Six Things A Patient Can Do to Prevent Surgery Infection
The last thing anyone wants to get when they go to the hospital, especially for an elective surgery or procedure, is an infection! If you are considering having an Orthopedic Procedure such as your knee scoped, hip replaced or ACL repaired, there are things you can do to lower your risk of Surgical Site Infection (SSI).
The Holy Grail of “Care Coordination”
Coordinated care is a buzz word for health reformers, but it is ultimately the job of patients and families. This means being organized, having access to their own records and being willing to ask questions.
Money Matters: Talking to Seniors About Their Finances
Discussing finances with your senior parents is uncomfortable, but identifying difficulties managing finances is a crucial step to maintaining independence and safety.
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Defining your own goals for your health is the first step to getting the best care. Take the following short survey to get started at planning for your best health.
Post-Hospital Complication Prevention Guide
Understand what complications you may experience after a hospitalization and what questions to ask your doctor before you leave.
Heatstroke Evaluation Tool
Heat stroke is more possible, and dangerous, than you think. Take this quiz to assess your risk and take action to prevent a heat-related death.