Search Tag: primary care

Executive Health Management

Community Health Information Exchange Reduces Likelihood of Re-Hospitalisations and Emergency Visits

2023 10 Feb

A team of researchers conducted a study to assess whether primary care physicians who used a community health information exchange were able to improve patient care transitions, from hospitalisation to outpatient care.   Electronic health records (EHRs) are available to enhance coordination and efficiency of care, but several issues have made... Read more

Executive Health Management

General Practice Conference & Exhibition (GPCE) 2022

2022 11 Nov


Executive Health Management

Greater Good Health Welcomes Michael Grover as Chief Financial Officer

2022 19 Jul

Grover Brings More Than  a Decade of Progressive Finance Experience to the  Greater Good Health Leadership Team Greater Good Health , the company redefining value-based care through the first primary care model centered around nurse practitioners (NPs), announced the addition of  Michael Grover  as chief financial officer (CFO). With more... Read more

Executive Health Management

CMA Health Summit Series 2022

2022 11 May

Session 1 29 March Session 2 May 11, 2022 | 12:30 to 2:00 pm ET Session 3 May 26, 2022 | 7:00 – 8:30 pm ET Session 4 June 8, 2022 | 6:00 to 8:30 pm ET Find CMA On Social Media Read more

Cardiology Management

Exercise Interventions Help Boost Physical Activity

2022 01 Mar

New findings published in the BMJ show that exercise interventions delivered in primary care boost levels of moderate to vigorous intensity activity in adults by an average of 14 minutes a week.  This effect might seem modest, but the researchers say that even small increases in moderate to vigorous intensity physical activity are important in... Read more

Cardiology Management

Primary Care Vital for Patients With Stroke

2021 20 Jul

Stroke is a complex disease with multiple causes, treatments and consequences. The American Heart Association reports that nearly 80,000 adults in the U.S. will have a new stroke each year. Out of these, 10% will die within 30 days. Figures also show that approximately 5% of patients younger than 55 years of age at the time of stroke and 40% over 85... Read more

Executive Health Management

Executive Workshop – Value-based Primary Care - EHMA

2021 15 Feb

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Executive Health Management

Patient Safety in Primary Care: Do Clinicians and Patients View It Differently?

2020 19 Nov

New research shows that, in the primary care setting, both patients and practitioners perceive patient safety more in terms of work functions, which reflect grouping of tasks or responsibilities in delivery of care.   You might also like: Future of Patient Safety: What We’ve Learned from the Pandemic   In this study (Lai... Read more

Health Management

New Health Care Delivery

2020 22 Oct

New care-delivery models should include screening, preventive check-ups and follow-up of patients with chronic diseases. All specialties, including radiology, need to be involved. This will involve significant investment, practice reorganisation and systems that are high-value based and patient-centred. This will require coordination and organisation... Read more

IMAGING Management

After 5pm your doc may not screen you for cancer

2019 28 May

A new study endeavoured to research whether breast and colorectal cancer screening are related to the time of day a patient visits their primary care clinician. As part of this quality improvement study shows, both clinical ordering and patient completion of cancer screening tests decreased later in the day. The study published in JAMA found that... Read more