The Benefits Of Electronic Health Records When Working In Behavioral Health

Treatment for mental health conditions often involves trial and error with medications. With the use of electronic health records, it is easier for all providers to have immediate access to medications prescribed. This reduces the amount of medication mistakes that can occur when trying to treat complex behavioral health problems. Anti-Psychotic Medications Need Careful Monitoring Specifically in the case of patients that require the use of anti-psychotic medications, electronic health records are essential. [Read More]

Why You Should Not Wait To Get Your Next Tetanus Shot

Most people know that if they step on a rusty nail, they should go to a medical clinic to get a tetanus shot, but do you understand why this is? And, do you know that stepping on a rusty nail is not the only incident that requires this. If you get injured and have not had a tetanus shot recently, you may want to go to a clinic to get one. [Read More]

Doctor Owned And Operated: 3 Reasons Physician-Owned Hospitals Benefit Patients

After the Affordable Care Act of 2010 placed several restrictions on physician-owned hospitals, including bans on expansion and new construction, some doctors worried about how their hospitals would fare. However, despite these stumbling blocks, physician-owned hospitals have thrived in the last few years. And that's good news for patients seeking personalized, high-quality care. Read on to learn more about three ways in which physician-owned hospitals directly benefit patients. Flexibility [Read More]

7 Medical Supplies Every Parent Should Have At Home And In The Car

When you think of medical supplies for your children, items like colorful band aids and peroxide usually leap to mind. However, in the event of a real emergency, there are seven lifesaving medical supplies that every parent should keep at home and in the car. CPR Kit A CPR kit is essential and could be lifesaving in an emergency. While you don't have to have a CPR kit to administer CPR, the items included such as a mask can make breathing for another person more effective. [Read More]