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10 Biggest Concerns for Orthopedic Surgeons in 2012
Four orthopedic surgeons discuss the biggest challenges and opportunities for orthopedic surgeons heading into 2012.
Sleep and Aging: Why Can't We Stay Asleep As We Get Older?
In a National Sleep Foundation survey of adults aged 55 and older, one-third of people aged 55-64 and one quarter of people aged 65-84 reported that their sleep
Tips for Better Health Care
People sometimes assume that health care is only as good as the physician providing it. There are a few things, however, that patients can do to improve the quality of health care that they receive. Here are a few tips to ensure that you receive the best health care possible.
Communication during an emergency: What the dialysis community needs to know
Part of emergency preparedness for dialysis patients and professionals is being able to communicate effectively during a disaster
What You Need to Know About Primary Care Physicians
If you haven't already, you will someday see a primary care doctor (PCP). It's practically unavoidable. The reason for this self-declared truth is ...
Aquatic physical therapy
Aquatic physical therapy at St. Joseph’s/Candler is rehabilitation, prevention and wellness for a wide array of patients in a safe aquatic environment.
How to Know Whether to Go to Urgent, Walk-in, or Emergency Care
Learn more about finding the right care when you are sick from primary care to urgent or emergency care.
Why concierge medicine will get bigger
By Retirement reporter If you’ve joined a concierge medical practice, recent trends in the worlds of health care and insurance may have you feeling good about your decision. If you haven’t signed up with one of these practices—also called “boutique,” “personalized” or “private-physician” practices—some of those same trends may lead you to consider it down the road Certainly, plenty of baby boomers have done the math and deemed the investment worthy. In the typical concierge experience, a primary-care doctor accepts insurance for routine services but also charges a non-reimbursable fee that pays for amenities like 24/7 access to the doctor, same-day appointments, longer appointment times and a greater degree of personalized attention. The annual fee for…
How Are Spine Surgeons Using BMP Today? 10 Surgeon Responses
Nine spine surgeons were asked how they were using BMP in their practice and whether these current controversies have influenced the way they use the product.