Articles in Medicines and Remedies

How to Recognize and Administer First Aid to a Heart Attack Victim

Posted by Greg Garner | Published 2012-04-27 11:01:48 | Medicines and Remedies

When a blockage occurs in any one or more of the heart's vessels, one of the biggest killers in the US takes place… a heart attack When this happens, deprived of blood, heart cells begin to die...

Read more..  •  Comments (1) | 2012-04-27 11:01:48  •  298 Reads

How to Recognize and Provide First Aid For Bone Fractures

Posted by Greg Garner | Published 2012-04-27 11:23:53 | Medicines and Remedies

The word fracture means to become broken In the true sense of the word, a fracture and a break of a bone are the same thing...

Read more..  •  Comments (1) | 2012-04-27 11:23:53  •  291 Reads

How to Help Someone in a Chemical Fumes Inhalation Situation

Posted by Greg Garner | Published 2012-04-27 11:33:47 | Medicines and Remedies

When two chemicals that do not interact are mixed together, poisonous fumes are emitted Accidental inhalation of poisonous gases is on the rise all over the world...

Read more..  •  Comments (1) | 2012-04-27 11:33:47  •  293 Reads

How and When to Perform the Heimlich Maneuver Known As Abdominal Thrusts

Posted by Greg Garner | Published 2012-04-27 11:42:31 | Medicines and Remedies

The Heimlich maneuver is no longer called the Heimlich maneuver It is now officially known as abdominal thrusts...

Read more..  •  Comments (1) | 2012-04-27 11:42:31  •  333 Reads

Steps You Can Take If You Witness an Accident With Head Trauma

Posted by Greg Garner | Published 2012-04-27 11:51:58 | Medicines and Remedies

The incident of head injury is a serious and growing problem all over the world According to the Journal of NeuroRehabilitation, traumatic brain injuries will become one of the leading causes of disab...

Read more..  •  Comments (1) | 2012-04-27 11:51:58  •  301 Reads

Learning First Aid Comes With a Great Responsibility

Posted by Greg Garner | Published 2012-04-27 12:00:05 | Medicines and Remedies

Anyone who is serious about first aid should know the basic responsibilities that are expected of you Most communities offer basic first aid courses and in many places, these course are free...

Read more..  •  Comments (1) | 2012-04-27 12:00:05  •  274 Reads

Why Blood Pressure is a Vital Part of First Aid

Posted by Greg Garner | Published 2012-04-30 14:32:29 | Medicines and Remedies

When we think of first aid, most people do not think about checking blood pressure We think of blood pressure in terms of a medical check-up...

Read more..  •  Comments (1) | 2012-04-30 14:32:29  •  279 Reads

Why a Tourniquet Should Be a Last Resort Only

Posted by Greg Garner | Published 2012-04-30 14:39:44 | Medicines and Remedies

The use of a tourniquet is a dangerous maneuver and must be avoided at all costs Using a tourniquet to stop bleeding should only be used as a last resort...

Read more..  •  Comments (1) | 2012-04-30 14:39:44  •  285 Reads

What You Need to Know About the Good Samaritan

Posted by Greg Garner | Published 2012-04-30 14:49:20 | Medicines and Remedies

Everyone wants to help someone in need It is human nature to want to respond to a fellow human being who is injured or sick...

Read more..  •  Comments (1) | 2012-04-30 14:49:20  •  261 Reads

3 Aims of HIPAA Training

Posted by Greg Garner | Published 2012-05-03 04:43:35 | Medicines and Remedies

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act was passed in 1996 by the United States Congress to protect patients and their medical records Thanks to this act, health care providers all ove...

Read more..  •  Comments (1) | 2012-05-03 04:43:35  •  288 Reads

Blood Borne Pathogens and Your Local Tattoo Studio

Posted by Greg Garner | Published 2012-05-03 07:00:37 | Medicines and Remedies

The next time you get the urge to get your self a tattoo, take a moment and think about the following startling but true information Blood borne pathogens are organisms in the blood that can contain a...

