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Changes coming for colon cancer screening

Potential paths to a higher-value colon cancer screening system include developing alternative screening technologies, refining risk assessment and surveillance, and lowering the cost of sedation. ... What we need is a system for risk stratification.”.
July 2014

Women's health

They concluded that DBN laws were associated with increased knowledge about personal breast density but not its relationship to breast cancer risk. ... Providers can perform a comprehensive breast cancer risk assessment needed to inform use of
January 2020

QD: News Every Day--Risk-reducing surgeries may spare lives following breast cancer

QD: News Every Day--Risk-reducing surgeries may spare lives following breast cancer. ... of hereditary risk assessment.
January 2020

QD: News Every Day--Obesity trumps adiposity for cardiovascular risk

Rather, because excess adiposity is a major determinant of the intermediate risk factors noted above, our findings underscore the importance of controlling adiposity to help prevent cardiovascular disease.". ... Still, the authors said, adiposity remains
January 2020

QD: News Every Day--Coronary artery calcium the new risk marker that matters most

But measuring coronary artery calcium is expensive and exposes individuals to radiation, so its use for coronary risk assessment requires further evaluation. ... index, 19.3% overall [39.3% in those at intermediate risk, by Framingham]).
January 2020

ZIP codes of medical destiny

An article just published in Annals of Internal Medicine reported health outcomes in nearly 110,000 people who had undergone cardiac risk assessment in the Cleveland Clinic Health System. ... The researchers applied the Pooled Cohort Equations Risk Model
January 2020

EHR era ushers in stricter privacy, security

Experts are advising physicians to conduct a risk assessment, encrypt their electronic files, update their business associate agreements, and train their staff in order to be ready for audits and avoid ... A good risk assessment should uncover any
April 2010

CONFERENCE COVERAGE Information plus documentation a must for informed ...

sioned in the Centers for Disease Controland Prevention’s Interim Guidance onHealth Risk. ... visits. The College strongly recommendedthat the health risk assessment shouldreceive additional RVUs because of theadditional work and practice expense it
December 2011

New tool for Annual Wellness Visits

The Health Risk Assessment adds a new but not insurmountable layer of effort and time to the visit. ... A Web-based Health Risk Assessment (created by can be found online.
May 2012

PRACTICE MANAGEMENT As always, the Medicare program hassome changes ...

Annual wellness visitsMedicare beneficiaries likely will need. assistance from physician office staff incompleting the health risk assessment envi-.
December 2011

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