10 Common Habits That Seriously Damage Your Kidneys
Our kidneys are super important for our health. Find here 10 common habits that may seriously damage your kidneys.
Kidney Month: 10 Ways to Keep Your Kidneys Healthy
Concerned about your kidney health? In honor of National Kidney Month, we are sharing 10 tips that'll help you keep your kidneys healthy for the long run.
How Does Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Work?
Hampton Roads Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine offers an MRI machine for our patients who need the diagnostic tool and also need the comfort of openness.
Top 10 Common Habits that Damage Your Kidneys
The kidneys are two bean-shaped organs, located against the back muscles in the upper abdominal cavity just below the rib cage, one on each side of the spine. The kidneys detoxify the blood and aid the body in filtering out waste products through urine. Another primary function of the kidneys is to remove excess water …
How To Keep Your Kidneys Healthy
Here's a fact you can impress your friends with -- every 30 minutes your kidneys filter all the blood in your body eliminating waste and excess fluid. P...
Upset stomachs and hurting feet: A look at how people use Twitter for health information
MedCity News ran an incredibly informative article earlier this week on how people use social media - and more specifically, Twitter - to consume and discuss
Four Health Information Security Questions Answered
To help identify and implement strategies that mitigate risk and foster trust within your organization, we asked healthcare security leaders the following four questions. Here’s what they had to say.
Pet Health Information
Find hundreds of Pet Health tips at LifeTips to make life easier and more fun. Get the advice you need with our pet health guide.
What is Protected Health Information?
What is protected health information? Definition of protected health information and individually identifiable in relation to healthcare and HIPAA.
What is Health Information Technology?
As more people in the US approach retirement age, healthcare providers face the challenge of meeting an increasing demand for care. By 2050, 1 in 4 Americans will be over age 65. Advancements in health information technology will play a vital role in maintaining the quality of patient care.
Health Information, Tips & Tools
Did you know that 80% of people don’t floss? Not only does flossing maintain oral health, but research suggests it may benefit your heart, too. Consider making flossing a part of your daily routine, because a few small changes today can make a huge impact on your health tomorrow We’re on a mission to inspire a more Fearless Nation. Check out some tips and tricks for healthy living and see where there’s room for improvement in your life. It is never too late…
How to Research Health Information Online
What is protected health information (PHI) or personal health information?
This definition explains protected health information, also known as personal health information and abbreviated as PHI, which is sensitive patient data that healthcare providers collect to help with treatment. HIPAA rules safeguard access to PHI.
HIPAA and Protected Health Information
You know that in your practice, you require arriving patients to sign in on a removable label sign-in sheet from which the previous names have bee
How to Organize a Parent's Health Information
Organizing paperwork related to your parent’s health can improve care and reduce stress. Here are a few tips to help.
What is HIE (Health Information Exchange)?
What is HIE? A secure method of sharing vital patient information electronically. Learn more about the three forms of HIE used today.
What are the Responsibilities of a Health Information Manager?
Interested in the field of Health Information Management? Here's some more information about the field and what will be expected of you if you join it!
What is Individually Identifiable Health Information?
What is Individually Identifiable Health Information? What data elements make health information identifiable and covered by HIPAA Rules?
Wildfire Health Information & Smoke Tips
Health information on wildfires and smoke tips for Southern California residents in the South Coast air district.