Nursing Home Alternatives: 3 Ways Seniors Can Age In Place
eHealth
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eHealth
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Nursing Home Alternatives: 3 Ways Seniors Can Age In Place

Larry Alton - October 1, 2018

  In the past, our elderly patients had limited options for their final years. They could move in with family or be placed in nursing homes if…

Community Connection: Training Lay Responders For Disaster
Policy & Law
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Policy & Law
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Community Connection: Training Lay Responders For Disaster

Larry Alton - September 26, 2018

  At this moment, the United States is facing multiple natural disasters – fires continue to burn across California, Florence recently flooded the Carolinas, and Puerto Rico…

Assessing The Value Of Patients’ Fitness Trackers
eHealth
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eHealth
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Assessing The Value Of Patients’ Fitness Trackers

Larry Alton - September 21, 2018

  Fitness trackers are a popular accessory today, but as a healthcare provider, how much should you trust patient information derived from them? Because they’re digitally measured,…

Addressing Addiction In Primary Care
eHealth
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eHealth
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Addressing Addiction In Primary Care

Larry Alton - September 21, 2018

Addiction medicine is often considered a specialist concerned, relegated to therapists and psychiatrists, addiction medicine specialists, and rehabilitation centers, but as the opioid epidemic grows, we need…

Does Integrative Medicine Have A Place In Conventional Care?
eHealth
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eHealth
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Does Integrative Medicine Have A Place In Conventional Care?

Larry Alton - September 15, 2018

Many conventional doctors are hesitant to embrace integrative medicine as part of their treatment programs because of misperceptions about its efficacy. The source of the confusion? For…

Greening The Hospital: Eco-Friendly Solutions With Cost Advantages
eHealth
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eHealth
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Greening The Hospital: Eco-Friendly Solutions With Cost Advantages

Larry Alton - September 15, 2018

  Hospitals have a fundamental obligation: to create a safe environment for patients, with an emphasis on sterility in all procedure areas. Unfortunately, this aim is often…

Transition Planning: Are Your Patients Ready To Go Home?
Health care
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Health care
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Transition Planning: Are Your Patients Ready To Go Home?

Larry Alton - August 31, 2018

  Hospitalized patients are generally eager to go home – to sleep in their own beds and eat their own food – but for medical professionals, that…

Minimizing Nursing Injuries: A Policy-Based Approach
Health care
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Health care
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Minimizing Nursing Injuries: A Policy-Based Approach

Larry Alton - August 18, 2018

  If you ask people what they think is the most dangerous job, most will suggest manual labor like construction, mining, or logging (which has the highest…

5 Tips for Reducing Medical Malpractice Exposure
Health care
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Health care
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5 Tips for Reducing Medical Malpractice Exposure

Larry Alton - August 11, 2018

  As a hospital administrator, few things are scarier than the thought of a medical malpractice case against one of your doctors. It’s enough to keep you…

Ethical Promotion Of Complementary Medicine: A Guide For Doctors
Home Health
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Home Health
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Ethical Promotion Of Complementary Medicine: A Guide For Doctors

Larry Alton - August 8, 2018

  Complementary medicine includes a range of popular practices, from herbal supplements to massage, chiropractic treatment, and meditation – and these products and practices are growing in…