Tag: "appointment" at medical news
Approaching through Telemedicine benefits patients
...actical outreach patients were offered a follow up appointment
with the specialist after the initial consultation, fewer of these patients underwent additional tests and investigations than did their standard care counterparts. On average, patients who participated in the videoconferencing sessions with their pr...
Drug to Lower Cholesterol Underused
...hen a patient is in the hospital or at a follow-up appointment
with a doctor. Researchers from Cleveland Clinic Foundation looked at the relationship between when lipid-lowering therapy is started during a hospital stay vs. in an outpatient setting and its long-term use. For the study, researchers used informat...
Using Cholesterol Lowering Drugs Effectively
... a patient is in the hospital // or at a follow-up appointment
with a doctor. Researchers looked at the relationship between when lipid-lowering therapy is started during a hospital stay vs. in an outpatient setting and its long-term use. Patients from 69 centers in the United States and Canada were involved i...
Dental appointment fear: is it gender specific?
...lion people may have cancelled or avoided a dental appointment
in their lifetime in Canada. One of the reasons for avoiding a dentist appointment
might be pain, as 12.4% wanted painless tooth extraction or treatment and 42.3% wanted cheaper ways ...
Sedation dentistry: a new way to overcome fear of dentists
... fear of dentists has kept you away from making an appointment
with your// dentists, then the solution to that may be closer to you than how you’ve thought before. New advancement in dentistry can cause painless dental procedures with the help of sedation dentistry. Now you can get all your dental work done whil...
Indian Hospitals – A Destination For Quality Medical Care
...nt would have to wait more than four months for an appointment
after being left housebound from an ice-skating injury, then face a further wait of at least nine months for an operation. The cost concerns have also been instrumental behind the decision making process. The patient is suffering from spondylolisth...
MS Patients Improve With Telephone Therapy
...pressants, only 10 to 45 percent ever make a first appointment
and nearly half will drop out before the end of treatment, background information in the article states. Barriers to receiving psychotherapy include physical impairments, transportation problems, proximity of services and lack of time or financial re...
Reliance Infocomm Tied With Apollo To Provide Telemedicine Services
... information will be reviewed on the portal and an appointment
will be given with the appropriate Apollo specialist. The patient will have to come to the WebWorld store on the appointed day where the specialist will meet the patient over video conferencing for a face-to-face consultation and opinion. The opi...
Health Literacy Rate Associated With Physical And Mental Health
...to read and interpret document information such as appointment
slips, to be able to call themselves health literate. Researchers from Northwestern University, Chicago, had used data from a survey of 2,923 Medicare enrollees. In a one-hour in-person interview, individuals’ physical and mental health statuses we...
Problems in rural health delivery and remedies
...nd even holding walk-in interviews for contractual appointment
of doctors, besides enhancing the salary for rural postings. Since health is a State subject, the implementation of these initiatives will depend on the State Governments. They can opt for innovative models to increase the availability of doctors. It...
India - Favored Orthopedics Surgery Destination
...ould address all my queries without waiting for an appointment
or paying $200 for a five minute consultation were some of the deciding factors, she said. Post her surgery and a three-week stay in the hospital, Gudeus is confident of being able to get back to her favorite sports - squash and tennis -, something ...
India preferred for AIDS treatment
...s who could afford the treatment. The patients get appointment
to Indian doctors and urge the doctors that their personal information is not relieved. Though, the patients have the right to preserve their anonymity ethically, this practice may lead to in finding out the statistics of AIDS in each country....
Delay in Breast Cancer Gene Tests
...e a waiting period of up to nine months to get the appointment
as well as test results. 32 percent face a waiting period of six months, while 26 percent face a delay of 12-24 months. These findings were arrived at after 19 laboratories responded to a questionnaire by Cancer BACUP. The UK Government has fixed a w...
Surgeons being paid triple the amount to cut waiting lists
... list for treatment. and11, 854 outpatients for an appointment
with a consultant. Apart from this 35000 patients who do not have waiting time guaranteed and are not treated for 5 years. Health officials said that by 2007 these list of patients will be abolished and new timings will set in where patients will...
GP's online referral scheme in UK 'a national IT disaster'
...005, about 9.9 million referrals for an outpatient appointment
were made by GPs - an average of 822,000 a month. In November 2005, just 21,969 bookings were made through 'choose and book'. The national IT program for the NHS has been plagued with problems since inception. It was revealed last year that the Depa...
U.K. Government to reduce waiting time of patients for non-emergency surgery
...year 2008. Patients wait for long time for initial appointment
with the doctor, for getting diagnostic and scan tests and also have to wait for specialty doctor’s appointment
for consultancy before surgery. Though experts feel that the government’s plan may be ambitious to r...
Rural Health Mission Appointments To Be Cancelled
...government run by Nitish Kumar is not issuing // appointment
letters to the 114consultants that were appointed ...t had changed and the present government issued no appointment
letters. It has been three months and now the new government has asked for the reappointments of t...
GPs In Wales Support Minister on Prescribing Issue
...ople of Wales at risk," Dr Dearden added. Valuable appointment
time could thus be released for those who really needed it, he stressed....
Walk-In Health Centers Launched By The NHS For Commuters
...nt friendly system eliminates the need for a prior appointment
and can be availed from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Such a ...ntage of meeting a doctor or nurse without a prior appointment
would save a lot of time and make the whole process simple. In addition, it would to a large extent ...
Primary Care centers to provide out patient treatment
...y and urology facilities without waiting for their appointment
in big hospitals which does not require long waiti...arge hospitals as it does not require a consultant appointment
to get treatment. This new Primary care centers will provide treatment to five million patients wa...
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