Month: June 2023

MidMichigan Medical Center – Alpena

MidMichigan Medical Center – Alpena is a non-profit healthcare system providing award-winning, high quality care to the 23-county region it serves. With medical centers in Alpena, Clare, Gladwin, Gratiot, Midland, Mt. Pleasant, and West Branch, the health system also includes urgent care centers, home health, virtual care, as well as medical offices in more than […]

Hospitals Are Bringing in Chefs to Improve Hospital Food

Having to spend any amount of time in the hospital is hardly an enjoyable experience, but arguably the worst part of it is eating the food served there. From trays of gray mush and processed meat to preservative-filled desserts, hospital meals have been known for being anything but appetizing. But that’s starting to change. Hospitals […]

What Is Medical?

Medical is the discipline of medicine that deals with the prevention, diagnosis and cure of disease. The practice of medicine involves the use of pharmaceutical drugs and surgical procedures. The medical profession is considered to be a regulated occupation, which means it requires a licence to practise. A physician who fails to practise safely and […]

Finding a Medical Doctor Near Me

Seeing a medical doctor regularly helps promote your overall health and wellbeing. It can also help prevent a variety of conditions from developing, such as heart disease and diabetes. Fortunately, most of the time, preventive visits are covered 100% by health insurance plans – including high-deductible options. In addition, a primary care physician is often […]

Doctor Organization and the Challenge of Professional Autonomy

Doctors are trained to treat individual patients. But they also have a responsibility to ensure that their patients get the best care possible, which often requires them to work together as part of multidisciplinary teams. This can be difficult to achieve in a health system that is organized around physicians’ specialty groups rather than patients. […]

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