Professional Autonomy: The quality or state of being independent and self-directing, especially in making decisions, enabling professionals to exercise judgment as they see fit during the performance of their jobs.Attitude of Health Personnel: Attitudes of personnel toward their patients, other professionals, toward the medical care system, etc.Personal Autonomy: Self-directing freedom and especially moral independence. An ethical principle holds that the autonomy of persons ought to be respected. (Bioethics Thesaurus)Practice Guidelines as Topic: Directions or principles presenting current or future rules of policy for assisting health care practitioners in patient care decisions regarding diagnosis, therapy, or related clinical circumstances. The guidelines may be developed by government agencies at any level, institutions, professional societies, governing boards, or by the convening of expert panels. The guidelines form a basis for the evaluation of all aspects of health care and delivery.Echogenic Bowel: A PRENATAL ULTRASONOGRAPHY finding of excessively dense fetal bowel due to MECONIUM buildup.Risk Assessment: The qualitative or quantitative estimation of the likelihood of adverse effects that may result from exposure to specified health hazards or from the absence of beneficial influences. (Last, Dictionary of Epidemiology, 1988)Neoplasms: New abnormal growth of tissue. Malignant neoplasms show a greater degree of anaplasia and have the properties of invasion and metastasis, compared to benign neoplasms.Breast Neoplasms: Tumors or cancer of the human BREAST.Genetic Counseling: An educational process that provides information and advice to individuals or families about a genetic condition that may affect them. The purpose is to help individuals make informed decisions about marriage, reproduction, and other health management issues based on information about the genetic disease, the available diagnostic tests, and management programs. Psychosocial support is usually offered.United StatesHealth Literacy: Degree to which individuals have the capacity to obtain, process, and understand basic health information and services needed to make appropriate health decisions.Clinical Governance: A framework through which the United Kingdom's National Health Service organizations are accountable for continually improving the quality of their services and safeguarding high standards of care by creating an environment in which excellence in clinical care will flourish. (Scally and Donaldson, BMJ (4 July 1998): 61-65)Hospital Shops: Stores located in hospitals selling merchandise or services for the convenience of patients, staff, and visitors.Linguistics: The science of language, including phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, pragmatics, and historical linguistics. (Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)Commerce: The interchange of goods or commodities, especially on a large scale, between different countries or between populations within the same country. It includes trade (the buying, selling, or exchanging of commodities, whether wholesale or retail) and business (the purchase and sale of goods to make a profit). (From Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed, p411, p2005 & p283)Food: Any substances taken in by the body that provide nourishment.Automobiles: A usually four-wheeled automotive vehicle designed for passenger transportation and commonly propelled by an internal-combustion engine using a volatile fuel. (Webster, 1973)Optometry: The professional practice of primary eye and vision care that includes the measurement of visual refractive power and the correction of visual defects with lenses or glasses.Vision Screening: Application of tests and examinations to identify visual defects or vision disorders occurring in specific populations, as in school children, the elderly, etc. It is differentiated from VISION TESTS, which are given to evaluate/measure individual visual performance not related to a specific population.Vision Disorders: Visual impairments limiting one or more of the basic functions of the eye: visual acuity, dark adaptation, color vision, or peripheral vision. These may result from EYE DISEASES; OPTIC NERVE DISEASES; VISUAL PATHWAY diseases; OCCIPITAL LOBE diseases; OCULAR MOTILITY DISORDERS; and other conditions (From Newell, Ophthalmology: Principles and Concepts, 7th ed, p132).Gravitation: Acceleration produced by the mutual attraction of two masses, and of magnitude inversely proportional to the square of the distance between the two centers of mass. It is also the force imparted by the earth, moon, or a planet to an object near its surface. (From NASA Thesaurus, 1988)Eye Diseases: Diseases affecting the eye.Ophthalmology: A surgical specialty concerned with the structure and function of the eye and the medical and surgical treatment of its defects and diseases.Bankruptcy: The state of legal insolvency with assets taken over by judicial process so that they may be distributed among creditors.ArchivesAcaridae: Family of MITES, in the superfamily Acaroidea, order Astigmata. They are frequently found in cereal-based foodstuffs including GRAIN and FLOUR.Social Security: Government sponsored social insurance programs.Arthropods: Members of the phylum Arthropoda, composed of organisms having a hard, jointed exoskeleton and paired jointed