Wound Recovery Efforts to Help Faster Healing

By Alameda Staff | September 12, 2019 | 0 Comments
Faster wound recovery

What if there was a way to help heal wounds faster? Some wounds fester, taking a long time to heal, and chronic wounds often simply don’t disappear. There are new products and methods being developed that can help with fast and better wound recovery. And of course, there are the age-old methods for helping to…

The Looming Care Gap and Long Term Care

By Alameda Staff | September 10, 2019 | 0 Comments
Preparing for long term care

The number of Americans who will be becoming seniors in upcoming years is growing at a fierce rate. About 117 million seniors will need some sort of caregiving in 2020, and the projection is that in 2030, 1 out of every 5 Americans will be over the age of 65, while by 2035, 11.5 million…

New Jersey Hospitals to Institute No Violence Interventions

By Alameda Staff | September 6, 2019 | 0 Comments
New Jersey hospitals

A New Jersey law has recently been signed that requires some New Jersey hospitals to institute interventions to help curb the cycle of violence in the state.  New Jersey hospitals have an important opportunity Unfortunately, research has shown that crime victims have a greatly increased risk of becoming  a victim again or even becoming a…

Not Enough Medicare Education

By Alameda Staff | September 3, 2019 | 0 Comments
We need more Medicare education

The results of a recent survey show that Americans don’t really know a whole lot about Medicare. As “Medicare for all” is becoming a hot-button issue, especially with the Democratic National Primaries coming up, it’s unsettling to imagine that millions of US citizens might be persuaded to have opinions about an issue that they so…

The Role of the Primary Care Physician in Post Hospital Care

By Alameda Staff | August 30, 2019 | 0 Comments
Pcps and post hospitalization care

The role of the primary care physician in American healthcare has been dwindling in the past few years. This seems to be a purely American concept, as the trend is not showing elsewhere. Why is this? What is the primary care physician’s role in post hospital care? And how can the trend be reversed? Fewer…

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By Alameda Staff | August 23, 2019 | 0 Comments

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Can Obesity Help in Stroke Recovery?

By Alameda Staff | August 23, 2019 | 0 Comments
can obesity help stroke recovery?

A new study is turning standard results about the effects of obesity on their heads – it showed that stroke patients who were obese had a much higher stroke recovery rate than those of regular weight, and those of the lowest weight bracket had the worst survival rates. Doctors are trying to make sense of…

Hospitals Look Forward to New Medicaid Regulations 

By Alameda Staff | August 20, 2019 | 0 Comments
new Medicaid Regulations

Hospital administrations have complied with what they deem inefficient and costly Medicaid regulations for decades with no respite. Recently, CMS, the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services, asked hospitals to weigh in on how they can make their services more efficient, and hospital administrators came out with some strong suggestions for how to lighten their…

Telemedicine is a Growing Skill Among US Doctors

By Alameda Staff | August 16, 2019 | 0 Comments
telemedicine is growing

Telemedicine is gaining popularity as an option for getting professional medical help quickly and at low cost. It’s fairly exploded, growing 260% from 2015 to 2017, and it continues to move upwards. What is telemedicine? Telemedicine is the ability to get professional medical help over the telephone, a virtual medical appointment. Simple enough. But as…

The Job of the Social Worker in Short Term Rehabilitation

By Alameda Staff | August 13, 2019 | 0 Comments
social worker for short term rehabilitation

A social worker is an integral part of a short term rehabilitation staff. Depending on the size of the rehab facility, there might be a social worker working part time or full time, or there may be more than one to meet the needs of all of the patients. Social workers in short term rehabilitation…