Upgrading Your Hospital’s Labor And Delivery Department: Equipment To Consider

When expectant mothers are looking for the hospital they will trust with the birth of their children, they want both advanced technology and luxurious accommodations. If your hospital is thinking about upgrading your labor and delivery department to attract more patients, you'll want to consider some new equipment as part of the upgrade. Here are some of the types of equipment you may want to consider.  Portable Ultrasound Machines While using an ultrasound machine isn't required for every delivery, your obstetricians may need access to an ultrasound machine during complicated deliveries. Read More 

Why Healtcare Compensation Valuations Are So Important

It is extremely important to make sure that proper healthcare compensation valuations are being done. Without them, you might find that everything is not going to run as smoothly as it should. Before you decide to try to avoid the process of the valuations, you will want to take a few moments to review the reasons why it is so important. Everyone Receives A Fair Wage You want to make sure that all of the doctors, nurses, and other staff within your facility are receiving not just a fair wage for the industry, but for their level of education and their experience. Read More 

Panic Attack Or Heart Attack? Identifying Some Common Signs And Symptoms

If you've ever suffered an anxiety attack, you may have noticed your panic level ratcheting up a few notches as the fleeting question, "am I having a heart attack?" passes through your mind. Indeed, many of the most well-known symptoms of an anxiety attack, like trouble breathing, chest pain, and lightheadedness, can also be some of the earliest signs of a heart attack. Read on to learn more about some of the similarities (and differences) in symptoms between these two medical events and what you'll want to do to seek care for both. Read More 

Is Your Little One Heading Off To Kindergarten? 4 Screenings They Should Have Before School Starts

If your child is getting ready to begin kindergarten, you've got a lot of work ahead of you. You'll need to make sure their paperwork is complete, and that they have all the supplies they'll need to get off to a good start. You'll also need to make sure they're prepared physically for the start of kindergarten. You might not realize this, but there are some health screenings that your child will need before they can head off to school. Read More 

Recurrent Sinus Infections? You May Have A Deviated Septum

Recurrent sinus infections can be debilitating and cause you to miss time at work. If you are experiencing sinus infections on an ongoing basis, you may need to be evaluated for a deviated septum. Here's how a deviated septum can cause recurrent sinus infections and what can be done to reduce your risks of sinus infections in the future. What is a deviated septum? The septum should be straight and centered between the nasal cavities in order to allow for symmetrical airflow into both. Read More