Category: Health Care & Medical

  • The Top Skills Hospital Front Desk Staff Need to Master

    The success of a hospital or private practice is often attributed to its specialists and resident doctors. Each successful, high-profile operation or treatment procedure brings prestige to a practice and increases the public’s trust in the institution. These, in turn, result in increases in consultations and referrals. Patients and referring doctors will prefer institutions with […]

  • Medical Malpractice Claims Over Anesthesia Errors

    A unique level of attentiveness and accuracy is required when performing any medical procedure. This expected level of care is even more important when anesthesia is involved, due to the sensitive nature of the drugs used and the way they are administered. Anesthesia is utilized for all types of medical procedures due to the high […]

  • Shockwave Therapy 101

    Also known as Acoustic Wave Therapy, shockwave therapy is the use of soundwaves to stimulate the immune system of the body and release contracted stiffness. Shockwave therapy is largely used in the sporting industry, horse racing, and several other areas such as wound healing and vascular therapy. The good thing with shockwave therapy is that […]

  • Making Sure an End of Life a Good One

    Some have said that what makes something valuable is how rare or evanescent it is. If that’s true, then what makes human life precious must be the one thing all lives have in common: that they must all inevitably come to an end. Losing a friend or family member is never easy, but it is […]

  • The PACE Program And Medication Distribution

    The social needs of older adults are multifaceted, diverse and, more often than not, unmet. This is especially true for older adults living with disabilities, low incomes or multiple chronic conditions. For many, day-to-day mobility is restricted to the community or the home, limiting their access to elder care services outside the scope of either. […]

  • How the Response to the Pandemic is Shaping the Future of Healthcare

    /Erik Richardson  Pre-coronavirus, applications to nursing programs and colleges had reached records. More than 75,000 qualified candidates were denied entry at U.S. nursing schools for the 2018-2019 school year, according to a report quoting figures from the American Association of Colleges of Nursing. Nearly a full year into the full-blown global pandemic, shortages in both […]

  • How to Prepare for Retina Surgery

    If you have macular degeneration, a medical condition that causes your vision to deteriorate, your doctor may recommend that you undergo retinal surgery. This is a major type of surgery that can correct retinal detachment, which occurs when the retina suffers a tear and fluid accumulates underneath it. As a result, it’s important to properly […]

  • Phosphorus: Improving People’s Health Through Genomics

    “Prevention is better than cure”— if you have not used this phrase before, you have probably heard someone use it. The adage simply means taking control of something before it gets out of hand, and typically, that is what Phosphorus is all about. The company consists of a team of veteran scientists focused on using […]