Read more..  •  Comments (1) | 2012-05-03 07:00:37  •  310 Reads

Blood Borne Pathogens and Private Nurses

Posted by Greg Garner | Published 2012-05-03 07:09:00 | Medicines and Remedies

It has been well documented that hospitals hold the largest incident of accidental sticks, but how about nurses and health care providers that are not based in a hospital In 2007, the largest independ...

Read more..  •  Comments (1) | 2012-05-03 07:09:00  •  293 Reads

How to Proceed After Exposure to Blood Borne Pathogens

Posted by Greg Garner | Published 2012-05-04 07:08:45 | Medicines and Remedies

Not all blood borne pathogens are the same With this in mind, the treatment for an accidental stick or for anyone who has come into contact with contaminated blood is different depending on what the s...

Read more..  •  Comments (1) | 2012-05-04 07:08:45  •  300 Reads

How to Safeguard From Blood Borne Pathogens Everyday

Posted by Greg Garner | Published 2012-05-04 07:16:27 | Medicines and Remedies

If you are not in a profession that has a high risk of blood borne pathogens, you should still learn exactly what blood borne pathogens are and how they can affect you This is especially true if you a...

Read more..  •  Comments (1) | 2012-05-04 07:16:27  •  272 Reads

Improving the Standards of Sharps Blood Borne Pathogens Exposure

Posted by Greg Garner | Published 2012-05-04 07:24:14 | Medicines and Remedies

There have been many cases of employees who are exposed to blood borne pathogens contracting severe and often fatal diseases and viruses These diseases include HIV and Hepatitis B and C that were cont...

Read more..  •  Comments (1) | 2012-05-04 07:24:14  •  268 Reads

Knowing the Myths About Contracting Blood Borne Pathogens

Posted by Greg Garner | Published 2012-05-04 07:33:02 | Medicines and Remedies

Microorganisms that live in the bloodstream of humans are called blood borne pathogens They are a major cause of various types of illness and disease in humans...

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5 Things You Should Know About CPR

Posted by Greg Garner | Published 2012-05-11 10:17:23 | Medicines and Remedies

How many times have you rued the fact that you don’t know cardiopulmonary resuscitation, or simply put, CPR You may have had to stand round feeling helpless in an emergency, which could have in...

Read more..  •  Comments (1) | 2012-05-11 10:17:23  •  240 Reads

How to Perform CPR Correctly on Adults – 5 Things You Should Know About CPR to Get the Best Results

Posted by Greg Garner | Published 2012-05-13 22:41:37 | Medicines and Remedies

If you ever found yourself as the main person at the scene of a life emergency situation, ensure that there are no immediate dangers to you and the victim, and try to perform CPR on the victim quickly...

Read more..  •  Comments (1) | 2012-05-13 22:41:37  •  687 Reads

Top 7 Things You Should Know About the New CPR Guidelines

Posted by Greg Garner | Published 2012-05-13 22:50:09 | Medicines and Remedies

There is always a new discovery, invention or research in healthcare, as it is an ever-changing field There is a change in the rule as how to perform CPR according to new guidelines released in 2010...

Read more..  •  Comments (1) | 2012-05-13 22:50:09  •  237 Reads

What You Should Know About the New CPR Guidelines – 3 Things

Posted by Greg Garner | Published 2012-05-13 22:58:36 | Medicines and Remedies

Learning cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is very easy and anyone can learn it form local hospitals, medical professionals or take up certified courses from American Heart Association centers Savin...

Read more..  •  Comments (1) | 2012-05-13 22:58:36  •  481 Reads

What Are The Best Ways Of Understanding Heart Attack Symptoms?

Posted by Greg Garner | Published 2012-07-06 16:47:08 | Medicines and Remedies

Heart attacks are by nature ischemic heart ailments About 12% of the world’s total death count was by ischemic heart diseases, as reported by the World Health Organization...

