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Is opting out of Medicare a viable option for family physicians? It can be, but only if you do it correctly--and doing it wrong can be costly.Family Practice Management
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Journal Article Source Type: news

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Here are the results of the poll.Are The Current Senate Inquiries Sufficiently Informed and Competent To Properly Determine The Correct Future For The #myHealthRecord?Yes 46% (73) No 53% (84) I Have No Idea 2% (3) Total votes: 160 This is the most split poll in a while. Overall readers were pretty split as to whether the Senate could handle this health / technical problem well. If you have not already, don’t forget to come to grips with what we are really facing….. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XlUQMH19BkQ (78,816 views so far!) This one is also from the same team is also fun! https://youtu.be/eW-OM...
Source: Australian Health Information Technology - Category: Information Technology Authors: Source Type: blogs
Authors: Carroll K, Mesman J, McLeod H, Boughey J, Keeney G, Habermann E Abstract Utilising frozen section technologies, Mayo Clinic has one of the lowest reoperation rates for breast lumpectomy in the United States. The research reported on sought to understand the successful teamwork between the Breast Surgery Team and the Frozen Section Laboratory at Mayo Clinic. Researchers worked collaboratively with healthcare staff from breast surgery and the frozen section pathology laboratory to identify communication styles and strategies that contribute to the timely and accurate intraoperative evaluation of breast cance...
Source: Journal of Interprofessional Care - Category: Health Management Tags: J Interprof Care Source Type: research
Authors: Lindqvist S, Vasset F, Iversen HP, Hofseth Almås S, Willumsen E, Ødegård A Abstract Over the past decade, there has been a rapid increase in higher education institutions offering opportunities for interprofessional learning (IPL) to their students. The literature presents a number of factors that contribute to effective IPL, including having trained facilitators that help optimise the learning process. Many of these IPL facilitators are university teachers and the literature provides us with some insight into their views of IPL. However, little is known about university teachers' views ...
Source: Journal of Interprofessional Care - Category: Health Management Tags: J Interprof Care Source Type: research
Authors: Best S, Williams S Abstract Integrated care has been identified as being fundamental to health and social care reforms. How this interprofessional working impacts on professional identity is unclear. There is a lack of reviews synthesising this growing body of literature. It is therefore timely to conduct a scoping study of the literature which explores the intersection between interprofessional care and professional identity. The aim of this study is to identify the factors that impact on professional identity when working in interprofessional teams. A scoping review was conducted; Business Source Complet...
Source: Journal of Interprofessional Care - Category: Health Management Tags: J Interprof Care Source Type: research
Authors: Schwindt R, McNelis AM, Agley J, Lay K, Hudmon KS, Wilgenbusch B Abstract The high prevalence of smoking among persons with mental illness and co-occurring substance use disorders has not changed in the past decade despite a decline in smoking among the general population. Interprofessional collaborative care offers clinicians the opportunity to engage their patients in tobacco cessation treatment that is coordinated and comprehensive. Investigators applied a 1-group, pre/post-test design with qualitative and quantitative descriptive analyses to estimate the impact of an interprofessional tobacco education...
Source: Journal of Interprofessional Care - Category: Health Management Tags: J Interprof Care Source Type: research
DiscussionOur study demonstrated the robustness of a multisite Centiloid [11C]PIB-PET study and established a range of pathology-based CL thresholds.
Source: Alzheimer's and Dementia: The Journal of the Alzheimer's Association - Category: Geriatrics Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 19 October 2018Source: Clinics and Research in Hepatology and GastroenterologyAuthor(s): Wenzhe Fan, Yanqin Wu, Mingjian Lu, Wang Yao, Wei Cui, Yue Zhao, Yu Wang, Jiaping LiSummaryObjectivesTo compare the efficacy and safety of combination iodine [131I] metuximab infusion and transcathether arterial chemoembolization (TACE) with those of TACE-alone for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC).Materials and methodsPubMed, Cochrane Library, Embase, Web of Science, China Biology Medicine, China Science and Technology Journal Database, Wan Fang Data, and Chinese knowledge resource integrated databases ...
Source: Clinics and Research in Hepatology and Gastroenterology - Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 19 October 2018Source: Journal of Critical CareAuthor(s): Amy M.J. O'Shea, Spyridon Fortis, Mary Vaughan Sarrazin, Jane Moeckli, W.C. Yarbrough, Heather Schacht ReisingerAbstractPurposeTo evaluate mortality, length of stay, and inter-hospital transfer in the Veteran Health Administration (VHA) among low complexity Intensive Care Unit (ICU) patients.Materials and methodRetrospective study of adult ICU admissions identified in VHA Medical SAS®; 2010–2015 at Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Centers. Facilities classified by the Rural Urban Commuting Area code algorithm as large rural ...
Source: Journal of Critical Care - Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: research
ConclusionsNIV showed a significant protective effect for intubation in immunosuppressed patients (cancer and transplants) and in patients with APE/CAP. However, the benefits of NIV for other etiologies are not clear and more trials are needed to prove these effects.
Source: Journal of Critical Care - Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONSPanoramic imaging has low efficacy in the diagnosis of sinus disease, even when examined by experienced dental radiologists. OPG can be useful in excluding disease, but three-dimensional scanning is necessary for the definitive investigation of sinus lesions.
Source: Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology and Oral Radiology - Category: ENT & OMF Source Type: research
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