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A Strong Ally in COPD Management - http://goo.gl/49VQ6W
The Centers for Disease Control list Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease as the nation’s fourth leading cause of death. Annual healthcare costs total more than $32 billion, with a large portion of those costs coming from repeated emergency room visits and hospital re-admissions.1 For the highe...
‪#‎CDC‬, ‪#‎Health‬, ‪#‎Nursing‬, ‪#‎Therapy‬
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Caring for Elderly Patients During & After Influenza - http://goo.gl/lW6Ond
This time of year, doctors typically receive a great deal of information about flu prevention. Let us take a moment to
discuss caring for some of the most vulnerable patients who get the flu. Influenza of any type can result in complications and/or death. The CDC states that more than 200,000 hos...
‪#‎Elderly‬, ‪#‎Flu‬, ‪#‎Influenza‬, ‪#‎Patients‬
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Early Diagnosis of COPD - http://goo.gl/qRriC6
Pack Years = (# of cigarettes smoked per day ÷ 20) x number of years a person has smoked.
A new study out of Sweden, recently published in BMC Family Practice, proposes a practice friendly model for predicting COPD, making spirometry referrals, and facilitating early diagnosis. Early diagnosis ...
‪#‎COPD‬, ‪#‎Dyspnea‬, ‪#‎Smoking‬
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Home Health Paperwork Just Got A Lot Easier! - 
http://aspenhealthcareservices.com/2015/01/home-health-paperwork-just-got-lot-easier/
Effective January 1, 2015, doctors are no longer required to create narratives specifically to justify home health episodes. In November 2014, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued final rule CMS-1611-F eliminating this requirement which was originally introduced in 2011....
#‎CMS #‎Healthcare ‪#‎HomeHealth ‪#‎Medicaid‬ ‪#‎Medicare‬
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Steve Smith’s Remarkable Journey with Aspen Healthcare - http://aspenhealthcareservices.com/2015/01/steve-smiths-remarkable-journey-aspen-healthcare/
New Video Highlights Aspen’s Devotion to ALS Patients
The video below features former Oakland Raiders running back Steve Smith. Steve has been living with ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, since 2002. As a long-time patient of Aspen Healthcare Services, Steve embodies courage, strength, an...
#ALS, #Disease, #HomeHealth, #Medicare
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Aspen Home Health Care Services - http://goo.gl/gNphei
Home Health Care Services
Aspen Healthcare Services is a leading provider of home healthcare and hospice services. We focus on providing professional and personalized health care for each and every patient in the comfort of his or her home. Aspen Healthcare Services provides physician-based ... ‪#‎Care‬, ‪#‎Health‬, ‪#‎Home‬, ‪#‎Hospice‬, ‪#‎Nursing‬
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Easier Chronic Disease Management - http://goo.gl/lqNlpa
For Primary Care Practitioners:
Many practice guidelines for the management of chronic diseases are inconsistent with the time demands of a standard primary care practice. In a study published in the Annals of Family Medicine (Is there time for management of patients with chronic diseases in... ‪#‎Chronic‬, ‪#‎Diabetes‬, ‪#‎Disease‬, ‪#‎Healthcare‬, ‪#‎PrimaryCare‬
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