Example Antibiotic Policy

Clinical Documentation Workflow

Example Antibiogram

Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRIs)

SSRIs are one of the newest classes of drugs used in the treatment of depression.  Drugs in this class include:  fluoxetine (Prozac), paroxetine (Paxil), sertraline (Zoloft), and fluvoxamine (Luvox). These drugs are typically as effective as older antidepressants, but they are associated with much less side effects. The use of SSRIs are now also being … Continue reading

Managed Care Overview

Managed care (most commonly PPO’s)- prearranged discount for a network of physicians Synonyms for managed care: Health plan MCO Plan HMO Managed care all the efforts to influence behavior of patients (through financial incentives to get most cost effective care) and HC providers An entity involved in both the financing and delivery of HC Managed … Continue reading