Kids With a “Medical Home” Have Fewer Sick Visits

Reuters Health | By Kerry Grens  "So-called "medical homes" are usually thought to be helpful for families with special needs kids, but a new report suggests they might benefit all children. A medical home was defined in the report as a doctor's … [Read more...]

Patients Want to See Docs’ Notes: Study

Modern Healthcare | By Andis Robeznieks  " Most patients are enthusiastic about viewing and sharing their doctors' notes about them, while doctors—perhaps predictably—are more wary of the practice, according to two studies published in the … [Read more...]

How Technology–and Mobile Applications–Are Impacting Physicians’ Day-to-Day Practice Habits

Beckers Hospital Review | By Bob Kernen "The impact of evolving technology has been a fact of life for healthcare practitioners since the invention of the stethoscope. But it does seem that the pace of change has increased noticeably in recent … [Read more...]

Trying Out New Ways to Deliver Health Care

The New York Times | By Emily Ranshaw "At Village Health Partners, patients receive a year’s worth of wellness exams in a single visit; get their e-mails answered 24 hours a day, 7 days a week; and have their mammogram and M.R.I. results logged … [Read more...]