News tagged with journal of general internal medicine

Physicians click their way to better prescriptions

Is it time for all community-based doctors to turn to e-prescribing to cut down on the number of medication errors? According to Rainu Kaushal and colleagues from the Weill Cornell Medical College in New York, electronic ...

Mar 10, 2010
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Guided Care participants rate quality of health care high

Chronically ill older adults who are closely supported by a nurse-physician primary care team are twice as likely to rate their health care as high-quality than those who receive usual care, according to a study by researchers ...

Jan 19, 2010
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Racial differences in medication use

Older adults experience a number of medication-related problems, including under treatment, suboptimal drugs, suboptimal dosing, and non-adherence, which can have negative effects on their quality of life. Now new research, ...

Dec 14, 2009
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