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Excellent Free Resource for Healthcare Providers: Clinical Performance Measures

The American Medical Association publishes free online documents (PDF) called the Physician Consortium for Performance Improvement that provide specific overviews of many common physical and mental health conditions, such as hypertension, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and adult diabetes. These  “Clinical Performance Measures” include a nice summary of important information relevant to the specific disease, […]

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Type 2 Diabetes: Weight Loss After Diagnosis Improves Long-Term Health Outcomes

Kaiser Permanente is a progressive not-for-profit health plan provider and one of the initial advocates of behavioral health integration into overall primary medical care.  Newly published research* suggests that people who lose weight immediately following Type 2 Diabetes, “insulin resistance,” diagnosis realize improved health outcomes, such as reaching blood pressure and blood sugar goals.  Another […]

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