legs. It includes the class INSECTS and the subclass ARACHNIDA, many species of which are important medically as parasites or as vectors of organisms capable of causing disease in man.RNA, Spliced Leader: The small RNAs which provide spliced leader sequences, SL1, SL2, SL3, SL4 and SL5 (short sequences which are joined to the 5' ends of pre-mRNAs by TRANS-SPLICING). They are found primarily in primitive eukaryotes (protozoans and nematodes).Heliotropium: A plant genus in the family Boraginaceae, order Lamiales, subclass Asteridae. This is the True Heliotrope that should not be confused with an unrelated plant sometimes called Garden Heliotrope (VALERIAN).Encyclopedias as Topic: Works containing information articles on subjects in every field of knowledge, usually arranged in alphabetical order, or a similar work limited to a special field or subject. (From The ALA Glossary of Library and Information Science, 1983)EncyclopediasDictionaries, MedicalDictionaries as Topic: Lists of words, usually in alphabetical order, giving information about form, pronunciation, etymology, grammar, and meaning.Molecular Sequence Annotation: The addition of descriptive information about the function or structure of a molecular sequence to its MOLECULAR SEQUENCE DATA record.Databases, Genetic: Databases devoted to knowledge about specific genes and gene products.Transcriptome: The pattern of GENE EXPRESSION at the level of genetic transcription in a specific organism or under specific circumstances in specific cells.Advanced Practice Nursing: Evidence-based nursing, midwifery and healthcare grounded in research and scholarship. Practitioners include nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, nurse anesthetists, and nurse midwives.North CarolinaTelefacsimile: A telecommunication system combining the transmission of a document scanned at a transmitter, its reconstruction at a receiving station, and its duplication there by a copier.Licensure, Pharmacy: The granting of a license to practice pharmacy.Nurse Clinicians: Registered nurses who hold Master's degrees in nursing with an emphasis in clinical nursing and who function independently in coordinating plans for patient care.After-Hours Care: Medical care provided after the regular practice schedule of the physicians. Usually it is designed to deliver 24-hour-a-day and 365-day-a-year patient care coverage for emergencies, triage, pediatric care, or hospice care.Office Automation: Use of computers or computer systems for doing routine clerical work, e.g., billing, records pertaining to the administration of the office, etc.Nurse Practitioners: Nurses who are specially trained to assume an expanded role in providing medical care under the supervision of a physician.Models, Nursing: Theoretical models simulating behavior or activities in nursing, including nursing care, management and economics, theory, assessment, research, and education. Some examples of these models include Orem Self-Care Model, Roy Adaptation Model, and Rogers Life Process Model.Nurse's Role: The expected function of a member of the nursing profession.Nurse's Practice Patterns: Patterns of practice in nursing related to provision of services including diagnosis and treatment.Nurse-Patient Relations: Interaction between the patient and nurse.Cheek: The part of the face that is below the eye and to the side of the nose and mouth.Genetic Privacy: The protection of genetic information about an individual, family, or population group, from unauthorized disclosure.MedlinePlus: NATIONAL LIBRARY OF MEDICINE service for health professionals and consumers. It links extensive information from the National Institutes of Health and other reviewed sources of information on specific diseases and conditions.Insurance, Life: Insurance providing for payment of a stipulated sum to a designated beneficiary upon death of the insured.Genetic Testing: Detection of a MUTATION; GENOTYPE; KARYOTYPE; or specific ALLELES associated with genetic traits, heritable diseases, or predisposition to a disease, or that may lead to the disease in descendants. It includes prenatal genetic testing.Insurance Selection Bias: Adverse or favorable selection bias exhibited by insurers or enrollees resulting in disproportionate enrollment of certain groups of people.
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A professional code of ethics is usually focused on risk assessment and mitigation (by the professional on behalf of client, ... "People's autonomy used to be compromised by institution walls, now it's too often our risk management practices", according to ... Medical Science Monitor, 10, 231-234. McElroy, T.; Seta, J. J. (2004). "On the other hand, am I rational? Hemisphere activation ... "How believing in ourselves increases risk taking: perceived self-efficacy and opportunity recognition." Decision Sciences 25, ...
... reporting by medical professionals and consumers is voluntary. ADRAC notifies medical professionals and the public by recalls ... In addition, ISMP's corporate subsidiary, Med-E.R.R.S. (Medical Error Recognition and Revision Strategies), works directly and ... Adoption of guidelines has been slowed by physician and hospital concern that practice guidelines threaten physician autonomy ... and authority, fuel malpractice liability, and allow managed care insurers to curtail patient care expenditures. Under the ...
