Top 5 New Women’s Health Tech Items Making Your Patients Healthier

Top 5 New Women’s Health Tech Items Making Your Patients Healthier

August 1st is National Girlfriends Day! So today, meet Elvie, Ava, OM, and more -- the new women's health tech that's helping your patients monitor their...

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Happy 4th from Jackson LLP!

Happy 4th from Jackson LLP!

Take a listen as they discuss the Founding Fathers' own debate over healthcare, more than 200 years ago. One group of men burned down the brand-new hospital of the day to protest their lack of access to healthcare as smallpox raged through their communities. It even makes today's political feud seem...

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What you need to know about preexisting conditions

What you need to know about preexisting conditions

As Republicans work to make good on their campaign promises to repeal the ACA, coverage for those with preexisting conditions hangs in the balance. If the GOP can successfully repeal the insurance protections extended by the ACA to those with preexisting conditions, about 130 million Americans may see their healthcare costs...

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How the travel ban would hurt our healthcare system

How the travel ban would hurt our healthcare system

The ban not only creates uncertainty for American immigrants and visitors, but also for the state of medicine and science in the United States, which rely upon immigrant students and researchers. The possibility of a permanent ban brings up questions about what that means for the healthcare industry, whose dependence an immigrant workforce is expected to increase in the coming...

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Suicide rates soar among female providers

Suicide rates soar among female providers

 “The rate of suicide among women employed in any health profession was higher than for women in other occupations; the difference was statistically significant for women employed as nurses or medical practitioners.” ...

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More Money, More Problems: Costlier hospital stays don’t yield better results

More Money, More Problems: Costlier hospital stays don’t yield better results

High-spending hospitals can’t just start spending less while maintaining the same outcomes. Slicing spending without a plan for protecting patient health would spell disaster.  To cut spending, they would need to implement strategic and complex approaches that insulate their outcomes from their expenditures – a tricky...

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How to Focus on Treatment, Not on Your Title

How to Focus on Treatment, Not on Your Title

 I love my physical therapist, and I have the highest respect for the profession.  The best way to imbue that sense of professional loyalty and appreciation in your patients is to simply do a good job treating them.  Don’t tell them about what makes you great – show them.  Help them rehabilitate and accomplish their goals, and you’ll make them physical therapy loyalists for...

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