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Johns Hopkins To Announce AIDS Capitated Care Program

...aryland.Moore Options will provide all primary and specialty care required by thepatients, such as diagnostic services, inpatient and emergency care, home carewith skilled nursing, prescription drugs, hospice care, mental health, androutine dental and eye care and case management. "Providing members with the ...

UCSF Hospitalists May Be Key To Shorter, Less Costly Hospital Stays

...ases are managed by doctors inthe recently emerged specialty of hospital care, called hospitalists. Traditionally, residents, who are medical school graduates in the late stages oftraining, manage inpatient care in teaching hospitals. The role of the hospitalist is a departure from the way faculty doctorstra...

UCSF To Establish Formal Hospitalists Training Program

...sh the program for doctors in the recently emerged specialty of hospitalcare, called hospitalists. About six of...s formally recognized by themedical community. The specialty has already met the other two challenges, developing a body ofresearch and forming a national organi...

Beyond Pharmaceuticals: Business And Academic Leaders Forecast The Future Of "Combinatorial Chemistry"

...ry also is speeding the search fornovel catalysts, specialty chemicals and a wide range of new materials. Someday, combinatorial processes may even help scientists grapple with suchcomplex problems as speech recognition, says honorary conference chairperson H.Mario Geysen, a Distinguished Research Scientist wi...

New Short-Acting Anesthetics Cut Recovery Time

...erformed on an outpatient basis." He suspects that specialty areas such as pediatrics and geriatrics will movemost quickly to take advantage of more rapid awakenings, which allows childrento wake up to the comfort of their parents nearby, rather than feel surroundedby medical personnel in the recovery room. "K...

Managed-Care Incentives Should Be Disclosed, Physician Says

...nus if they haven't referred too many patients for specialty careor laboratory tests. Others withhold a certain percentage of salary ifcost-containment goals are not met. Many plans also capitate services, payingdoctors a set amount per patient regardless of the number of visits. And theseincentives often are ...

Rigorous Evaluation Of "Hospitalist" Model Needed To Determine Impact Of This New Medical Specialty, According To UCSF Health Policy Researchers

...ital patients. The question remains does this new specialty provideimproved health care? A new report by UC San Francisco health policy researchers says a rigorousevaluation of the system is needed to address these concerns and assess the fullimpact of the hospitalist model. "Measuring the quality and outcom...

Mandatory Reporting Of Domestic Violence Cases To Police Has Mixed Support From California Physicians

...gyns, 67 percent) A majority of physicians in each specialty agreed that reporting legislationcreates possible ...ent). More than 90 percent of physicians in each specialty said the followingcircumstances require reporting to police regardless of the law: extreme abuse,imm...

Heart Attack Victims More Likely To Survive When Taken To High-Volume Hospitals

...anthose treated by other physicians, but physician specialty did not affect theoverall association between hospital volume and survival. Altogether, 30percent of patients had cardiologists as attending physicians, 37 percent hadinternists and about 15 percent had family practitioners. Living in a less popul...

Depression-treating drugs lead record-setting pharmacy benefit cost rise -- Total increase lower when pharmacy benefit actively managed

... full-service pharmacybenefit management (PBM) and specialty managed care company. Through facilitiesin seven states and Canada, the company serves thousands of clients throughoutNorth America, including managed care organizations, insurance carriers,third-party administrators, employers and union-sponsored be...

Primary care highly valued, but difficulty accessing specialists undermines patient trust, UCSF study finds

... their access to specialists.Perceived barriers to specialty care led to dissatisfaction with primary carephysi...er to assess attitudes about the ease of receiving specialty care, theresearchers targeted patients who were likely to need referrals. The 7,718respondents had ...

Hartford Institute sponsors SNAPP initiative to bring best practices to non-geriatric nurses

...e Hartford Institute. "In particular, nurses with specialty expertise havea specific professional view that fo...th, SNAPP provides technical assistance tonational specialty nursing associations. This includes maintaining an on-lineresource website with links to gerontoloi...

Cedars-Sinai reports excellent outcomes for its cardiac surgery division

... cardiothoracic division includes programs in such specialty areas ascoronary artery bypass grafting, heart valve repair and replacement, hearttransplantation, lung transplantation, minimally invasive cardiac surgery, andpediatric cardiac surgery. Excellent outcomes continue to be seen throughout thedivision, ...

Vanderbilt School of Nursing begins graduate program in correctional health

...rammay apply for consideration for funding for the specialty year. Those who meet the standards for physical f...ice payback. Leslie Coleman, MSN, RNC, will be the specialty director for the Adult NursePractitioner Program which has two choices for concentrations-- Correcti...

Study finds problems with buying drugs on the Internet

...al Medicine inPhiladelphia, is the largest medical specialty journal in the U.S. "The Internet holds great promise for improving access to and quality ofhealth care," says Bernard S. Bloom, PhD, research professor at the Departmentof Medicine of the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and lea...

Changing approaches to treating gum disease

... and patient care. Generaldental care clinics and specialty clinics providing advanced treatment enablethe School to offer dental services and programs to patients throughoutsoutheast Michigan and the state. Classroom and clinic instruction trainsfuture dentists, dental specialists, and dental hygienists for...

World's largest scientific society to meet in Cincinnati/northern Kentucky area

...ng Company, Chilton, Wis., "The malting process: specialty malts" Thursday, May 18, 3:25 p.m.; C. W. Bamforth, University of California, Department of Food Science & Technology, Davis, Calif., "Consistently Excellent Taste: Controlling beer flavor today and tomorrow"; Thursday, May 18, 4:05 p.m. U...

Chiropractic neurologists managing patients' autism, stroke, other disorders, according to Journal of the American Chiropractic Association (JACA)

...opractic Association (JACA) reports on the growing specialty of chiropractic neurology and new research in the ...the American Chiropractic Association (ACA). The specialty has enjoyed an increased popularity over the past 15 years, according to Dr. Frederick Carrick, a di...

HMO physicians generally experience less job satisfaction

... compared with 51 percent of those in large single specialty group practices, 48 percent of those in small group practices, and 37 percent of those in solo practice. HMO physicians were also two to four times more likely to say they intended to leave their current practice within the next two years than were t...

NIH awards grant to UCSF and Kaiser to strengthen women's health research

... annual listing of top medical schools and medical specialty training programs in the United States. Kaiser's Division of Research for Northern California has conducted epidemiological, clinical and health services research since its founding in 1961 and a large number of its 40 full-time scientists devote al...

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