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October 2009 Blog Posts (30)

Everyone's at Fault-Everybody's at Risk

In the healthcare insurance and healthcare reform debate (I consider the financial side a part of overall reform, but it is not the complete picture of reform) there are obviously sides that have been taken.

On one side is the "'we need universal healthcare', 'we need a so-called 'public option'; 'healthcare is a right not a privilege', 'those bad health insurance companies are bringing us all down,'" contingency. You are familiar with this side or you subscribe (at least in part) to… Continue

Added by Amri Johnson on October 30, 2009 at 1:23pm — No Comments

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Added by yjaemagno on October 30, 2009 at 3:33am — No Comments

“College Triggers” Can Increase Eating Disorder Risk

Research shows that the transition to college, with its inherent pressures and changes, can increase the likelihood of eating disorders in young adults. While college students are empowered with newfound independence, this freedom can also trigger unhealthy and dangerous behaviors.

In the past year, Eating Recovery Center (, a behavioral… Continue

Added by Erik Keith on October 28, 2009 at 4:04pm — No Comments

Nice Find

As a medical student in school I find it refreshing to see a website like this. The internet I believe will help us navigate knowledge in a constructive manor. It's being done now. Surgical Instruments Atlas Medical… Continue

Added by Gritz Daddy Dos on October 27, 2009 at 7:49pm — 1 Comment

Hearts & Hoses announces its attention to increase ACLS, PALS, and CPR awareness among the public and healthcare professionals

Hearts & Hoses, San Diego’s most established medical training company is announcing its intentions to educate the public about various training and certification courses in CPR. They also cater to Emergency Medical Services Personnel (EMS) by offering Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS), and Pediatric Advanced Life… Continue

Added by Hearts & Hoses on October 26, 2009 at 4:44pm — No Comments

29 Ways to Successfully Ingrain a Behavior

Our daily lives are often a series of habits played out through the day, a trammeled existence fettered by the slow accretion of our previous actions.

But habits can be changed, as difficult as that may seem sometimes.

I’m a living example: in tiny, almost infinitesimal steps, I’ve changed a laundry list of habits. Quit smoking, stopped impulse spending, got out of debt, began running and waking early and eating healthier and becoming frugal and simplifying my life and… Continue

Added by Pete Taylor 3 on October 24, 2009 at 8:01pm — No Comments

A Doctor that actually Endorses, Uses and Recommends Healthy Coffee to his Patients

A Doctor that actually Endorses, Uses and Recommends Healthy Coffee to his Patients. Dr. Hoover, NHD - watch the video below!

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Added by Pete Taylor 3 on October 24, 2009 at 8:01pm — No Comments

Checking In From The Road To ICD-10--Paul Spencer, CPC, CPC-H

I bid you all Friday greetings from suburban Atlanta.

I'll share the reasons for this week's appearance being from Georgia momentarily, but being on the literal road during what will be my last vacation stop of the year reminds me of another figurative road I currently find myself upon as a coder; the road to the implementation of ICD-10 as the reporting standard for diagnosis and symptomology reporting.

In a little under four years, ICD-9 will be a thing of the past.… Continue

Added by Lisa Velasquez on October 23, 2009 at 6:00pm — No Comments

PR Secrets of The Top Medical Practices In The Country

Medical providers today have endless PR and media opportunities available to them. Sadly, most doctors often let their valuable media exposure opportunities slip through their fingers. The goal of brief blog is to teach you both how to employee techniques for advertising positioning and learn how to attract more lucrative patients and prospects.

However, before you can attract a higher quality and quantity of new patients, you must make sure that your practice provides your current… Continue

Added by Claudio Gormaz on October 21, 2009 at 3:15pm — No Comments

Legally Steal Your Competitors' Best Patients

Sadly, despite all the advances in the fields of manufacturing and DNA research, there is still no new patient factory!

For the practice to survive, it's up to physician to attract and retain a steady stream of patients. The good news is that all of your most profitable future patient already exist. Many of them probably belong to your competitors, so it's up to you to persuade them to do business with you instead.

This is a skill practice owners can learn. At its base, it… Continue

Added by Claudio Gormaz on October 19, 2009 at 11:10am — No Comments

8 Ways of Checking How Strong Your Professional Network

How Strong Is Your Network?

