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NEJM Audio Perspectives

NEJM Audio Perspectives

  • NEJM Audio Perspectives
  • Audio Perspectives from the The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM), a weekly general medical jou...

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Screening for Prostate Cancer

Hosted by: No ReachMD Host In two large randomized trials, researchers examined the effect of annual prostate-specific antigen (PSA) screening on the rate of death from prostate cancer and found that it was small and was offset by false positive diagnoses. Since screening may have benefits in catching cancers early but may also carry risks includin...

January 27, 2014 | 21 min

Creating Accountable Care Organizations

Hosted by: No ReachMD Host Under the Affordable Care Act, Medicare will launch a Shared Savings Program for groups of health care providers that join forces, with or without hospitals or health plans, to form legal entities that agree to take responsibility for the quality, cost, and overall care of a population of patients. What will these account...

June 24, 2013 | 21 min

Redesigning Primary Care - Part 1

Hosted by: No ReachMD Host US primary care is in crisis. Primary care physicians must care for more and more patients, with more and more chronic conditions, in less and less time, for which they are compensated far less than subspecialists. They must absorb increasing volumes of medical information and complete more paperwork than ever, as they tr...

October 29, 2012 | 21 min

Redesigning Primary Care - Part 2

Hosted by: No ReachMD Host U.S. primary care is in crisis. Primary care physicians must care for more and more patients, with more and more chronic conditions, in less and less time, for which they are compensated far less than subspecialists. They must absorb increasing volumes of medical information and complete more paperwork than ever, as they ...

June 18, 2012 | 21 min

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