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3 reasons physicians resist telehealth

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Telehealth usage has boomed throughout the pandemic, but many physicians are unsure about its sustainability. Here are three key reasons some physicians are reluctant to adopt the care delivery model.

food prescriptions
Nutrition

Food Prescriptions

Food prescriptions are part of a broader concept of social prescribing. Pioneered in the United Kingdom and growing in popularity in the United States and Canada, social prescriptions are issued by health-care practitioners to provide patients with non-pharmaceutical interventions, including dance classes, walking groups, volunteer work, art lessons and, of course, fresh fruits and vegetables.

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Medical Nutrition Therapy
Nutrition

Medical Nutrition Therapy

Medical nutrition therapy (MNT) is a key component of diabetes education and management. MNT is defined as a “nutrition-based treatment provided by a registered dietitian nutritionist.” It includes “a nutrition diagnosis as well as therapeutic and counseling services to help manage diabetes.

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Heart disease risk
Long Term Care

Heart Disease Risk

Heart disease risk from saturated fats may depend on what foods they come from – new research.

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Medication Therapy Management
ACO

Medication Therapy Management

Medication Therapy Management (MTM) Programs are required by the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS) for all Part D Prescription Drug Plans (PDP) and Medicare Advantage Plans (MA). This valuable program is offered free of charge and is not considered a benefit. There are no additional co-pays or charges.

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