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November 2009 Blog Posts (16)

You Are What You Drink

So you are probably wondering…..do the beverages I drink really make that much of a difference? They are only liquids, right? Liquids “go right through me” so how much of an ill effect can they have?



You have probably heard the old saying “You are what you eat?” Well, it is true, but “You are what you drink” also!



Beverage Guidance Panel



The Beverage Guidance Panel is a group of nutrition experts from the United States, which formed several years ago. The… Continue

Added by Carolyn Strimike on November 25, 2009 at 9:14pm — No Comments

Holiday Anxieties Can Trigger Relapse for Individuals with Eating Disorders

For most, holiday meals suggest togetherness, tradition and time with family and friends. For someone in recovery from an eating disorder, however, the elevated focus on food can trigger anxiety, stress, and in severe cases, relapse.



According to Eating Recovery Center (www.EatingRecoveryCenter.com), a licensed behavioral hospital providing comprehensive treatment and sustainable recovery for eating disorders, the key to managing… Continue

Added by Crystal Thomas on November 25, 2009 at 3:20pm — No Comments

Going Green with Dental Plans

Dental insurance companies with green dental insurance plans! Ever seen dental plans start up a green initiative such as Delta has done?… Continue

Added by Caitlin Dume on November 20, 2009 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Eating Recovery Center Awarded Accreditation from the Joint Commission

By demonstrating compliance with the Joint Commission‘s national standards for health care quality and safety, Eating Recovery Center (http://www.eatingrecoverycenter.com), a behavioral hospital providing comprehensive treatment and sustainable recovery for eating disorders, has earned the Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval™.



“We sought accreditation for our organization because we want to demonstrate our commitment to patients’… Continue

Added by Crystal Thomas on November 19, 2009 at 2:16pm — No Comments

Exploring the Controversy Around Healthcare Reform

From the Ozmosis Blog:



The controversy around Healthcare reform continues to grow, especially with the recent House passage of HR 3962. This 1900 page bill (summarized nicely in this 61 page downloadable pdf file), begins to address a number of the problems and… Continue

Added by Joel Selzer on November 19, 2009 at 9:38am — No Comments

"7 Mistakes Doctors Make When Trying to Attract New Patients From The Internet." Free video.

I presented a webinar yesterday for Henry Schein Medical customers about how to attract more patients from the Internet. We've since decided to make the recording available for free, for a limited time.

http://www.healthcaresuccess.com/webinar-register.html

While it was created for providers, the concepts apply to all healthcare organizations.

Added by Stewart Gandolf on November 18, 2009 at 1:49pm — No Comments

On-Demand Webinar about collections

On-Demand webinar about collections for physician practices - by Mary Pat Whaley, FACMP. #Medfusion 2009 Webinars http://ow.ly/DnWa

Added by Yvette Cole on November 18, 2009 at 11:02am — No Comments

Television Shows Have Changed the Look of the OR

Designer scrubs have been making their way into many more medical facilities. Ten years ago, there was not much of a choice when it came to scrub uniforms. Now that shows like Grey's Anatomy, Scrubs, and

Private Practice have made their mark, so has the designer hospital uniform market. Although someone may have realized long ago that a nurse did not need to be shaped like a box in order to maintain the all-familiar trusted look,… Continue

Added by Andrea Mueller on November 17, 2009 at 4:44pm — No Comments

Television Shows Have Changed the Look of the OR

Designer scrubs have been making their way into many more medical facilities. Ten years ago, there was not much of a choice when it came to scrub uniforms. Now that shows like Grey's Anatomy, Scrubs, and

Private Practice have made their mark, so has the designer hospital uniform market. Although someone may have realized long ago that a nurse did not need to be shaped like a box in order to maintain the all-familiar trusted look,… Continue

Added by Andrea Mueller on November 17, 2009 at 4:44pm — No Comments

Cynics and Possibility

I often envy cynics. In the midst of change they can so easily begin their critique of the current realities. Or they can take a premise (the central idea of any breakthrough innovation) and dismantle it purely based on their past-based data and understanding alone.



In the past my orientation to the cynic went somewhat like this: In scathing displacement they deftly spin their cocoon, a blanket of protection which ironically seems to be woven in resistance to the transformation that… Continue

Added by Amri Johnson on November 17, 2009 at 4:40pm — 1 Comment

Strategies and Tactics for Success

“Strategy without tactics is the slowest route to victory. Tactics without strategy is the noise before defeat.” —Sun Tzu, The Art of War



When it comes to winning in business and in life there is an important connection between strategy and tactics. Successful entrepreneurs are those who can bring these two vital facets together.



The world is filled with visionaries and strategist who can spew forth great ideas, inspiring concepts and blue-sky, shoot-the-moon… Continue

Added by Dennis Beeson on November 13, 2009 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Rajasthan Tours and Travel- Amazingly Delightful

Rajasthan is one of the most beautiful tours and travel destination of India. It is visited by tourists from all the nook and corner of the world to enjoy holidays in a delightful way. Globally famous for its royal charm, picturesque landscapes, rich culture and customs, fairs and festivals, etc Rajasthan beauty is unmatched to the other tourist destination of the world. Its splendor of architectural beauty is still tempts tourist to visit Rajasthan time and again from all over the… Continue

Added by neelam on November 12, 2009 at 4:54am — No Comments

Data Visualization- Making Data Easily Accessible

Data visualization is one of the most used modern technologies by the entrepreneurs and businessman to give the boost to their business strategies. It is not only used in the business but infact this technology is used in each and every field to make the difficult tasks easier and more elegant and understandable by the common people. Most of the people use it for the gain benefit in the field of business. People doing online business, website designing companies, entrepreneurs, business man,… Continue

Added by neelam on November 12, 2009 at 3:59am — No Comments

Finding Insurance Solutions

I recently worked in a "retirement village" as a chaplain intern. I heard several horror stories from people whose Individual Health Insurance and Dental Insurance did not really get the job done when they needed it the most. Some of the people I met ended up being essentially forced to sell their homes as… Continue

Added by Howard Strang on November 11, 2009 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Physician Rating Websites – The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

As a physician, you know that your reputation plays a critical role in the success of your medical practice, but you probably don’t spend a lot of time thinking about what your patients say about you – good or bad. You strive to provide excellent patient care and hope your reputation will reflect your dedication. You can’t control what your patients will say, and until recently, you had no way of knowing how they might talk about you to their friends. But now, sites like RateMDs.com,… Continue

Added by MDsearch.com on November 5, 2009 at 10:32am — No Comments

Sperm Donor Banks

Sperm donation in South Africa is anonymous, but sufficient information about the sperm donor is made available to recipients. Donor sperm banks adequately screen sperm donors. Usually the sperm is kept in quarantine for three months to be able to adequately check that the sperm is clean.



Sperm donors should not be past the age of 35 and provide information about their physical, academic, career and qualification profile. Also requried is information about their interests and… Continue

Added by Baby2mom on November 2, 2009 at 2:38pm — No Comments

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