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How Wearable Technology Can Enhance Long Term Patient Care

Editor’s Note: Chris Holbert is the CEO of SecuraTrac, a provider of GPS-enabled mobile health and safety solutions focused on senior safety, employee well-being. Prior to starting SecuraTrac in 2008, Chris was the COO and CIO of LaunchPad Communications, served as the CIO for North American Scientific, Inc. Show More Summary

Hospital Patients Make a Splash on Adaptive Surfing Trip in Long Beach

Hospital for Special Surgery is giving new meaning to the term "patient care." The hospital took patients with cerebral palsy and other physical conditions on an adaptive surfing trip on Long Island.

Full or Fulfilled? Another Way of Looking at Eating Disorders

A young woman shared a brilliant insight into what she perceives as a long term eating disorder. She said, “I think I eat until I am so full that I want to burst, because I don’t feel fulfilled in my life.” She is talented, caring, ...

OP-ED: Wearable Technology Can Enhance Long Term Patient Care

The following is a guest contributed post from Chris Holbert, CEO of SecuraTrac. Wearable technologies have been widely adopted by consumers to measure and track aspects of health. Bracelets can track steps and calorie burn, clothing can measure heart rate and VO2 levels. Show More Summary

Guidance for metrics to improve patient care

(University of Plymouth) People with long term conditions, multiple long term conditions and those at the end of life could see their care better tailored to their needs, as the first openly-available comprehensive resource of measures relating to patient experience and person centered care is published in a single guide for health service commissioners.

Opioid Addiction & Chronic Pain: For Physiatrists a Challenge and Opportunity

The use of opioids in management of cancer pain and palliative care is widely accepted. The use of opioids to treat chronic non-cancer pain is more controversial. Some of the consequences of long term opioid therapy are physical and psychological dependence, abuse, and addiction. Show More Summary

Here Are the Six Lines of Text That Could Decimate America’s Biggest Health Care Program

The defining feature of the Senate Republican health care bill is that, over the long term, it would absolutely decimate Medicaid—moreso even than the House legislation passed last month. And it accomplishes this wrecking job with surprising efficiency, a mere six lines of text in a 142-page document. Here's what that translates to. Show More Summary

60 second tips: Do you need long term care insurance?

First! Americans are living longer and that very well could include you. If there is one thing you need to know about long-term care it's that it's REALLY EXPENSIVE. Video provided by TheStreet        

How the AP-NORC poll on long term care was conducted

The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research poll on long-term care was conducted March 2-29 by NORC at the University of Chicago, with funding from the SCAN Foundation. It … Click to Continue »

Trump's health care budget means deep cuts for safety net

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's first full budget calls for deep cuts to popular health insurance programs that are part of the social safety net. It also doesn't address Medicare's long term financial problems, but it targets the much smaller Children's Health Insurance Program, or CHIP. [...]Show More Summary

Evidence-based policy responses to strengthen health, community and legislative systems that care for women in Australia with female genital mutilation / cutting

The physical and psychological impact of female genital mutilation / cutting (FGM/C) can be substantial, long term, and irreversible. Parts of the health sector in Australia have developed guidelines in the ma...

Will Short Term and Long Term Treatments for Single-Gene Diseases Survive?

Two weeks and several political disasters ago, the House of Representatives passed the American Health Care Act of 2017, and soon lists of “pre-existing conditions” festooned news feeds. We all ticked off a few. But

Star Wars Scum & Villainy Art Print

7 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : GeekAlerts

Forget about terms like Empire, Republic, and Rebellion. The Star Wars Scum & Villainy Art Print features a group of guys and gals who don’t care who the good guys or bad guys are as long as the check clears and the price is right. [...]

Blac Chyna Covers Cosmo, Says She’s In Long Term With Rob And Doesn’t Care What You Say About Her

8 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Bossip

Blac Chyna Covers Cosmopolitan Magazine From the pole to the cover of magazines! Blac Chyna is opening up on her tumultuous relationship with Rob Kardashian on the pages of Cosmopolitan Magazine next month. In the issue, Chyna details the circumstances

Long Term Care Insurance: Here's What You Need to Know

After seeing their parents need Long Term Care, Richard and Barbara Adams searched for answers. It was the fall of 2008 when Richard and Barbara Adams, recent retirees from the Buffalo School District and a former sales executive atShow More Summary

Long-term care nurse sang sweet songs to dying patient

Get your tissues ready. In this touching video posted on Youtube by user Jeremiah Nichol, his grandmother Helen's long term caregiver, Nurse Isabelle, beautifully sings to Helen in her final days. Isabelle took time out of her day off to visit Helen one last time when she heard that Helen would soon pass. Show More Summary

Chiefs extend long snapper James Winchester’s contract

The Chiefs took care of a little offseason business on Monday by signing long snapper James Winchester to a contract extension. Winchester’s agent Ken Sarnoff made the announcement on Twitter. No financial terms or length were included in the announcement. Winchester has played every game for the Chiefs over the last two seasons and was…

Simple Tips To Deal With Long Term Care Insurance Price Hikes

We have all heard it before, packaged in various phrases and sentences. However, allow us to make one more exception. We, at one point in our lives, would need care services after 65. It may be at home or a facility, but 70% of people...Show More Summary

Feds pay steep price for long-term care company errors

John Hancock got it wrong, and now federal employees and retirees are paying the price. A very high price. Their cost for coverage in the Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program (FLTCIP) skyrocketed this year by an average of 83 percent, with some taking a 126 percent hit. The reasons for the huge increases? The […]

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