Nurse triage ensures that when an employee has a work-related illness or injury they receive the right care at the right time, in the right setting. (Bravo, 2012)
Physician burnout is on the rise and the negative affects are taking their toll on more than just the doctors. A balanced approach is required.
Dr. Schmitt's April clinical update gives great advice on how to handle snot.
How can time-restricted, overburdened physicians find time to meet their responsibilities while still providing consistent, quality patient care?
After considerable research, TriageLogic realized physician offices can be flooded with calls during office hours. The solution, according to Ravi K. Raheja, MD, TriageLogic CEO, was daytime Office Solution™ (now called myTriageChecklist™). “The daytime Office Solution (myTriageChecklist™) is a simple-to-use, web-based application that ensures nursing and office staff handle patient calls quickly, consistently and accurately,” says Dr. Raheja.
This article briefly follows the origin and evolution of the nurse triage system.
Many people have commented to me that getting doctors to agree on anything is like herding cats together. There are several reasons why physicians behave the way they do. In spite of all the advances in technology, medicine is still an art as much as a science. Physicians depend on their training, the patient’s history and clinical data to come up with the best care plan. However, underlying all of this, physicians must rely on their instincts that have been honed from years of hard work and experience.
Dr. Charu Raheja will be speaking at the conference on the Best Practices in Telehealth and mHealth in Nashville on Feb. 8, 2013.
At your next doctor's appointment, amid questions about alcohol, smoking and medications, don't be surprised if you're asked, "How are things at home?"
Below are some healthy strategies, many of which take less than a minute!