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Telemedicine May Affect Quality of Care

June 2019 Print this issue Health Capsule Have you used a computer, smart-phone, or tablet to talk with a doctor? This is called telemedicine. A study suggests that in-person doctor visits provide better care for children with certain infections. Researchers used claims data from a health plan to look at visits for children with respiratory… Read More »

Self-Management Support Improves Quality of Life in COPD

December 11, 2018 Share this content: At 6 months, the difference in the mean number of COPD-related acute care events per participant between the intervention and usual care groups was significant. A comprehensive 3-month program combining transition and long-term self-management support for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and their caregivers led to significantly… Read More »