The first from February, 2004, International Lyme & Associated Diseases Society (ILADS), a professional medical society, ... We presented before a dozen or so insurers and many PA State officials regarding the effects of LD on patients and treating ... Lyme disease has not been taken seriously, and has never received monies or recognition commensurate with its status as the ... patient autonomy, patient preference, and informed consent in Lyme disease. This is another article which can be used by ...
For example, the British medical sociologist, Michael Bury, adheres to what he calls a socio-medical model of disability in ... Finally, while acknowledging that health care professionals have a role to play as advocates for equality, non-discrimination, ... their individual autonomy and independence, and their freedom to make their own choices. A rights-based approach requires us to ... Equal recognition before the law, access to justice, and legislative reform to abolish discrimination in society; ...
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But labor intensive professional services such as manual therapy, dry needling, ASTYM, etc. will be provided at an additional ... Ironically, Electronic Medical Records (EMR) use cut-and-paste features to quickly puff up physicians notes that can justify ... What is the workforce to do? Get ready for functional reporting, take 50% MPPR cuts, have private insurers pay PT less then ... How does PTCPS improve our autonomy? How does this contribute to establishing ourselves as primary care providers of choice for ...
Insurers, health care centers and private companies are taking notice. ... "And highly trained nurses are always looking for more recognition, responsibility and autonomy rather than being under a ... Insurers and big health systems, as well, have a role to play in what looks to be an ongoing restructuring of health care. " ... He also notes that when he was chief of general medicine 20 years ago at the Philadelphia VA Medical Center, where he still ...
Its not good for medical professionals and its not good for the patients.. I would love to wait outside an OR to slam out an ... EMRs are just a symptom of the growing loss of physician autonomy. Its come to the point where insurers and hospitals have the ... So you mention better voice-recognition software than we have. Wel-l-l-l, see, machines arent gonna get that right any time ... hopefully you will participate assertively in professional associations that can have an impact by establishing professional ...
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But improvements in medical technology are primarily ways to deliver more medical services overall, but a new gee-whiz test ... That makes it hard for individuals to say no to things, it makes it hard for insurers to resist the backlash that comes when ... Health professionals want a good income, as do those in other fields.. ... Doctors are often given large amounts of autonomy. But complex patients often require coordinated efforts among multiple ...
... institution or association that improves medical care by reducing medical errors. In the 1990s, reports in several countries ... reporting by medical professionals and consumers is voluntary. ADRAC notifies medical professionals and the public by recalls ... In addition, ISMPs corporate subsidiary, Med-E.R.R.S. (Medical Error Recognition and Revision Strategies), works directly and ... Adoption of guidelines has been slowed by physician and hospital concern that practice guidelines threaten physician autonomy ...
Open Access journal that offers a forum for physicians and health professionals work in the area of health services research in ... Lastly, recognition that unbridled deference to patient autonomy has readily tangible consequences beyond simple resource ... J. E. Szalados, "Access to critical care: medical rationing of a public right or privilege?" Critical Care Medicine, vol. 32, ... Perhaps most important, there must be a more deep-rooted social and professional inquiry about end-of-life issues that shapes ...
AMA: Insurers misused CPT codes to hide administrative costs The codes ensure uniform language for medical services and ... Focus on patient safety and autonomy. "I worry that patients are overmedicated or undermedicated, that were not reacting to ... Now check out these other great AMA member benefits designed to help physicians on their professional and personal journeys. ... formerly the Inspirational Physicians Recognition Program). ... Council on Medical Service * Council on Science & Public Health ...
International Scientific Journal for Medical Research, Information and Communication on the Internet ... while promoting the continued industrialization of health care delivery and subordinating patient autonomy and professional ... partially funded by the health insurer Blue Cross Blue Shield, with the goal of having a statewide electronic records system in ... and should include handwriting or voice recognition in addition to standardized checklists and templates. Otherwise, provider ...
... challenges to professional autonomy (Figure 4, item 6). Shoring up clinicians sense of autonomy is a facet of a major program ... Health insurers are vacuuming up details about you-and it could raise your rates (July 17, 2018). ... Vice Chief Medical Information Officer, Professor of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care, Mayo Clinic, Rochester ... Consideration of the importance of civility and empathy, the provision of equity, and the recognition and relief from ...
