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Which C-Arm Should I Buy?

Today you can be faced with many choices when deciding to purchase a mobile c-arm. Although most are appropriate for the majority of procedures, some may be particularly good for the procedures you perform.

DR Digital X-Ray Prices Finally Low Enough To Compete With CR

Direct Digital Radiography (DR) traditionally have been priced so high that only large medical facilities could afford to install them. The good news is high performance DR is now available at prices which compete with mid range CR systems.

The Similarities Between the American Agriculture and Healthcare Industries

In terms of how the industries have changed over the years, the similarities between the US agriculture system and the US healthcare delivery system are striking. In the early 1900s, the agriculture industry was composed of thousands of small-scale and subsistence farms that provided food for their local communities, and in many cases these small farms generated only slightly more food than was required by the family who grew it.

Cost-Effective Testing With the Advanced LUMISTAT Microstrip Luminometer

The user-friendly LUMISTAT Microstrip Luminometer brings the benefits of Chemi Luminescent Immuno Assays (CLIA) to low volume labs. One of the main reasons for the growing popularity of chemiluminescent assays is their superb detection sensitivity.

The 3 Reasons We Families Are Caring For Their Elderly Parents At Home

There are a few rumblings that are quietly growing in Australia’s health scene that will have some fairly major impacts on our ongoing ability to access medical care. To be totally correct, there are 3 separate rumblings that will unite to cause quite a conundrum. An ageing population, an increase in chronic conditions and a health workforce that is diminishing and maldistributed.

Do You Know Who Is a Patient Advocate?

A patient advocate is an intercessor who speaks on the behalf of the patient, and at times the patient’s family. A patient advocate can be a professional or he or she can be a family member or friend of the patient. The purpose of this designated advocate is to ensure that the patient’s best interests are addressed, and then met.

Are You Aware of Landmark Healthcare Delivery Laws?

Congress passed into law the Social Security Act of 1965. Title XVIII of this controversial act allowed for the establishment of Medicare, a health insurance program for (1) citizens age 65 and older regardless of income or medical history and (2) persons under age 65 with certain qualifying disabilities.

Testosterone Pellet is a Great Treatment Option for Chronic Tatigue

What is Chronic Fatigue? Chronic Fatigue is far more than just being tired, it’s a frustrating, complicated disorder characterized by extreme fatigue that may worsen with physical or mental activity and does not improve with rest. Those affected with chronic fatigue get so run down that it interferes with the ability to function in day to day activity and some becoming severely disabled and even bedridden. If you’re been experiencing severe exhaustion that lasts for more than six months then you may be suffering from Chronic Fatigue Syndrome…

Does Patient Engagement Cultivate Cherries or Prevent Sour Grapes?

The question, does patient engagement cultivate cherries or prevent sour grapes, is a pertinent one in a milieu of healthcare reform, given recent reports of increased cherry picking of patients. Cherry picking in the healthcare field, which is the tendency for medical practices to selectively choose patients to treat who have fewer health problems and for whom reimbursement is better, is said to be gaining momentum as a result of changes linking reimbursement to outcome and quality measures, and because of busier practice schedules and administrative burdens on physicians.

The Importance of Preventative Health Care

It’s wonderful to know that you have options available when you need care quickly, but it’s never good to let pressing treatments during illness or injury be your only form of health care. Seeing a doctor regularly for checkups and physicals is the best way to stay healthy. When you don’t have time to schedule an appointment your new option involves an urgent care walk in clinic. There are many urgent care clinics across the country, and they are becoming the new go-to health location.

Walk-In Clinics Are The New Standard of Medical Care

What is worse than cutting your finger with a bagel slicer or having a raging fever that will not subside? The answer is cutting your finger with a bagel slicer or having a raging fever on a Friday or weekend when your family physician is not available because he or she only works during normal business hours. What do you do when even after applying pressure to the wound it will not stop bleeding, or your child’s fever is getting worse?

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