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One of Most Common Sources of Infections: Nosocomial Infections

Nosocomial Infections are infections caught because of a health care visit or stay. On average 1 in every 25 patients acquires a nosocomial infection of some sort, leading to the death of 100,000+ patients every year. As a patient, you can greatly reduce the risk to you and your family with just a little information […]

I See You, Said Radiology

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

Facing 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 experience these consequences during their daily interactions, during our research, we found some astounding insurance delays numbers that seriously need to be reconsidered by everyone involved in healthcare, really we mean everyone… Doctors, Doctors […]

Health Insurance Deductible: Family Deductible

Family Deductible… although sounds very simple, but it ain’t, for certain. Let’s dive deeper. Simply put, it is designed to help families with their total annual health insurance deductible. We wrote a detailed article on what is individual health insurance deductible. What is Family Deductible? Most family health insurance policies come with a deductible amount […]

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 […]

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 […]

Breaking Down the 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]