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Eat Your Heart Out

Eat Your Heart Out: Smart Food Choices for Better Heart Health Eating healthy is one of the best ways for men and women to protect themselves and their heart. Heart disease is a killer, causing nearly one million heart-related deaths annually according to The Heart Foundation. A better diet is a great way to avoid…

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Patients benefit from successful ACO program

CCHC participating in successful Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP) for accountable care. by Mark Hagland, Healthcare Informatics Coastal Carolina, which cares for more than 30,000 patients, is a multi-specialty physician group with 42 physicians and 20 mid-level providers, delivering care to patients in 11 locations. Leveraging the Touchworks EHR [electronic health record] solution from the Chicago-based…

Health Care Opens Stable Career Path, Taken Mainly by Women

In 1980, 1.4 million jobs in health care paid a middle class wage: $40,000 to $80,000 a year in today’s money. Now, the figure is 4.5 million. The pay of registered nurses — now the third-largest middle-income occupation and one that continues to be overwhelmingly female — has risen strongly along with the increasing demands…

Bring more “happy” into your life for a healthier heart

Smile…Your Heart Will Smile with You Beauty may only be skin deep, but happiness apparently goes much deeper. A recent study, funded by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute and the National Center for Research Resources, discovered those with a positive outlook on life are more likely to have a healthier heart. The study…