Institute of Medicine ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 23, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
For some people with diabetes, there may be such a thing as too much care.
Diabetes Dec 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0