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Epic, Zoom and mobile app help at-risk clinic volunteers deliver care from home

The Volunteers in Medicine’s Clinic of the Cascades in Bend, Oregon, is one of 92 VIM free clinics nationwide. The Bend clinic installed an electronic health record in 2004 and has a long history of adopting health IT. THE PROBLEM There are around 200 volunteers at the clinic who care for an uninsured population of… Read More »

Will dieting help with acid reflux

However, trigger foods can vary from person to person. A comprehensive GERD treatment plan must consider additional factors beyond basic dietary changes. Potatoes and other root vegetables. Occurring together, lots of stomach acid and a reclined position are a recipe for reflux. GERD is a digestive disorder, so diet can often affect the symptoms of… Read More »

Sleep test may help diagnose and predict dementia in older adults

Dementia is a growing problem for people as they age, but it often goes undiagnosed. Now investigators at Harvard-affiliated Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center have discovered and validated a marker of dementia that may help clinicians identify patients who have the condition or are at risk of developing it. The… Read More »