Read more..  •  Comments (1) | 2012-07-06 16:47:08  •  217 Reads

Bipolar Disorder Is A Terrible And Insidious Illness

Posted by Greg Garner | Published 2012-07-08 20:04:14 | Medicines and Remedies

Bipolar disorder used to be more commonly known as manic-depressive It is a crippling disorder in that the person who is bipolar loses the ability to cope with life...

Read more..  •  Comments (1) | 2012-07-08 20:04:14  •  302 Reads

Five Methods That Will Help You Avoid Heartburn

Posted by Greg Garner | Published 2012-07-08 20:09:10 | Medicines and Remedies

It may have several names, but we call it what it feels like… heartburn At some point, everyone gets heartburn...

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How To Swim Your Way To A Healthier And Trimmer You

Posted by Greg Garner | Published 2012-07-08 20:15:35 | Medicines and Remedies

Did you know that you could swim your way to good health It is true that swimming is great exercise, however, most people do not know why or how helpful and healthful swimming actually is...

Read more..  •  Comments (1) | 2012-07-08 20:15:35  •  293 Reads

4 Ways In Which Lack Of Sleep Can Kill You

Posted by Greg Garner | Published 2012-07-09 23:28:38 | Medicines and Remedies

Sleep is as vital to our well being as any other aspect of healthy living We need our fair share of sleep in order to function properly and more importantly, in order for our body to function properly...

Read more..  •  Comments (1) | 2012-07-09 23:28:38  •  291 Reads

4 Important Things We Need To Live A Life Worth Living

Posted by Greg Garner | Published 2012-07-09 23:34:39 | Medicines and Remedies

There are four basic things that we need to live a healthy life, not including food, water, and air These four basic survival needs are the staples of life...

Read more..  •  Comments (1) | 2012-07-09 23:34:39  •  219 Reads

How to Administer First Aid For Sprains and Strains

Posted by Greg Garner | Published 2012-10-11 21:37:52 | Medicines and Remedies

Muscle and joint injuries are very common and the pain caused by them is intolerable Sprain occurs due to a hurt ligament...

Read more..  •  Comments (2) | 2012-10-11 21:37:52  •  325 Reads

First Aid Guidelines For Injury and Illness

Posted by Greg Garner | Published 2012-10-11 21:42:56 | Medicines and Remedies

First aid plays a crucial role in our day to day lives at home, at workplace and on road If you have knowledge, training and expertise in administering first aid for injury or illness, you can save th...

Read more..  •  Comments (1) | 2012-10-11 21:42:56  •  373 Reads

Head Injury First Aid- Things You May Not Know

Posted by Greg Garner | Published 2012-10-11 21:49:07 | Medicines and Remedies

Head injury is a trauma that includes scalp wounds, skull fractures, brain injury and bruise on the brain Motor accidents, falls, accidents at workplace, home, outdoors or while playing sports can cau...

Read more..  •  Comments (1) | 2012-10-11 21:49:07  •  257 Reads

Things You Need to Know Before Administering First Aid For Fractures

Posted by Greg Garner | Published 2012-10-12 13:19:26 | Medicines and Remedies

A broken or cracked bone is a fracture Bones can usually withstand external forces, but if the force is harsh or the bones are weak, they may break or crack into fragments...

Read more..  •  Comments (1) | 2012-10-12 13:19:26  •  244 Reads

8 Heart Disease Facts For You

Posted by Greg Garner | Published 2012-10-21 11:57:03 | Medicines and Remedies

Heart disease is the number one killer in many countries Blockage of the coronary arteries that carry blood to the heart is the major reason for heart disease...

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Are You Suffering From Arthritis? – 4 Symptoms You Should Be Aware Of

Posted by Greg Garner | Published 2012-10-21 12:00:12 | Medicines and Remedies

Millions of people today suffer from Arthritis Pain A study shows that one third of adults experience some sort of arthritis pain in their lives...

Read more..  •  Comments (1) | 2012-10-21 12:00:12  •  219 Reads

6 Causes and Treatment Methods For Nosebleed

Posted by Greg Garner | Published 2012-10-21 12:06:46 | Medicines and Remedies

The nose protrudes on the face; hence it is vulnerable to injuries Trauma to the face can cause nasal injury and bleeding...

