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Patients Saving by Not Filling Rx
April 8, 2009 4:05 PM by Jennifer Ford
According to data published by Wolters Kluwer Health, patients are increasingly declining to fill their prescriptions as their wallets become thinner. The Wall Street Journal reported these findings today, showing that 6.8% of patients did not fill their Read More...
Reducing Weight Bias in Health Care
February 2, 2009 11:49 AM by Jennifer Ford
Yale University created a video that it posted on YouTube titled " Weight Bias in Health Care ," which provides useful information for providers to keep in mind when treating overweight and obese patients. According to the video, the prevalence of weight Read More...
Bringing Disease Screening Home?
December 10, 2008 12:59 PM by Jennifer Ford
Anyone can now order kits online for anywhere from $30 to $70 that test for diabetes, colorectal cancer, prostate cancer, osteoporosis and other diseases. BioIQ makes kits that are delivered to consumers' homes, consumers perform the self-test and send Read More...
Controversial Last-Minute Rule to Protect Health Care Providers
November 18, 2008 4:40 PM by Jennifer Ford
The New York Times reported today in " Protests Over a Rule to Protect Health Care Providers " that the Bush administration is seeking to grant protection to health care providers who refuse to provide treatment to patients based on moral grounds or religious Read More...
Crawl Out From Under That Rock!
October 27, 2008 11:11 AM by Jennifer Ford
The convenient care movement is teaching the public about what nurse practitioners can do. But apparently some people just cannot be reached. A blog post I read on , is the epitome of misunderstanding about nurse practitioners Read More...
A Case for Communication
October 21, 2008 12:21 PM by Jennifer Ford
A recent post by Steven Ferrara , NP, on his blog "A Nurse Practitioner's View," discusses a recent court case in which a physician was sued by a deaf patient for not providing an interpreter. The judge awarded the patient $400,000 . In his post, Ferrara Read More...
A Spy in Your Exam Room?
June 17, 2008 10:23 AM by Jennifer Ford
A woman comes in to see you about migraines. You take a history, you spend time getting to know her, you treat her to the best of your ability. But what would you do if you found out she was hired to "fake" her illness to check up on your work? This is Read More...
Why Can’t We Quit?
November 15, 2007 9:09 AM by Jill Rollet
Have you all been watching AMC's Mad Men , the TV series about a Madison Avenue advertising firm in 1960? The premise explores the lofty question of how we create truth — and sell falsehood. We follow the power of sex, ethnicity and money through each Read More...


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