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03/19/2015

3 Ways Springtime Can Help Renew Your Health

Spring is here and with it comes many opportunities to nurture your health. Warmer weather and the rejuvenating spirit of the season can be motivating for improving your well-being. Here are some great activities you can incorporate into a healthy lifestyle while celebrating Spring! 

11/04/2014

November is Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month

November is Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month and as a healthcare company we feel it is important to share information regarding this aggressive cancer. Early detection can be a life saver for this disease and monitoring your health for symptoms is crucial.
Taken from pancan.org, here are some statistics showing the seriousness of pancreatic cancer.

09/12/2014

Upcoming October 1st Deadline for EHR Incentive Program

Time is running out to take full advantage of the Medicare EHR Incentive Program. Providers must begin Meaningful Use of Certified Technology by October 1, 2014 to receive maximum incentives (up to $24,000) from the Medicare Program. 2014 is the last year that eligible professionals (EPs) can register to participate and begin demonstrating meaningful use (MU) to earn an incentive.

08/08/2014

School Wellness Policies

It’s Back to School time and one new thing parents may notice is an enhanced school wellness policy. Beginning July 1, 2014, more than 22,000 schools are now eligible to serve free breakfast and lunch to all students as part of a nationwide expansion of the National School Lunch Program/School Breakfast Program.

05/23/2014

Preventing Inpatient Falls

Every 36 seconds a patient falls in a U.S. hospital

Inpatient falls cost the U.S. healthcare system over $20 billion annually

11/05/2013

Obamacare, Marketplace, Glitches...What Does It All Mean?

Obamacare, marketplace, glitches…there are a lot of buzzwords in the media that are leading many Americans to ask “Does this affect me?” or “Am I going to lose my healthcare?”. To help Americans interpret this information, here is a simple breakdown of what is currently going on with the Affordable Care Act and how it may affect you.