Spectrum of Dizziness Visits to US Emergency Departments: Cross-Sectional Analysis From a Nationally Representative Sample
- Study: Primary Care Specialists Play Critical Role. // hfm (Healthcare Financial Management);Jan2005, Vol. 59 Issue 1, p23
The article reports that Americans made an estimated 890 million physician visit in 2002, and a majority of those visits were to primary care specialists. This is provided by CDC's National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey, a report of medical care provided in physician's offices. Primary care...
- Primary care physicians highlight care coordination gaps in new study. // Medical Economics;1/10/2016, Vol. 93 Issue 1, p15
The article reports that according to a report in the December issue of Health Affairs, primary care physicians in 10 industrialized countries say that their health systems have problems caring for patients with complex needs. The data shows that the U.S. health system especially struggled in...
- Collect premium fees for premium care? Kane, Leslie // Medical Economics;01/11/99, Vol. 76 Issue 1, p127
Focuses on the `niche' practices of health care providers in the United States that target the affluent who are willing to pay large amounts for quality primary medical services. Overview on the annual amount paid by patients at the David Drew Clinic in Chevy Chase, Maryland; Reason behind...
- The jury's still out on hospitalists. Chesanow, Neil // Medical Economics;09/20/99, Vol. 76 Issue 18, p115
Reveals a snapshot based on a `Medical Economics' readers' poll on how primary care doctors in the United States feel about giving up inpatient practice. Impact of hospitalists on primary care; Erosion of the bond between patients and primary care doctors; General opinion among doctors in favor...
- To the Editor. // Cortlandt Forum;12/20/2002, Vol. 15 Issue 12, p15
Presents several views and counter-views on key issues concerning primary care medicine in the U.S. Key issues of interest; Analysis of pertinent topics and relevant issues; Implications on medical care.
- Upgrading the Service Mix in Primary Care Practices May Increase Revenue. Reinke, Thomas; Hobson, John; Hilbert, Timothy // hfm (Healthcare Financial Management);Aug2001, Vol. 55 Issue 8, p66
Provides information on a study which discussed the importance of upgrading the service mix in primary care practices to increase revenue in the United States. Distribution of established-patient office visits; Medicare payment levels for established-patient office visits in 2001; Conclusion.
- Quality Indicators for Academic Nursing Primary Care Centers. Mackey, Thomas A.; McNiel, Nancy O. // Nursing Economic$;Mar/Apr2002, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p62
Evaluates the overall quality of a primary in Academic Nursing centers in the U.S. Discussion on the quality care of nursing practitioners; Examination of the health care conditions; Responsibility of the nurses in health care.
- Study: PCPs provide nearly $7 billion worth of unnecessary care each year. // Medical Economics;11/10/2011, Vol. 88 Issue 21, p27
The article reports unnecessary medical care provided by primary care physicians (PCPs) every year in the U.S.
- Causes of Persistent Dizziness in Elderly Patients in Primary Care. Maarsingh, Otto R.; Dros, Jacquelien; Schellevis, François G.; Van Weert, Henk C.; Van der Windt, Danielle A.; ter Riet, Gerben; Van der Horst, Henriette E. // Annals of Family Medicine;May/Jun2010, Vol. 8 Issue 3, p196
The article presents a study which examines the cause of dizziness in older people in primary care. The study evaluates data from patients aged 65 years and older in the Netherlands based on a set of diagnostic tests which was reviewed by family physician, geriatrician, and a nursing home...