CGM in Primary Care: Too Much Information or Excellent Tool?
Continuous glucose monitoring seems geeky and intimidating, but it can easily be accomplished in primary care practice and the data are invaluable, a diabetes expert tells Dr Shubrook. (Source: Medscape Family Medicine Podcast)
Source: Medscape Family Medicine Podcast - July 28, 2017 Category: Primary Care Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts
Prevention: Stop Cancer Before It Starts
Dr. Kathy Miller says prevention is the best way to improve cancer mortality and points out that cancer prevention should become the main focus of primary care practice. (Source: Medscape Public Health & Prevention Podcast)
Source: Medscape Public Health & Prevention Podcast - April 16, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Authors: Medscape Source Type: podcasts
Sharing Resources to Improve Care
Today, many primary care practices are sharing clinical and technical services with other providers so that they can become certified medical homes, which provide patients with coordinated, around-the-clock care. In Massachusetts, 95 percent of pediatric practices rely on the Child Psychiatry Access Project for guidance in mental health care. (Source: New Directions in Health Care)
Source: New Directions in Health Care - August 19, 2010 Category: Global & Universal Authors: The Commonwealth Fund Source Type: podcasts
JAMA: 2006-03-08, Vol. 295, No. 18, Author in the Room Audio Interview
Interview with Christopher M. Callahan, MD, author of Effectiveness of Collaborative Care for Older Adults With Alzheimer Disease in Primary Care: A Randomized Controlled Trial, published in the May 10 issue of JAMA, the Journal of the American Medical Association. Summary Points: 1. Primary care practices have standard protocols to offer a patient with Alzheimer Disease and their caregivers. 2. The quality of care of many geriatric syndromes, including Alzheimer Disease, can be improved by implementing a collaborative care model. 3. Similarly to many geriatric syndromes, medication may be useful, but it is not enough. Med...
Source: JAMA Author in the Room - July 19, 2006 Category: Journals (General) Authors: The JAMA Network Source Type: podcasts