News tagged with health programs

EHR improves coordination of care in hematuria work-up

(HealthDay)—Care coordination, enhanced using an electronic health record system, can reduce the number of health care visits needed for the work-up of hematuria, according to a study published in the July ...

Jun 14, 2013
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Outcomes-based data drive practice transformation

(HealthDay)—Researchers in North Carolina have developed an enhanced model for the natural history of practice transformation that emphasizes using outcomes-based data to sustain robust long-term improvements ...

Jun 06, 2013
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Final rules on employment wellness programs released

(HealthDay)—The final rules on employment-based wellness programs, which support workplace health promotion and prevention as a way of limiting health care costs and reducing the burden of chronic disease, ...

Jun 04, 2013
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'Obamacare' improves Medicare funding outlook

Funding for Medicare health insurance has improved due to health care reforms, but the US Social Security trust fund was still expected to run out in 2033, the government reported Friday.

Jun 01, 2013
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Gaps in health outcomes persist in English youth

(HealthDay)—Despite a government program in England to reduce health inequalities, indicators for health outcomes in deprived youth did not improve between 1999 and 2009, according to research published ...

May 31, 2013
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