By Joanne Finnegan @ Fierce Healthcare
A community health center in Denver is using "co-visits" by registered nurses to allow clinicians to see more patients. Clinica Family Health has piloted a program using the co-visits, according to an MGMA Connection Plus article. The nurses do intake and document a patient’s condition before presenting the patient to a provider. The nurses then assist with patient education after a diagnosis is made.
The program allows providers to spend about five to 10 minutes with each patient, with the nurse doing the bulk of documentation, Malia Davis, R.N., director of nursing services and clinical team development, told the MGMA. The program has several benefits:
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