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Social Media - A Cure for What's Ailing Health Care
Social Media is starting to impact every aspect of the health care world - from physician and patient interaction to hospitals building and maintaining public appearance.
Letter to the Oakland Press: AmeriCare President Greg Jamian discusses Auto-No Fault bill issues
AmeriCare Medical President Greg Jamian writes to Jerry Wolffe, "Voice of Disability" columnist for The Oakland Press, to explain the problems that could result from the passing of Auto-No Fault House and Senate Bills that threaten to "tweak" coverage currently offered in your auto insurance.
Social Security Offices to Begin Closing at 3:30 pm Daily
Effective August 15, 2011, all Social Security offices in Detroit, Ann Arbor, Chesterfield, Dearborn, Fort Gratiot, Hamtramck, Highland Park, Inkster, Livonia, Monroe, Roseville, Royal Oak, Sterling Heights, Pontiac, Royal Oak, Farmington Hills and Wyandotte, encompassing all of Southeast Michigan, will be open to the public Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30pm – a reduction of 30 minutes each weekday.
Recent technical advances in the development of infusion pumps and catheters have made optimal pain management obtainable under the supervision of the attending physician. Patient-controlled analgesia (PCA) provides the patient the opportunity to participate in his own pain management program.
New programmable infusion pumps can provide continuous intravenous infusions or regular pulse doses of the prescribed medication for satisfactory pain control. With PCA pumps, optimal pain control can be attained with precise adjustments in the analgesic doses.
New sophisticated portable pumps make possible the administration of continuous infusions of pain medicals in the comfort of the patient’s own home.