5 Surprising Facts About Medical Tourism

Dumb Little Man

The number of people deciding to jump on a plane to seek medical care abroad has been steadily increasing in the last few years, and according to Patients Beyond Borders , 11 million people travel to a different country each year for medical purposes.

Tips for Starting a Medical Business

Small Business CEO

The various medically-based businesses that are utilized by primary caregivers are just as strong of a growth area in the economy as the doctors’ offices themselves. … Entrepreneurs healthcare business medical business

Oral Side Effects of Medications: What You Need to Know

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Although helpful, not all medications are free of side effects. To help you understand better, here are the most common oral side effects of medications and what you can do about them. Some medications can alter your sense of taste, which is also known as dysgeusia. It happens frequently to elders who take multiple medications for their ailments. Generally, the change in taste is temporary and goes away when you stop the medication.

7 Medical Procedures That Are Not Covered by Health Insurance

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Many people apply for a health insurance in the hopes that whenever they have medical problems, it can help them cover the costs. Unfortunately, a lot of people aren’t aware that there are certain medical services not covered by insurance. Certain dental procedures are covered by your health insurance but only if they are deemed as “medically necessary”. Unfortunately, despite their popularity, they aren’t covered by medical insurances.

The Best Tips On How to Be A Successful Medical Representative

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As a medical sales pro, you’re no stranger to the mountains and valleys associated with loving your career. Luckily, for many in this field, happiness associated with their medical sales jobs is higher than ever. In fact, according to a report, 76% of medical sales representatives are satisfied with their jobs. These medical sales pros know the secret to being happy in a demanding field and that is to be your greatest advocate.

5 Derogatory Adjectives Derived from Words for Medical Conditions

Daily Writing Tips

Mangy , meaning “bare” or “worn,” or “seedy” or “shabby,” stems from the medical condition known as mange, caused by parasitic mites that lodge themselves in skin or in hair follicles. Original post: 5 Derogatory Adjectives Derived from Words for Medical Conditions.

Figurative and Alternate Meanings for 20 Medical Terms

Daily Writing Tips

Words used to describe medical conditions or phenomena often acquire new connotations by extension of the original meaning, though sometimes the medical meaning followed rather than fostered the other. Surgical : marked by precision (pertaining to medical operations).

Customer service expectations for the medical community

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Everyone needs medical attention from time to time, and the professional medical community needs to think convenience, price, quality, and partnership. Customer service and expectations have changed the genre of urgent care as well as routine medical services. Hasn’t the time element always been one of the biggest complaints of medical services? Here are my suggestions for any medical professional concerned about their customer service.

Customer service is not an option for medical and dental practices

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Medical and dental practices should provide their patients with positive customer experiences; after all aren’t we as patients still consumers who pay for services rendered either through our insurance companies or directly out of our debit accounts?

Andrew McCubbins and His Telemedicine Venture Helping Thousands Access Healthcare from Home from Salt Lake City Utah

Small Business CEO

His telemedicine initiative – Bronson Medical – was started after his seven-year-old daughter got strep throat several times. He decided that the entire process of seeing a local medical provider needed to be simplified.…

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What to Ask Your Pharmacist

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To safely use your medications to their full benefit, there are questions every patient should ask the pharmacist. All medications are dispensed with written information about the drug, and most of the printed information is easily understood.

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The Happiness Diet: 5 Food Habits That Can Reverse Depression and Actually Make You Happier

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Medicating (over-medicating) people for depression is also on the rise – by over 400% ( SOURCE :) So what’s going on here? Did you know that just a few surprising dietary tweaks can boost your happiness, and help speed up recovery from depression?

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Drug Side Effects: More Dangerous Than You Think

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Many times the side effects of a single prescription medication are negligible. Sometimes, however, those side effects can be so severe you have to do a cost-benefit analysis weighing whether you are better off with or without the medication.

