Search Tag: primary care

Executive Health Management

Internal Medicine Update

2015 08 Dec

Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, part of Mubadala’s network of world-class healthcare facilities, is a multispecialty hospital on Al Maryah Island in Abu Dhabi, UAE. Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi is a unique and unparalleled extension of US-based Cleveland Clinic’s model of care, specifically designed to address a range of complex and critical care requirements... Read more

IT Management

Payment Barriers Deter Telehealth Adoption

2015 22 Nov

A national survey found that 9 out of 10 physicians in the U.S. would use telehealth, provided they were properly reimbursed. The majority of physicians surveyed cite administrative issues and a lack of billing services to address the need for reimbursement tools as a major detraction from implementing telehealth into their practices.The Robert Graham... Read more

IT Management

New IT Resource for Safety-net Primary Care

2015 01 Aug

Primary Care Information Network ( is a new online resource intended to help improve practices of safety net primary care providers. The website features a library of tools and resources — all of which are free to download — that can help providers tackle issues such as scheduling workflows, care coordination and management, and... Read more

IT Management

Telehealth on the Rise

2015 14 Jul

Most physicians (57 percent) in the United States are open to having video consultations with their patients, according to a nationwide survey conducted by telehealth vendor American Well. Only 12 percent of respondents are unwilling to see a patient over video and 31 percent remain uncertain.More than 2,000 primary care doctors took part in the online... Read more

Executive Health Management

Lost Funding Threatens Training of Primary Care Physicians In Shortage Areas

2015 03 Mar

A new report estimates that the defunding of medical residency training programs in underserved areas of the United States will affect millions of patients who do not have easy access to primary care physicians. Researchers from the George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health warn that discontinued support for the Teaching... Read more

IMAGING Management

Primary Care Doctors Say Medical Imaging Improves Patient Care

2015 26 Jan

A majority of primary care physicians believe that advanced medical imaging, such as magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), computed tomography (CT) and positron emission tomography (PET), provides considerable value to patient care, according to a study published online in the Journal of the American College of Radiology (JACR). Notably, primary care physicians... Read more

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