Blog posts tagged "Interview"

Everyone with Diabetes Counts: Acumentra Health Partners with Communities and Clinics to Increase Access to Diabetes Self-Management Education

Blog - September 14, 2015
Tracy Carver

According to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), Diabetes is a serious public health concern in the United States. It affects 25.8 million people, or 8.3% of the population. Nearly 19 million people are diagnosed with the disease, but more concerning is the estimated 7 million people who have diabetes but are undiagnosed. In addition, another 79 million people are estimated to have pre-diabetes, a condition that puts people at increased risk for the disease. Among U.S. residents aged 65 and older, 10.9 million (26.9%) were diagnosed with diabetes in 2010.

Northwest Primary Care: The Importance of Quality Data for Diabetes Screening

Blog - September 8, 2015
Michele Campbell

I believe that to improve you must have a way to track what you are (or are not) doing; it is essential to really know your strengths and weaknesses. Northwest Primary Care has worked hard to do this, and from my experience, it is really paying off. While I believe that having good data is a key component, there are many factors that contribute to our success.

SBIRT – An Essential Part of Preventive Care

Blog - July 29, 2015
HDH Family Care

Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment – better known as SBIRT - is a screening process that is a comprehensive, integrated, public health approach to the delivery of early intervention and treatment services for persons with substance use disorders, as well as those who are at risk of developing these disorders. SBIRT is used in primary care clinics, hospital emergency rooms, trauma centers, and other community settings that provide opportunities for early intervention with at-risk substance users before more severe consequences occur.

How Wallace Medical Concern is Engaging Patients

Blog - April 9, 2015
Bill Roller, Wallace Medical Concern

We reached out to Wallace Medical Concern to learn about their efforts to engage patients via implementation of a My Chart portal, providing online access of medical information to patients.

Share the Care: An Interview with Amireh Ghorob

Blog - March 5, 2015
Kate Elliott, Patient-Centered Primary Care Institute

The Institute interviewed health care transformation and redesign expert Amireh Ghorob, MPH, about Share the Care, a patient-focused team-based approach to primary care.

Adopting the PCBH Model of Care: Q&A with Salud Medical Center

Blog - December 15, 2014
Juliette Cutts, Psy.D., Salud Medical Center

Juliette Cutts, Psy.D., Behavioral Health Consultant at Salud Medical Center in Woodburn, answers questions about the clinic's adoption of the Patient-Centered Behavioral Health model of care.