Healthcare Articles

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April 2, 2013 – 1,232 views
Sharad Gaikwad
Gartner's list of the top 10 strategic technology trends highlights 10 key game shapers that companies should be factoring into their strategic plans for the year ahead. Among them are Mobile devices, applications, personal cloud and big data – all well connected to healthcare technology and efficiently managing the healthcare space... Full Story 
April 2, 2013 – 1,116 views
Local Anaesthetic are agents which block conduction of impulses in nerves. When applied locally, they produce loss of sensation in the desired area... Full Story 
April 2, 2013 – 1,165 views
Janis Whitlock
Self-injury typically refers to a variety of behaviors in which an individual intentionally inflicts harm to his or her body for purposes not socially recognized or sanctioned and without suicidal intent (ISSS, 2007)... Full Story 
March 28, 2013 – 1,196 views
Miranda Sweet And Janis Whitlock
What are the goals of individual therapy for the treatment of self-injury? While stopping self-injury is a main goal, before approaching this, the individual first needs to gain a better understanding of the functions of his or her self-injury. According to Wendy Lader, co-founder of S.A.F.E. Alternatives, one goal of treatment is to recognize the impulse to harm oneself as a clue that something bigger is going on. Each time the individual has an urge to self-injure, he or she should ask him/herself, “Why at this moment do I have this impulse? What am I trying to push away or not feel?” (W. Lader, personal communication, April 15, 2009). This will help the person identify common triggers and underlying issues at work. This is the first step in coming up with more positive ways of coping. Becoming aware of self-injury triggers, motives behind them, and productive strategies for resolving underlying issues are typically central goals of treatment... Full Story 
March 19, 2013 – 1,196 views
Miranda Sweet & Janis Whitlock
Many people who struggle with self-injury find that meeting with a therapist is helpful. Unfortunately, there are many misconceptions about who goes to therapy and what it is really like. This factsheet is dedicated to dispelling some of the common myths surrounding therapy... Full Story 
March 14, 2013 – 1,175 views
Frank Quinn
Once considered a tool for automating clinical documentation and helping physicians to ensure precision in managing workflows, Electronic Medical Records (EMR) have come a long way to offer physicians much more than that. With features like preventive check mechanisms and interaction alerts, it can easily be established that EMRs have become a complete decision support tool for physicians. No doubt, this technology has boosted up providers expectations from the EMR vendors... Full Story 
March 14, 2013 – 1,189 views
Turbo PT Ultra
Currently, the health sector has experienced drastic changes in issues related to health treatment. The billing records are used for various purposes; some of which include preparation of insurance claims, batch claims processing, submission of electronic claims, processing of on demand invoices and other complex claims forms. To enjoy all these benefits, you need to find the best medical billing services. Such are only provided by competent companies which have knowledge and experiences regarding this nature of service. Considering the factors below can help you find the best billing services... Full Story 
March 12, 2013 – 1,273 views
Saskya Caicedo & Janis Whitlock
Research into the underlying motivations for self-injury reveals important distinctions between those attempting suicide and those who self-injure in order to manage their stress and cope with overwhelming negative feelings. Most studies find that self-injury is often undertaken as a means of avoiding suicide... Full Story