7 Simple Ways to Improve a Patient’s Experience After an Accident
Health care
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Health care
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7 Simple Ways to Improve a Patient’s Experience After an Accident

Larry Alton - June 18, 2018

After a motor vehicle accident (MVA), most drivers and passengers need to visit the hospital. For people of all ages, MVAs are the leading cause of death…

Are Patients Being Informed Of Alternatives To Medication?
eHealth
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eHealth
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Are Patients Being Informed Of Alternatives To Medication?

Larry Alton - May 31, 2018

Healthcare providers have a responsibility to provide the best care to their patients. That means making sure patients are aware of alternative options to surgery and medication.…

Sports Medicine’s Conundrum: How To Treat Pain Without Opioids
Diagnostics
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Diagnostics
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Sports Medicine’s Conundrum: How To Treat Pain Without Opioids

Larry Alton - May 16, 2018

  Athletes, both amateur and professional, can take a real beating, landing them in the doctor’s office in search of relief. Unfortunately, this natural chain of events…

Managing Mental Health In Cancer Patients: A Holistic Perspective
Health care
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Health care
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Managing Mental Health In Cancer Patients: A Holistic Perspective

Larry Alton - May 3, 2018

  Cancer is stressful for patients, families, and doctors and because it’s painful and potentially deadly, many people assume that it’s normal for patients to be depressed.…

What To Do When You Discover A Patient Was Injured At Work
Business
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Business
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What To Do When You Discover A Patient Was Injured At Work

Larry Alton - April 29, 2018

There are specific rules that govern how injured workers are to be treated and who can treat them. Although most healthcare workers make a sincere effort to…

The Weight Conscious Doctor: Why Sensitivity Matters
Obesity
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Obesity
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The Weight Conscious Doctor: Why Sensitivity Matters

Larry Alton - April 27, 2018

  As a field, healthcare professionals have been talking about the “obesity epidemic” for years, but few among us have stopped to consider whether or not these…

Enhancing Cultural Competency In Healthcare Settings
Hospital Administration
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Hospital Administration
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Enhancing Cultural Competency In Healthcare Settings

Larry Alton - April 16, 2018

  When patients arrive at your facility, do you treat them all the same? While the self-evident answer is, “yes” the reality is not that simple. To…

Seeing The Big Picture In End Of Life Care
Hospital Administration
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Hospital Administration
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Seeing The Big Picture In End Of Life Care

Larry Alton - April 16, 2018

  End of life care is a pressing concern in the American health system as our population ages, yet most lay individuals and many doctors don’t know…

4 Reasons Your Workout Isn’t Giving You The Results You Want
Wellness
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Wellness
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4 Reasons Your Workout Isn’t Giving You The Results You Want

Larry Alton - April 10, 2018

Many people get started on a workout program and expect to immediately look like a fitness trainer in a matter of weeks.  However, what they see instead…

In Expanded Medical Systems, Video Bridges The Divide
eHealth
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eHealth
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In Expanded Medical Systems, Video Bridges The Divide

Larry Alton - April 7, 2018

  Whether you're a small hospital in an isolated area or part of a large hospital network spread across several urban areas, connection is an integral part…