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Care Management Weekly News Update 2/23/22

Posted by DeAnn Dennis on Thu, Feb 24, 2022 @ 11:45 AM

Diagnostic excellence in the care of older adults requires awareness of the risks of errors of commission (overtesting and overtreatment) as well as the risks of omission (missing a diagnosis because of mistaken assumptions or faulty heuristics). A personalized approach to setting goals of care is desirable for all patients, and it is especially important for older adults.

Five Steps to Advance Racial and Health Equity in Health Systems

Expanding on its ongoing commitment to promote and advance health equity, the American Medical Association (AMA) now offers a new toolkit with five steps to help health systems embed equity into medicine and achieve optimal health for each patient.

For Michigan Avenue Primary Care in Chicago, the most pressing need near the beginning of the pandemic was to find a way to adopt telemedicine as the primary service model during the COVID-19 lockdown, especially for mental health patients who suddenly were shut off from in-person support.

IT Transformations Should Be Guided by Improving Clinical Outcomes

Dr. Paul Testa, chief medical information officer at NYU Langone Health, said the digital transformation has been successful due in large part to the fact that all of their decisions are grounded in metrics and measurements.


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