California Right Care Initiative: Community Wide Efforts to Prevent Heart Attacks and Strokes – 3
Narrator: This is NIH Health Matters. I’m Joe Balintfy. Redesigning the modern physician practice with the latest in technology may help reach patients who are at risk for cardiovascular disease.
Kaplan: The really good systems – the ones that seem to be doing the best job are the ones that are using electronic medical records to identify the people who have these problems and they are much more proactive in getting people in to be evaluated.
Narrator: Dr. Robert Kaplan with the National Institutes of Health says some managed health care programs in California have proven to be very successful in reaching patients and changing physician performance. Learn more at the website obssr.od.nih.gov. Health Matters is produced by the National Institutes of Health, part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
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