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- Asking patients about their treatment. Sensky, Tom; Catalan, Jose // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);11/7/92, Vol. 305 Issue 6862, p1109
Focuses on the value of patient's perception on their treatment. Acknowledgment of the patient's views in the planning and delivery of health care; Participation of patients on the management of its illness; Contribution of psychiatrists and health psychologists to the assessment of patient's...
- Preferences for Life-Sustaining Treatments in Advance Care Planning and Surrogate Decision Making. Pearlman, Robert A.; Cain, Kevin C.; Starks, Helene; Cole, William G.; Uhlmann, Richard F.; Patrick, Donald L. // Journal of Palliative Medicine;Spring2000, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p37
Presents a study which examined patients' life-sustaining treatment preferences to facilitate advance care planning (ACP) discussions and surrogate decision making. Goal of ACP; Methodology; Results and discussion.
- For the best in health care, don't break up coordinated teams. Saputelli, Raymond J. // njbiz;5/27/2013, p11
The article discusses the importance of coordinated teams in delivering quality healthcare services, which is based on the business term, synergy, that tells teams are more successful in delivering desired results compared to an individual achieving a certain outcome.
- Program helps patients adhere to regimen. // Hospital Home Health;Feb2010, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p21
The article reports on a medication persistence program which was launched in July, 2009 as part of the Independence Blue Cross Connections Health Management Program to coach patients with chronic diseases like coronary artery disease, heart failure and diabetes on on medication adherence.
- CNE Questions. // Patient Education Management;Apr2009, Vol. 16 Issue 4, p48
A quiz concerning patient education and management is presented.
- NOTEBOOK. // Modern Physician;02/26/2001, Vol. 5 Issue 5, p10
Presents updates on the medical care industry in the United States as of February 26, 2001. Effects of the application of a Medtronic spinal cord stimulator on the sexual behavior of a patient; Findings of a study on the eligibility and enrollment for Medi-Cal; Lawsuit filed against TennCare,...
- What is Heartburn Worth? Heudebert, Gustavo R.; Centor, Robert M.; Klapow, Joshua C.; Marks, Robert; Johnson, Lawrence; Wilcox, Mel // JGIM: Journal of General Internal Medicine;Mar2000, Vol. 15 Issue 3, p175
Focuses on the management of patients with heartburn. Use of cost-utility analysis in the medical alternatives; Cost effectiveness of using a proton pump inhibitor over a histamine-receptor antagonist; Impact of heartburn on the quality of life in patients.
- Patients' Trust in Physicians: Many Theories, Few Measures, and Little Data. Pearson, Steven D.; Raeke, Lisa H. // JGIM: Journal of General Internal Medicine;Jul2000, Vol. 15 Issue 7, p509
Trust is one of the central features of patient-physician relationships. Rapid changes in the health care system are feared by many to be threatening patients' trust in their physicians. Yet, despite its acknowledged importance and potential fragility, rigorous efforts to conceptualize and...
- Effect of Spanish Interpretation Method on Patient Satisfaction in an Urban Walk-in Clinic. Lee, Linda J.; Batal, Holly A.; Maselli, Judith H.; Kutner, Jean S. // JGIM: Journal of General Internal Medicine;Aug2002, Vol. 17 Issue 8, p641
OBJECTIVE: To examine the effect of Spanish interpretation method on satisfaction with care. DESIGN: Self-administered post-visit questionnaire. SETTING: Urban, university-affiliated walk-in clinic. PARTICIPANTS: Adult, English- and Spanish-speaking patients presenting for acute care of...
- Patient surveys may form league tables. // Pulse;11/17/2003, Vol. 63 Issue 46, p15
Reports that patient surveys can be used to form league tables .