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Posted on November 13, 2017 | By Advanced Medical Reviews
With the benefits of stability and high demand, it is easy to understand what drives many undergraduates to pursue a career in medicine.
Posted on October 27, 2017 | By Advanced Medical Reviews
The gold standard for evidence for EBM – randomized controlled trials (RCTs) – only emerged in the 20th century.
Posted on September 28, 2017 | By Advanced Medical Reviews
Millennials will confront mounting human and economic costs of these chronic conditions, along with emerging problems such as antibiotic resistance.
Posted on September 15, 2017 | By Advanced Medical Reviews
What can providers and payers do, beyond tech upgrades, to more closely align their services with millennial expectations?
Posted on September 1, 2017 | By Advanced Medical Reviews
Millennials came of age during the 2000s and 2010s alongside applications for smartphones, tablets and cloud platforms, all of which have shaped their expectations for the way services are delivered.
Posted on July 21, 2017 | By Advanced Medical Reviews
Air ambulances have rapidly become vital and unique fixtures of the U.S. healthcare system. As specialized aircrafts – i.e., medically equipped helicopters and fixed-wing airplanes – they provide emergency transportation over distances and/or terrains that would be impractical for ground ambulances. Their use has surged since 1980, when medical helicopters began to be manufactured […]
Posted on July 5, 2017 | By Advanced Medical Reviews
“Patient-centered” is a widely used term in health care discussions, but what does it really mean? The patient-centered medical home (PCMH) provides an instructive example. A PCMH embodies an approach to the primary care practice (PCP), one in which care is coordinated, accountable and comprehensive, as well as inclusive of wellness, preventive, acute and chronic […]
Posted on June 16, 2017 | By Advanced Medical Reviews
Making an effective transition to value-based care, and to a corresponding reimbursement model that works for medical providers, insurers and patients alike, is a longstanding goal for much of the U.S. healthcare system. There are many compelling reasons for adopting value-based reimbursement (VBR) as a replacement for traditional fee-for-service (FFS), with two of the most notable […]
Posted on June 9, 2017 | By Advanced Medical Reviews
As the scope of behavioral health has expanded to include chronic conditions and substance abuse, so has its approach to payment models. Since the ACA, in particular, America has witnessed its health care system shift from a predominately pay-for-service model to one with various reimbursement models that focus on long-term improvements, promoting efficiency and reducing […]
Posted on June 2, 2017 | By Advanced Medical Reviews
Behavioral health is a flexible term that can refer to a potentially broad set of medical issues. It is most often used when discussing mental health conditions like major depressive disorder, but, with growing frequency, it also applies to the diagnosis and treatment of virtually any behavior-influenced condition. These include chronic diseases such as diabetes, […]