I’ve attended several health conferences over the past couple of months and whether the conversations are about the Affordable Care Act allowing more people to get preventive care, using more home care instead of institutional care, or caring for our aging population, one topic that consistently comes up is the projected shortage of primary health […]
several new health reform provisions kick in this week: a boon for consumers or more fodder for the Republicans?
As a consumer, you have certain rights when it comes to medical care. The Consumer Bill of Rights and Responsibilities, better known as the Patient Bill of Rights has been around since 1998 – with three main objectives: ensure a fair and equitable healthcare system to meet patient needs; this includes a means to address…
Patient centered medical homes promotes better care team communication
The National Health Services Corps provides a way for students to give and receive