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5 Tips on How You Can Find Relief From Neck Pain

Posted by Greg Garner | Published 2012-10-21 12:13:23 | Medicines and Remedies

Neck pain has become a common problem today, as we spend more time working in front of the computer for work When we concentrate on work, our head is dragged forward automatically...

Read more..  •  Comments (1) | 2012-10-21 12:13:23  •  236 Reads

5 Benefits of Hip Replacement Surgery For You

Posted by Greg Garner | Published 2012-10-21 12:18:31 | Medicines and Remedies

Today many people suffer from hip pain Though aging is the most common reason for developing hip pain, unhealthy lifestyle, accident, infections and osteoarthritis may also contribute to this problem...

Read more..  •  Comments (1) | 2012-10-21 12:18:31  •  239 Reads

3 Knee Replacement Facts You Should Know

Posted by Greg Garner | Published 2012-10-21 12:24:31 | Medicines and Remedies

If you have pain and stiffness in your knee joint that restrict you from doing your normal activities, your doctor may suggest you to undergo knee replacement surgery The surgery helps to alleviate y...

Read more..  •  Comments (1) | 2012-10-21 12:24:31  •  269 Reads

All You Should Know About Gastroenterology Diseases – 3 Facts

Posted by Greg Garner | Published 2012-10-21 12:49:42 | Medicines and Remedies

There has been an alarming increase in the number of people suffering from gastroenterology and liver diseases in the last few years Gastroenterology diseases affect the gastrointestinal tract, incl...

Read more..  •  Comments (1) | 2012-10-21 12:49:42  •  229 Reads

How to Secure a HIPAA Workplace

Posted by Greg Garner | Published 2012-10-22 04:49:07 | Medicines and Remedies

Health care providers and professionals will need to meet the standards that are prescribed by Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) to safeguard the protected information of pat...

Read more..  •  Comments (1) | 2012-10-22 04:49:07  •  254 Reads

What Leads to Heart Attack – 6 Things You Must Know About

Posted by Greg Garner | Published 2012-10-22 04:53:53 | Medicines and Remedies

A heart attack is a leading cause of death all over the world The other name of heart attack is myocardial infarction...

Read more..  •  Comments (1) | 2012-10-22 04:53:53  •  433 Reads

What Are the Various Password Regulations For HIPAA

Posted by Greg Garner | Published 2012-10-22 05:00:13 | Medicines and Remedies

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) helps safeguard all protected information of patients There are various guidelines and requirements that are stipulated by HIPAA and th...

Read more..  •  Comments (1) | 2012-10-22 05:00:13  •  230 Reads

What Are the Effects of HIPAA on Health Care Organizations

Posted by Greg Garner | Published 2012-10-22 05:06:26 | Medicines and Remedies

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) has had a profound effect on the way health care providers and individuals who electronically transmit protected information of patients...

Read more..  •  Comments (1) | 2012-10-22 05:06:26  •  215 Reads

How HIPAA Trained Employees Can Help in Safeguarding Patient Information

Posted by Greg Garner | Published 2012-10-22 17:01:04 | Medicines and Remedies

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) was passed in 1996 with the primary objective of protecting confidential patient information There are various circumstances due to whic...

Read more..  •  Comments (1) | 2012-10-22 17:01:04  •  252 Reads

7 Types of Cardiovascular Disease You Must Be Aware Of

Posted by Greg Garner | Published 2012-10-22 17:06:14 | Medicines and Remedies

Cardiovascular diseases are the most important cause of death all over the world Millions of people die every year due to heart attacks and stroke...

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Treat Chronic Neck Pain Fast– 6 Reasons

Posted by Greg Garner | Published 2012-10-22 17:12:29 | Medicines and Remedies

Some studies reveal that seven out of ten people suffer from neck pain at some point of their lives Neck pain is common and it responds well to pain killers and self help techniques...

