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Patients find medical home in Pennsylvania

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
April 2009

Anemia often hides in plain sight

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
March 2013

Chronic care management at last, and how to code for it

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,
January 2015

CMS considers codes for additional non-face-to-face services

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
September 2013

Span gaps between physicians, patients

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?
June 2009

Why accessibility matters

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),
October 2011

Understand patient expectations as part of a negotiation

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?
July 2014

Alaska primary care crisis is tip of the iceberg

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
October 2008

Improving access tops list of small-office tips

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.
June 2008

Twitter: a medical help, hindrance or hype?

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
April 2009

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