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Category Archives: Patient Advocacy
Understanding Healthcare Reform: Electronic Health Record Access & the HITECH Act. How Does this Affect You in the Near Future?
The Healthcare Affordability Act will continue to move forward. If you have not paid attention to it in the past you may be starting to now. Periodically we will take some time to explain key aspects of this law and … Continue reading
If you are a long-distance caregiver who is managing your aging parents’ healthcare from afar, you may be experiencing the same stress and anxiety as millions of other Americans. According to an article by the Associated Press, approximately 7 million … Continue reading
Medical Bills are overwhelming for most people makes them want to put them in a pile on the desk and deal with them later. However, later never comes and they become more and more complex. One hospitalization can lead to … Continue reading
Compact fluorescent light bulbs ( CFL’s) and other fluorescent light bulbs all contain mercury. CFL’s contain about 3 – 4 milligrams of mercury in a glass tube. As CFL’s use has increased it is important to know how to clean … Continue reading
Topamax is a drug physicians prescribe for people with epileptic seizures and migraine headaches. Today the Food and Drug Administration posted a warning. Infants exposed to Topamax in the first trimester had a risk of developing cleft palate and/or cleft … Continue reading