Participating practices receive supplemental payments in exchange for providing unusually comprehensive and patient-centered care, especially for patients with chronic disease. ... The National Committee for Quality Assurance has created a list of
The inaugural column in this series by Debra L. Ness, the National Partnership's president, outlines the goals for the column and details why truly patient-centered care is worthwhile. ... What are your thoughts on patient-centered care and empathy? How
provision of a care plan to the beneficiary, and. communication to and from home and community-based clinicians regarding the patient's psychosocial needs and functional deficits. ... creation of a patient-centered care plan based on a physical, mental,
a comprehensive, patient-centered care plan written in consultation with the patient and with other key practitioners who are treating the patient, based on physical, mental, cognitive, psychosocial, functional and environmental ... the potential for CMS
Patient-centered care respects the information needs, values and cultural diversity of each patient. ... So, what can an individual physician or clinician do to deliver more patient-centered care?
Patients' perceptions of how accessible a practice is make up an important aspect of quality and patient-centered care. ... This tool helps practices assess their ability to improve different aspects of patient-centered care (including accessibility),
The focus on EHRs from a regulatory perspective is not on patient-centered care. ... It's on [the] population level; it's on improving outcomes. From a national perspective, how can we make care more patient-centered?
are leaving their practices in varying numbers due to the same disparity between what Medicare pays for patient care and what it costs to care for them. ... I didn't have enough inflow revenue to pay my staff.”. Reflect the value of physician and
Barr said. “You can't provide patient-centered care if your patients can't reach you.”. ... In a poorly organized practice, everything from refills to patient self-management suffers.
Now that Twitter has entered the world, however, all kinds of good could come of it, according to Ted Eytan, MD, a family physician who studies patient-centered health care and ... Already, he uses Twitter to keep up on his colleagues' work in