ensure that repeat visitors get access to preventive care. ... Until recently, a hospitalist interested in quality of care or patient safety research had to cobble together an education by way of webinars and conference sessions.
Lung cancer screening guideline debated. New screening recommendations for low-dose CT for smokers will prove to be trickier to follow than most preventive care guidelines, experts say.
Under the Affordable Care Act, effective Jan. 1, 2011, Medicare will cover preventive care services, including this tobacco cessation counseling, at no cost to beneficiaries.
They're given enough to feed their households 10 healthy meals a week and, in return, the patients commit to working with a care team and attending 15 hours of group ... Meanwhile, outpatient physician visits and other types of preventive care, such as
She is young and mainly needs preventive care so she is paying out-of-pocket for everything until she hits $3,500 (which certainly didn't happen this year). ... Ultimately health care reform is a net savings for our debt-laden economy.
The differences between men and women may be related to previous findings that women diabetics receive less preventive care and aggressive medical management.
We're trying to provide the primary care and longitudinal relationships for the homeless community in the city.”. ... Munson. Their treatment ranges from urgent issues to preventive care, such as smoking cessation.
This financial burden often manifests as decreased preventive care, producing a more reactive health care system. ... For example, patients in the U.S. often do have access to preventive care via yearly health maintenance visits that include multiple
Preventive care is often lacking in Iraqi medicine, and as a cardiologist, Dr. ... Dr. Slim is working on a manuscript discussing the performance improvement in participants' knowledge and offering suggestions on what the Iraqi health care system needs.
in Health Care survey conducted by Health Care Without Harm, an international campaign for environmentally responsible health care. ... hospitals, said Stacia Clinton, RD, national program director for the Healthy Food in Health Care program.