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
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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
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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…

Finding the Right Post-Op Care for Medicare Beneficiaries

By Alameda Staff | August 9, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Many patients need post-op care after discharge from a hospital. After a stroke or major surgery, patients and their families need to make the big decision about where to go for continued post-op care, which they may need until they’re more recovered. Patients with private insurance may have more leeway, but Medicare beneficiaries need to…

CHF Rehab, Symptoms, and Causes

By Alameda Staff | August 6, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Congestive heart failure, or CHF, is a condition where a person’s heart is not capable of functioning adequately. This is obviously a serious illness, and catching symptoms early can make a big difference in outcomes. There are many ways to prevent CHF in most cases, although depending on the cause, it can be difficult to…

“SpinCare,” a Breakthrough in Wound Care

By Alameda Staff | August 1, 2019 | 0 Comments
SpinCare for wound care

A specialized gun that shoots threads to form a shield on top of a wound is the newest innovation in wound care. The gun, reminiscent of a standard glue gun, may revolutionize the wound care industry, with its ability to protect a wound and let it heal more effectively than traditional wound bandages and dressings.…

Success Stories!

By Alameda Staff | July 31, 2019 | 0 Comments