alliance quality summit 2017

PlatformQ Health Education to Present at the Quality and Innovation Summit

PlatformQ Health Education (PQH Education) is pleased to announce that we will be presenting a session at The 2017 Alliance Quality and Innovation Summit September 25-27, 2017 in Park City, Utah. The session, titled Investigating the Impact of Patient Education on Self-Efficacy and Health Communication, will be presented by Wendy Turell, DrPH, VP of CME […]

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Pseudobulbar Affect: Diagnosis in the Midst of Depression

Pseudobulbaa affect (PBA) typically presents as episodes of uncontrollable laughing or crying that is out of context to the current social situation. The patient’s emotional expression is incongruent to their emotional state. Usually, PBA is seen in the setting of other neurologic diseases such as ALS, Parkinson’s disease, Alzeihmer’s dementia, stroke, progressive MS, brain tumors, […]

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Alzheimer’s and its Neuropsychiatric Relationships: Focus on Depression

Alzheimer’s prevalence and impact In the US, Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) is the sixth leading cause of death with greater than 5 million people currently living with the disease. Since the year 2000, deaths from cardiovascular disease have decreased by 14% while there have been an 89% increase in deaths caused by Alzheimer’s. Of people aged […]

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