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Aerobic exercise may improve thinking skills in adults of all ages

Numerous studies have shown that aerobic exercise can improve cognition in seniors, but a small new study finds that vigorous workouts boost thinking skills in younger adults as well. After a six-month aerobic regimen, adults aged 20 to 67 showed improvements in executive function – the cognitive processes important for reasoning, planning and problem solving… Read More »

ICD-10-CM Codes: How Medical Documentation Can Improve Health Care for Trafficking Victims

January 23, 2019 This article originally appeared here. Share this content: Gaps in previous iterations of ICD codes failed to allow clinicians to accurately identify victims of human trafficking. Gaps in previous International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision, Clinical Modification (ICD-10-CM) codes failing to “capture the profoundly exploitive nature of [human] trafficking” have led to… Read More »

Virtual video visits may improve patient convenience without sacrificing quality of care

A team of researchers at Harvard-affiliated Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) reports in the American Journal of Managed Care that virtual video visits, one form of telehealth visit used at the hospital, can successfully replace office visits for many patients without compromising the quality of care and communication. Virtual video visits are personal video chats between a health… Read More »