Tag Archives: Physician Clinics

Legal Oversight May Leave Rural Health Clinics Behind

By Alexandra Wilson Pecci, for Health Leaders Media   7/6/2011 A seemingly small omission from the 2009 economic stimulus law could spell big trouble for the country’s thousands of rural health clinics. The problem? If you’re billing the Centers for … Continue reading

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ANA Launches Website to Help Preserve Medicaid

medicalnewstoday.com   6/10/2011 The American Nurses Association (ANA) is working on several fronts to counter attack on Medicaid funding and keep nurses informed about the efforts on Capitol Hill that impact this program which provides essential health care coverage for an estimated … Continue reading

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US Physicians Video Chat with Patients

Health IT News, 5/16/2011 NEW YORK – Certain specialties, such as psychiatrists and oncologists, are more likely to be using video conferencing with patients, according to a new study from Manhattan Research. Taking the Pulse U.S. v11.0, a study of … Continue reading

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Seniors Lack Knowledge of Medicare’s Free Preventative Benefits

The Washington Post, Susan Jaffe, 4/25/2011 The health care law gives Medicare beneficiaries access to more than a dozen tests and preventive services free of charge, but many seniors — and even some providers — aren’t aware of the benefits. … Continue reading

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Nurses Become ‘Patient Navigators’

Cheryl Clark, HealthLeaders Media, 4/26/11 They’re called embedded care managers, patient navigators, even geriatric coordinators. In fact, they’re called dozens of other names as well. Increasingly, health plans and physicians’ offices are catching on to the idea that this extra … Continue reading

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What is an Accountable Care Organizations (ACO)?

Kaiser Health News, Jenny Gold ACO is the hottest three-letter word in health care Accountable care organizations take up only seven pages of the massive new health law yet have become one of the most talked about provisions. This latest model for … Continue reading

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Funny Quotes from Medical Records

Medi-Smart.com The following quotes were taken from actual medical records dictated by physicians. By the time he was admitted, his rapid heart had stopped, and he was feeling better. Patient has chest pain if she lies on her left side … Continue reading

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