Tag Archives: Primary

The successes – and pitfalls – of using telehealth for home-based primary care

Home-based primary care allows individuals with chronic conditions – especially older people – to stay in their homes longer, so reducing hospitalization rates and improving quality of life. As the COVID-19 crisis has made evident, telehealth can be a useful tool to help connect patients with services remotely.  However, experts say it is vital to… Read More »

Health-care companies use technology and data to boost primary care services

Hero Images | Hero Images | Getty Images In baseball, high-salaried home run sluggers have always gotten the glory. The equivalent in health-care may be high-priced drugs and medical specialties that help save lives in critical cases. But 20 years ago, there was a big shift baseball. Leveraging data analytics, the Oakland A’s found success… Read More »

Genetics Home Reference: primary familial brain calcification

Anheim M, López-Sánchez U, Giovannini D, Richard AC, Touhami J, N’Guyen L, Rudolf G, Thibault-Stoll A, Frebourg T, Hannequin D, Campion D, Battini JL, Sitbon M, Nicolas G. XPR1 mutations are a rare cause of primary familial brain calcification. J Neurol. 2016 Aug;263(8):1559-64. doi: 10.1007/s00415-016-8166-4. Epub 2016 May 26. Arkadir D, Lossos A, Rahat D,… Read More »

Home Schooling the Primary Student

by University of Wollongong Archives While home schooling of the primary student is simply a continuation of the schooling we have already been performing on our preschoolers, it takes off, on a touch different note! While the preschooler was able to spend only a short time at studies, the primary student needs a more disciplined… Read More »