After the pandemic halted a neurologist’s shared medical appointments for patients with autonomic disorders, he took them virtual — and discovered they could yield more benefits than he’d bargained for.
Weight bias is a major barrier to engagement in health services. Karen Cooper, DO, MPH, discusses a new intervention aims to address this barrier by enhancing self-efficacy and empowering women to improve their health, regardless of weight.
Patients participating in shared medical appointments lose more weight than those who seek weight management advice in individual appointments. Endocrinologist Bartolome Burguera, MD, PhD, discusses his most recent research about these effective lifestyle interventions.
Patients with dizziness can have significant activity restrictions and reduced quality of life. Shared appointments are one way to get patients engaged and help them manage the daily challenges.
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Pain Management specialist Benjamin Abraham, MD, is working on new ways to help those diagnosed with fibromyalgia. Group appointments are one new approach.
CME courses on Shared Medical Appointments and patient communication will be offered May 21 and 22, 2017, before Cleveland Clinic’s Patient Experience Summit in Cleveland, Ohio.
Toileting Clinic helps kids (and their parents) struggling with constipation and toilet training. Group sessions combine behavioral health and GI treatments.
Shared medical appointments at the heart of a novel Cleveland Clinic program for morbidly obese patients who want to avoid bariatric surgery.