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PQRS Measures: Why Bother? part 2

Downstream Consequences of Aging is a bi-monthly series written by guest columnist Barbara Weinstein, PhD. Audiologists are obligated under the 2016 Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS), which now includes domains of function directly related to age related hearing loss including depression.  Last post iterated the prevalence of depression and hearing loss in the US aging population; the cost…

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https://shannonchristy.wordpress.com/2011/04/14/no-class-i-think-ill-kayak/

PQRS Measures: Why Bother?

Downstream Consequences of Aging is a bi-monthly series written by guest columnist Barbara Weinstein, PhD.   The Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) is a program through the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) designed to improve the quality of care to Medicare Part B beneficiaries by tracking practice patterns of health care practitioners.  …

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Internet Interventions for Hearing Loss and Patient Reported Outcome Measures (PROMs): There Is a Connection?

Downstream Consequences of Aging is a bi-monthly series written by guest columnist Barbara Weinstein, PhD.   Hearing loss impacts every facet of life and according to recent studies, increases the risk of death.{{1}}[[1]]Genther, D.,  Betz, J., Pratt, S., Martin, K., et al., (2015). Association Between Hearing Impairment and Risk of Hospitalization in Older Adults. JAGS.…

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The Hearing Impaired Patient Experience: How are Audiologists Doing?

Downstream Consequences of Age-Related Hearing Loss is a new bi-monthly column at Hearing Economics, written by Barbara Weinstein, PhD.  As described in her introductory post,  the theme is to quantify the patient’s hearing health care experience and focus on the role of these measures in clinical practice, new developments in aging,  and their relevance to…

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