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Brown Clinic: Superusers Building Value

Posted by eClinicalWorks on 8/21/17 6:07 AM

Great Work on the Great Plains

They say that in business, as in life, you can’t do everything. You can’t have it all. But sometimes, just trying works out pretty well. That’s the case at Brown Clinic in Watertown, South Dakota, where staff have demonstrated that being a relatively small medical practice doesn’t mean you have to limit what you offer — or the healthcare IT expertise you can develop.

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Topics: Superuser, EHR, CCM

Chronic Care Management: Improving Quality of Care

Posted by eClinicalWorks on 6/26/17 6:00 AM

Aging populations, chronic needs

The fact that America is aging is no secret. According to the Population Reference Bureau, the number of Americans age 65 or older is expected to double by 2060 — to nearly 100 million. Nor is such information new. The trends have been apparent for years, and even if the estimates vary here and there, there’s no doubt that the nation’s average age is rising — bringing a lot of healthcare challenges.

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Topics: CCM, Chronic Care Management, Quality of Care

Chronic Care Management and Aging

Posted by eClinicalWorks on 6/19/17 6:01 AM

 

America Ages — and Aches

Today, approximately 15% of Americans, some 46 million of us, are age 65 or older. Fast forward 40 years and the ranks of those eligible for Chronic Care Management are projected to reach nearly 100 million, about a quarter of the U.S. population. The exact numbers are anyone’s guess, but the trends are clear: Americans are living longer than ever. Medicine continues to make remarkable advances in the prevention and treatment of disease.

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Topics: Chronic Care Management, CCM

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