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Alice C. Registered Nurse

North Little Rock, Arkansas
Thirty years in the business of healthcare has provided me with a wide scope of experiences:... Full Bio
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The Demand Side of Healthcare Reform by Alice C. Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy I just couldn't help but respond to this video blog and resultant poll from Medscape. Dr. Henry Black talks about the "Demand Side of Healthcare" or when a patient sees an ad ... Read on »
Medication: Get 2 for the Price of 1 by Alice C. Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy The following tip may be useful for some people with a portion of your medications. Let me first put out a disclaimer that to use this method, the individual must be mentally ... Read on »
Preventive Maintenance by Alice C. Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy In a time when so many people are uninsured, partially insured and tightening our budget belts, it is more difficult for many to justify spending money for a physician visit ... Read on »
Covering the Un-insured? by Alice C. Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy It should be no surprise to anyone that a democratic bill, phased in over several years will reach the point of covering the uninsured in 2013. It will begin with collecting ... Read on »
Gift For Women by Alice C. Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Great Gift for Women. It's not too late for guaranteed delivery in time for Christmas! I have just received 200 copies of the most exciting book to hit the market in re ... Read on »
"Know" Surprises with Health Insurance Plans - HMO by Alice C. Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Today, the discussion is related to HMOs. Today's HMO has evolved over the years. Referring back to my previous post, you will recall that there was a battle between providers ... Read on »
"Know" Surprises with Health Insurance Plans by Alice C. Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy I am going to discuss the different types of health insurance plans in the next few blog posts. If you have an employer sponsored health plan, there may be different options ... Read on »
"Know" Surprises with Health Insurance Plans-HMO by Alice C. Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Today, the discussion is related to HMOs. Today's HMO has evolved over the years. Referring back to my previous post, you will recall that there was a battle between provide ... Read on »
"Know" Surprises with Health Insurance Plans by Alice C. Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy I am going to discuss the different types of health insurance plans in the next few blog posts. If you have an employer sponsored health plan, there may be different options ... Read on »
Keep Your Dollars in Your Pocket: Bargain With Your Doctor by Alice C. Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy A recent WebMD article was listing ways to save money on your healthcare. The timing on this is excellent, since this has been our main discussion topic for several posts. ... Read on »
Keep Your Dollars in Your Pocket- Managing a Chronic Illness by Alice C. Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Save money on your healthcare by properly managing chronic conditions. Yes, I’m going to suggest that you actually spend some healthcare dollars. Let’s look at some statis ... Read on »
Some are Stopping Their Medications Due to the Economic DownTurn by Alice C. Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy A NY Times Headline reads: “Some Cut Back on Prescription Drugs in Sour Economy”. In the US, we have become a society of treating any ailment with a drug. A drug will fix ... Read on »
Keep Your Dollars in Your Pocket (Part 2) by Alice C. Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy In this post, we will discuss how to save healthcare costs on your medications. Since it is the medication costs that are usually the portion of your care that is most like ... Read on »
Keep Your Dollars in Your Pocket (Part 1) by Alice C. Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy As of late, there has been several articles addressing measures to reduce your healthcare costs. Recent health population studies indicate that our "senior" (>55) population ... Read on »
Some Cut Back on Medications Due to Economy by Alice C. Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy A NY Times Headline reads: “Some Cut Back on Prescription Drugs in Sour Economy”.  In the US, we have become a society of treating any ailment with a drug.   A drug will fix ... Read on »
Keep the Dollars in Your Pocket - Medication Costs by Alice C. Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy In this post, we will discuss how to save healthcare costs on your medications.  Since it is the medication costs that are usually the portion of your care that is most likely ... Read on »
Keep the Dollars in Your Pocket by Alice C. Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy As of late, there has been several articles addressing measures to reduce your healthcare costs.  Recent health population studies indicate that our "senior" (>55) populatio ... Read on »
Can You Obtain Health Insurance? by Alice C. Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy As statistics continue to indicate the increasing numbers of uninsured in the US, it is (or should be) of utmost concern to every American that the team we elect into the pres ... Read on »
National Case Management Week by Alice C. Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy It is National Case Management Week. EZHealthCare wants to acknowledge all the Case Managers in the various areas of care provision. We see and use Case Managers in virtua ... Read on »
Maintain Care Information Flow by Alice C. Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Let's talk about coordination of care. In the last post, I mentioned how your primary care physician (PCP) is the one who serves as the central point of coordination for yo ... Read on »