performing health systems focus on improving across the continuum of care
Efforts to effectively manage patients after they've been discharged is a key feature distinguishing high-performing health systems from their peers in Truven Health Analytics' seventh annual ranking of top-performing systems.
Nine Expert Tips That Can Lower Your Workers' Compensation Costs
Many employers don’t realize how much control they can have over their workers’ compensation premiums Because premiums are based partially on your loss history, you can avoid future premium hikes (and maybe even see some reductions) if you take steps to prevent injuries and manage claims well Following are some of our best tips for controlling your losses, and as a result, your workers’ compensation premiums: 1. Have a list of transitional jobs ready for when you need it. List light-duty, transitional jobs that fit within a variety of work restrictions. That way when employees are injured, you can easily identify jobs that fit within their restrictions and get them back to work quickly. Delays of…
Drs. Exclusive: Meet the Toddler with the Rare "Hulk"...
In a Doctors’ exclusive, Joni shares how her daughter is dealing with a rare gene mutation, which only affects 200 people worldwide, and has caused...
What Are “Manual Therapies” and How Are They Used? |
Manual therapies have been used to treat musculoskeletal disorders for thousands of years. Practitioners around the world—in countries with many different cultural influences and diverse medical traditions—have used their hands to manipulate various parts of the body to stimulate healing. “Manual” literally means “by hand.” Thus, manual therapies consist of healing techniques that use the hands. There are more than two dozen techniques used worldwide. Among the most commonly known are acupressure, chiropractic, massage therapy, physiotherapy, reflexology, Rolfing and shiatsu.... Read More Read More
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