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Medicare to pay $450 to help seniors lose weight, avoid diabetes

Medicare to pay $450 to help seniors lose weight, avoid diabetes

Oscar and Teri Lara of Rancho Bernardo were diagnosed with prediabetes a few months ago, a condition 86 million Americans share. That means the retired couple live with a greater chance they’ll develop diabetes, which can lead to heart, nerve, kidney and eye disease, and an early death. The Laras are lucky.  Nine in 10 Americans don’t know they have ... Read More »

Privacy concerns halt UCSD’s posting of patients’ physician critiques

Privacy concerns halt UCSD’s posting of patients’ physician critiques

From airlines to restaurants today, it’s all about the customer experience. Were they treated respectfully and promptly, and did they get what they came for? That’s increasingly true for health care organizations, and UCSD San Diego Health is no different. The 500-physician hospital system is so set on improving its patients’ experience with their doctors that it was about to ... Read More »