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Animal-related Injuries Cost Over $1 Billion Annually, Research States

The Trauma Surgery and Acute Open journal recently published a new research paper that delved into the topic of animal-related injuries and how much the healthcare costs accumulate to. Their findings concluded that the total cost is more than $1 billion on an annual basis. They also shared the prediction that this number is likely …

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The Doctor Shortage and How Technology Can Help

Healthcare in the United States is currently facing the impending threat of a shortage of doctors. While this conversation has been alive for many years now, it is only more recently that it’s picked up traction and attention on a wider scale. Experts have pointed out that the demand for healthcare services will most likely …

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CDC: Fentanyl the Deadliest Drug in America

The Centre for Disease Control has recently confirmed that Fentanyl is now the most dangerous drug in the United States, having caused several casualties due to overdose. The most recent statistics come from 2016 and show that 18,000 overdose-related deaths were tied to Fentanyl. This marks the first occasion that Fentanyl has been at the …

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Women and Heart Health – Why We Need to Do Better

Based on statistics alone, one can easily determine that women are at great risk of suffering from cardiovascular disease. Within the US, more women lose their lives to heart disease than they do to other deadly illnesses such as cancer, diabetes, or respiratory disease. Despite how high the mortality currently is, women are still less …

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Biggest Low Since 2008; Child Insurance Rates Drop

According to statistics found in the recently published report by Georgetown University’s Centre for Children and Families the number of uninsured children seems to be on the rise. The nationwide estimated increase is stated to be around 276,000 children under the age of 19. In percentages, this marks an increase of 4.7 per cent in …

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11 Things Successful Practices can teach you about missed appointments

There are numerous practices that cause people to lose over $100,000 every year because of missed appointments only. If you are here, we assume that you’re most likely one of the numerous practices on experiencing what we call the No-Show Epidemic. Every year about an average rate of 12% of missed appointments build up the …

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Medicare Part B Premiums/Deductibles for year 2019

Medicare Part B covers physician services, outpatient hospital services, certain home health services, durable medical equipment, and certain other medical and health services not covered by Medicare Part  A. The standard monthly premium for Medicare Part B enrollees will be $135.50 for 2019, an increase of $1.50 from $134 in 2018 The annual deductible for …

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