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Important Tips On How To Find A New Doctor

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If your physician does not refer to your medical records before prescribing medication or performing procedures, has a questionable reputation or does not specialize in your condition, it is advisable to find someone else to take care of your health. •

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Know Your Numbers. Additional Health Tests to Demand from Your Doctor

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While mirrors and scales don’t lie, the best way to determine how healthy you are is by taking some key medical tests. As a professional fitness coach and nutritionist, my job is to recommend the most effective health solutions for individuals.

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5 Reasons Why the World Needs More Naturopathic Physicians

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They are as good, or even better, than your conventional medical doctors. Conventional medical practitioners can tell you what you need to do to be healthy, like quitting smoking, eating a healthy diet and exercising.

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5 Financial Emergencies Everyone Must Be Prepared For

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The costliest expenses in today’s times would surely be medical expenses, which we often prepare for. Sudden Medical Expenses. What they conveniently forget is that accidents and medical situations can happen unexpectedly, and they bring with them massive financial burdens.

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How to Say "No" to a New Position? Very Carefully

On The Job

I had been hired to run a medical magazine, but within the week my new boss took me out to lunch. "I It was the reason why I jumped at the chance to run a medical magazine. I really want this medical magazine job.

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5 Reasons Why the World Needs More Naturopathic Physicians

Dumb Little Man

They are as good, or even better, than your conventional medical doctors. Conventional medical practitioners can tell you what you need to do to be healthy, like quitting smoking, eating a healthy diet and exercising.

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What To Look For In Health Insurance Plans for Parents

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The sum insured should be sufficient to cover your parents’ medical expenses. Stay informed about the medical inflation rate and then decide accordingly. When finding the best medical insurance for parents, you need to consider all the coverage factors and go for the policy that comes with the lowest premium. When an emergency occurs, you can take advantage of your policy by seeking medical help and assistance from network hospitals.

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Drones for High Value Deliveries

Small Business Labs

Since 2016 they've been using drones (more properly referred to as  unmanned aircraft systems ) to deliver blood and medical supplies in the African nation of Rwanda. We hear a lot about drones delivering pizza here in the U.S. We also hear about driverless cars delivering pizza.

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HSA or FSA: Which One Do You Really Need To Maximize Your Savings?

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of your annual income in order to be able to deduct your medical expenses from your tax bill otherwise- that is if you are itemizing at all. Your FSA covers things like medical, dental, and vision exams.

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Win The Life Insurance Game: Do These 4 Things Before Getting Your Physical

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A licensed phlebotomist, nurse, or medical doctor will check your vitals: blood, urine, blood pressure, height, and weight. As if acquiring life insurance wasn’t hectic enough, did you know that you might be required to get a physical exam?

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8 Drug Addiction Treatment Programs To Help You Break Free

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To ensure patient safety, medical and health experts must first assess a patient thoroughly to ensure that their plan of treatment will be effective and safe. If you are really serious about getting out of the shackles of drug addiction, medical care and support should be your top priority.

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Technology of the week: iTranslate

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iTranslate enables travellers, students, business professionals, employers and medical staff to read, write and speak in 90 languages, anywhere in the world. What is iTranslate.

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Top Five Misconceptions About Home Remedies

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Prescription medications, invasive tests, and surgeries replaced plant medicine and natural remedies. Instead of getting healthier, though, many people found that these supposed modern medical treatments were making them feel worse. You Can’t Use Naturopathic Remedies with Prescription Medications. Neither of them can interfere with any other medication. Many remedies block the absorption of important medications, so be cautious when using them together.

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4 Essential Checkups You Should Have Each Year

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Since there are so many medical conditions that can occur without presenting many physical symptoms, the annual physical is necessary to ensure you remain healthy. It can be difficult to get yourself to regularly visit the doctor, but it is an essential process to ensure that you are healthy.

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Judge Patricia Cosgrove Understands Her Audience

Make or Break Moments

As part of the case (a wrongful death suit in which a medical practice [.]. This past week I did my civic duty by serving on a jury trial in Judge Cosgrove’s courtroom. I’m not here to talk about the case - but rather want to talk about the culture Judge Cosgrove has developed in her courtroom. Attitude Connecting Moments Honest Moments making a difference building customer relationships Judge Patricia Cosgrove jury duty

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Eight Mistakes You Could be Making with Your Health Insurance

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If you’re generally healthy and if you have a decent financial cushion that can handle a more significant medical bill, you may benefit from having a lower premium. If you decide not to get insurance and you need medical care, you’ll most likely have to pay for everything out of your own pocket. These flexible spending accounts help you pay for medical bills that your insurance won’t cover.

