Q: How would you describe your involvement with ACP? A: I've been a member for pretty much my entire professional life. ... physician relationship: connecting with the patient and looking into their eyes, not incessantly into the eyes of a computer screen
So here is a Q and A I sent as a newsletter (and will use when marketing the practice). ... Q: How can I afford to do this? A. I have greatly decreased my overhead by not accepting insurance and keeping my charges simple.
Q: What led you to research this topic? A: I was reading a cost-effectiveness analysis, and the authors had attributed a utility of 1.0 to taking pills. ... We found there was a gap in the data. Q: Your study found a mean utility between 0.990 and 0.994
A description of the home health FTF encounter requirement and a FAQ are available on ACP's practice management site. ... the patient's clinical condition, and a description of how the condition supports the need for skilled services and homebound status,
Q: What interpersonal barriers exist between doctors and patients? A: One predominant barrier that is addressed in the scientific literature but is relatively under-addressed in the lay literature is economic ... Q: What has been the impact of electronic
Q: What was your opinion of the Consumer Reports findings? A: Personally, I was not surprised. ... Q: Say a patient gets his or her prescription, goes to a pharmacy to get it filled, and doesn't get complete information back from the pharmacy.
Q: What got you thinking about UTIs in this way? A: For years, it's been obvious that antibiotic overtreatment of bacteriuria is a very serious problem in geriatrics, and the ... in the bladder and probably in the kidneys of completely asymptomatic people
Q: Ken Murray, MD, a retired family physician, wrote 2 now-famous essays about how doctors die differently. ... Q: How can the palliative care community reach practicing physicians? A: This has been really heartening to me.
Q: If patients went to the pharmacy and had an automatic refill waiting for them, might they think a discontinued medication had been restarted? ... Q: What are some short- and long-term potential solutions? A: Over the short term, [we need] more patient
A: HVO has internal medicine sites in Cambodia, Uganda, Bhutan, India and Peru. ... Q: Do volunteers typically bring their families along? A: A great majority of sites are very family-friendly.