5 Surprising Facts About Medical Tourism

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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.

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.

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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.

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Figurative and Alternate Meanings for 20 Medical Terms

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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).

5 Derogatory Adjectives Derived from Words for Medical Conditions

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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.

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.

How To Select A Billing Company For Your Business

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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 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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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.

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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3 Cases of Superfluous Wording

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We have managed projects for both healthcare providers as well as medical-device manufacturers. Certain types of words that may be of no use nevertheless often stealthily make their way into sentences like gate crashers.

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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.

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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Dan Anton: SEO CEO Birthed in the Fires of Iraq

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He ascended to the rank of Major, where on his second tour, was injured in combat by an IED, medically retiring.…

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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.

How to Market Your New Independent Pharmacy

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Those needs can range from the medications they need to stay alive and at their healthiest, to lighter and more topical needs like a new package of Band-Aids –and everything in between. Opening up the doors of a pharmacy is not like any other kind of business.

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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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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Style Quiz #13: Parallel Run-In Lists

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She continues to suffer pain and anguish, incur medical expenses, and has been unable to carry out her usual duties and activities. Original: She continues to suffer pain and anguish, incur medical expenses, and has been unable to carry out her usual duties and activities.

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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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. •

4 Simple SEO Tips for Physical Businesses

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However, if you’re a business that deals only with physical customers – such as a law firm, dental office, real estate agency, or medical clinic – it’s important to use tactics that work on a local level.

Punctuation Quiz #12: Suspensive Hyphenation

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The medication alleviates flu or cold-related symptoms. Original: The medication alleviates flu or cold-related symptoms. Correct : The medication alleviates flu- or cold-related symptoms. The medication alleviates flu-related symptoms, not flu, so flu needs a suspensive hyphen.

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CB Insights on the Trends Shaping Tech in 2018

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  The global race for AI chip dominance heats up : We’re seeing a Cambrian explosion of applications for artificial intelligence, from recognizing faces in videos for security purposes to detecting diseases in medical images at scale.

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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.

5 Steps to Build Processes That Safeguard Your Most Sensitive Data

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From credit card numbers and addresses to phone numbers and financial and medical information, it starts to add up pretty quickly. It seems like major corporate data breaches have become all too common. In fact, they’ve become so common that you might have become immune to such news.

I am proud to be an “EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT…because miracle worker is not a job title”!

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I was recently given additional responsibilities of becoming our IS Summer Intern Program Coordinator and providing support for Dr. Stanley Huff, our Chief Medical Informatics Officer, a world-renown medical informaticist.

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Is Depression Affecting Your Career Success?

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At the same time, I think that many workers are unaware that they are suffering from depression and that it's a real medical condition that can be treated. I remember the first time I wrote about depression in the workplace.

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How to Flatten Adjective Stacks

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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.

The Expanding High Skill Gig Economy

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Doctor on Demand , for example, provides video medical consultation service.  More and more professions that require advanced degrees or highly specialized skills are joining the gig and/or on-demand economy. A good example is law. 

Top 5 Uncommon Jobs In The US And How To Get Them

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There are a number of medical schools who require people to sleep for medical trials and it can let you earn over $10,000. The only downside is that you have to be wired up to a range of medical devices to track your sleep patterns. Anesthesiologists are medical doctors who are responsible for the safety of patients before, during and after surgery. When I was in high school, my careers adviser said I should become a mailman.

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How The Pharmaceutical Industry Went From Strength to Strength

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Manufacturers of medical goods and associated services such as pharmacy chains have done very well in recent years, owing to a variety of factors. Some industries have struggled of late.

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What are The Fastest Growing Industries for 2017 and Why?

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Cosmetic procedures were reported to be the fastest growing medical procedures in 2016. In a world increasingly dominated by interconnective technology, emerging industries are creating new markets and investment opportunities almost every day.

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USA Mobile Drug Testing Shares what Employers Need to Know About Marijuana Legalization

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With approximately 20 states and the District of Columbia legalizing the use of medical marijuana, drug testing has become a particularly hot topic for employers.

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Senior Care- What You Need To Know About Assisted Living

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Any senor who resides within the community has a distinct personality, certain traits and medical conditions. Trained professionals are hired by assisted living facilities and they are available throughout the day in case of a medical emergency. Transportation to medical facilities for routine check-ups or non-emergency situations is also organized by the staff.

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4 Ways To Overcome Depression Naturally

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What is more frustrating is the fact that people resort to medications. Contrary to what people believe, medications like anti-depressants and tranquilizers only worsen the condition rather than doing any good. Do you want to learn how to overcome depression naturally ?

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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.

Top 4 Tips for Getting Your Finances Ready for Retirement

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Having a few thousand dollars in a secure account could help you cover unexpected medical bills or repair work if your vehicle breaks down. After working for decades, getting ready to become a retiree often feels overwhelming.

Have You Been Triaged Yet?

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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

5 Tips For Keeping Good Employees

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One of the best ways to appeal to a good employee is offering benefits such as stock in the company or providing medical insurance.… Finding a good employee is something that you should fight hard to keep.