The tale of the boiling frog
- CROSSING THE QUALITY CHASM: AUTONOMOUS PHYSICIAN EXTENDERS WILL NECESSITATE A SHIFT TO ENTERPRISE LIABILITY COVERAGE FOR HEALTH CARE DELIVERY. McLean, Thomas R. // Health Matrix: Journal of Law-Medicine;Summer2002, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p239
Focuses on the quality of health care delivery system. Limitation of the multidisciplinary medical practice of physicians; Regulation of medicine; Removal of the patchwork system of state licensure laws.
- It depends on how you look at things. Singer, Karl // Patient Care;2/28/1999, Vol. 33 Issue 4, p8
Editorial. Comments on the changes in medical practice as reported in the periodical `Patient Care.' Challenges facing physicians; Efforts to provide information about new approaches on the cusp of practice; Need to have a broad vision in medical practice.
- Clinical Clips. LoBuono, Carlotte // Patient Care;6/15/2000, Vol. 34 Issue 11, p174
Presents medical practice-related news items, compiled in the second half of June, 2000. Maintenance of sinus rhythm with amiodarone; Use of opoids to reduce osteoarthritis pain; Benefits of weight loss for asthma patients.
- When the goal lines move. Singer, Karl // Patient Care;10/15/2000, Vol. 34 Issue 19, p6
Comments on the changing target goals for various medical conditions. First trials on the benefits of treating hypertension; Second target of a systolic pressure; Approach to hyperlipidemia.
- PRACTICE MANAGEMENT Q&As. Perry, Kristie // Medical Economics;1/10/2003, Vol. 80 Issue 1, p111
Responds to queries about medical practice management in the U.S. Pay hike for medical staffers who receive more education; Management of medical records after physician retirement; Delegation of fee discussion to physician's office manager.
- Why I go back to Vietnam. Bartecchi, Carl E. // Medical Economics;11/7/2003, Vol. 80 Issue 21, p59
Shares an author's medical practice experience in Vietnam. Accounts of the author's experience on his first year of medical practice in Vietnam in 1965 as a member of the U.S. ambulance helicopter unit attached to the Vietnamese Army; Opinion of the author on the need for an immense medical...
- Practices able to delegate to other providers. // GP: General Practitioner;3/3/2003, p2
Reports that medical practices will be able to delegate services to other providers under the general medical services contract in Great Britain.
- 20% of points for practice organisation. // GP: General Practitioner;3/3/2003, p4
Reports that primary care organizational measures will account for one fifth of quality points under general medical services contract in Great Britain.
- Balancing the books will not improve our health. Cameron, A.W. // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition);1/11/1986, Vol. 292 Issue 6513, p105
Focuses on the significance of health books in improving the health services and medical practice in Great Britain. Role of World Health Organization in delivering health services; Details on the content of document 'Primary Health Care in Industrialized Countries'; Principles of primary care.
- Clinical Inertia. Phillips, Lawrence S.; Branch Jr., William T.; Cook, Curtiss B.; Doyle, Joyce P.; El-Kebbi, Imad M.; Gallina, Daniel L.; Miller, Christopher D.; Ziemer, David C.; Barnes, Catherine S. // Annals of Internal Medicine;11/6/2001, Vol. 135 Issue 9, p825
Focuses on clinical inertia, or the failure of health care providers to initiate or intensify therapy when indicated. Overestimation of care provided; Use of 'soft' reasons to avoid intensification of therapy; Lack of education, training and practice organization aimed at achieving therapeutic...