Primary care physicians discuss the unique burdens of internists, the effects of population health and digital innovation and the future of internal medicine.
Cleveland Clinic Community Care is transforming primary care with a comprehensive team of caregivers, embedded pharmacists and warparound services to ensure precise, preventive and high-touch care. Adam Myers, MD, MHCM, Chief of Population Health, explains.
MGUS is commonly diagnosed in outpatients being worked up for an array of clinical concerns. It carries a risk of progression to myeloma and other lymphoproliferative disorders that warrants regular follow-up.
As part of Cleveland Clinic’s Transition to Practice program, new advanced practice providers complete an independent development project during onboarding to enhance their knowledge and skills.
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Key points to share with your patients who arrive with consumer genetic testing report in hand, and when to refer them to specialists.
Cleveland Clinic has 50 care coordinators embedded in primary care practices who help patients manage chronic conditions, connect to resources, schedule health screenings and, ultimately, take control of their healthcare.
A review of the literature shows that evidence is lacking to justify Pap tests in women who have had a hysterectomy for benign disease and are not at high risk of cervical cancer.
To ensure the highest quality of care, Cleveland Clinic’s nursing institute started a systemized onboarding training program called “Transition to Practice” for new-grad APRNs.
Primary care physicians play a vital role in detecting cancers at earlier stages. Lung cancer has the highest mortality rate of any cancer in the U.S., and screening can be controversial.
Primary care physicians play a vital role in detecting cancers at earlier stages, and yet some cancers can be easily overlooked. Highly curable cancers such as Hodgkin lymphoma and testicular cancer can also have unusual presentations.