The HITECH Act: Electronic Health Records and Meaningful Use

If you are like most doctors you’ve probably heard something about a government incentive program encouraging physicians to implement electronic health records, however you’re probably a little fuzzy on the details. Well,you’re not alone the let’s take a closer look and see if we can help you make sense of it all. On February seventeenth…

Medical City Healthcare Overview and Community Impact 2018

One Circle of Care Medical City Healthcare Expert care across North Texas 14 DFW-area hospitals 4 Pediatric Urgent Care Centers 7 off-campus Emergency Rooms 11 Ambulatory Surgery Centers 32 CareNow Urgent Care Centers Medical City Children’s Hospital, Specialized Care Medical City Green Oaks Hospital, Specialized Care 8 Trauma Centers 540,000 ER visits The only Level…

Direct Primary Care: A Better Way To Pay For Healthcare? | NBC Nightly News

NBC’S KRISTEN SHOWS US HOW IT WORKS. >>Reporter: WHEN JENNA NELSON TAKES HER SONS TO THE DOCTOR, SHE DOESN’T WORRY ABOUT FEELING RUSHED. >>HE TAKES AS MUCH TIME AS HE NEEDS, 30, 45 MINUTES IF NEEDED. >>Reporter: A BIG REASON SHE OPTED FOR SOMETHING CALLED DIRECT PRIMARY CARE INSTEAD OF TRADITIONAL INSURANCE. IT’S A MEMBERSHIP…

Get Better Care Now | UC San Diego Health

Hi I’m Patty Maysent and I have the privilege of being the CEO of UC San Diego Health we know that when you feel better your life is better that’s why our goal is to provide you with the best health care possible when and where you need it through our expanded regional network we…

Frontline Innovation: Practice Enhancement Assistants (AHRQ Health Care Innovations Exchange)

Helping practices improve is a little bit like trying to repair an airplane in mid-flight. The practices have to continue to see patients during the process. They can’t stop. Our goal is to try to figure out the best way to help practices improve. In the Well Child Visit Project, we had to opportunity to…

The Cost of Health Care | By Tom Dean, MD

Health care costs too much. The U.S. spends twice as much as other wealthy nations and yet we have poorer outcomes. Actually, patients in this country visit physicians less frequently and spend less time in hospitals than residents of other wealthy countries. So, why such high costs? It’s a complex issue with no simple answer.…

Tri-County Health Care MRI Capabilities with Dr. McCullough

I’m Gerry McCullough. I’m the radiologist at Tri-County hospital. I replace Dr. Heard all 15 years ago I have a wife and three kids, and we’ve been in the Wadena a community now for 15 years and we really like it here and look forward to being here for the rest of my career. Well…

What to Expect from Home Healthcare – MedStar Visiting Nurse Association

Hi, I’m Mark McGuinness with MedStar Visiting Nurse Association. I want to tell you about home health care and how it may benefit you or a loved one. Sometimes when patients are discharged from a hospital nursing home or rehabilitation center, they’re still very sick. A doctor can refer these patients to home health care.…