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“With rising medical costs, stakeholders and healthcare professionals are exploring community-based solutions to relieve the burden of chronic diseases and reduce health care spending,” researchers…
An electronic alert prompting emergency providers at a hospital to prescribe asthma controller medication for patients with poorly controlled asthma was effective, according to a recent study.

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Michael Cawley, PharmD, discusses a recently approved digitized respiratory inhaler and explains why health care providers should consider how this new technology will track personal data.
Asthma is a condition of hypersensitivity to common exposures associated with chronic airway inflammation, bronchial hyperreactivity with increased mucus and airway edema, obstruction, and narrowing. Barbara Yawn, MD, MSc, FAFFP, outlines latest…
Barbara Yawn, MD, MSc, FAAFP, family physician researcher, explains how quality metrics, including the use of HEDIS measures, can help clinicians and medical directors understand how to better align decision-making in clinical practices with the…
Barbara Yawn, MD, MSc, FAAFP, family physician researcher, explains how four steps allow primary care clinicians to work together with asthma patients in order to achieve better outcomes and move towards closing the current gap that exists in asthma…
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