Business of Health Care Every week, Business of Health Care segments update us on beneficial new services, innovative procedures and technologies, and also helps us navigate of the maze of regulations, terminology and codes that can make the health care system seem intimidating.Business of Health care is hosted by Glen Robinson, president of Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Hillcrest in Waco.
Business of Health Care

Business of Health Care

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Every week, Business of Health Care segments update us on beneficial new services, innovative procedures and technologies, and also helps us navigate of the maze of regulations, terminology and codes that can make the health care system seem intimidating.Business of Health care is hosted by Glen Robinson, president of Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Hillcrest in Waco.

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Business of Health Care: Keto

There are many proven diets out there, and many diet fads that come and go. One of the most talked about - and many would say controversial - diet trends right now is the ketogenic diet, or keto.

Business of Health Care: Screen Time - Adults

We often worry about how much time our kids spend in front of a screen, and particularly the link between screen time and childhood obesity. But too much screen time isn't just a problem for kids.

Business of Health Care: Skin Care Products

Cancers affecting the body's largest organ, the skin, are by for the most common. So it's no wonder that a growing number of people are concerned about the products they regularly use to care for their skin, and consequently, a growing number of skin care products that bill themselves as safe, or holistic, or natural.

Business of Health Care: Polypill

High blood pressure and high cholesterol have long been two major risk factors for serious conditions such as heart attack and stroke.

Business of Health Care - New Antibiotics

In 2017, the World Health Organization issued a dire warning over the rise of so-called "superbugs," which are infections resistant to antibiotics that could pose a grave threat to human health. Many leading health systems have responded by taking a more cautious approach encouraging efforts to prevent overprescribing of antibiotics and only using antibiotics when appropriate.

Business of Health Care - Expanding Weight Loss Surgery Guidelines

In the face of an epidemic, getting the right treatment to those affected is essential. That's the thinking behind the new set of guidelines recently adopted by the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, which aims to make weight loss surgery more readily available to patients suffering from obesity.

Business of Health Care - Staying Healthy

A journey of a thousand miles starts with a single step. And based on a recent survey by one of the nation's largest health insurance companies, more than 80% of Americans seem to want to take their first steps toward a better life by paying more attention to their health. According to the survey, a healthier diet was the biggest priority, followed by getting routine medical care. Reducing drinking and stopping smoking came in third. Of course, trying to be healthier and actually being healthier

Business of Health Care - Lower Back Pain

Do you - or have you ever had lower back pain? If you haven't yet, you likely will at some point. In fact, it's estimated that 80% of the population will have to deal with low back pain at some point during their lives, making it almost as prevalent as the common cold.

Business of Health Care: Healthcare Informatics

Healthcare Informatics is defined as the intergration of healhcare sciences, computer science, information science and cognitive science to assist in the management of healtcare information.

Business of Health Care: APPs Offer Quality Care

Primary cared medial services can be provided not only by physicians, but increasingly by a range of nonphysician practioners.

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