Read more..  •  Comments (1) | 2012-10-22 17:12:29  •  213 Reads

You Can Lower Risk of Stroke With Hypertension Medications – 4 Facts

Posted by Greg Garner | Published 2012-10-22 17:18:47 | Medicines and Remedies

If you have more than normal blood pressure and are at a risk of hypertension, you are exposed to a higher risk for heart disease and stroke Latest research in this field indicates that risk of stroke...

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Suffering From Ear Infection? – Here Are 7 Facts For You

Posted by Greg Garner | Published 2012-10-22 22:34:48 | Medicines and Remedies

One of the most common childhood problems is ear infection The ear gets infected when germs like viruses and bacteria cause trouble after getting into the ears...

Read more..  •  Comments (1) | 2012-10-22 22:34:48  •  643 Reads

Be Prepared For Anything With First Aid Training

Posted by Greg Garner | Published 2012-10-25 10:27:44 | Medicines and Remedies

Over dependence on extraneous sources is the bane of the present generation Take navigation for example...

Read more..  •  Comments (1) | 2012-10-25 10:27:44  •  255 Reads

Advantages of a Certified First Aid Course

Posted by Greg Garner | Published 2012-10-25 10:31:28 | Medicines and Remedies

First aid training is probably one of the most underrated concepts in modern times Most people just do not know what to do if they find someone battered in a car accident or a person suffering a strok...

Read more..  •  Comments (1) | 2012-10-25 10:31:28  •  220 Reads

All You Need to Know About First Aid Training

Posted by Greg Garner | Published 2012-10-25 10:38:27 | Medicines and Remedies

The knowledge of first aid skills has always been around However, for most commoners, there was no sure shot way to get a standardized training program which was fast and easy to grasp...

Read more..  •  Comments (1) | 2012-10-25 10:38:27  •  269 Reads

6 Major Points Covered in a First Aid Course

Posted by Greg Garner | Published 2012-12-13 22:58:28 | Medicines and Remedies

You can learn skills that can help you save lives in a first aid course People are generally frightened by accidents...

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CPR Certification: 5 Important Things You Should Know

Posted by Greg Garner | Published 2012-12-13 23:06:51 | Medicines and Remedies

Getting a CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation) certification is always beneficial when you face accidents and emergencies You may use these CPR skills to help your family, friends, colleagues and somet...

Read more..  •  Comments (1) | 2012-12-13 23:06:51  •  213 Reads

4 Things a First Aid Course Will Teach You About Saving Lives

Posted by Greg Garner | Published 2012-12-13 23:14:52 | Medicines and Remedies

First aid courses are popular because they help save lives When your family members, friends or strangers are caught in a compromising situation, you knowing first aid will be a huge help to them...

Read more..  •  Comments (1) | 2012-12-13 23:14:52  •  245 Reads

5 Top CPR Complications

Posted by Greg Garner | Published 2012-12-13 23:18:13 | Medicines and Remedies

CPR or Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation is a life-saving technique that restores the oxygen and blood circulation through the body of someone whose breathing has been compromised As CPR is an invasive pr...

Read more..  •  Comments (1) | 2012-12-13 23:18:13  •  244 Reads

How First Aid Can Help Bleeding Victims: 5 Points

Posted by Greg Garner | Published 2012-12-13 23:35:46 | Medicines and Remedies

A person may get wounded in an accident, which may start the bleeding Bleeding can either be external or internal...

Read more..  •  Comments (1) | 2012-12-13 23:35:46  •  289 Reads

5 Tips You Should Know Before Taking a First Aid Course

Posted by Greg Garner | Published 2012-12-13 23:52:32 | Medicines and Remedies

Accidents and injuries occur without a moment’s notice Many times your family and friends may be victims of such incidences, and your knowledge offirst aid can make a huge difference to their s...

Read more..  •  Comments (1) | 2012-12-13 23:52:32  •  189 Reads

6 Ways to Prevent Violation of HIPAA Rules

Posted by Greg Garner | Published 2012-12-14 02:07:31 | Medicines and Remedies

Technology has finally found its way into the medical and health insurance sector as well Computers and the Internet arecommon place now...

