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Understanding Medicare Chronic Care Management

Living with a chronic condition does not mean you cannot lead a better life. It is possible for people facing more than one chronic illness to achieve physical fitness, reduced stress, better sleep, and increased mobility. The National Center for Health Statistics defines a chronic condition as a disease that lasts for more than three months. According to the Office…

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How to prevent stroke: Recognize the signs of a stroke

Cerebrovascular accident, commonly referred to as ‘stroke,’ occurs due to discontinued blood supply in a specific portion of the brain. As a result, the part of human anatomy controlled by that specific region of the brain stops working. It can be of two types: Ischemic stroke – caused due to ceased blood flow. Hemorrhagic stroke – caused due to internal…

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Seniors post-ambulatory surgery are at high risk for readmission

The number of people opting for ambulatory surgery is increasing. There are several reasons for the increasing interest in and adoption of ambulatory surgery. Now you must be thinking, what factors make people go for ambulatory surgery, especially the seniors above 65 years of age? The reason being less invasive surgical techniques, an increased understanding of the pathophysiology associated with…

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