How to Solve the Greatest Difficulties Facing Bariatric Patients in Healthcare Today

As described in our last post, obesity is a condition affecting more and more Americans yearly, and the reality of its impact upon healthcare functionality must be faced. Bariatric patients face many severe barriers to quality care, particularly when it comes to emergency medical services, radiology needs, and surgery. In this second article, we now [...]

By | May 30th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Greatest Difficulties Facing Bariatric Patients in Healthcare Today

The CDC reports that over a third (36.5%) of the adults in the United States are obese.[1] One of the most serious health problems this century faces, obesity is responsible for some of the leading causes of preventable death in the U.S., including heart disease, type 2 diabetes, strokes, and some kinds of cancer.[2] While [...]

By | May 23rd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Who’s Getting Sued? Understanding Trends in Medical Malpractice Cases

Being sued for malpractice is far more common for physicians than you may think; one Medscape survey found that 59% of respondents had been named in a malpractice suit least once.[1] Who exactly are these doctors, what specialties are more susceptible to malpractice suits, and where are they most frequently occurring? This piece aims to [...]

By | May 18th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Mold Exposure: Consequences, Myths, and What to Do About It

We encounter mold much more frequently on a daily basis than you may think; it’s not only the unfortunate blemish on old bread or that slime on the shower tiles you keep forgetting to clean, it’s also in the air and on many surfaces around us.[1] While many molds are not poisonous, there are toxigenic [...]

By | May 9th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments