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Tag Archives: Health Care Management
Contributed by Tim Sutton, Health Care Management and Health Fitness Specialist, Broadview University That’s right! How well your doctor treats their patients will be evaluated and the physician will be reimbursed accordingly. This may be a new concept in health care. However, … Continue reading
RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR, Associated Press Filed the following article: WASHINGTON (AP) — Millions of seniors enrolled in some of the most popular Medicare prescription drug plans face double-digit premium hikes next year if they don’t shop for a better deal, says a … Continue reading
Several hundred retired military leaders are raising red flags about childhood obesity in the USA and its impact on finding qualified recruits, calling for junk food to be booted out of schools. Three-quarters of those ages 17 to 24, or … Continue reading
KAISER HEALTH NEWS REPORTERS Julie Appleby and Marilyn Werber Serafini FILED THIS REPORT: http://www.kaiserhealthnews.org/Stories/2012/September/20/competitive-health-care-model.aspx Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan says his proposal to overhaul Medicare would use market competition to tame costs in the government health program relied … Continue reading
ABBY GOODNOUGH FILED THE FOLLOWING REPORT IN THE NEW YORK TIMES: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/09/24/us/like-it-or-not-states-prepare-for-health-law.html?_r=1 The law requires all states to have exchanges, which are essentially online marketplaces where small businesses and individuals can shop for private health plans, in place by January … Continue reading
Students in Patient Care I chose to reach out to the elderly patients at Orchard Park Rehabilitation and HealthCare facility in Orem Utah. Orchard Park is a skilled nursing facility whose goal is to provide “Compassion and Innovative Rehab Services” … Continue reading
Bill Barrow of the Associated Press filed a report on Medicare. For Bruce Cargill, an 87-year-old retiree, Medicare is a “glorious program” that, along with Social Security, keeps millions of older Americans out of poverty. In Florida, where legions of … Continue reading
Melinda Beck of the Wall Street Journal posted an article on breast cancer. Every few months, another study reports that many breast cancers are being “overdiagnosed”—that is, detected and treated even though they would never cause problems if they were … Continue reading
Elise Viebeck posted in Healthwatch that federal health officials announced new programs worth about $50 million to train public health workers. “Public health workers are on the front lines, educating their community members and doing the hard work to ensure … Continue reading