Some behavioral health disorders demand diverging from standard outpatient treatment models to best meet patients’ needs. Here are three examples of how that can translate to outcome benefits.
Cleveland Clinic has developed a Shared Medical Appointment (SMA) model that is helping physicians throughout the health system meet the needs of more patients in less time.
Elderly patients often need encouragement to meet health goals. Wellness expert Roxanne B. Sukol, MD, MS, offers guidance on how she works with patients to understand that it’s never too late to get healthy.
Shared medical appointments allow clinicians to deliver information to small groups of patients with tinnitus, permitting patients to learn management strategies from a multidisciplinary team as well as fellow patients
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Many pregnant women have low back pain but few receive treatment for it. Shared medical appointments at Cleveland Clinic teach husbands/partners to perform gentle manipulation to help reduce the pain.
Healthcare is getting better, faster and more affordable — and access is the key. Our CEO shares his thoughts on how to get patients the right care at the right time and the right place.