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How To Stay Safe and Prevent Theft While Traveling

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If you are involved in an accident or have a medical emergency, this also makes it easier for first responders to identify you and contact your loved ones. If you have any medical conditions or allergies, these should also be included in your notes.

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Timeline Of A Personal Injury Lawsuit

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Seek Medical Attention. Immediately following an accident, it is paramount for the victim to seek medical care in order to minimize the severity of injuries. The investigation of the claims and medical records will start immediately once the lawyer agrees that your claims are worth filing in the law court. You can justify this by answering relevant questions from the solicitor and giving him access to your medical records.

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How To Select A Billing Company For Your Business

Small Business CEO

Medical billing forms a critical pillar in the healthcare practice. The activities may include medical coding and processing claims , handling insurance firms, and following up on unpaid patient accounts. Top 5 Benefits of Outsourcing a Billing Company over In-house Billing.

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The Benefits of Hypnosis for Sleep Disorders

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Traditional Sleep Medication Isn’t All It’s Cracked Up To Be. A common quick fix people use to alleviate their insomnia are sleep medications. Sleep medications carry potential side effects, including dependence, headache and dizziness, drowsiness, and cognitive problems.

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10 Habits That Can Prevent Heart Disease

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According to medical specialists in the field, the best way to lower the risks of developing heart disease is getting the right information and implementing preventative lifestyle changes. Why would your dear old faithful heart get a heart disease, right?

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Have You Been Triaged Yet?

Business Writing

When I sat in a doctor's waiting room with my father this afternoon, a medical staff member asked a man sitting near. My example today is not from business writing, but I am sure we can relearn something from it. Gems of Language Writing Tips

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Open Sources – Communication Platform Online Volunteering Opportunity

Andrea Kalli

– “Me and some other medical providers & doctors out of New England run a small humble medical nonprofit where we go to East Africa and Latin America each year in third world developing countries but now created a online Skype system where ANY college-educated person (any age) can actually contact a nonprofit leader in some local village or city overseas, and from Skype, can help them with their work or problem-solving or even tutor them if the person is educated enough.

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How to Flatten Adjective Stacks

Daily Writing Tips

The following list from an actual document represents the problems with adjective stacking; it can be confusing and fatiguing: Penetration testing for key medical devices. Medical device procurement process consulting. Medical device security program remediation support.

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How to Handle Personal Crisis at Work

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Whether you’re dealing with a sick child or a dying pet or a personal medical scare, you can’t always just walk away from work while you deal with your emotions. No matter how hard you try, there will inevitably be a time when stress in your personal life distracts you from matters of work.

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10 Wonderful Benefits of Traveling

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If you are a patient and taking medication for a disease, do not forget to carry your medication. Those susceptible to allergy should carry allergy medication.

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Acne During Pregnancy: What Is The Best Treatment?

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Conventional acne medications can make your skin vulnerable to sun damage. One of the medications that revolutionized acne treatment is Isotretinoin. Based on research studies, the amounts absorbed from these medications is low. Taking these medications can inhibit bone growth and discolor your teeth permanently. You are waiting for what is going to be the most memorable moment in your life- giving birth to your first baby.

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What You Should Know Before Becoming A Pharmacy Tech

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They distribute prescription medications to customers and work closely under the supervision of pharmacists. Some of their other tasks include: Measuring the proper amounts of medication. In a hospital setting, a pharmacy tech may make rounds in the hospital, distributing medications to patients. Discovering a new career is exciting, frightening, and a process full of self-discovery.

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Why Is Turmeric The Best For Kidney Health?

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Before introducing new medications to your system, remember to consult with your doctor. It is important that you get the best medical advice for the other treatments that you want to try. Did you know that turmeric is amazing for kidney health?

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