Yesterday, Hartford, CT-based Aetna announced that it entered into a definitive agreement to buy Bethesda, MD-based Coventry Health Care for $5.7 billion in cash and stock, a move Aetna said would help it expand further into government-backed programs like Medicaid and Medicare. Nurses on the front lines of patient care have a significantly greater likelihood of sustaining a workplace injury than average private sector workers. A common mistake committed by health care employers is substituting compliance with a workers’ compensation statute for compliance with the ADA. The authors of this article represented a registered nurse in a disability accommodation action against her health care employer for failure to timely accommodate her disability. A prudent health care employer will ensure that its ADA policy is reviewed for compliance with the ADA’s demanding requirements.
Then hell on earth began: customs had it at the airport and Health Canada wouldn’t release it to me. Being Victoria Day weekend, and this being a Friday, I stood to be without my medications for at least five days. This article tells of the legend of Lady Godiva, who rode nude through Coventry in in the 11th century to win relief for the tenants from her husband’s onerous taxes. This article shows and tells about plants that grow well in northern Florida (zone 9A).
The way healthcare professionals talk to their patients or the residents of nursing home is sometimes elderspeak. This article explains all the various aspects of in home care services and services for the elderly. The types of services offered by home health care agencies, including PT are listed and the cost. The worst tuberculosis epidemic in this country in the past 20 years is hidden from the public in Jacksonville, Florida.
Antibiotic resistant bacteria have become a major health problem in the US. The difficulty for people who are immune suppressed is also explained. Happiness is being measured by the Department of Health and Human Resources and the results are revealed. The highest paying jobs and the ones with the most potential for growth are discussed. Sleep apnea can cause some very serious health problems but a CPAP mask can cure the problem.
Blue and purple fruit and vegetables have flavenoids that have multiple healthy effects on your body, which prevents disease and aids your good daily health. This article gives the history of orchids and discusses the more common varieties and their care. This hub tells the story of my mother who developed osteomyelitis (bone infection – MRSA) following an ankle surgery with poor quality followup care by the doctor.