Specialties
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Practice Trends Update: More Women Pursue Breast Implant Removal

Larry Alton - January 29, 2019

  Breast implants are a costly, elective surgery, and many women experience a boost in confidence after undergoing this plastic surgery – but for others, the outcome…

4 Strategic Approaches To Reducing Hospital Errors
Hospital Administration
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Hospital Administration
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4 Strategic Approaches To Reducing Hospital Errors

Larry Alton - January 24, 2019

  Hospitals should be one of the safest places a person could possibly be, yet each year hundreds of thousands of patients are injured, experience hospital-acquired infections,…

Think Patients Are Bad At Communicating? Rethink Your Systems
Hospital Administration
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Hospital Administration
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Think Patients Are Bad At Communicating? Rethink Your Systems

Larry Alton - January 17, 2019

  It’s a common complaint among medical professionals and administrators: patients are bad at communicating. But what if the problem with healthcare communication doesn’t rest on patients,…

Doctors Must Address Physical, Emotional Concerns With Women’s Hair Loss
eHealth
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eHealth
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Doctors Must Address Physical, Emotional Concerns With Women’s Hair Loss

Larry Alton - January 16, 2019

  Hair loss in women is more common than most people, even medical professionals, realize, with as many as 40% of women experiencing some visible hair loss…

4 Things To Keep In Mind When You Need To Take A Prescription
eHealth
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eHealth
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4 Things To Keep In Mind When You Need To Take A Prescription

Larry Alton - January 10, 2019

  It’s important to be aware of the dangers and risks associated with taking pharmaceutical drugs, but when you actually need them, it’s easy to feel resentful.…

Connective Tissue Disorders Push Collaboration Among Cardiologists, Other Specialists
eHealth
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eHealth
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Connective Tissue Disorders Push Collaboration Among Cardiologists, Other Specialists

Larry Alton - December 22, 2018

  Connective tissue – it’s everywhere. From joints and skin to the digestive system and eyes, when something goes wrong with one of our fundamental building blocks,…

EHRs And Malpractice Risk: A Serious Concern For Hospitals
Health care
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Health care
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EHRs And Malpractice Risk: A Serious Concern For Hospitals

Larry Alton - December 7, 2018

Electronic health records (EHRs) are standard across medical practices today, as mandated by the federal government. But while this high tech approach to medical records seemed like…

Demand For SLP Services Grows, Turns To High Tech Training
eHealth
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eHealth
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Demand For SLP Services Grows, Turns To High Tech Training

Larry Alton - November 28, 2018

  If your practice provides or regularly refers out for speech language pathology (SLP) services, you’ve likely noticed that there’s a shortage of providers and a growing…

Disparities In Congenital Heart Defect Detection, Treatment
eHealth
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eHealth
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Disparities In Congenital Heart Defect Detection, Treatment

Larry Alton - November 10, 2018

  Congenital heart defects (CHDs) are a common problem among newborns, present in about 1% of births or 40,000 infants every year. This may seem surprising –…

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…