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Case Management Certification Article on Drug Prices

Case Management Certification Article on Drug Prices

Good article for medical professionals as well individuals looking for the best price on the drugs they need for their conditions. Please also review our Case Management Certification The article, How to know if you’re paying too much for that drug, by Jill Cornfield states, “Filling a prescription is pretty simple. In some states, including Maine, Minnesota and New York, your doctor electronically files the order. Elsewhere you bring the doctor’s scribbled instructions to a pharmacist. Except that maybe it’s not so simple. Maybe there is a cheaper medication available that would do the same job. In that case, why doesn’t your

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Case Management Program Article on Opioids and Cancer Patients

Case Management Program Article on Opioids and Cancer Patients

Good article how Opioid stimga is resulting in those who need them in cancer care, not getting the doses they require.   Please also review our Case Management Program, as well as our Substance Abuse Program The article, “Opioid stigma is keeping many cancer patients from getting the pain control they need” by Sara Ray and Kathleen Hoffman states istory is repeating itself. Twenty years ago, a pain management crisis existed. As many as 70 percent of cancer patients in treatment at that time, or in end-of-life care, experienced unalleviated pain. Identified as a major medical problem, poor pain management became

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Case Management Certification Article

Case Management Certification Article

Good article for those interested in Case Management Please also review our Case Management Certification and see if it matches your academic and professional needs. The article, Health Care Identity Management has a Prescription for Improvement, by Kimberly Underwood states, “The Internet of Things is impacting most industries, including the medical field. Portable, wireless devices are helping to monitor and diagnose patient health conditions. Hospital and other facilities provide remote monitoring, improved data analytics and automated systems. At the same time, while electronic health records have moved patient health information to the digital realm, patients continue to lack access to that

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Case Management Program Article on Social Media and Patients

Case Management Program Article on Social Media and Patients

  Good article on social media and how it is affecting the patient doctor relationship Please also review our Case Management Program The article, Is Social Media Changing the Doctor-Patient Relationship?, states   “Results from two recent surveys reaffirm longstanding trends in the ways patients of different ages use social media and the internet to access health information and communicate with physicians. The surveys’ findings also illustrate the growing importance of social media in the doctor-patient relationship and underscore the communication challenges family physicians face while trying to meet the needs of a diverse patient base. Social Media: To Friend

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Healthcare Case Management Program Article on Education in Healthcare

Healthcare Case Management Program Article on Education in Healthcare

Good article on the importance of healthcare professionals seeing healthcare as more than just medicine but also education.  This is especially true in healthcare administration as countries continue to grow and their healthcare systems need educated administrators Please also review our Healthcare Case Management Program The article, Education: Healthcare is much more than just medicine, by Pradeep Panda states, “According to the Asian Development Bank, not only is India bound to possess the world’s largest workforce by 2027, it is also projected to sustain its impressive GDP growth rate of 7.6%. At the same time, the healthcare sector in India is

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Healthcare Case Management Certification Article

Healthcare Case Management Certification Article

Good article related to healthcare and case management Please also review our Healthcare Case Management Certification The article, 3 WAYS TO OVERCOME CHRONIC CARE MANAGEMENT ADOPTION BARRIERS, by Christopher Cheney states, “While most physicians surveyed recently saw a need for chronic care management services, barriers to adoption include patient skepticism, doctor unfamiliarity with Medicare reimbursement, and physician concern over complicated coding. Most primary care physicians would like to offer chronic care management (CCM) services to their Medicare-eligible patients, but there are several barriers to adoption, a recent survey found. Chronic conditions include hypertension, cancer, arthritis, and diabetes. These kinds of conditions are not

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Healthcare Case Management Program Article on ER Costs

Healthcare Case Management Program Article on ER Costs

Emergency room visits can be necessary but also costly financially.  This article looks at the cost incurred by average Americans at the ER but also many of the issues Americans face against insurance companies who refuse to pay for the care   Please also review our Healthcare Case Management Program to learn more. The article, As an Insurer Resists Paying for ‘Avoidable’ E.R. Visits, Patients and Doctors Push Bacl,  looks at some of these issues and also connects you to other resources to help understand the nature of the ER It states, “Jim Burton was lifting a box in his garage last

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Healthcare Case Management Program Article on Famous Nurses

Healthcare Case Management Program Article on Famous Nurses

Good article on some very important nurses in history Please also review our Healthcare Case Management Program The article, 5 NURSES THAT CHANGED THE WORLD, by Katherine Ripley states, “At the time of Florence Nightingale’s birth in 1820, nursing did not garner much respect. Her wealthy parents actually forbade her from pursuing the profession, but she ignored them. Nightingale saw so much success in her early career, that the British Secretary of War personally recruited her in 1854 to help the nation’s wounded soldiers in Crimea. In the British hospital in Constantinople, Nightingale found conditions so unsanitary that more soldiers were dying from

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Healthcare Case Management Program Article on Healthcare Since the 80s

Healthcare Case Management Program Article on Healthcare Since the 80s

Good article looking at healthcare in the 1980s and since. Please also review our Healthcare Case Management Program to learn more Please also review the article, Healthcare in the 1980’s and Beyond, by Katie Hart Smith states, “On April 11, 2018, I had the honor of participating on Georgia Gwinnett College’s School of Health Sciences panel discussion titled, “Healthcare in the 80’s and Beyond,” at the Button Gwinnett Day Celebration. Fellow panelists included Dr. Lloyd Hofer, Medical Director of Gwinnett, Newton, and Rockdale Public Health, Dr. Greg Lang, Executive Director, Good Samaritan Clinic, and Pamela Garland, Chief Nursing Officer, Gwinnett Medical

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Healthcare Case Management Program Article on Improving Care

Healthcare Case Management Program Article on Improving Care

Good article on hospital utilization management and reducing re-admissions, denials, and better overall care   Please also review our Healthcare Case Management Program   The article, Hospital Utilization Management Can Reduce Denials, Improve Care, states, “Utilization management in healthcare is commonly thought of as a strategy that payers employ to control resource use within physician offices and hospitals to keep healthcare costs down. However, hospital utilization management programs are also an essential part of a provider organization’s revenue cycle, helping to prevent unnecessary costs and claim denials. According to the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA), healthcare utilization management is the “integration of utilization