News tagged with physician

Study clarifies needs of rural-dwelling elderly

A novel project set in a rural community near Rochester, N.Y., to screen elderly people for unmet needs showed that, indeed, there is a great opportunity to match older adults with professional assistance. This new model ...

dateNov 10, 2010 in Health
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California healthcare shoratge detailed in new report

When you get sick and exhaust all your home remedies and family's advice, chances are you go see a doctor. A good old-fashioned doctor who whips off his stethoscope to listen to your heart and lungs, who asks you to say "ahhhhh" ...

dateOct 29, 2010 in Health
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Push for better ways to share e-health records

(AP) -- Think you entered the digital health age when your doctor switched from paper charts to computerized medical records? Think again: An e-chart stored in one doctor's computer too often can't be read by another's across ...

dateOct 25, 2010 in Health
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Innovative Web-based tool helps doctors improve care

A Web-based tool that extracts information from the electronic medical record (EMR) helps primary care physicians improve care and manage their entire panel of patients. Those are the findings of two new Kaiser Permanente ...

dateOct 02, 2010 in Other
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Doctor's health habits affect patient counseling

Physician's confidence in their abilities to counsel patients on a healthy diet and exercise may be related to their own personal habits, according to a study by the University of Michigan Cardiovascular Center.

dateSep 21, 2010 in Health
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