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Trouble ahead: Obese, diabetic 50 somethings heading for bleak senior years

May 26, 2016 by David E Williams

It’s not too lateToday’s middle-aged adults (50-64) are much fatter and more likely to have diabetes than their predecessors from 15 years ago. Obesity is up 25 percent, diabetes 55 percent and the percentage reporting being in very good or...[read more]

Do it like Disney: Developing Orthopedic Centers of Excellence

May 25, 2016 by Maeghan Nicholson

I just returned from attending the National Association of Orthopaedic Nurses (NAON) Annual Congress, which this year was held on site at Walt Disney World. It got me thinking about what kind of lessons orthopedic programs can learn from the “house...[read more]

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A Virtual Brain – The Benefits of Brain Modelling

May 25, 2016 by Viatcheslav Wlassoff

Simulations have proved to be a useful tool in many fields of science. Pharmaceutical companies are now using molecular modelling to understand the behavior of medicines and guide the design of new drugs. When building aircraft, aeronautical...[read more]

Why Blogging Can Do Wonders For Your Practice

May 20, 2016 by Practice Builders

Blogs help create and develop your brand equity in the vast market of healthcare, where patients look for quality services from healthcare professionals. Even though your practice is doing well in your community, it’s still like a business....[read more]

Medical Device Marketers: Let Digital DTP Turn You into a Sales Hero

May 20, 2016 by Jonathan Catley

In the past, medical device marketers have had a difficult time conveying the measurable return on their efforts. But now, thanks to digital direct-to-patient (DTP) strategies and improved lead tracking technologies, they’re starting to get a taste of the glory that has historically been reserved for the sales team.[read more]

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Are Melodic Intonation Therapy and Rhythmic Mechanisms Enough to Legitimize Music Therapy?

May 19, 2016 by Andy Heikkila

As time has gone on, both support and skepticism have cropped up in response to the use of music therapy as a treatment. Recent claims have been made across the spectrum, ranging from music therapy’s ability to improve both physiological and psychological functions that help chronically ill patients breathe better, slow down the parasympathetic nervous system to induce relaxation, and even ease pain and stress after surgery--but can music truly be considered a form of medicine?[read more]

How to be Present Online for Your Healthcare Practice

May 27, 2016 by Practice Builders

Mindfulness and “being present” are popular catch-phrases. You probably see these terms and ideas come up a lot in both medical and lifestyle content. There’s definitely something to be said about remaining “in the moment,” and this is a strategy that can help when you’re planning and maintaining your healthcare marketing plan. With so...[read more]

Top 3 Healthcare Trends of 2016

May 23, 2016 by Danyell Jones

Healthcare diagnosis in the palm of your hand, supersized health plans and hospital systems, and a focus on healthcare security are just a few of the top trends predicted for 2016 which are coming to fruition as we reach the mid-way point of the year.  Here is our list of the top 3 healthcare trends of 2016 that industry executives...[read more]