It will also look at issues of patient rights and autonomy, including informed consent, medical information, clinical research ... The course emphasizes the Model Rules of Professional Conduct, the Model Code of Professional Responsibility, and relevant case ... and potential insurer defenses.. Credits: 2.00 or 3.00. Pre-Requisite: float;#0. Co-Requisite: float;#0. ... the rules of evidence that govern the recognition of experts and admissibility of expert testimony, techniques for effective ...
Other state medical associations have had some success in battling the big insurers, witness the Texas Medical Association ... Attacks on professional integrity or on a professional persons integrity in some jurisdictions may be considered "per se" ... He closes with the claim that the "shift from autonomy to accountability" seems inevitable. This misleading and fradulent ... What the problem was that the pattern recognition skills of the house officers and apparently the radiologists were seriously ...
... for professionals and caregivers has been measured in a sample of 2,614 beneficiaries of public allowance for autonomy, ... Caisse nationale dassurance maladie des travailleurs salariés (CNAMTS), the main French health insurer, follows up expenses ... Table 3. Direct medical costs per known diagnosed person (in euros)(33). Category ... which means that only one quarter of the estimated 850,000 people with the disease get an administrative recognition of their ...
... "determine the appropriate methods of professional practice in the medical treatment of the narcotic addiction of various ... They anchor the policy discussion in the recognition that multiple and competing objectives are being pursued. This recognition ... and greater acceptance of methadone maintenance treatment by insurers, the medical community, politicians, and the public. ... Many addicts are unwilling to give up such autonomy until they reach a situation so desperate that they feel they have no ...
Unlike other forms of medical information, genetic information has important medical and ethical implications for relatives of ... Prohibiting insurers from creating rules for enrollment eligibility or (continuing enrollment) eligibility on the basis of an ... Furthermore, the information is not intended to substitute for the independent professional judgment of the treating provider, ... In these situations, providers must remember to respect the autonomy of each individual. ...
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The medical cost for stages I-IV ranged from $4,738 to $6,058 USD, with an estimated average cost of $5,114 USD. Conclusion: ... To achieve these outcomes, illness-related income protection must receive greater recognition in health policy and health ... The victims were interviewed to gather informations about their socioprofessional history and their professional situation. ... patients and insurers of problems of waste in Dutch social health insurance. This collective epistemic work gave cognitive, ...
Medical Errors online continuing education course. Prevention and patient safety for nursing and other health providers. Get an ... When the reporting of medical errors focuses on the identification and punishment of individual health professionals, there is ... Recognition that errors occur and are a part of the healthcare industry, requiring a nonpunitive approach unless specific ... Since Medicare initiated its nonpayment policy for preventable errors, many private insurers have followed suit, further ...
The Medication Adherence and MTM Strategy Summit brings together health plan pharmacy professionals to discuss best practices ... a fellow of the American College of Physician Executives in recognition of his national contributions to the field of medical ... Insurers are experimenting with a relatively novel approach to linking cost to how well a drug actually works. Dr. Michael ... Aon plc (NYSE:AON) is a leading global professional services firm providing a broad range of risk, retirement and health ...
If the medical professional determines that it would be appropriate for the woman to be immediately assessed or treated, she ... Insurers do not always reimburse for the full listed rate. Furthermore, the insurance rate covers various overhead, equipment, ... beginning with the recognition in Roe v. Wade, 410 U.S. 113 (1973), that "women have a constitutionally protected right to ... of womens rights to make family decisions and to physical autonomy. Casey, 505 U.S. at 884. Abortion doctors themselves do not ...
Minimizing the incidence and impact of HCW strikes will require an ethical approach from all stakeholders, and recognition that ... In such circumstances the ethical principles of respect for autonomy, justice and beneficence all come into conflict, whereby ... Motivations for HCW strikes include the natural pressure to fulfil human needs and the paradigm shift in modern medical ... Striking doctors usually have a moral dilemma between adherence to the Hippocratic tenets of the medical profession and ...
