Tag Archives: Primary Care

Study: Primary Care improves Care Quality, Access, and Patient Experience

Primary care providers are the key players in the healthcare system. The Institute of Medicine (www.nap.edu) defines primary care as: “The provision of integrated, accessible health care services by clinicians who are accountable for addressing a large majority of personal … Continue reading

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Engaging Patients in their Own Care can Reduce Primary Care Workload, says HBR Report

Primary care is in trouble, according to recent reports. The workload of primary care physicians (PCPs) is increasing and there is a provider shortage. Many of the new healthcare models are focused on connecting patients more closely to their PCP. … Continue reading

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Cost of Shortened Consultation Times and its Impact on Primary Care

The duration of consultation time has a notable impact on physicians’ healthcare delivery as well as patient satisfaction. There is a wide belief that longer consultations are better and that primary care physicians should give more time to patients. While … Continue reading

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Reports Point to Bright Prospects for Home-based Primary Care Providers

As a medical transcription company with years of experience, we keep close track of the latest developments in the healthcare industry. Recent reports indicate that home-based primary care is gaining traction with increasing numbers of elderly Americans opting to stay … Continue reading

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Medical Transcription Could Address the Problem of Inconsistent EHR Documentation

Recording of physician notes and subsequent medical transcription to create transcripts is an effective means of ensuring that all clinical details are correctly documented. However, the entry of electronic health records has changed this practice and providers are now required … Continue reading

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