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Keeping track of my life & health history - online patient access to records

I’m wondering what records you keep personally, or can access online, to help you keep track of your life and I’m especially thinking about personal health? 1,093 more words

Health

Is Anxiety interfering with your life?

We all deal with anxiety at times- it’s part of being human and serves a purpose in keeping us alert when something could have a bad outcome.  448 more words

Primary Care

Being a Family Doctor is a lot like Being a General Contractor

By Erika Sullivan, MD

Being a family doctor is a lot like being a general contractor: you’ve got to know about all the systems that make a home or a building operational and then coordinate the necessary professionals to get the job of building or renovating the home done on budget and in a timely fashion. 564 more words

Improving the transition from primary care for people with neurological conditions

A report from the Neurological Alliance finds that GPs in England lack confidence in the care for people with neurological conditions.

GPs expressed doubts about the ability of local services and systems to manage neurology patients effectively and concern over unnecessary delays.

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Helen Marie Schmidt

Title: Medical Director

Company: Gentiva Health Services, Inc. an Affiliate of Kindred At Home

Location: Spokane Valley, WA, United States

Spokane Valley, WA, United States, August 5, 2016, Helen Marie Schmidt, Medical Director at Gentiva Health Services, Inc. 275 more words

Health Care

Long-term evidence for the effect of pay-for-performance in primary care on mortality in the UK: a population study

Background

Introduced in 2004, the UK’s Quality and Outcomes Framework (QOF) is the world’s largest primary care pay-for-performance programme. We tested whether the QOF was associated with reduced population mortality. 201 more words

Mortality

Diabetes treatments and risk of heart failure, cardiovascular disease, and all cause mortality: cohort study in primary care

Objective To assess associations between risks of cardiovascular disease, heart failure, and all cause mortality and different diabetes drugs in people with type 2 diabetes, particularly newer agents, including gliptins and thiazolidinediones (glitazones). 400 more words

Cohort Study