Posts Tagged 'healthcare'

How Financial Barriers are Slowing Down Telehealth Adoption

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Telehealth is a modern healthcare option that is attractive to both doctors and patients for many reasons. It’s cheaper and more convenient than traditional consultations and can improve the overall quality of healthcare by connecting patients with the best physicians for their needs—no matter how far away those physicians might be. Specialists can consult with patients half a world away, which is extremely beneficial for patients with unusual medical concerns. Rural areas are especially suited to telehealth, areas where patients would traditionally have to travel long distances to see a healthcare provider or reach a major hospital.

Posted by Sarah Daren Jul 25, 2016 Posted in Uncategorized 2 Comments

Nursing Leads The Way In Healthcare Industry

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There was a time in history where our society thought of nurses as not much more than a secretary to doctors. With the recent surge of jobs in the nursing industry and nurses playing a sizable role in our country’s health care system, nursing has proven to be an integral, important and honorable career path.

Posted by Audrey Willis Jul 04, 2016 Posted in Uncategorized 2 Comments

PTSD Awareness Day: The Effects of Mental Healthcare Budget Cuts

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June 27, 2016 is PTSD Awareness Day. While most people have some awareness of PTSD, there is a lot more to learn.

Posted by Audrey Willis Jun 29, 2016 Posted in Uncategorized 2 Comments

Understanding how changes in the DSM-IV and ICD-9-CM affect your life

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Understanding how the changes in the DMS-IV and ICD-9-CM affect your life can help you manage your own healthcare and education/ work situation.

Posted by Tanya Jan 24, 2012 Posted in Uncategorized No Comments

Medical Care or Your Home?

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I was recently made aware of a number of new documents and resources related to people with disabilities. This one specifically caught my eye. It’s from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and is on the unmet health care needs for people with disabilities (http://www.cdc.gov/VitalSigns/pdf/2010-11-vitalsigns.pdf).

Posted by Blythe Dec 15, 2010 Posted in Uncategorized No Comments

Is Quality of Healthcare Just Luck?

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I recently had the opportunity to have lunch and good conversation with two individuals living with Fibromyalgia (among other conditions), but Fibro was their common thread.  What struck me though, was how different their experiences were not only with Fibro itself, but even more so, how different their experiences with healthcare, and specifically healthcare professionals, were.

Posted by Blythe Nov 10, 2010 Posted in Disability No Comments