Self-pay patient & Elective Procedures

Almost everyone has “that thing”. The little thing about themselves, they would happily change, especially if they didn’t have to make a big deal out of it. By design, elective or cosmetic procedures take care of those little flaws and blemishes in the most discreet way possible, and no one ever needs to know about […]

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Bracing Yourself for Braces

One of the scariest words in a parent’s vocabulary is “braces”. Just hearing a word that rhymes with braces will instantly send a parent’s brain into overdrive canceling vacations and paring down luxury spending, even if only for a moment. And, if you happen to be an adult that has just been advised to consider […]

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Breaking Down the Health Care Dollar
Health Care Dollar

For the past couple of decades, paying out-of-pocket for health care services has been almost impossible. The reason prices have risen to astronomical levels are well known to those in the medical service industry.¬†Patients, on the other hand, are often left in the dark about the real cost of their health care services. There is […]

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Nosocomial Infections, Dangerous and Common

Nosocomial Infections are infections caught because of a health care visit or stay. It is estimated that 1 in every 25 patients this year will acquire a nosocomial infection of some sort, leading to the death of 99,000 of those patients. As a patient, you can greatly reduce the risk to you and your family […]

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High Insurance Deductible and the Affordable Care Act

Again, in this year of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the shortened period of enrollment has just passed, and many are left wondering if they made the right choices, if they could have gotten better coverage, or if they might just have made a huge mistake with a high insurance deductible. The Ever-Changing Face of […]

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Whole Grains and The Self-Pay Patients

When it comes to nutrition, the only thing more confusing than the meat controversy is the story on grains. What are grains and whole grains, how do they fit into nutrition, and just how much are you being mislead by labels and buzz words? To clear up all that confusion and send you to the […]

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The Mystery of Radiology

Radiology is a mysterious part of the healthcare landscape. Most people understand the most basic idea, to capture images inside the body so as to avoid cutting it open in order to diagnose problems and disease. However, such important facts as how it works, when it is really needed, how it is read, and why […]

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Top 10 Factors That Affect Your Heart Health

In the United States, every year over 600,000 people die due to poor heart health. That is 1 death per minute. Every. Single. Minute! Heart disease is the leading cause of death, 1 death in every 4 deaths, in almost any bracket you wish to create. Even youth is no protection, which means your children […]

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Insurance Delays – You Have Better Things To Do

The delays caused by getting and using health insurance are resulting in wide reaching consequences. Although, not all patients or providers might be able to experience these consequences during their daily interactions. However, during our research, we found some astounding insurance delays numbers that seriously need to be reconsidered by everyone involved in healthcare, really […]

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