Clinical Practice

Precision Medicine Initiative & Medical Algorithms: Looking to the Future

2019-08-29T04:06:59+08:00

First receiving mention a few years ago, precision medicine, has entered the spotlight with a request for $215 million [...]

Precision Medicine Initiative & Medical Algorithms: Looking to the Future2019-08-29T04:06:59+08:00

Case Study: Adenocarcinomas and Their Often Misleading Symptoms

2019-08-10T12:05:42+08:00

Medical History Jane is a 40-year-old, married mother of two teenage boys.  She teaches at the local elementary school [...]

Case Study: Adenocarcinomas and Their Often Misleading Symptoms2019-08-10T12:05:42+08:00

Case Study: Surgical Site Infection: Methods of Prevention & Tools for Predicting Risk

2019-08-02T09:48:04+08:00

Medical History A 55-year-old white male has degenerative arthritis of the knees. 10 months ago, the patient underwent total [...]

Case Study: Surgical Site Infection: Methods of Prevention & Tools for Predicting Risk2019-08-02T09:48:04+08:00

How to Reduce Paperwork & Time Needed for Insurance Prior Authorizations

2019-07-25T08:19:20+08:00

Prior Authorization - Using Medical Algorithms to Increase Likelihood for Coverage Evidence-based medical algorithms can help to streamline processes [...]

How to Reduce Paperwork & Time Needed for Insurance Prior Authorizations2019-07-25T08:19:20+08:00

How Medical Algorithms Can Improve Doctor Patient Communication

2019-07-25T08:23:55+08:00

I saw it every day while in medical school and residency; attending physicians cowered behind a computer screen, attempting [...]

How Medical Algorithms Can Improve Doctor Patient Communication2019-07-25T08:23:55+08:00

How Physicians Can Expand Their Clinical Knowledge Base

2019-07-25T08:26:25+08:00

Starting in medical school, students must learn how to quickly and successfully search through thousands of easily accessible research [...]

How Physicians Can Expand Their Clinical Knowledge Base2019-07-25T08:26:25+08:00

Diagnosing Rare Diseases Disorders with Medical Algorithms

2019-07-25T08:30:06+08:00

Primary care physicians often have the unique task of deciding whether a patient who presents with an uncommon constellation [...]

Diagnosing Rare Diseases Disorders with Medical Algorithms2019-07-25T08:30:06+08:00

Using Medical Algorithms as Clinical Prediction Tools

2019-07-25T08:30:49+08:00

Advances in medicine bring new imaging, technologies, medications, and the desire to have better prediction models for clinical outcomes. [...]

Using Medical Algorithms as Clinical Prediction Tools2019-07-25T08:30:49+08:00

How to Practice Evidence Based Healthcare in Clinical Settings

2019-07-25T08:32:50+08:00

As physicians, we recognize the importance of evidence based healthcare.  Having  evidence to back up our decisions strengthens our assessments [...]

How to Practice Evidence Based Healthcare in Clinical Settings2019-07-25T08:32:50+08:00

Fall Prevention in the Elderly and Other Vulnerable Populations

2018-06-17T02:41:58+08:00

Without gravity there would be no falls. Falls are a major cause of accidental trauma throughout one's life. Often [...]

Fall Prevention in the Elderly and Other Vulnerable Populations2018-06-17T02:41:58+08:00

Holiday Stress Management and Medical Issues – Thanksgiving, Christmas

2017-11-21T05:11:36+08:00

Thanksgiving is a wonderful holiday for many Americans, with an abundance of family, friends, food and football. However, for [...]

Holiday Stress Management and Medical Issues – Thanksgiving, Christmas2017-11-21T05:11:36+08:00

Much To Do About Tattoos: Tattoo Infections & Other Risks

2017-06-24T10:45:10+08:00

Last month the FDA updated its Consumer Report "Think Before You Ink" which outlines some of the adverse effects [...]

Much To Do About Tattoos: Tattoo Infections & Other Risks2017-06-24T10:45:10+08:00

Tools Reduce Hospital Readmissions – Medical Calculators

2017-02-04T17:56:10+08:00

Life is full of things that cause negative feelings. These feelings need to be discharged, and unfortunately some of [...]

Tools Reduce Hospital Readmissions – Medical Calculators2017-02-04T17:56:10+08:00

12 Medical Calculators to Help Achieve Your New Year Resolutions Ideas

2017-01-05T17:32:25+08:00

It is the New Year and once again it’s time to consider a resolution to clean up your act. [...]

12 Medical Calculators to Help Achieve Your New Year Resolutions Ideas2017-01-05T17:32:25+08:00

21 Scores for Comorbid Medical Conditions: Charlson Comorbidity Score & More

2016-10-07T00:42:38+08:00

Comorbidity (also referred to as polypathology) refers to the number and type of health problems that a patient has. [...]

21 Scores for Comorbid Medical Conditions: Charlson Comorbidity Score & More2016-10-07T00:42:38+08:00

How to Obtain Health Insurance Prior Authorization in 3 Minutes or Less

2016-12-15T10:29:14+08:00

Whether you’re a doctor, nurse, or office administrator, it’s likely you have dealt with the time-consuming hassle of obtaining [...]

How to Obtain Health Insurance Prior Authorization in 3 Minutes or Less2016-12-15T10:29:14+08:00

Reduce Readmissions with Analytics & CDC Antibiotic Resistance Program

2016-12-15T09:08:07+08:00

This case study discusses hospital readmissions and provides healthcare professionals with recommended medical algorithms in the form of scores, [...]

Reduce Readmissions with Analytics & CDC Antibiotic Resistance Program2016-12-15T09:08:07+08:00

A Hospital with No Beds? Strategy to Improve Hospital Readmission Statistics

2016-12-15T09:08:58+08:00

It seems counterintuitive at first, a hospital with no beds. However, this is the in which direction healthcare is [...]

A Hospital with No Beds? Strategy to Improve Hospital Readmission Statistics2016-12-15T09:08:58+08:00

Protecting our Blood Supply: How to Prevent a Blood Transfusion Reaction

2016-09-08T01:53:41+08:00

As Zika virus spreads in North America, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) which regulates the blood supply, has [...]

Protecting our Blood Supply: How to Prevent a Blood Transfusion Reaction2016-09-08T01:53:41+08:00

The Many Faces of Sepsis (5): Progression from a Community Acquired Infection

2016-08-19T04:14:40+08:00

Community acquired infection is an important cause of sepsis. While most infections do not result in sepsis, the sheer [...]

The Many Faces of Sepsis (5): Progression from a Community Acquired Infection2016-08-19T04:14:40+08:00