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April 14, 2014 – 4:36 am |

By Jordan Rau
Medicare’s release Wednesday of millions of records of payments made to the nation’s doctors comes as the government is looking to find more cost-efficient …

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Generic drug sampling machines lower costs

September 26, 2008 – 6:49 am |

Generic drug sampling machines can reduce costs for patients and payors, while enhancing access and convenience.

Bringing high-speed e-medicine to Pa. physicians

August 26, 2008 – 6:53 am |

ConnectTheDocs initiative to expand electronic health information exchange in the Commonwealth.

Improving patient safety and its reporting system

July 1, 2008 – 6:58 am |

Patient Safety Authority seeks ways to reduce reporting variability and launches expanded educational initiatives.

Cultural competency for patient-centered care

June 1, 2008 – 7:02 am |

Physicians can build their skills in the area of communicating effectively across cultures, asking particular questions of their patients, and being able to negotiate in ways that will improve the outcomes for diverse patient populations.

A return to home visits for the homebound elderly

May 1, 2008 – 7:06 am |

A case for recruiting retired physicians to make house calls to homebound older adults.

Pa.’s chronic care management project

April 1, 2008 – 7:10 am |

Implementation of a respected model of chronic disease care and management is being promoted by the state and supported financially by health plans.