The news has been abuzz with updates and debates surrounding Obamacare. However, many of these discussions seem oddly familiar to many of our older citizens. Surprisingly, Social Security and Medicare both faced strict opposition in their fledgling days. Now, however, they are some of the most popular programs around.
Being in the hospital is never fun, but it can be made better by knowing how to interact with your nurse. Check out the following infographic to earn about the nursing code and what to expect from your nurse and how to help them help you.
We’re living longer these days. Our country’s population is steadily growing. And, with the passage of 2010′s Affordable Care Act, health insurance is increasingly available to Americans. While all of these facts are positive, there is a potentially concerning factor we must consider as a result: An impending shortage in family doctors.
Galorath watched the healthcare.gov rollout difficulties, the outcries and finger pointing and decided to take a more analytical look. While it is easy to throw stones at stakeholders, this was a huge IT project and there were bound to be challenges. Could it have gone better? Sure. Were there adequate resources?
Caregivers, specially those who provide long term care, also need care and support from others. Their job requires a lot of hard work, passion and determination to deliver quality care to each of their patients. More often than not, they are ignored or taken for granted. Because of this ACSIA has created an infographic to show appreciation to these untiring heroes.
As millions of Americans consider their health care plans during open enrollment or as they take advantage of new marketplaces under the Affordable health Care Act, consumers should pick their provider before choosing a plan.
This infographic from Hummel Marketplace breaks down the 903 pages of the Affordable Care Act, otherwise known as Obamacare, in a simple way so even a child can understand.
This infographic provides a snapshot of what has happened in the years since the Affordable Care Act was conceptualized and enacted, in addition to showing how nurse practitioners are contributing to primary care.
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) is here and in the coming months, 45 million US consumers will be looking for information on which plan is best for them. To get prompt answers to their many questions, will US consumers visit a health insurer’s website, call the contact center, or speak with an insurance agent? Will their questions get answered?
This infographic breaks down the current state of the healthcare industry from a business perspective, as well as breaks down basic practicing healthcare principles that business leaders of all industries may learn from.
Unpaid medical bills are now the #1 reason people are filing for bankruptcy. What’s the cause of these staggering numbers? National Debt Relief explores this issue in the following infographic.
The wars in Afghanistan and Iraq have cost billions of dollars over the last decade, but the spending won’t stop when the fighting does. Just how much money are we spending on health care because of war? As of March 2013, the U.S. has paid $135 billion for medical and disability care for more than 4 million veterans of the Afghanistan and Iraq wars. Total payout for ongoing veteran’s benefits from all wars (combined) prior to 2001: $24.8 billion per year.
Learn about the evolution of psychotherapy, past methods of addressing mental illness and future development in this infographic. As you will see there have been many approaches to treating disorders.
Choosing a career in healthcare often stems from the desire to care for people. Statistics from the Unison survey titled “Patient and Nursing Care at Breaking Point” suggest that those employed within what is often coined as the ‘Caring’ profession, are struggling to find the time to provide the decent patient care that attracted them to the vocation in the first place. The implications of this are far reaching, with worries regarding medical negligence at the forefront of many health care professionals’ minds.