Healthcare Articles

These Healthcare articles will give you the news and information you need to stay up to date in the ever changing Healthcare industry.

December 10, 2013 – 880 views
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Elder abuse is either the harming or putting an elder at serious risk of any harm. It includes many different types of abuse such as physical, psychological or sexual abuse. Caregivers who are unable to cope with the stress associated with the demands of taking care of an elder might take out some of this stress on a vulnerable elder. Elder abuse is quite a serious and prevalent problem in the United States. It is quite difficult to determine the exact prevalence of elder abuse as there has been very limited research. However, there is evidence that suggests it’s nearly as widespread as child abuse... Full Story 
December 6, 2013 – 859 views
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The latest trend in health and medicine these days is shared medical appointments. It has been covered by the major news outlets and is soon about to go mainstream. It essentially involves patients visiting their doctors in groups of three or more. There are several ‘claimed’ advantages and benefits of this... Full Story 
December 4, 2013 – 878 views
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In a recent court case, David Kwiatkowski, a medical technician, was sentenced to 39 years in prison for having infected at least 45 patients with Hepatitis C through the use of contaminated syringes. The case has raised major concerns about safety in hospitals and how some hospital employees can endanger lives of patients through reckless behavior... Full Story 
December 3, 2013 – 988 views
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The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Security Standards make it necessary for physicians to the safeguard the security of a patient’s electronic medical information. This is to be done through different procedures and mechanisms which will protect the integrity, confidentiality and availability of information. Physicians need to have physical, administrative, and... Full Story 
November 27, 2013 – 864 views
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In a recent conference on 3D printing, the authorities said that there will be an increase in the usage of 3D printing in the coming two years. This growth will be specifically seen in the printing production of medical aids and wearable devices. This 3D technology will become much more popular and easily available once the printing materials as well as printers become cheaper. Full Story 
November 20, 2013 – 872 views
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Senior citizens will be hit quite hard due to the budget cuts this year. In an attempt to manage the huge fiscal deficit, the government has cut down on $80 billion in expenditure. This means that the ropes will soon tighten on many services that were earlier provided to aid people. Senior citizens who wish to avoid old-age homes will have many difficulties... Full Story 
November 13, 2013 – 1,017 views
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The recent typhoon in the Philippines has caused a lot of damage to property and has already claimed thousands of lives. Most of the people in the Philippines need help and they are getting it from international organizations such as the Red Cross and many others. However, many organizations in the US are taking advantage of this situation by sending unwanted medical supplies to the Philippines. The medical supplies that are being sent there are mostly unwanted and expired drugs that would have otherwise ended up in a landfill... Full Story 
November 7, 2013 – 891 views
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Medical students are trained to perform surgeries and operations that are critical to people’s survival. It is very difficult for them to train themselves for a real-life event just through knowledge acquired in books. Now a medical simulation program has been developed where mannequins undergo life threatening issues and show symptoms of the exact kind... Full Story