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AssistRx to Introduce New Version of iAssist In First Quarter

Technology streamlines prescribing of specialty therapies

AssistRx plans to roll out a new version of its iAssist software next year that will sit inside of physicians’ electronic medical records.

The Orlando-based healthcare technology solutions compan ...

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Bone Pain in Cancer

Advances in cardiovascular care have led to improvements in longevity. Public health experts have predicted that in the next several years cancer will likely supplant cardiovascular disease as the primary killer in our country. As the disease burden imposed by various cancers increases, so too wi ...

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Five Simple Steps to Address Patients Affected by Obesity

It’s 5:56pm. You just finished notes on your last patient of the day and you have about 90 seconds before you’re ready to head out and do rounds. Glancing at your desk (if you’re lucky enough to still have one) a piece of mail on top of the rapidly growing stack catches your eye.

On ...

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Incontinence – Pelvic Floor Failure

Nursing home patients, young moms, soldiers returning home from Afghanistan, middle-aged guys who have trouble peeing and prostate cancer survivors?

The answer of course is a medical condition that never kills unless one dies of embarrassment. It is incontinence – the equal opportunity ...

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Manage Time and Decrease Turnover Costs

Turnover, not to be described and associated as a lightly toasted, flakey filled pastry with a decadent warm inside, is rather in the medical industry a frightening statistic.

Turnover can be expensive. In fact recent surveys report that a poor-performing employee takes up about 17 percen ...

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No Longer Last in Line

The changing role of SNFs

Just as the notion of what’s considered ‘old’ has changed in today’s society … think ‘70 is the new 50’ … so too has the role and function of skilled nursing facilities.

Gerald Coggin, senior vice president of Cor ...

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Reimbursement Revisit

A Look at payment innovation

While physicians and facilities have long had to keep up with different negotiated contract rates among payers, the reimbursement landscape has become much more varied over the last few years as a push toward payment innovation has us ...

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The Magic of the Czech Winter Holiday Season

For many of us, the time of year when we travel to Europe is as important as where we go. Visiting Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic, is especially gratifying during the month of December particularly for tourists seeking notable cultural travel experiences. Clearly, there is a difference ...

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Trusts That Help You Share in the Benefits of Giving

Americans are generous people. We will give over $375 billion to charitable organizations in 2013, according to a January 2013 forecast by Atlas of Giving.

No matter what cause you choose to support, there are many ways to structure your giving. Selecting the most appropriate method requi ...

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