World Diabetes Day: What you Need to Know About this Sweet and Silent Killer

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KEYPOINTS Diabetes is a chronic disease and can be prevented through exercise and diet. Diabetes causes kidney failure, blindness, and many health complications. Increased physical activities, weight loss, and a healthy diet have been known to delay the onset of type 2 diabetes. The pervasiveness of diabetes among people over the age of 18 rose …

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What Is the Cost of HIPAA Compliance and Implementation?

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HIPAA stands for Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996. It is a United States legislation that provides data privacy and security provisions for safeguarding medical information. It has two main purposes: to provide continuous health insurance coverage for workers, who lose or change their job, and to reduce the administrative burdens and cost …

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What is World Heart Day – How It Promotes the Importance of Healthy Hearts?

The World heart day is a globally celebrated campaign, during which individuals, communities, families, and government of various nations across the globe participate and become the custodian of their heart health or their loved ones. The campaign is organized every year to raise awareness about the Cardio-Vascular Diseases (CVD) among the general public and their …

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Umbrella Insurance: Doctors’ Lifeline in SOS Situations

The medical and healthcare field is not just about healing people, there are so many aspects involved. A lot of different sectors of life come together and aid the medical practitioners to make it happen. One such important aspect is insurance. Different terminology is used for the insurance policy involved in the health sector – …

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Most Overlooked Tax Deductions For Doctors That Independent Contractors Must Know

The recently passed Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is debatable, to say the least. Looking at the situation as a physician, at first glimpse, it seems as though physician independent contractor tax deductions would actually go up.  If you make money outside of your “regular” job, you will most likely have some related expenses that …

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Electronic Medical Records (EMR system): The Pros and Cons

The healthcare system of the United States of America is prospering and progressing with each passing day, thanks to the dedication of the physicians, doctors, and the advent of technology that has made the lives easy of both the healthcare providers and the patients. Electronic medical records or the EMR system is one such example …

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Benefits of EHR For Physicians In Improving Quality, Efficiency, And Productivity

The purpose of Electronic Health Records EHR is to consolidate medical records into digital documents. As a result, authorized individuals have access to real-time updates of patient records in a digital format. A patient’s medical records include information on their treatments and medical history as well as their radiological images, allergies, test results, and treatment …

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