A staggering number of advancements in healthcare research are due to philanthropic efforts and fundraisers. In fact, donations play such a massive role in funding hospital equipment that it’s not unusual for healthcare organizations to staff a team whose sole purpose is to establish regular gifts from the local community or sponsors. Keep reading to learn more about philanthropy in the healthcare industry and how you can participate!
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From store displays to greeting cards, this time of year is flooded with an abundance of heart imagery and romance, as if to remind us to show appreciation to the special people in our life. However, February is also the perfect time to focus on our health by learning more about how our hearts play an essential role in keeping us going every day. In fact, during American Heart Month, providers, patients, families as well as any advocates for cardiovascular health, all join forces to bring attention to the importance of understanding risk factors and proactively preventing heart disease.
There are many ways to measure clinical success, with each method having their own unique result. That’s why interpreting these varying outcomes can sometimes prove challenging! For example, one patient may view success as regaining the ability to walk up a flight of stairs, while another views success as retaining the ability to stand. So, how can you analyze those differing expectations and turn it into actionable data?
Coastline Therapy Group is a private practice located in North Carolina that specializes in speech, physical and occupational therapy for patients of all ages. They go above and beyond to reach their patients by working closely with daycares, schools and learning centers to facilitate flexible treatment plans that keep children, their parents as well as caregivers up-to-date.
Whether it be the winter climate or more people being ineligible due to cold and flu infections, January typically sees a decline in blood donations. That's why on December 31, 1969, President Richard Nixon made a proclamation that officially designated January as National Blood Donor Month. From then on, each January has launched an awareness campaign that acknowledges voluntary blood donors, encourages more people to participate in order to curtail shortages and proactively reinforces the criticality of blood donations in time of need.
One visit to a healthcare professional can remedy many patient problems, but some conditions may require ongoing treatments. This means timely follow-up care is vital for maintaining positive outcomes, fostering reliable relationships and gaining operational efficiencies. Keep reading to learn 5 tips for effective patient follow-up as well as the importance of ongoing and consistent patient communication efforts.