Read more..  •  Comments (0) | 2012-12-14 02:07:31  •  229 Reads

5 Reasons Why Online First Aid Certification is the Best Option For You

Posted by Greg Garner | Published 2012-12-14 02:15:48 | Medicines and Remedies

First aid certification is definitely worth considering whether you are a health care worker or a layman It is a decision that not only protects your health but also saves lives...

Read more..  •  Comments (1) | 2012-12-14 02:15:48  •  474 Reads

4 Major Entry Routes ForBloodborne Pathogens Into Your Body

Posted by Greg Garner | Published 2012-12-14 02:27:33 | Medicines and Remedies

The Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Hepatitis virus do not yet have any known cure These bloodborne pathogens are harmful to your body...

Read more..  •  Comments (1) | 2012-12-14 02:27:33  •  267 Reads

10 Ways in Which Quality Healthcare Plays an Important Role in Our Lives

Posted by Greg Garner | Published 2012-12-14 02:35:41 | Medicines and Remedies

In a world where the governments are getting more corrupted day by day, is it wise to leave your health in the hands of the public healthcare system This is a very controversial subject because, even ...

Read more..  •  Comments (1) | 2012-12-14 02:35:41  •  239 Reads

5 Places That Put You at Risk of Disease From Bloodborne Pathogens

Posted by Greg Garner | Published 2012-12-15 07:08:35 | Medicines and Remedies

If you work in a hospital or any workplace which is related to health care, you have probably already been educated about the dangers posed by bloodborne pathogens Contracting serious diseases from th...

Read more..  •  Comments (1) | 2012-12-15 07:08:35  •  237 Reads

3 Important Points About Foreign Medical Products and the FDA Reporting of Safer Medical Devices

Posted by Greg Garner | Published 2012-12-15 07:13:11 | Medicines and Remedies

One of the major issues regarding the US...

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Why FDA Reporting the Safety of Medical Products is Good For You

Posted by Greg Garner | Published 2012-12-15 08:11:09 | Medicines and Remedies

The Safe Medical Devices Act of 1990 and its subsequent Medical Devices Amendments of 1992 give authority to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to regulate and enforce the manufacturing, distribut...

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Why Ethics and Corporate Compliance in Health Care is Good For Everyone – 2 Reasons

Posted by Greg Garner | Published 2012-12-15 08:24:19 | Medicines and Remedies

It is no surprise that bad ethics affect everyone negatively, especially companies Bad ethics within a company can result in fines, jail, or other consequences; however, bad ethics in health care can ...

Read more..  •  Comments (1) | 2012-12-15 08:24:19  •  477 Reads

4 Facts That You Need to Know About Bloodborne Pathogens

Posted by Greg Garner | Published 2012-12-15 10:39:43 | Medicines and Remedies

Bloodborne pathogens are everywhere and can be easily transmitted from person to person As microorganisms in the blood and bodily fluids, bloodborne pathogens can be transmitted when blood or bodily f...

Read more..  •  Comments (1) | 2012-12-15 10:39:43  •  243 Reads

6 Point to Know About General Healthcare and Safer Medical Products

Posted by Greg Garner | Published 2012-12-15 11:34:52 | Medicines and Remedies

For the past two years, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has been working intensively on improving the safety and quality of generic medical products, which represent nearly 70% of a medical pro...

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5 Important Things That You Should Know About FDA Reporting For Safer Medical Products

Posted by Greg Garner | Published 2012-12-15 11:55:28 | Medicines and Remedies

Medical device manufacturers, device distributors, and healthcare facilities are required to submit annual reports to the Food and Drug Administration(FDA) regarding the safety of medical devices or o...

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7 Things to Know About FDA Reporting For Safer Medical Products

Posted by Greg Garner | Published 2012-12-15 12:27:16 | Medicines and Remedies

The FDA reporting for safer medical products training is a course offered by various healthcare training companies meant to help medical professionals understand more about the new safety standards th...