  • Section IV of Title I of the Comprehensive Drug Abuse Prevention and Control Act of 1970 (Public Law 91-513) charged the Secretary to "determine the appropriate methods of professional practice in the medical treatment of the narcotic addiction of various classes of narcotic addicts. (
  • Upon completion of this course, you will understand current, evidence-based interventions to prevent medical errors in the practice setting. (
  • Motivations for HCW strikes include the natural pressure to fulfil human needs and the paradigm shift in modern medical practice, from self-employment and benevolent paternalism, to managed healthcare and consumer rights. (
  • Scope of practice laws notwithstanding, doctors of optometry are educated, trained and licensed to provide medical eye care in all 50 states. (
  • In the office setting, PAs often have their own schedule and panel of patients, and practice with a high degree of autonomy. (
  • ASCO Practice Central helps oncology professionals navigate a complicated and ever-changing practice environment-while providing high-quality patient care. (
  • These commitments form the basis of a social contract between a profession and society, which in return grants the profession a monopoly over the use of its knowledge base, the right to considerable autonomy in practice and the privilege of self-regulation. (
  • Then be forewarned that, while you are under general anesthesia, medical students may be performing "practice" pelvic exams on you without bothering to first notify you or obtain your consent. (
  • the American Association of Medical Colleges (which represents most of the nation's medical schools and over 400 teaching hospitals) issued a statement condemning the practice as "unethical and unacceptable. (
  • Since medical students need to practice pelvic exams, they argue, the needs of the medical establishment should trump a woman's right to be asked for permission before unnecessary medical procedures are performed on her. (
  • Anecdotally, the people I know in med school (who do most of their rotations in large teaching hospitals) do their practice pelvic exams on "standardized patients"-people from the community who are paid to allow medical students to practice on them and who remain awake for the whole thing. (
  • However, there are a number of concerns, primarily related to the limited evidence to support many of the therapeutic claims made regarding cannabis for medical purposes, and the need to support health practitioners in their practice.1,2,3,4 While the indications for using cannabis to treat some conditions have been well studied, less information is available about many potential medical uses. (
  • 3. Increase support for physicians on the use of cannabis for medical purposes in their practice settings. (
  • Informed consent, the process of gathering autonomous authorization for a medical intervention or medical research participation, is a fundamental component of medical practice. (
  • The AMA Code of Medical Ethics provides additional guidance on end-of-life care, such as opinion 5.2, " Advance Directives ," to help implement a patient's goals and preferences when the patient lacks capacity. (
  • Next is Dr. Howard Brody , John P. McGovern Centennial Chair in Family Medicine and Director of the Institute for the Medical Humanities at the University of Texas Medical branch, and Dr. Anne Drapkin Lyerly , Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Duke University School of Medicine, and Chair of the Ethics Committee at the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology. (
  • Such situations create challenges for professional ethics and social policy. (
  • Arthur L. Caplan is Director of the Division of Medical Ethics in the Department of Population Health at New York University's Langone Medical Center. (
  • If the wording leaves doubt about the content of a provision, the interpretation may include the circumstances under which the contract was entered into and the purpose of the contract, and ambiguities may be detrimental to the insurer having written the contract (the ambiguity rule, contra preferentem rule ). (
  • A human rights approach to mental disability means affirming the full personhood of those with mental disabilities by respecting their inherent dignity, their individual autonomy and independence, and their freedom to make their own choices. (
  • The Fourteenth Amendment prevents states from denying its citizens certain fundamental rights that are deemed essential to the concepts of equality or liberty, including the right to autonomy, dignity, and self-determination. (
  • The legislature further finds that, in the interest of protecting individual autonomy, such prolongation of the process of dying for persons with a terminal condition or permanent unconscious condition may cause loss of patient dignity, and unnecessary pain and suffering, while providing nothing medically necessary or beneficial to the patient. (
  • In recognition of the dignity and privacy which patients have a right to expect, the legislature hereby declares that the laws of the state of Washington shall recognize the right of an adult person to make a written directive instructing such person's physician to withhold or withdraw life-sustaining treatment in the event of a terminal condition or permanent unconscious condition. (
  • Meanwhile, Columbia University Medical Center has announced the opening of a Lyme and Tick-Borne Disease Evaluation Service at Columbia, directed by Brian Fallon, MD, which focuses on patients who are still experiencing symptoms after being diagnosed and treated for Lyme disease and patients who have unexplained psychiatric symptoms that may be due to Lyme or other tick-borne diseases. (
