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The Role of a Doctor in Organizational Development

Various initiatives across the health systems signal that medical doctors are seeking to become more involved in roles for improvement that go beyond their daily responsibilities for patient care and collaborating with peers. These efforts are based on the realization that medical expertise is increasingly being applied to address collective problems and challenges related to […]

Alcona Health Center

Alcona Health Center provides medical, behavioral health and pharmacy services. It accepts Medicare, Medicaid and most insurances with a sliding fee scale. This location also offers telehealth services. Alcona Health Center was established in 1978 and is located in Lincoln, Michigan. Approximately 53% of patients who rated the hospital highly recommended it to their friends […]

What Is a Hospital?

A Hospital is a health care institution providing diagnosis, treatment and housing for patients with medical and surgical problems and for their families. It also serves as a teaching and research centre. Hospitals are staffed by a wide range of healthcare professionals and support staff. There are many types of hospitals: general, district, children’s and […]

Alpena General Hospital

A general hospital is an institution whose primary function is to provide diagnostic and therapeutic medical services for a wide range of diseases, both surgical and non-surgical, to patients with acute illness or injury. The facility provides inpatient services, including intensive care and observation. This type of hospital also offers outpatient services, such as outpatient […]

The Affordable Care Act is Working for the American People

Since the Affordable Care Act became law in 2010, it has transformed the nation’s health insurance system. The ACA offers important consumer protections, makes it easier for people to get affordable coverage and lowers health care costs by changing how medical services are paid for. Before the ACA, insurers could deny coverage or charge more […]

Health Services

Health services are a broad group of healthcare and related activities that can include education, promotion, diagnosis, treatment, rehabilitation and health protection. They are often formally organized as systems of established institutions and organizations that supply services to respond to the health needs and demands of targeted populations within a specified financial and regulatory framework. […]

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