Diabetes Information Center
The CMS interim regulations are aimed at improving access to telemedicine and remote monitoring services in an effort to circumvent unnecessary exposure to COVID-19.
Combining NP, PA and telemedicine services will help bridge the gaps created by hospitalist and primary care physician shortages.
mHealth apps can help empower patients and improve management of chronic diseases like asthma, diabetes and heart disease.
Practice Management Information Center
The authors provide a process for conducting a primary care visit via videoconferencing with an adult patient in the home setting.
I. Problem/Challenge. Unique Implications of the Hospitalist-Patient Relationship. Barriers to a Good Beginning. The hospitalist faces a unique challenge due to the nature by which patient relationships are introduced. Patients would generally meet their hospitalist for the first time. Unlike elective visits, patients do not have the opportunity to choose the practitioner. Unexpected acute illness,…
OVERVIEW: What every practitioner should knowAre you sure your patient has sexual abuse and assault? What are the typical findings for this disease? Definitions Sexual Abuse: When ‘a child is engaged in sexual activities that he or she cannot comprehend, for which he or she is developmentally unprepared and cannot give consent, and/or that violate…
Obstetrics and Gynecology
Ovarian Cancer – Hereditary/Genetic Factors 1. What every clinician should know Approximately 10-15% of patients with ovarian cancer are thought to have an inherited genetic predisposition. Although this represents a small percentage of patients with ovarian cancer, great emphasis has been placed on this high risk population, given the associated clinical, social and ethical implications.…