  • 1 Theoretically, this brought an end to a system in which it was legal for insurers to limit care for mental health and substance abuse conditions and to require patients to pay more out-of-pocket costs than are required for other medical conditions. (
  • The effort to expand the scope of nurse practitioners' authority to treat patients, however, has been opposed by a number of physician groups, including the American Medical Association (AMA), the American Academy of Family Physicians, the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Osteopathic Association, all of which support direct supervision of NPs by physicians. (
  • Caisse nationale d'assurance maladie des travailleurs salariés (CNAMTS), the main French health insurer, follows up expenses related to people diagnosed with dementia and registered as chronically-ill patients (affections de longue durée) , tracing Alzheimer's disease and other dementias under a specific code (ALD 15) (1,2). (
  • For the preceding four years, he served as corporate medical director, physician strategies for Humana, focusing on developing collaborative programs with provider organizations to support their mutual goal of delivering the highest quality care to their patients. (
  • In such circumstances the ethical principles of respect for autonomy, justice and beneficence all come into conflict, whereby doctors struggle with their role as ordinary employees who are rightfully entitled to a just wage for just work versus their moral obligations to patients and society. (
  • In Lyme disease, opinion within the medical community is deeply divided regarding the best approach for treating Lyme disease, particularly when patients remain ill after short-term protocols. (
  • Patients are being supported in their autonomy. (
  • On February 6, 2017, the first federal "right-to-try" (1) bill, HR 878, "to authorize the use of unapproved medical products by patients diagnosed with a terminal illness in accordance with State law, and for other purposes" was introduced to the United States House of Representatives. (
  • In fact, most state right-to-try laws, like Colorado's, explicitly allow manufacturers and insurers to pass on the costs of supplying these products to patients. (
  • For more information on the controversy, see Professor Wilson's article, Autonomy Suspended: Using Female Patients to Teach Intimate Exams Without Their Knowledge or Consent (available for download here at SSRN). (
  • SCOPE OF POLICY The Canadian Medical Association (CMA) Principles for the Protection of Patients' Personal Health Information aim to provide guidance on key ethical considerations pertinent to the protection of patient information in a way that takes into account a physician's (including medical learner) ethical, professional, and legal obligations. (
  • Physicians who wish to authorize the use of cannabis for patients in their practices should consult relevant CMPA policy5 and guidelines developed by the provincial and territorial medical regulatory authorities to ensure appropriate medico-legal protection. (
  • Additionally, there were concerns about medico-legal liability, and the Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA), encouraged those physicians that were uncomfortable with the regulations to refrain from authorizing cannabis to patients. (
  • Healthcare practitioners that wish to authorize cannabis for their patients are required to sign a medical document, indicating the daily quantity of dried cannabis, expressed in grams. (
  • From his early years as the Executive Director of South Eastern Arizona Governments Organization and throughout his 25 years at the Arizona Medical Association, where he was an advocate for physicians and patients, David saw the importance of how public policy could impact, and make better, the life of the individual. (
  • The legislature further finds that there exists considerable uncertainty in the medical and legal professions as to the legality of terminating the use or application of life-sustaining treatment where the patient having the capacity to make health care decisions has voluntarily evidenced a desire that such treatment be withheld or withdrawn. (
  • In 2014, A.T. Still University conferred upon David an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree, in recognition of his legislative and regulatory advocacy for medical professions in Arizona. (
  • EU Legislation also harmonizes the rules concerning regulated professions to ensure the mutual recognition of qualifications and diplomas between EU Member States. (
  • The 4th Annual Health Plan Strategies for MTM and Medication Adherence brings together health plan pharmacy and engagement professionals to discuss best practices to move the needle on medication adherence. (
  • Under his direction, Humana implemented a number of Pay for Performance programs as well as a leading edge Medical Home initiative that had over 50,000 members receiving care in affiliated practices and successfully reduced ER and inpatient spend while simultaneously improving the quality of care provided and both physician and member satisfaction. (
  • 2 By professional training as well as by regulatory and financial necessity, they have emphasized coordinated and cost-effective care, and they have tended more than other providers to establish practices in traditionally underserved areas. (
  • The right to privacy flows from the principle of respect for patient autonomy, based on the individual's right to conduct and control their lives as they choose.1 When approaching any ethical question around privacy, the principle of respect for patient autonomy must be balanced against other competing principles (e.g. beneficence, non-maleficence). (
  • The ASCO Post, in partnership with the American Society of Clinical Oncology, communicates news of the highest quality multidisciplinary cancer care to a broad audience of oncology professionals and ASCO members. (
