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AIHCP: Technology and Patient Care

AIHCP: Technology and Patient Care

Telemedicine and Obstetrics: How Specialists Are Using Technology to Help Patients Telemedicine is revolutionizing access to advanced healthcare in rural cities. Telemedicine is defined as the remote diagnosis and treatment of patients through telecommunication technology. The system breaks down distance barriers by connecting professional physicians with patients all over the country via electronic communication systems. The implementation of telemedicine in rural healthcare locations can mean a vast improvement in areas with few specialty physicians. How It Works The use of high definition cameras and monitors can place specialists at the bedsides of patients, which allow patients to speak with specialists

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Customer Support and Healthcare Professionals

Customer Support and Healthcare Professionals

Five Changing Trends in Healthcare Customer Support   Healthcare is continually changing for the better and the next time you visit the doctor, it’s possible you’ll see these trends first-hand. Healthcare is increasingly becoming dependent on electronic data that is kept in your personal medical file. As technology continues to improve, it will be possible to quickly access your medical history at any hospital or private practice you visit. This will reduce errors, costs, and improve your physician’s ability to help you. Solutions like the ADP AdvancedMD service are already helping to improve the way doctors and private practices interact with

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How Health Information Systems are Changing Healthcare

How Health Information Systems are Changing Healthcare

How Health Information Systems are Changing Healthcare Information is at the core of modern healthcare. Aggregated data from multiple sources to produce a broad perspective of insights is critical to improving patient care. The following are examples of ways health information systems are affecting change in today’s healthcare system. Health Information Systems and Big Data Analysis Healthcare is becoming so information-driven that the need for big data analysis has become central to modern healthcare concerns. From population studies to localizing medical resources for efficient patient treatment regimens, the ability to track and treat disease trends inline with these trends as

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The Future of Nursing: How the Nurse Shortage Will Change the Industry

The Future of Nursing: How the Nurse Shortage Will Change the Industry

The Future of Nursing: How the Nurse Shortage Will Change the Industry Introduction As the baby boomer population ages and access to health care increases, a growing number of people are seeking medical treatment. Unfortunately, the United States has been facing a serious shortage of nurses. As a result, each area of the nursing industry, from patient care to nursing education, faces unprecedented challenges. Increase in Patients With the passing of the Affordable Care Act, millions of insured Americans who previously did not have the option to seek treatment will likely begin to use health services, greatly increasing the demand

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Grief Counseling: When Does A Loved One Need Help?

Grief Counseling:  When Does A Loved One Need Help?

4 Signs That Your Loved One May Need a Mental Health Professional Observing a loved one exhibiting mental problems is a difficulty that many families face. Such behavioral patterns are not only difficult to accept, but they are equally difficult to bring up with the person exhibiting the problem. In many cases, the loved one experiencing the mental problems is in need of consultation with a mental health professional. The following are four signs that will help you to determine if your loved one fits this scenario. They Resist Getting Professional Help Even though everyone else is able to see

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4 ideal avenues for the venting nurse

4 ideal avenues for the venting nurse

Nursing is hard work, and the stress levels are incredibly high. Sometimes, a nurse just has to vent all of their frustration and stress onto people that care. Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.mightynurse.com A short article about the stresses of nursing and how a nurse can vent and release the stress from the job If you are in nursing and are interested in attaining healthcare certifications, then please review our certification page and see if any of the program meet any of your needs.#healthcarecertifications

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All in the balance: Nurse practitioners are ready to help meet baby boomers’ growing needs

All in the balance: Nurse practitioners are ready  to help meet baby boomers’ growing  needs

As they grow older, about 70 million baby boomers will test the mettle of the nation’s healthcare system — particularly its supply of primary care providers — like never before. Will there be enough PCPs to meet boomers’ needs? Some say no and are working toward securing nurse practitioners’ expanded scope of practice across the country, which will allow NPs to meet the growing need for more providers. Source: news.nurse.com Good to see an increase in the role of the Nurse Practitioner in various states as more and more people need medical help and assistance. If you are interested in

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Preventing Falls in the Healthcare Environment

Preventing Falls in the Healthcare Environment

Orthopedists see fractures from falls more than they would care to.  Even a relatively young patient in the confusing situation of a hospital room can end up falling if the healthcare provider isn’t careful.  However, it is the older adult that is at the greatest risk for falls and for complications from the falls.   Unfortunately, when falls occur and bones break, some patients are too debilitated to fully recover from the injury and subsequent surgery.  For this reason, it is vitally important that that those patients at high risk of falling receive special attention when they are under the

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Snoring and Sleep Apnea

Snoring and Sleep Apnea

Do You Snore? You May Actually Have Sleep Apnea Snoring is a typical issue for individuals of all ages as well as both genders and affects around 90 million adults in the U.S. alone. Snoring can occur either intermittently or nightly. People who are most at risk include individuals who are overweight and males. However, snoring is an ongoing problem for both males and females, although it’s possible that females don’t complain as often as men do. The problem can result in un-refreshing and fragmented sleep that leads to poor functioning throughout the day (sleepiness and fatigue). Nearly 50 percent

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Medical Care: How to Find the Right Health Care Provider

Medical Care: How to Find the Right Health Care Provider

 How to Find the Right Health Care Provider   At times it becomes necessary to seek a new family practitioner or a physician who specializes in a specific area of medicine. The reason for searching for a new physician may be because of moving to a new city, because a family physician retires, or because of changes in a family’s health insurance due to the Affordable Care Act. One possible method of locating a new doctor is to ask the opinions of family, friends, and co-workers. The type of insurance a family possesses may determine who they choose as their