Month: July 2022

The Affordable Care Act and Challenges to Its Implementation

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) was passed into law in March 2010 and set new standards and opportunities for health care in the United States. This law has a huge impact on individuals and employers alike. Large employers with more than 50 employees are now required by law to provide health insurance coverage for their […]

Health Services for the Community

There are various health services offered in the modern society. The services are provided by health care professionals and allied health fields. Health care is defined as “the practice of maintaining and improving health through the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of disease, injury, and mental impairment.” The provision of health care services involves various modes […]

The Career of a Doctor

A doctor, also known as a medical practitioner, is a professional who specializes in the medical field. His or her job responsibilities include promoting health, maintaining health, and restoring health. He or she also diagnoses diseases, provides prognosis and treatment for injury and impairments. This article will discuss some of the key characteristics of a […]

The Importance of Hospital Room Design

Hospital design should emphasize easy cleanability, comfortable beds, and easy egress from the bathroom. Approximately three to twenty percent of hospital patients suffer a fall. This is an important safety consideration, especially for the elderly. Many hospital rooms don’t provide these features. The design team worked with the patient experience team to develop a room […]

The American Medical Association, EPDA, and the National Hispanic Doctor Association

The American Medical Association (AMA) is an association of doctors and health care professionals. Its mission is to advance the art and science of medicine and improve the public’s health. It publishes the Journal of the American Medical Association and a list of Physician Specialty Codes, a standard system for identifying medical specialties in the […]

Hospital Food Isn’t As Bad As Celebrities Make It Out To Be

You can find some good tips for preparing hospital food by reading this article. Many celebrities have revamped hospital food menus. James Martin was tasked by the BBC with revamping the food facilities at Scarborough General Hospital. James Martin’s menu for the hospital was featured in Operation Hospital Food. Thankfully, he succeeded. Now patients can […]

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