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Adverse events in primary care identified from a risk-management database.
BACKGROUND The inevitability of adverse events in medicine arises from human fallibility, negligent care, limits of medical knowledge, risks inherent in medical practice, and biological variabilityExpand
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Interest in the Use of Computerized Patient Portals: Role of the Provider–Patient Relationship
BackgroundBioinformatics experts are developing interactive patient portals to help those living with diabetes and other chronic diseases to better manage their conditions. However, little is knownExpand
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Opening the Black Box: How Do Physicians Communicate about Advance Directives?
Professional societies, citizens' groups, legislators, and the courts all advocate the use of advance directives to ensure that physicians respect the wishes of patients with regard to treatment atExpand
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Using the internet to translate an evidence-based lifestyle intervention into practice.
Despite evidence-based recommendations for addressing obesity in the clinical setting, lifestyle interventions are lacking in practice. The objective of this study was to translate an evidence-basedExpand
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Living with Diabetes
Purpose The purpose of this qualitative study was to explore perceptions of people with diabetes about their experience of living with and managing their diabetes. Methods This study was part of aExpand
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Patient knowledge and physician predictions of treatment preferences after discussion of advance directives
OBJECTIVE: To determine patient knowledge about life-sustaining treatments and physician understanding of patient preferences for proxies and treatments after outpatient discussions about advanceExpand
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Exploring challenges and potentials of personal health records in diabetes self-management: implementation and initial assessment.
The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) has implemented a personal health record grounded in the Chronic Care Model, UPMC HealthTrak, to assist patients with diabetes self-management. UPMCExpand
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Implementing Health Information Technology in a Patient‐Centered Manner: Patient Experiences With an Online Evidence‐Based Lifestyle Intervention
Abstract: The patient‐centered care (PCC) model and the use of health information technology (HIT) are major initiatives for improving U.S. healthcare quality and delivery. A lack of published dataExpand
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Can goals of care be used to predict intervention preferences in an advance directive?
BACKGROUND Some have suggested that advance directives elicit goals of care from patients, instead of or in addition to specific intervention preferences, but little is known about whether goals ofExpand
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Objectives for advance care planning.
Identifying objectives for advance care planning (ACP) is an important step toward improving care at the end of life. Previous studies of ACP have used many different measures of success. However,Expand
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