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SPOTLIGHT CASE AND COMMENTARY: Dangerous Dialysis by Healthcare Research & Quality Posted Fri 15 Oct 2010 5:00am Dangerous Dialysis Commentary by Jean L. Holley, MD List common errors that occur in dialysis units. Describe steps that can be taken by dialysis units to prevent these common errors. Describe the role of the dialysis unit medical director in promoting patient sa ... Read on »
Exercise at work: Employers are seeing the plus side of work-site activity by Scott Keith Patient Expert Posted Sat 02 Jul 2011 7:34pm Even if you’re a reasonably active guy or gal, sitting all day at the office can boost your risk of heart disease and diabetes. Not particularly encouraging news, but proof that obesity is getting out of control and office workers need to mix a bit of cardio with their mundane daily office tasks. The Los Angeles Times has an article by Ol ... Read on »
Meaningful Use Criteria by Rich Elmore Patient Expert Posted Sat 02 Jan 2010 9:10pm The Hitech Act provided for incentives to eligible professionals (EP) and hospitals that have adopted Certified EHR Technology and can demonstrate that they are meaningful users of the technology. HHS has published the proposed rule governing the criteria for me aningful use . The criteria for meaningful use will be finalized in 2010, foll ... Read on »
Fewer Employees Are Satisfied With How Their Employers Help With Life-Work Balance by Dr. Marc Tinsley Health Maven Posted Wed 10 Nov 2010 2:34pm T he American Psychological Association found that most Americans score a stress level of 4 to 7 on a scale of 1 to 10. This “moderate” level of stress is similar to scores from last year but there is more dissatisfaction with how employers provide balance between work and non-work. The leading causes of stress are money, work, and the eco ... Read on »
Employers Working with Pharmacy Benefit Managers for Warfarin and Tamoxifen Genomic Testing – Individual Policy Holders St by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 22 Feb 2010 10:15am Pharmacy benefit managers are getting creative and this appears to be another “business intelligence” solution to work with costs with insurance companies for cost, so if we want more genetic testing, here comes the management service to market and negotiate prices with employers.  Remember too what big profits are made at the Pharmacy Benefit ... Read on »
Connecticut Works on Autism & Disability Employment Legislation by Kim S. Patient Expert Posted Tue 01 Jun 2010 12:00am Managing Editor's Note: I live in Connecticut and was impressed to learn about HB5435 which includes a provision for a tax credit for hiring those with disabilities, and includes autism. We need to tackle the issues of autism at all levels, and that includes assisting adults find gainful employment. KS By Shannon Leary K ... Read on »
Ticket to Work: Advancing Employment Opportunities for People with Disabilities by Posted Tue 23 Jul 2013 1:00pm By the Ticket to Work Team July 26th marks the 23rd anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). This landmark civil rights legislation guarantees equal opportunity for individuals with disabilities in employment, state and local government services, public accommodations, transportation and telecommunications. With resp ... Read on »
WESTHILL CONSULTING & EMPLOYMENT How to Become Happy at Work by Minam K. Facebook Posted Wed 31 Jul 2013 7:52am WESTHILL CONSULTING & EMPLOYMENT How to Become Happy at Work   A meaningful career equals a meaningful life.  Many people go to work every single day even if they do not like their jobs but they still go anyway.  It strongly affects your entire life trough destructive feelings and as a consequence it can give a negative wall between family, ... Read on »
CDC Launches LEAN Works! Site to Help Employers Combat Obesity and Reduce Health-Related Costs by Partnership for Prevention Posted Sun 04 Oct 2009 11:13pm The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently unveiled LEAN Works! (Leading Employees to Activity and Nutrition), a free web site designed to help businesses address obesity. CDC’s LEAN Works! can help employers calculate the cost of obesity for their organization and develop a tailored approach to help control these costs through nu ... Read on »
Employing Nat: Making It All Work by Susan S. Patient Expert Posted Sat 16 Jan 2010 4:17am Nat's teacher sounded so bubbly yesterday on the phone, the Friday check-in. "It's been such a great week, everyone's been so happy," she said. "Probably because it's a short week and a long weekend!" I was happy for her because God knows she can use any time off she can get. "So Nat had a good week?" I prompted. "How is work?" "Well, he e ... Read on »