News tagged with journal of general internal medicine

Doctors failing to follow up test results

(Medical Xpress)—A systematic review by UNSW Medicine researchers has found up to 62 per cent of laboratory tests and up to 36 per cent of radiology reports were not being followed up by doctors, for patients ...

Sep 27, 2012
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Those who are covered, recover

Insurance status is a better predictor of survival after a serious cardiac event than race, and may help explain racial disparities in health outcomes for cardiovascular disease. A new study by Derek Ng, from the Johns Hopkins ...

Aug 06, 2012
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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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