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Obamacare RFID Chip Implant Law Hoax: DEBUNKED

admin November 16, 2018

*This post was originally posted April 23, 2012. Due to it’s popularity, we decided to share it with you again today! Enjoy! There’s a hoax going around the Twittersphere that the health care reform act HR3200 (aka “ObamaCare”) requires everyone to get a chip implanted in their body. This has already been quite well debunked… Continue Reading »

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Health Care: Cost v. Efficacy

admin November 16, 2018

An issue that is increasingly making news is money’s rightful place in health care. The swing towards assessing quality rather than treating for mere profit has not only come up in pilot programs under the Affordable Care Act–which gives incentives for quality v. quantity–but has also been debated privately among physicians everywhere. What is even… Continue Reading »

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The Affordable Care Act and VA Benefits: Will It Help?

admin November 16, 2018

Many Americans are under the impression that all military veterans receive medical benefits by the Veteran’s Administration. Actually, this is a misconception. Retired, and disabled vets, and those injured in active duty or who have health-related issues due to their service, are eligible. But, it is not always automatic as most of us might assume,… Continue Reading »

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The Affordable Care Act: Marginally Affordable?

admin November 16, 2018

The Affordable Care Act is the largest change to health care in four decades, a huge coup for the lowest income individuals and families who currently put off going to the doctor or filling much needed prescriptions. For these folks, if you are at or below the poverty line, you may continue to receive Medicaid… Continue Reading »

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April 26, 2012 | Opinions

admin November 16, 2018

Can the Supreme Court stop health reform? Dispatch from Washington Hospitals, Practice Administrators and Clinicians: You Gotta Learn to Love Patient Ratings Could EMR Scribes Make Doctors More Effective in the Exam Room? Myths about Lefties: They Aren’t Special After All Social media becomes a business intelligence strategy HCAN Letter to Congress: Don’t Take Away… Continue Reading »

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Does Gray’s Anatomy Have a Chapter on Empathy?

admin November 13, 2018

An interesting article in the Cleveland Clinic News Wire highlights an issue that is becoming more prevalent after the passing of the Affordable Care Act which is the idea of patient quality care over quantity. The article talks about empathy and its place in health care. Now that healthcare exchanges are being incentivized for quality… Continue Reading »

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Should Parental Consent Be Required for HPV Vaccinations?

admin November 8, 2018

Amidst the recent health care debate, a point of strong contention has been reproductive/sexual health.  One small, yet important facet of the debate focuses on adolescents and teens, regarding how and when they should be educated on reproductive health, abstinence, STDs, and pregnancy prevention.  In a recent poll focusing on STD prevention and treatment for teens,… Continue Reading »

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