Clinical Care4 Physician Assistant Trends to Watch in 2019
This year's expected developments include a new electronic recertification process for physician assistants.
Clinical CareNurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants Equivalent to Doctors in Chronic Illness Care
In NP, PA, and physician treatment of diabetes patients, no significant difference is found in three clinical measures.
Clinical CareOhioHealth Finds Partner to Help Care for Underserved Seniors
Partnership with Miami-based company features high-intensity primary care with capitated financing model.
Clinical Care4 Steps for Successful Complex Care Conferences
For patients with multiple morbidities, multidisciplinary care team meetings can develop valuable approaches to effective treatment.
Clinical CarePrimary Care Physician Office Visits Drop 18%
While primary care physician office visits fell from 2012 to 2016, office visits to nurse practitioners and physician assistants rose.
StrategyMcLaren Health Care Sees New Walgreens Clinics as Its Front Door
Leaders for the Michigan-based health systems are in the process of selecting the number and locations of their new retail...
StrategyMcLaren Health Care Targets Younger Patients With Walgreens Clinics
The idea behind this collaboration and other deals involving national pharmacy chains is to better meet the shifting demands of...
Clinical CareBuilding Out Nontraditional Services at Your Health System
As health systems continue to expand into retail clinics, telehealth and other nontraditional offerings, gauging patient expectations and engagement are...
StrategyDirect Primary Care: A Segue to Direct-to-Employer?
As direct-to-employer contracts gain steam between providers and large companies, should health systems be trying out direct primary care on...
Clinical CareGaps Exposed Between Primary Care Physicians and Patients
Survey finds overemphasis on physical health and treatment compared to underlying components of health such as diet and environmental factors.
NursingWant to Decrease Falls? Here's how.
A combination of screening, modifying risk factors, and evidence-based interventions can lower older adults' fall risk.
Clinical CareMaryland's Health Enterprise Zones Generate Strong ROI
The five zones saw 40,000 additional ER visits, 18,562 fewer inpatient stays, and a net savings of $108 million over...