  • The CMA believes that physicians should not be put in the untenable position of gatekeepers for a proposed medical intervention that has not undergone established regulatory review processes as required for all prescription medicines. (
  • 5) "Life-sustaining treatment" means any medical or surgical intervention that uses mechanical or other artificial means, including artificially provided nutrition and hydration, to sustain, restore, or replace a vital function, which, when applied to a qualified patient, would serve only to prolong the process of dying. (
  • Life-sustaining treatment" shall not include the administration of medication or the performance of any medical or surgical intervention deemed necessary solely to alleviate pain. (
  • Because vaccination is both an individual medical intervention and a central component of public health efforts, it raises a distinct set of legal and ethical issues-from debates over their risks and benefits to the use of government vaccination requirements-and makes vaccine policymaking uniquely challenging. (
  • Minimizing the incidence and impact of HCW strikes will require an ethical approach from all stakeholders, and recognition that all parties have an equal moral obligation to serve the best interests of society. (
  • While I would certainly not suggest that this procedure passes ethical muster, I would also note that if you are admitted to a teaching hospital, there is always a chance that residents or even medical students may be performing procedures on you. (
  • Establishes a joint subcommittee to study medical, ethical, and scientific issues relating to stem cell research conducted in the Commonwealth. (
  • The joint subcommittee shall examine the medical, ethical, and scientific policy implications of stem cell research, and the efficacy of research using both adult and embryonic stem cells. (
  • 5 Accordingly, many professional and government bodies began to issue broad guidelines for the ethical conduct of DTC-GT. (
  • That makes it hard for individuals to say no to things, it makes it hard for insurers to resist the backlash that comes when they say no to things, and it makes it hard for government to say no to things. (
  • Among physicians, there is a united movement to resist government interventions that create loss of physician autonomy, interference into physician-patient relations, mandated "Meaningful Use" of EHRs, and increased burdensome certification of doctors. (
  • Ironically, Electronic Medical Records (EMR) use 'cut-and-paste' features to quickly puff up physicians' notes that can justify the higher level E&M codes. (
  • Learn how medical educators can teach tomorrow's physicians to bring systems thinking into the exam room and the community to address systemic racism. (
  • The codes ensure uniform language for medical services and procedures, physicians tell a federal court in a brief, and other uses erode patient trust. (
  • Now check out these other great AMA member benefits designed to help physicians on their professional and personal journeys. (
  • Submit an application and find out more information about the Women Physicians Section (WPS) Inspiration Award (formerly the Inspirational Physicians Recognition Program). (
  • They have the right to engage in shared medical decision making with their physicians, a process that recognizes the importance of patient values and preferences in decisions that impact quality of life. (
  • This morning I received a press release from the American Medical Association (AMA) that said "New AMA Research Finds One in Five Physicians Ready to Reduce Clinical Work Hours. (
  • The CMA's policy Authorizing Marijuana for Medical Purposes6, as well as the CMA's Guidelines For Physicians In Interactions With Industry7 should also be consulted. (
  • 8) "Qualified patient" means an adult person who is a patient diagnosed in writing to have a terminal condition by the patient's attending physician, who has personally examined the patient, or a patient who is diagnosed in writing to be in a permanent unconscious condition in accordance with accepted medical standards by two physicians, one of whom is the patient's attending physician, and both of whom have personally examined the patient. (
  • Various revisions were made to the MMAR, and then these were substituted by the Marihuana for Medical Purposes Regulations (MMPR) in 2013/ 2014 and subsequently by the Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations (ACMPR) in 2016 and now as part of the Cannabis Act (Section 14)9. (
  • Background In 2001, Health Canada enacted the Marihuana Medical Access Regulations (MMAR). (
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  • This will be an exciting and busy year for nursing, as we watch the following bills: H.B. 11 Handicap Parking Privilege Certification-This is an act to provide that medical certification and recertification requirements for handicapped parking privileges may be satisfied by a licensed physician, a licensed nurse practitioner or a licensed certified nurse midwife. (
  • Obamacare also limits "how much money insurers can siphon off for premiums and overhead. (
  • The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation, the Independent Medicare Payment Advisory Board, high risk pools, limits on medical loss ratios, extending eligibility for inclusion in family policies to age 26 -- all of these would seem to have nothing to do with the individual mandate, and the closely linked provisions of guaranteed issue and community rating. (
  • The legislature further finds that modern medical technology has made possible the artificial prolongation of human life beyond natural limits. (