Read more..  •  Comments (1) | 2012-12-15 12:27:16  •  230 Reads

What You Need to Know About Bloodborne Pathogen Training – 2 Very Important Things

Posted by Greg Garner | Published 2012-12-15 13:10:28 | Medicines and Remedies

In today’s workplace, employee safety and preventive regulations are not only required by law but also essential for the welfare and health of all employees Some hazards can be life-threatening...

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5 Steps to Understanding How HIPAA Certification Affects You

Posted by Greg Garner | Published 2013-01-15 03:32:02 | Medicines and Remedies

It can be a bit intimidating trying to understand new or ever changing legislation like the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, also known as HIPAA There are some part of the policy t...

Read more..  •  Comments (1) | 2013-01-15 03:32:02  •  226 Reads

All About HIPAA Credential of Reliable Coverage: 5 Points

Posted by Greg Garner | Published 2013-01-15 03:47:36 | Medicines and Remedies

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) was first primarily enforced to safeguard the medical insurance for employees and their families when they lost their jobs This act stat...

Read more..  •  Comments (1) | 2013-01-15 03:47:36  •  201 Reads

HIPAA Certification Compliance Checklist- 9 Points

Posted by Greg Garner | Published 2013-01-15 03:50:15 | Medicines and Remedies

If you own a company or organization that handles any form of personal health information or health records, it is crucial that you take the proper steps to stay in compliance with HIPAA regulations N...

Read more..  •  Comments (1) | 2013-01-15 03:50:15  •  278 Reads

What is a HIPAA?

Posted by Greg Garner | Published 2013-05-04 02:57:49 | Medicines and Remedies

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) of the United States designed a website that would help the public understand more about Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act or better...

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What You Need to Know About HIPAA

Posted by Greg Garner | Published 2013-05-04 02:59:56 | Medicines and Remedies

To be able to protect the privacy of the medical information of patients and to safeguard medical records of workers, a privacy law was passed in the congress last 1996 This privacy law is known to be...

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Staying Healthy: What Can I Expect From Texas HB 300 Training

Posted by Greg Garner | Published 2013-05-04 03:18:06 | Medicines and Remedies

Texas HB 300 training is a relatively new training course available for health care professionals so it would not be surprising if you had not heard about it Any covered entity operating within Texas ...

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Staying Healthy Despite a Hectic Schedule

Posted by Greg Garner | Published 2013-05-04 03:35:02 | Medicines and Remedies

Staying healthy in this modern world can be a challenge New diseases are discovered from time to time...

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Staying Healthy: Privacy Rights and Medical Treatments (HB 300)

Posted by Greg Garner | Published 2013-05-04 04:01:40 | Medicines and Remedies

Privacy rights regarding medical records indicate how medical records are kept private Medical records generally contain highly sensitive confessions that are told to a physician in confidence...

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How to Prevent Latex Allergies: Main Points Covered in Latex Allergy Training

Posted by Greg Garner | Published 2013-05-09 22:47:57 | Medicines and Remedies

Some people develop an allergy to proteins found in latex rubber Being regularly exposed to these proteins increases the chance of developing an allergy...

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Life Safety Training: 6 Standards of the Life Safety Code

Posted by Greg Garner | Published 2013-05-09 22:54:23 | Medicines and Remedies

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) lays down guidelines for the proper disposal of patient records All covered health organizations are meant to comply with them...

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National Patient Safety Goals 2013: Universal Protocol For Preventing Wrong Person, Wrong Site, And Wrong Procedure Surgery

Posted by Greg Garner | Published 2013-05-09 22:57:40 | Medicines and Remedies

National Patient Safety Goals 2013: Universal Protocol for Preventing Wrong Person, Wrong Site, and Wrong Procedure Surgery In 2002, the National Patient Safety Goals (NPSGs) were formulated by the J...

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What You May Not Know About Speech Pathology

Posted by Greg Garner | Published 2013-06-23 03:29:53 | Medicines and Remedies

Speech pathology, sometimes referred to as speech language pathology, is a field of medicine that deals with the process of diagnosing and treating of speech disorders and defects If you would like to...

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