Practice Patterns, Physicians'

Evaluation of telephone first approach to demand management in English general practice: observational study.

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Sep 28, 2017

Objective To evaluate a "telephone first" approach, in which all patients wanting to see a general practitioner (GP) are asked to speak to a GP on the phone before being given an appointment for a face to face consultation.Design Time series and cross sectional analysis of routine healt

Perceptions of Private Medical Practitioners on Tuberculosis Notification: A Study from Chennai, South India.

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Jan 29, 2016

BACKGROUND: The Government of India declared TB as a notifiable disease in 2012. There is a paucity of information on the government's mandatory TB notification order from the perspective of private medical practitioners (PPs).

[Evaluation of non-compliance of transfusion requests of packed red blood cells].

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Dec 08, 2015

BACKGROUND: Despite legislative acts develloped, many deficiencies were identified in blood requests at the National Blood TransfusionCenter impedding board and blood safety.

AIM: to evaluate the conformity of the different topics of packed red blood cells requests to the legislation.

Interactive telemedicine: effects on professional practice and health care outcomes.

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Oct 01, 2015

BACKGROUND: Telemedicine (TM) is the use of telecommunication systems to deliver health care at a distance. It has the potential to improve patient health outcomes, access to health care and reduce healthcare costs.

Adoption of health information technologies by physicians for clinical practice: The Andalusian case.

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May 08, 2015

OBJECTIVES: We investigated the level of adoption of Health Information Technologies (HIT) services, and the factors that influence this, amongst specialised and primary care physicians; in Andalusia, Spain.

Pediatric teledermatology: observations based on 429 consults.

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Jan 19, 2010

BACKGROUND: Store-and-forward teledermatology is an emerging means of access for patients with skin disease lacking direct access to dermatologists.

TXT@WORK: pediatric hospitalists and text messaging.

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Jun 28, 2014

BACKGROUND: Many studies assess provider-patient communication through text messaging; however, minimal research has addressed communication among physicians. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the use of text messaging by pediatric hospitalists.

Diabetes professionals must seize the opportunity in mobile health.

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Dec 19, 2013

The number of diabetes management mobile applications (apps) available on the market has grown exponentially since 2009; however, most patients lack the skills necessary for finding relevant health care information. Thus, clinical best practices emphasize the need for ongoing patient education.