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Healthcare Professionals / Progress Notes / Practice of Medicine

 
The ‘super bug’ is here. Should we be worried?
6/3/2016

Overuse of antibiotics is a major contributor to the emergence of MCR-1, which should serve as a “wake-up call” for both doctors and patients.

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IT Update: 2015 Epic Upgrade successfully implemented
6/3/2016

Also: Two-hour e-Health refresher course required as part of the re-credentialing process.

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Do you know the signs of domestic violence?
6/3/2016

Primary-care physicians can play a key role in recognizing and protecting patients from abuse.

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IT update: More practices join online on-call directory
5/6/2016

Also: All providers will be required to take e-Health refresher course as part of re-credentialing process.

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Want satisfied patients? Set realistic expectations from the start
5/6/2016

Most patients expect to go home after their hospital stay. Help manage expectations by keeping the patient and family up-to-date on the care plan and anticipated discharge disposition.

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New law allows greater flexibility for physician assistants
5/6/2016

Countersignature changes enhance the physician and physician assistant team by improving efficiency without compromising the delivery of high-quality patient care.

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LGH completes Joint Commission accreditation
4/7/2016

Providers should pay continued attention to three standards: read back and verify critical values, history and physical, and completed consents.

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Breast cancer screening recommendations cause confusion
3/4/2016

Daleela Dodge, M.D., says despite recent changes to guidelines, breast self-exams and clinical breast exams save lives.

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Valuable medical appointment costs nothing for older adults
3/4/2016

An Annual Wellness Visit, a free benefit for all Medicare beneficiaries, often leads to identifying issues not discussed during a routine office visit.

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