  • 6) "Permanent unconscious condition" means an incurable and irreversible condition in which the patient is medically assessed within reasonable medical judgment as having no reasonable probability of recovery from an irreversible coma or a persistent vegetative state. (
  • Inaccurate diagnostic tests-based on technology that is over 20 years old- create medical uncertainty in both the diagnosis and treatment of Lyme disease. (
  • CMS may publish performance data for individual providers in the future, such as medical procedure outcomes, but more subjective attributes such as listening skills may still be largely unavailable. (
  • PAs are individually credentialed and privileged by hospitals to deliver a wide range of medical and surgical services. (
  • But change may be on the way, he notes, "either because insurers are pushing to have more alternative providers available, or the alternative providers are getting greater clout with legislators. (
  • For purposes of this paper, I take it as a given that APNs-like any other appropriately trained and licensed professionals-are able and effective providers within the sphere of their competencies. (
  • We adopt a data-driven approach to study how quality indicators of providers are associated with a rich set of attributes including medical school, graduation year, procedures, fellowships, patient reviews, location, and technology usage. (
  • Provider search portals typically allow users to rank providers by location, patient rating, or last name, and users may filter providers by medical school or affiliated hospital rankings. (
  • While Medata has the lowest market share of the top three application providers, it was tied for highest name recognition among our 30 respondents, and thus garnered the top spot in Overall perception amongst ALL respondents. (
  • The organizations that developed ranged from governmental to private, and some founded by industry, professional or consumer groups. (
  • I'll begin with just a brief background, touch on current laws, policies, and the published views of professional organizations, again just to orient, since the question is how we ought to be managing issues of conscience going forward. (
  • The personal view of the medical student in this issue describes a very vivid example of this kind of work, when the GP sees that the patient is facing a difficult decision regarding cancer treatment to help her develop a narrative that will help her develop. (
  • Futile treatment and emergency medical personnel: RCW 43.70.480 . (
  • In December 2006, there were 198,319 people registered under ALD 15 in France, which means that only one quarter of the estimated 850,000 people with the disease get an administrative recognition of their diagnosis. (
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  • The Australia New Zealand Therapeutic Products Authority (ANZTPA) will replace the Australian Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) and the New Zealand Medicines and Medical Devices Safety Authority (Medsafe), and be accountable to the Australian and New Zealand Governments. (
  • On Friday, November 8, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius put into place new regulations that now make it necessary for insurers to cover mental/behavioral health concerns the same way they cover physical concerns. (
  • Furthermore, as Richard G. Frank, a health economist at Harvard Medical School, has observed, people with serious mental disabilities such as schizophrenia require many services, including psychosocial and occupational rehabilitation services, which are crucial to their recovery but are not provided for by the Act. (
  • But labor intensive professional services such as manual therapy, dry needling, ASTYM, etc. will be provided at an additional cost. (
  • In support of the goal of aging in place, the Legislature further recognizes that assisted living facilities should be operated and regulated as residential environments with supportive services and not as medical or nursing facilities. (
  • All professional services delivered by a PA are captured by the EHR. (
  • If a physician co-signature is required, the professional services a PA provided and documented will be attributed to the PA provider of service. (
  • PAs (physician assistants) are state-licensed medical professionals who deliver medical and surgical services, as authorized by state law. (
  • an insurer must exclude contraceptive coverage from such an employer's plan and provide participants with separate payments for contraceptive services. (
  • The U.S. spends more on medical services than any other country, but we get less for it. (
  • And, I don't think people in the medical industry have the incentives (whatever they might be) to lower their overhead as they can keep raising their prices to make more money and the buyers don't go away. (
  • I remain convinced that the concept of electronic medical records is a good one: in any case, I'm certain the access issue is so important that there's no going back. (
  • But it requires the exchange to limit the number of plans offered in the exchange provided the same limitations apply to all insurers. (
  • Furthermore, the requirements described under question 1.2 above also apply to foreign insurers. (
  • The Act allows health insurers to determine which mental health and substance use conditions they will cover, to define for what conditions coverage is "medically necessary," and to gain exemption from the law if providing mental health and substance use coverage increases their costs by 2% or more in the first year or by 1% or more in subsequent years. (
  • Since just before I was leaving, they've been making the transition to fully electronic medical records. (
  • In its first iteration, the institution of electronic medical records didn't change the way I did business. (