Search results for "Disease Management"

Results 11 - 20 of about 51 for "Disease Management".

Physician rankings could be perverse

Our jobs are multidimensional. Some patients require diagnosis; some require disease management; some need pep talks; some need referrals.
November 2019

Practice uses ACP survey for peer review, quality improvement

We found our complementary practitioners were much more successful in helping people sleep than our practitioners who were doing the cutting-edge chronic disease management or the more allopathic care,” said ... Mr. Dahlborg. “On the other hand, the
February 2010

Barrett's esophagus: screening guidelines are in flux over reflux

Barrett's esophagus, which is associated with chronic gastroesophageal reflux disease and is sometimes a precursor to cancer. ... Barrett's esophagus, which is associated with chronic gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and is sometimes a precursor to
April 2008

Changing the business of anticoagulation

In fact, "disease management" clinics for anticoagulation are common amongst group practices because of the significant liability issues. ... Protocol based therapy and dedicated management teams improve outcomes for patients on anticoagulation with
November 2019

Visits can be more productive when patients set the agenda

University of California-San Diego psychologist whose work focuses on patient self-management in diabetes. ... Mead suggested. Patients who've become more engaged in their own illness management tend to adhere more to treatment and prepare more for the
March 2008

The best self-management is ‘specific, do-able and realistic’

The report compares patients' actual results to where they should be if they're “at goal” in order to delay disease progression. ... Miller, who also is director of the national New Health Partnerships initiative, created to foster best practices in
April 2008

Immunization is everyone's issue

We are the experts in chronic disease management. We need to be aware of the risks of low vaccination rates among people with these conditions. ... Educate clinicians and patients on the link between immunizations and chronic disease management.
October 2019

Meeting baby boomers' high expectations

Once an untreatable disease, hepatitis C is now coming close to being curable thanks to important new advances in therapy. ... A Success Story details a novel model that uses principles of chronic disease management to help improve rates of smoking
July 2012

Lupus presentation may be an ‘imitator’

on whether there is a need for any changes in disease management.”. ... Bryant. Milder cases of lupus may offer internists an opportunity to take the lead in disease management, said Deana Lazaro, MD, chief of the rheumatology section at the VA New
November 2014

Better treatment, low awareness for hepatitis C

However, 80% will develop chronic disease, and of this group, 20% will develop cirrhosis within about 20 years, according to Dr. ... Ann Intern Med. 2012;156:317-318. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Sexually transmitted diseases treatment
July 2012

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