With Lyme disease on the rise, why do so many chronic sufferers struggle to convince doctors they're sick?
It's not uncommon for people with suspected or persistent Lyme disease to meet with doubt from the medical establishment. But that may be changing.
In an era of increased demands on physicians, an often-overlooked part of the revenue cycle process is the capture of information known as charge capture.
Revenue cycle management (RCM) technology changes must be undertaken with careful consideration and care
East Oakland Community Project official ‘cautiously optimistic’ that funds will get into the hands of people in need
Physicians are put in the position of having to discuss costs of care with patients more than ever. Here are tips for how to handle them.
No matter the type of business you're starting, running or working in, there will inevitably come times when you have to muster a good dose of persistence to keep going. "Persistence implies that there may be challenges or obstacles faced when working toward [your] goals," psychologist Marni Amsellam, PhD, who sees clients in Connecticut and New York, tells me.
While I may not run a startup, as a two-decades-long self-employed writer in the highly competitive and sometimes narrow field of boo...
Empathy may come with an emotional cost
Cigarettes can be one of the most difficult addictions to quit, as addictive as heroin. So the rise of vaping—inhaling vaporized nicotine through electronic “e-cigarettes”—has been touted as the perfect solution to help smokers quit, or to offer a less toxic alternative to smoking.
However, recent research has begun to look more closely at these allegedly reduced risks of vaping to health and finding them not as benign as they had initially thought.
For example, when we compare vaping’s healt...
Removing the friction in billing by looking to technology that other industries use.
Perimenopause doesn't have to be a battle. Here's how I stopped fighting my hormones — and changed my life.
Perimenopause signals a change in both body and mind. I'm trying to embrace it rather engage in a battle with my body.
Cultural stigmas around bleeding have made their way into modern medicine
Is it the screens or the way we use them that distracts from our productivity?
We know chemistry when we feel it with another person, but we don't always know why we're drawn to one person over another. Is it just a cascade of neurotransmitters and hormones conspiring to rush you toward reproduction? Is it attraction borne of a set of shared values? Or is it bonding over specific experiences that create intimacy?
It's probably a combination of all three, plus ineffable qualities that even matchmaking services can't perfectly nail down.
"Scientists now assume, with very ...