If you needed to find a new job, how many people could you turn to for help? If the answer is "not many," you may need to upgrade your professional network.

Here are… Continue

Added by Pete Taylor 3 on October 18, 2009 at 1:26pm — 2 Comments

The Riddle Of "Meaningful Use" Soon To Be Defined--Paul Spencer, CPC, CPC-H

Mankind, being the one member of the animal kingdom capable of rational thought, has left behind many written documents of the quest for answers and definitions to questions relating to its existence. Despite centuries of thought, many questions still remain, such as:

Where did that sock disappear to from the laundry?

Where did they get the cream for the coconut cream pies on "Gilligan's Island"?

If the afterlife is the perfect place, why do so many people dislike harp… Continue

Added by Lisa Velasquez on October 16, 2009 at 5:30pm — No Comments

The Reward for Work Well Done

"The reward for work well done is the opportunity to do more." Jonas Salk

What is your attitude toward work? Is work something to be tolerated and endured? Are you living for nights and weekends? Do you keep one eye on the clock, longing for the workday to come to an end? Do you dread Mondays and get a pit in your stomach as your weekend comes to an close? Or…

Is your work an important counter balance in your life? Do you look forward to the challenges of a… Continue

Added by Dennis Beeson on October 16, 2009 at 10:10am — No Comments

Unhappy with Your Advertising?

If you have spent countless dollars promoting your practice and don't seem to get much of a return, maybe you're presenting your BEST face forward!

Print advertising is the only medium where you and your competitors are side-by-side for all your prospective patients to see and compare. You need to do everything possible to attract these future patients to your ad and get them to CALL YOU FIRST!

The only purpose of advertising is to generate higher profits from your… Continue

Added by Claudio Gormaz on October 14, 2009 at 5:06pm — No Comments

Eating Recovery Center Offers Insurance Guidance as U.S. Mental Health Parity Law Takes Effect

Denver-based behavioral hospital offers tools to make insurance providers a partner on the path to recovery

Eating disorders became one of the many mental illnesses now due the same benefits as medical and surgical treatments, as the U.S. Wellstone/Domenici Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008 took effect on Saturday, October 3, 2009. Eating Recovery Center (, a behavioral hospital providing comprehensive and sustainable treatment of… Continue

Added by Crystal Thomas on October 13, 2009 at 4:09pm — No Comments

Welcome to our World of Hope Restored!

“At Gift of life fertility agency, our commitment is to listen, guide and support you with our experience and kindness."

"Our promise is to continually strive to source and provide you with the largest database of the most suitable egg donors that we can possibly find.”

The statistics are that 33% of women older than 37 years, who present to a fertility clinic with infertility, will require the use of donor eggs to achieve a pregnancy. It is emotionally overwhelming to learn you… Continue

Added by GiftovLife on October 12, 2009 at 3:12am — No Comments

Mushrooms and Green Tea May Lower Breast-Cancer Risk

A recent study reported in the International Journal of Cancer suggests that women who eat large amounts of mushrooms and drink a lot of green tea may be at lower risk for developing breast cancer.

The research trial included more than 2,000 Chinese women, with 1,009 breast-cancer patients (aged 20-87) and an equal number of healthy women matched for age. Each… Continue

Added by Pete Taylor 3 on October 12, 2009 at 1:38am — No Comments

5 Teas Worth Trying with Extraordinary Health Benefits!

Healthy Teas that will Make a Difference In Your Health!…


Added by Pete Taylor 3 on October 11, 2009 at 8:14pm — No Comments

Coffee Making You Tired & Sleepy Instead of Energized?

These coffees are great for people that are having reverse affects of coffee making them tired and sleepy. These coffees will give you energy, keep you energized through the day, are healthy for you and are non addictive.…


Added by Pete Taylor 3 on October 11, 2009 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Egg Donor Application

Controversial and sensitive topics are becoming more the norm of the day and these days some one always know some one who has had fertility treatment. The consideration of third party reproduction in that equation is often kept more quiet and should be as gamete donation is a private and confidential matter. So when a woman turns to egg donation to assist fellow humanity, she needs guidance and assistance for the egg donor application.

How does a woman become an egg donor and what is… Continue

Added by Baby2mom on October 10, 2009 at 3:20am — No Comments

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